At A Glance

Its image quality isn't quite on par with a DSLR, but the Olympus Pen E-PL1 is a groundbreaking and powerful interchangeable-lens camera that serves as an excellent learning tool.

Manufacturer’s Description

The new Olympus PEN E-PL1 is truly greater than the sum of its parts. This surprisingly small camera body is packed with technology normally found in bigger, bulkier cameras and High Definition (HD) camcorders.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Life 290 Shot
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Interfaces/Ports
HDMI Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.70 "
Effective Camera Resolution 12.3 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 60 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Olympus Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number 262856
UPC Code 050332173231
Brand Name Olympus
Product Name E-PL1 Mirrorless Camera
Marketing Information

The new Olympus PEN E-PL1 is truly greater than the sum of its parts. This surprisingly small camera body is packed with technology normally found in bigger, bulkier cameras and High Definition (HD) camcorders.

Product Model E-PL1
Product Type Mirrorless Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4032 x 3024
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.0 x
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 5.6
Image Stabilization Optical
Autofocus Points 11
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 9.84
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • E-PL1 Micro Four Third Digital Camera
  • M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens
  • Li-Ion Battery BLS-1
  • Li-Ion Battery Charger BCS-1
  • USB/Video Multi Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Ib CD-ROM
  • Instruction Manual
  • Warranty Card
Features Face Detection
Physical Characteristics
Height 2.8"
Width 4.5"
Depth 1.6"
Weight (Approximate) 10.44 oz
Video
Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type No
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year

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