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Olympus E-PL5
8.3 out of 10

Olympus E-PL5

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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

WendelWLU, DP Review
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: Have owned a SONY SLT-A57 which I had some nice glas with (Sigma Contemporary series). I was quite satisfied with that combination. Except....the weight & volume of the package. So I thought a bout a complimentary compact zoom camera.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great little camera if you don't mind the multifunction control dial

Logan3-1639, Amazon
11 December 2014
  • Summary: This compact M4/3 camera is capable of producing outstanding photos - as good as any shot by the Olympus OM-D series of cameras. The only reason I don't give it five stars is that the handling is not ideal for me.
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Overall 8
8.0

Best Value for the money in micro four thirds system

Michael S. Klusek, Amazon
10 December 2014
  • Summary: Bought this in September. I did a lot of research (engineer by training) and this camera had the best combination of image quality, very good lens selection, and features for the money. I knew the tradeoffs going in. I would definitely like another top dial for EV adjustment.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great IQ but not exactly E-P5's little brother

Omer Terrason, Amazon
12 September 2014
  • Summary: I loved the camera's IQ, which is in line with its big brother the PEN E-P5. That said, the controls and buttons are too plasticy, and inadvertently get budged while shooting. I found the size of the body to be just perfect as a carry around camera when coupled with a pancake lens, like the Lumix...
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

naturenewbe, DP Review
22 August 2014
  • Excerpt: What I think about this camera that hasn't been said already. This is a 2 year old camera that is a good way to get started into photograph. I came from using my old Nikon D40 and 35mm 1.8 lens for many years. The D40 was a good camera but the size made me not want to stick with Nikon.
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Overall 8
8.0

Excellent camera. It is especially enjoyable with fast prime ...

Mandelblat Julius, Amazon
16 August 2014
  • Summary: Excellent camera. It is especially enjoyable with fast prime lens (I used it with both kit lens and Panasonic 20mm 1.8). It has some cumbersome menu interface with advanced features hidden deep inside, but after reading some recommendations (you can find it in user manual, but using the WEB...
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Overall 8
8.0

Great camera for beginners

nick, Amazon
15 June 2014
  • Summary: After years of using point and shoot cameras I finally decided to upgrade to something a little more serious. I read a lot of reviews before buying this camera and I would have to say they were all spot on, this is a great little camera.
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Overall 8
8.0

Very tiny yet quite solid compact MFT

Kay M, Amazon
2 May 2014
  • Summary: My husband ordered this over Olympus' sale. I have Panasonic G5 and a Canon FF, so my review will be comparison to my G5. When I hold it for the first time, I was surprised how solid if felt. Despite the size of point and shoot, it has very good metallic feeling.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fun little camera, but difficult to master

Craig A. Smith, Amazon
16 April 2014
  • Summary: I have often thought of calling this thing Golf, because it does so many things, but it is hard to remember exactly how to change this setting, that setting, etc. I have spent a lot of time poring over the digital manual on my iPad while I am standing in the freezing cold wanting to do something...
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Overall 8
8.0

Very good value for money!

Manuel Gomez, Amazon
28 February 2014
  • Summary: Very good quality picture and it is easy to handle, Flexible touchscreen that can help you with your beloved selfies, etc The only issue I had was the compatibility with memory card. I bought a Sandisk 95M/s and it is reporting some card error. It seems this is a known issue in this type of cameras.
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