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Olympus PEN E-PL2
6.4 out of 10

Olympus PEN E-PL2

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Overall 6

Olympus PEN E-PL2

7 April 2011
  • Summary: The Olympus PEN E-PL2 is one of the smallest interchangeable lens cameras yet packs plenty of advanced features despite its entry-level design. It includes image-stabilization and a popup flash. Its accessory port lets it use an optional high-resolution EVF or stereo microphone.
  • Pros: Excellent control over image noise, Good image sharpness, Impecable custom white-balance, Good color accuracy, Controllable tone-curve, Instant video recording start and stop, Quite responsive, Extremely useful Spot Highlight metering mode, Selectable AE-L metering, Highly customizable, Good buil...
  • Cons: Frequently slow autofocus speed, Imperfect focus, Automatic AF-point selection not so good, Unreliable AWB, Slow shot-to-shot speed, Disturbing AF during video recording, 1 Second blackout, Impossile to confirm focus on LCD without MF-Assist, Incorrect saturation on LCD preview, Control-dial too ...
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Overall 5

Expert Review

6 January 2011
Overall 6

Olympus PEN E-PL2 review

TechRadar UK
13 April 2011
  • Summary: Retro styled and easy to use
  • Pros: Easy to use, Fun Art filters, Good chroma noise control, AF fast for a contrast detection system
  • Cons: No viewfinder built-in, Highest quality JPEG option buried in menu, Only 11 large AF points
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Overall 6

Olympus PEN E-PL2: Systemkamera im Test

21 April 2011
  • Summary: Mit der PEN E-PL2 bringt Olympus das vierte Modell seiner Systemkamera-Reihe auf den Markt. Im Vergleich zur Vorgängerin ist der Bildschirm größer und arbeitet mit einer höheren Auflösung. Die Lichtempfindlichkeit wurde um ISO 6400 erweitert.
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