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8.1 out of 10

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Great Deal: $199.00

Reviews and Problems with Olympus PEN E-PM1

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Overall 8
8.0

fantastic deal

kanlaon, Amazon
11 May 2014
  • Summary: great camera for the money...but photos quality was a bit lower than i was hoping for..
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Overall 8
8.0

Meets expectations

snowman, Amazon
4 December 2013
  • Summary: Excellent little camera with big camera options. Definitely has nicer optics than my compact zoom. Only weakness is low light handling which is a bit " warm" for me. But you can adjust to what you like and save it as a custom setting.
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Overall 8
8.0

Light y compact design for a capable camera

Diego De la Cruz Bornholdt, Amazon
30 October 2013
  • Summary: I have a Olympus EPL-1 and i think the form factor is perfect, comfortable for daily use and compact. This is a big difference with the E-PM1 because it's too small, it doesn't give you enough confidence to shoot because there is no hand grip. The fact that the flash it's not a pop-up like the EPL-1 its another let down, but for the argument of down sizing i could live with that.
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Overall 8
8.0

Fantastic Nikon D3100 replacement

Kory Mann, Amazon
1 October 2013
  • Summary: I bought this due to a small budget and having to replace my broken Nikon D3100. I'm very happy with it. It has better quality than my Nikon did, the sharpness of the photos as well as the lack of grain shocked me. I expected to sacrifice a good bit of quality for the small size but that is not the case at all. The images do turn out better in RAW with the image stabilizer off.
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Overall 8
8.0

Replacement Olympus

Kailua Steve, Amazon
13 August 2013
  • Summary: I've had three Olympus cameras (and other brands) and bought this as a replacement for one I killed. I bought it because it uses the same battery and can use the same viewfinder as an (even) older model. For an inexpensive camera and kit lens, it's /very/ nice. I don't care about arty filters but this camera can be driven when not used in the full-auto mode. It's easy to tweak the exposure and to exposure bracket for HDRs.
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Overall 8
8.0

A great value in a small 4/3rds camera

Mark J. Boyd, Amazon
31 July 2013
  • Summary: This is the second refurbished Olympus 4/3rds camera body I've purchased from Cameta Camera. In both purchases, the camera bodies looked. were packaged, and performed like they were new. I also purchased an Olympus 4/3rds lens from them. I have been very pleased with all of these purchases. Cameta is my current favourite place to buy camera equipment. I've given the E-PM1 4 stars rather than five stars because its menu system is, at best, confusing.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great portable IL camera

Photographer, Amazon
27 July 2013
  • Summary: This is my first m43 camera but I am not new to camera. I already have 2 APS dSLRs with lenses cover 8mm to 300mm with overlapping zooms and fixed FLs. I have always been fascinated by m43 but had no need for one. A recent trip left me wanting something smaller, a lot smaller. I had a Panasonic LX3 but the IQ was not good enough above base ISO. I came across a pre-owned Olympus E-PM1 at a fantastic price (cheaper than many P&S). Bought it. Wow ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Feels Very Solid

nuclearboy, Cameta
7 May 2013
  • Excerpt: This is a very small camera that has a ton of customizations and features that make it a very powerful tool. Great potential.
  • Pros: Good Battery Life, Great Resolution, Small / Compact
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Overall 8
8.0

Beyond the Point and Shoot

Borealis, Cameta
7 May 2013
  • Excerpt: The software interface could ALWAYS be improved upon; it doesn't come with a viewfinder, so that's a pricey add-on, especially if you're serious about improving your photography.<br /><br />It is an very versatile, small, dependable camera that works well for someone who is trying to get beyond the simple point-and-shoot.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
  • Cons: No Viewfinder, Software Interface
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Value

Buyplenty, Cameta
30 April 2013
  • Excerpt: Small size; easy to carry around.
  • Pros: Great Value In A M43's, Great Zoom, Small / Compact
  • Cons: Controls Too Simple
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