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Olympus PEN E-P1
5.4 out of 10

Olympus PEN E-P1

Olympus E-P1 The Olympus E-P1 is a 12.3-mexapixel Read more

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Overall 6
5.6

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reviewed
14 August 2009
Overall 6
6.0

Review: Olympus Pen E-P1

Wired
4 August 2009
  • Excerpt: Olympus is taunting tigers at the zoo with its new digital “Pen” camera, the E-P1. The “tigers” in this case are the self-appointed camera snobs, who will undoubtedly maul this bold, retro-styled shooter for not being expensive enough, powerful enough or big enough to qualify as a “real” camera.
  • Pros: Mighty Four Thirds sensor dwarfs the imagers used in all other compact cameras. Interchangeable lenses give flexibility, arty possibilities. Shoots fast. Image stabilization + wide ISO range = ability to shoot in low light. Solid, comfortable feel in the hand. Shoots excellent HD video (AVI forma...
  • Cons: Manual focusing is confusing and difficult without an optical viewfinder. Autofocus not entirely reliable. No included flash. Maximum aperture of f3.5 in the kit lens is disappointing. Kit lens requires a manual “press and twist” maneuver to extend it into shooting position. Recorded sound is so-...
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Overall 6
6.0

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digitallife.se
14 October 2009
  • Conclusion: Olympus Pen kan vara den mest hypade kameran sedan Canon lanserade den första systemkameran till konsumenter, 300D. Med en större sensor än vanliga kompaktkameror och mindre kamerahus än systemkameror hoppas Olympus på nytt kunna revolutionera kameramarknaden.
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Overall 6
6.0

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HEAR.nl
23 July 2009