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PEN E-PL8

PEN E-PL8

Starting At CA$649.99

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Overview

PEN E-PL8 at a Glance

When you see the Olympus PEN E-PL8, you can’t resist the urge to pick it up and hold it. With its sleek contemporary design, it looks more like a beautiful accessory and less like a traditional camera. Premium materials and finishes add to the luxurious appearance and feel. The compact PEN E-PL8 fits into a handbag and is ready anytime you need spectacular photos or videos - you’ll be an instant hit on your social newsfeeds. The flip touchscreen monitor provides easy operation, and the powerful in-camera creativity tools let you express your individual style. It doesn't just take great pictures. It makes an impression.

  1. 16 Megapixel Live MOS Sensor
  2. 3-Axis Image Stabilization
  3. TruePic™ VII
 Image Processor
  4. 1/4000 Sec Mechanical Shutter
  5. Video Clips
  6. Full HD 
1080p Video
  7. 180° Tilt Touch LCD Monitor
  8. Touch AF and Shutter Release
  9. Built-in Wi-Fi
  • DESIGN
  • TOUCH LCD MONITOR
  • EASY SHOOTING MODES
  • IN-CAMERA CREATIVITY
  • BUILT-IN CONNECTIVITY
  • LENSES & ACCESSORIES
  • DESIGN
  • TOUCH LCD MONITOR
  • EASY SHOOTING MODES
  • STYLE THAT GOES ANYWHERE

    You’re attending a wedding and want to look your best. Take along the camera that looks amazing too. The PEN E-PL8’s premium materials and finishes, from the leather grain to intricately-textured dials to the brushed aluminum, turn this beautiful camera into a high-end accessory. Every inch of the E-PL8 has been thoughtfully considered, like the modern rounded corners and the embossed Olympus PEN logo. Even after hours of capturing friends and family at a wedding reception, this lightweight, compact camera will feel comfortable in your hand.

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  • EASY TO USE. EVEN WHEN TAKING SELFIES.

    Traveling to new places is always an adventure. Using your camera shouldn’t be. That’s why the PEN E-PL8 has a unique flip monitor that’s also a touch screen. All of the primary functions are in one place – right at your fingertips. Of course, what’s an overnight trip, week-long vacation, or dream honeymoon without selfies in cool locations? The PEN E-PL8 automatically shifts into Selfie Mode when the monitor is flipped down. Sophisticated imaging technology ensures spectacular-looking selfies, even in low light or at night.

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  • PRO QUALITY PHOTOGRAPHY FOR EVERYONE

    Your toddler is growing up quickly and you want shots you’ll appreciate for years to come. The PEN E-PL8 helps you get photos even a professional will appreciate. In iAuto, the intelligent E-PL8 instantly chooses the best of 42 modes ensuring the perfect picture. Use Live Guide to adjust the look of an image before you take it – like blurring an image’s background. Plus, the E-PL8 automatically compensates for motion blur with its in-body 3-Axis Image Stabilization System – perfect for getting clear, crisp shots while chasing your kids down the soccer field.

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  • CREATIVELY CAPTURE YOUR LIFE

    Spending time with family and friends is always at the top of your to-do list. It’s a chance to shoot your best stills and video. With the E-PL8, it’s also a chance to get creative. Fourteen Art Filters - including the Partial Color filter - give your images and video a unique, personalized look. When you’re at a big family birthday, use the video Clips feature to edit together snippets of video and add music to easily create a fun video, all in camera. And when you’re out on the town with friends, use the nighttime Live Composite Mode to capture stunning cityscapes and stars you’ll always treasure.

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  • INSTANTLY SHARE EVERY MOMENT

    When loved ones are around, everyone wants to get in the photo. It’s easy with the PEN E-PL8. Use the camera’s built-in Wi-Fi and fast QR code setup to link your smart device with the free Olympus Image Share app, then remotely control the camera, frame the shot, and trip the shutter. Spontaneous everyday moments of your kids, your family, and your life can be instantly and wirelessly uploaded and shared. It’s an easy way of keeping everyone important to you updated about your life.

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  • LENSES & ACCESSORIES THAT MAKE A PERFECT MATCH

    Olympus M.Zuiko lenses are fast, compact and lightweight, a perfect match for the PEN E-PL8. The M.Zuiko 14-42mm IIR is an ideal starter lens for everyday shooting, while the M.Zuiko 14-42mm EZ keeps the size compact and convenient. The M.Zuiko 40-150mm R has excellent zoom range for travel, and the M.Zuiko 12-50mm Macro lets you shoot beautiful close-ups and portraits. Best of all, you can add a soft leather neck strap, customized body jacket, or multi-purpose case to create a camera look that’s all your own.

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  • STYLE THAT GOES ANYWHERE

    You’re attending a wedding and want to look your best. Take along the camera that looks amazing too. The PEN E-PL8’s premium materials and finishes, from the leather grain to intricately-textured dials to the brushed aluminum, turn this beautiful camera into a high-end accessory. Every inch of the E-PL8 has been thoughtfully considered, like the modern rounded corners and the embossed Olympus PEN logo. Even after hours of capturing friends and family at a wedding reception, this lightweight, compact camera will feel comfortable in your hand.

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  • EASY TO USE. EVEN WHEN TAKING SELFIES.

    Traveling to new places is always an adventure. Using your camera shouldn’t be. That’s why the PEN E-PL8 has a unique flip monitor that’s also a touch screen. All of the primary functions are in one place – right at your fingertips. Of course, what’s an overnight trip, week-long vacation, or dream honeymoon without selfies in cool locations? The PEN E-PL8 automatically shifts into Selfie Mode when the monitor is flipped down. Sophisticated imaging technology ensures spectacular-looking selfies, even in low light or at night.

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  • PRO QUALITY PHOTOGRAPHY FOR EVERYONE

    Your toddler is growing up quickly and you want shots you’ll appreciate for years to come. The PEN E-PL8 helps you get photos even a professional will appreciate. In iAuto, the intelligent E-PL8 instantly chooses the best of 42 modes ensuring the perfect picture. Use Live Guide to adjust the look of an image before you take it – like blurring an image’s background. Plus, the E-PL8 automatically compensates for motion blur with its in-body 3-Axis Image Stabilization System – perfect for getting clear, crisp shots while chasing your kids down the soccer field.

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Specs

Key Specs

  1. Sensor Effective Resolution / Type
    16.1 Megapixel Live MOS
  2. Processor
    TruPic™ VII
  3. Focusing System
    F.A.S.T. AF (Contrast Detection)
  4. Image Stabilization System
    3-Axis In Body Image Stabilization
  5. Rear Monitor
    3.0" Tilting Touch LCD
  6. Creative Features
    Live Composite, Selfie Mode, Selfie Video, Clips Mode
  7. Sequential Shooting Speed
    8.5fps [H] mode 3.7fps [L] mode mechanical shutter.
  8. Special Features
    Easy image sharing via Wi-Fi and OI.Share App

Sensor / Dust Reduction

  1. Sensor Type
    4/3” Live MOS Sensor
  2. Effective Pixels
    16.1 million
  3. Total Pixels
    17.2 million
  4. Filter Array
    Primary color filter (RGB)
  5. Aspect Ratio & Area
    4:3 / 17.3 x 13.0mm
  6. Dust Reduction
    Super Sonic Wave Filter

Processor

  1. Processor Type
    Olympus TruePic™ VII

Focusing System

  1. AF System Type
    High-speed imager AF (Contrast detection)
  2. Focus Modes
    Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF) / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR) With Full-time AF (Automatic activation when shooting selfie movies)
  3. Full Time AF
    Available
  4. Magnified Frame
    AF
    Selectable from over 800 AF points
    Enlarged view check by magnify button
    Magnification x5, x7, x10(Default), x14 selectable
    * Super Spot AF only available when a Micro Four Thirds lens is attached
  5. Face Detection AF / Eye Detection
    Available / Available Eye Detection AF mode: Off / Nearer-eye priority / Right-eye priority / Left-eye priority
  6. Focusing Points / Focusing Points Selection Mode
    81-area multiple AF (Contrast detection AF),
    All target, Group target area (3x3-area),
    Single target(Standard Target Size/Small Target Size)
  7. AF Illuminator
    Available
  8. AF Targeting Pad
    Available *Activate / deactivate with double tap on rear monitor
  9. Manual Focus Assist * Customize Function
    Live view image is magnified when the focus ring is rotated. (at S-AF+MF or MF mode)
  10. Peaking Function
    "Activate with Fn button or focus ring
    Change peaking settings using the Info button
    Color selection: white or black

Image Stabilization

  1. System Type
    Built-in (Image sensor shift type for movie & still, 3-axis* image stabilization) *yaw/pitch/roll
  2. Modes
    4 modes (S-I.S.AUTO,S-I.S.1, S-I.S.2, S-I.S.3), OFF
  3. Live View Image Stabilization
    Activation by half-pressing shutter release or enlarging view.
  4. Focal Length Setting
    Yes
  5. IS For Finder Image
    Available (by half-pressing the shutter button or enlarging operation)
  6. Stabilization Performance
    3.5 EV Steps *Based on CIPA measurement conditions.
    When using M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ (focal length=42mm (35mm equivalent with 84mm)
  7. Lens IS Priority
    Yes

Shutter / Sequential Shooting

  1. Shutter Type
    Computerized focal-plane, high-speed, mechanical shutter
  2. Shutter Speed
    1/4000 - 60 sec. (1/3, 1/2, or 1EV steps selectable) Bulb/Time: default setting 8min. (1/2/4/8/15/20/25/30 min. selectable) Electronic first curtain shutter1 : 1/320 - 60 sec. 1. When Anti-shock mode is set to 0 sec.
  3. Sequential Shooting Maximum Speed
    Sequential shooting H mode1: approx 8.5 fps
    1. Focus and exposure are fixed at the values for the first shot, IS off.
    Sequential shooting L mode: approx 3.7 fps (when using M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ lens)
  4. Max Recordable Pictures in Sequential Shooting
    [RAW] Max. 20 frames (in 3.7 seq. shooting L) Max. 16 frames (in 8.5 seq. shooting H)
    [JPEG] Max. ∞ frames (in 3.7 seq. shooting L) Max. 64 frames (in 8.5 seq. shooting H)
    * When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ
    * With TOSHIBA SDHC UHS-I EXCERIA™ 32G 
  5. Self Timer
    Operation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., custom (Wait time: 1-30sec., Shot interval: 0.5/1/2/3sec., Number of shots: 1-10, Every time AF: Off/On)
  6. Anti-shock Mode
    Electronic first curtain shutter / 1/320 - 60sec (For speeds over 1/320 sec., mechanical shutter will automatically be selected when shutter start delay is set to 0 sec.) Shutter Start Delay 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30sec

Monitor

  1. Rear Monitor Type
    3.0” tilting touch monitor*
    *Approx 1037k dots (3:2) electrostatic capacitance touch screen
  2. Rear Monitor Size
    3.0” / 7.6 cm
  3. Touch Control
    Shutter release, magnification, AF area selection, AF area size adjustment, frame forward/backward, magnified playback, Live Guide, Super Control Panel, Art Filter mode selection, scene mode selection, Wi-Fi connection, clips, movie effect, movie teleconverter When in Selfie Mode: Shutter release, e-Portrait, custom self-timer, movie, exposure compensation
  4. Tilting Capability
    Upward tilting angle : up to 80 degrees
    Downward tilting angle : up to 180 degrees
    *mirror display when monitor is in selfie position
  5. Brightness / Color Temp Control (Rear Monitor)
    ±7 levels / ±7 levels
  6. Color Tone Select
    Vivid / Natural
  7. Live View
    Approx. 100% field of view,
    Exposure compensation preview, WB adjustment preview,
    Gradation auto preview, Face detection preview (up to 8 faces),
    Grid line, Histogram, Magnification display (x5/x7/x10/x14), Normal, Highlight & Shadow, Level Gauge, Off
  8. Preview
    Preview with depth of field preview lock (must be assigned to button to activate)
  9. Live View Boost
    Yes (does not reflect ceratin adjustments such as exposure compensation)
  10. Field of View
    Approx. 100%
  11. Display Mode
    Normal Mode, Histogram Mode, Level gauge, Highlight and shadow, Off
  12. Monitor Information
    Aperture value, Shutter speed, Auto Bracket, AE Lock, AF mode, IS, Shooting Mode, Battery Check, Myset, Internal Temperature Warning, Face / Eye Detection, Histogram, Number of storable still pictures, Record mode, ISO, Sequential shooting, Self-timer, White Balance, Metering Mode, AF confirmation mark, Exposure Compensation Value, Spot metering Area Flash Mode, Flash Status, Flash intensity Control, Super FP, Focal length, Tone control, Eye-Fi condition, Digital teleconverter, Battery check
  13. Display of Face Detection
    Max 8 frames of face detection can be displayed.

Exposure Control / Flash

  1. Metering System
    Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight control, Spot metering with shadow control (TTL Image sensor metering)
  2. Metering Range
    EV -2 - 20 (at normal temperature, 17mm f2.8, ISO 100)
  3. Exposure Mode
    i Auto (Live Guide can be performed) , P: Program AE (Program shift can be performed), A: Aperture priority AE, S: Shutter priority AE, M: Manual (Live Bulb, Live Time and Live Composite), Photo Story, Scene select AE, Art Filter, Underwater wide/macro1, Custom Mysets 1-42
    1. Assign to a button to activate
    2. Myset can be assigned to mode dial positions (replacing the original modes)
  4. Scene Select AE
    Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Sport, Hand-held Starlight1, Night scene, Night + Portrait, Children, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Fisheye Conv., Wide Conv., Macro Conv., Panning, 3D2
    1. 8 images automatically shot and combined into a single image composite
    2. For 3D lens (H-FT012 by Panasonic) only, still photo only
  5. ISO Sensitivity
    Auto: ISO LOW (approx. 100) - 25600 (customizable, default ISO LOW - 1600)
    Manual: ISO LOW (approx. 100) - 25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV ISO steps
  6. Exposure Compensation
    Still photo ±5 EV, movie ± 3 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable
    *HDR shooting, monitor and EVF displays only up to ±3 EV
  7. AE Lock
    Locks with a half-press of the shutter button (can be set to Fn button as well)
  8. Flash Intensity Control Method
    TTL Auto, Auto*, Manual, super FP*(FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL)
    * Available with external flash
  9. Bundled Flash
    FL-LM1 - TTL flash, GN = 7 (ISO100・m) / GN = 10 (ISO200・m)
  10. Flash Mode
    Auto, Red Eye Reduction, Slow Sync (1st curtain sync), Slow Sync (2nd curtain sync), Slow Sync (2nd curtain sync) + Red Eye Reduction, Fill-in, Manual (1/1 (FULL) to 1/64), Flash Off
  11. Synchronization Speed
    Differs by flash unit and mode. FL-LM1: 1/250 sec., FL-50R: 1/180 sec., Other: 1/200 sec. Super FP: 1/125 to 1/4000 sec., RC: 1/160 sec.
  12. Flash Intensity Control
    Up to ±3 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable
  13. Wireless Flash Control Method
    Triggered and controlled (Olympus Wireless RC Flash system) Commander flash : FL-LM1, FL-600R, FL-900R
  14. External Flash Intensity Type
    TTL Auto, Auto, Manual, FP-TTL-AUTO, FP-MANUAL
  15. Channel No.
    4 channels
  16. Group No.
    4 groups: 3 external flash + 1 commander flash

Memory / Image Recording (File Format)

  1. Compatible Memory
    SD Memory Card (SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I/II compatible, Eye-Fi Card compatible* ) *Not compatible with Endless Memory.
  2. Recording Format
    DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3
  3. File Format
    RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG, MPO(3D still)
  4. Recording Image Size
    [RAW] 4608 x 3456 pixels
    [JPEG] 4608 x 3456 pixels - 640 x 480 pixels

White Balance / Color Mode

  1. White Balance Mode
    Auto WB, 7 Preset WBs, 4 Capture WBs, Custom WB(Kelvin setting)
  2. White Balance Compensation*
    ±7 steps in each A-B/G-M axis * Except for Custom WB
  3. Color Mode
    sRGB, Adobe RGB

Brackting / HDR

  1. Exposure Bracketing
    2, 3 or 5 frames in 0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable, 7 frames in 0.3/0.7EV steps selectable
  2. ISO Bracketing
    3 frames in 0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable
  3. White Balance Bracketing
    3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in each A-B/G-M axis.
  4. Flash Bracketing
    3 frames in 0.3/0.7/1.0EV step selectable
  5. Art Filter Bracketing
    i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, Underwater, Art Filters selectable
  6. HDR (Auto Composite)
    HDR1,HDR2 (painting like)
    *ISO sensitivity is fixed at 200 and maximum shutter speed is 4 sec.
  7. Bracketing for HDR post-process
    3 or 5 frames in 2.0 or 3.0EV steps, 7 frames in 2.0EV steps.
    *This function is for capturing images for post production HDR processing, and does not execute HDR processing.

Creative Features

  1. Picture Mode
    i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Underwater, Art Filters
  2. Gradation
    Auto, Normal, High Key, Low Key [except Art Filters]
  3. Adjustment Parameter
    4 levels (Auto, Normal, High key, Low key)
  4. Filter Effect (B&W Filter)
    Neutral, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green for Monotone
  5. Picture Tone
    Neutral, Sepia, Blue, Purple, Green for Monotone
  6. Art Filter
    Fourteen in-camera Art Filters are enhanced by new filter variations, art effects and bracketing. You can use Art Filters in all shooting modes as well as filming 1080 HD movies.
  7. Art Filter Modes
    Pop Art (I, II / a.b.c.d.e)
    Soft Focus ( - / c.e)
    Pale & Light Color (I, II / a.b.c.d)
    Light Tone ( - / d)
    Grainy Film (I, II / b.c.d.f.g)
    Pin Hole (I, II, III / d.)
    Diorama ( - / d.)
    Cross Process (I, II / b.c.d.)
    Gentle Sepia ( - / a.b.c.d.)
    Dramatic Tone (I / b.c.d.e) (II / b.c.d.e.f.g)
    Key Line (I, II / a.b.c.d.e.)
    WaterColor (I, II / a.c.d.)
    Vintage (I, II, III / a.b.c.d.e.f.i.)
    Partial Color (I, II, III / a.b.c.d.e.f.)
  8. Art Effect
    a. Soft Focus Effect
    b. Pin-Hole Effect
    c. White Edge Effect
    d. Frame Effect
    e. Star Light Effect
    f. Defocus Effect
    g. B&W Effect (Yellow, Orange, Red, Green)
    h. Picture Tone (Sepia, Blue, Purple, Green)
    i. Shade Effect (Top & Bottom, Left & Right)
  9. Color Ring (for partial color)
    18 color selectable
  10. Photo Story
    With Photo Story, users can shoot a normal, everyday scene from multiple viewpoints and combine them into one image. Simply turning the mode dial to “Photo Story”, you’ll be provided with different formats to choose from, and everyday occurrences will become memorable scenes.
  11. Type (Variation / Frame Effect / Window / Aspect)
    Standard (Ⅰ,Ⅱ,Ⅲ,Ⅳ / a, b, c, d / A, B, C, D
    Speed ( - / - / A, E, F)
    Zoom in / out (Ⅰ,Ⅱ/ a, c / A, G)
    Layout (Ⅰ,Ⅱ,Ⅲ,Ⅳ/ NA / NA)
    Can select picture mode for each frame.
    Fun Frame (Ⅰ, Ⅱ, Ⅲ /-/-)
  12. Frame Effect (photo story)
    a. White Frame
    b. White Frame & White Edge Effect
    c. Black Frame
    d. White Frame & Pin Hole Effect
  13. Aspect Window / Pattern (photo story)
    A. 4:3/2Frames
    B. 4:3/3Frames
    C. 1:1/2Frames
    D. 1:1/3Frames
    E. 1:1/4 Frames
    F. 16:9/5 Frames
    G. 16:9, 2 frames
  14. Live Bulb / Live Time
    Update Interval Time - 0.5 sec – 60 sec
  15. Live Composite
    Update Interval Time / composite method – 0.5 sec – 60 sec / Lighten Mode (Bright area prioritization)
  16. Interval Shooting
    1-999 frames, Interval time 1sec-24hours, Time lapse movies
  17. Multiple Exposure (number of pictures / function)
    2 frames / Auto gain, Exposing on Recorded picture(RAW)

Video / Audio Recording

  1. Video Recording Format
    MOV(MPEG-4AVC/H.264) , AVI(Motion JPEG)
  2. Movie Mode
    [MOV]
    Full HD: 1920x1080, 30p (29.97fps), 24Mbps (fine) / 16Mbps (normal), Aspect ratio 16:9
    HD: 1280x720, 30p (29.97fps), 12Mbps (fine) / 8Mbps (normal), Aspect ratio 16:9
    [AVI]
    HD: 1280x720, 30fps*, Aspect ratio 16:9
    SD: 640x480, 30fps*, Aspect ratio 4:3
  3. Maximum Video Recording Time
    [MOV]
    Full HD : Approx. 29min (up to 4GB)
    [AVI]
    HD : Approx. 7min* / SD : Approx. 14min*
    *Except for some of the Art Filters
  4. Art Filter Movie
    Yes (frame rate: 30fps or lower)
  5. Movie Effect
    One shot echo / Multi echo / Art fade / Old film
  6. Movie Tele-converter
    ×4* Available on Movie effect mode
  7. Timelapse Movie
    Available AVI Motion JPEG1280×720,10fps
  8. Photo in Movie
    Yes (mode1* / mode2) *mode1 is available with frame rate is lower than 30fps
  9. Clips
    1, 2, 4 or 8 sec (Further continued shooting possible up to 16 sec. by pressing movie record button again) *FHD 30p Normal
  10. IS for Movie
    M-IS1 On (Multi Motion and electronic IS from image sensor shift type image stabilization), Off
  11. AE Lock
    Available
  12. Video Exposure Control
    Program AE, aperture priority AE, shutter priority AE, manual
  13. Video File Size
    .MOV Format: Max 4GB
  14. Audio Recording Format
    Wave Format (Stereo linear PCM/16-bit, Sampling frequency 48kHz)
  15. Microphone / Speaker
    Stereo / Mono
  16. Microphone Function
    Wind noise reduction, Recording volume, Microphone volume limiter Audio dubbing possible for still pictures (up to 30 sec.)

Operability

  1. WiFi
    GPS Info.Function
    Via smartphone GPS data
    Image Share
    File Type: JPEG*, MOV
    Connect to up to 4 devices simultaneously. Marking function for image share.
    *Excluding MPO file
    Easy Connection
    QR code setting
    Wireless Shooting
    Live View
    Rec View
    Wireless Touch AF shutter*
    Self Timer (w/Countdown guidance ,Sequential shooting, Short movie recording capability)
    Wireless Release
    Power Off
    *Selectable from iAuto / ART / PASM (Live Bulb, Live Time)
    *Control settings for aperture, shutter speed, exposure, ISO sensitivity, white balance and Drive Mode.
  2. Live Guide
    Color saturation, Color image, Brightness, Blur Background, Express Motion, Shooting Tips
  3. Playback Mode
    Single-frame, information display, index display (4, 9, 25, 100 frames), Clips, calendar, enlargement (2x - 14x), movie (with sound, FF, REW, Pause), slideshow (with sound including BGM, replaceable BGM), picture rotation (auto), Light Box display
  4. Information Display
    Histogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight/Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF
  5. Custom Settings
    Can select from 23 functions to assign to buttons, including the Lens Fn button.
    Functions that can be assigned differ by button.
  6. RAW Image Editing Functions
    RAW development, Gradation auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye fix, Saturation, Resize (1280x960, 640x480, 320x240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Post-recording
    RAW picture editing
    RAW development based on settings of the camera(including Art Filter, ART-BKT)
    Detail edit acceptable. (Preview, Memory of 2 setting, re-development)
  7. Image Overlay
    Up to 3 RAW images
  8. Erasing Function
    Single frame, All, Selected frames (from Index
  9. Protect Function
    Single frame, Selected frames, Release protect (Single/All selected)
  10. Menu Languages (34 selectable)
    English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croat, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Malay, Thai

Connectivity / Power Requirements

  1. USB / AV / Remote Controller Connector
    Dedicated multi-connector [USB: USB2.0 Hi-Speed, Video: NTSC/PAL selectable, Optional Remote cable RM-UC1 can be used.]
  2. HDMI Connector
    Micro HDMI (Type-D)
  3. Flash Attachment
    Hot shoe
  4. Accessory Port 2
    Dedicated multi-connector (Separately-sold VF-2, VF-3, VF-4, SEMA-1, MAL-1, PP-1 Communication Unit can be used)
  5. Wireless LAN
    Built-in (IEEE 8.02.1b/g/n)
  6. PC Interface
    USB2.0 Hi-Speed
  7. TV Interface
    HDMI (HD/Stereo Sound), VIDEO-OUT(SD/Mono Sound)
  8. Battery
    BLS-50 Li-ion battery (included)
  9. Sleep Mode
    Available (1/3/5 min. off selectable)
  10. Number of Recordable Pictures
    Approx. 350 shots (using BLS-50 and TOSHIBA SDHC UHS-I EXCERIA™ 32G with IS On, based on CIPA test standards)
  11. Battery Life for Movie Shooting
    Approx. 90 minutes (under standard JEITA testing) Approx. 150 minutes (when zoom and other operational functions are not used) *with full battery, when repeatedly recording at the maximum time of 29 minutes.

Weights & Dimensions / Operating Environment / Box Contents

  1. Weight
    [CIPA guideline compliant, with BLS-50 battery and Memory card, without eyecup]
    Approx. 374g/13.2oz(0.83lbs)
    [body only]
    Approx. 326g/11.5oz(0.72lbs)
  2. Dimensions
    117.1mm (W)× 68.3mm (H) × 38.4mm (D)
    4.6"" (W) x 2.7"" (H) x 1.5"" (D)
    [CIPA guideline compliant, excluding protrusions]
  3. Operating Temperature Range
    0 ~ +40℃ (operation) / -20 ~ +60℃ (storage)
    +32 ~ +104 °F (operation) / -4 ~ +140 °F (storage)
  4. Operating Humidity Range
    30 - 90% (operation) / 10 - 90% (storage)
  5. Box Contents
    Body, Flash FL-LM1, Li-ion battery BLS-50, Li-ion battery charger BCS-5, USB cable, Shoulder strap, OLYMPUS Viewer 3 (CD-ROM), Instruction manual, Warranty card
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January 16, 2017 by Arianne
Love it, but the screen needs to flip up.
I love the Pen E-PL8 a lot! Although the biggest flaw is that the screen flips down which is a great disadvantage for vlogging.
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