Olympus Pen-F

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The Pen-F is a true paean to Olympus’ truly original small ILC camera, the half-frame Pen. The Pen-F fits somewhere between the original Pen E-P# series and the OM-D series, though it’s likely that the Pen-F signals an end to the E-P# series.

  • Sensor: 20.3mp Sony IMX269 CMOS sensor, 17.4 x 13mm (2x crop), five-axis sensor stabilization
  • Mount: Micro 4/3 (m4/3)
  • Images:  5184 x 3888 pixel JPEG or 12-bit ORF maximum at 20mp, 10388 x 7776 at 50mp  high resolution mode (raw); 10 fps max (without IS/focus; 5 fps with focus), 250 frame minimum raw buffer at 5 fps
  • Video: 1080P/60/5030/25/24 AVCHD .MOV file, also 720P at same fps, 480P/120/30, stereo 48kHz sampled 16-bit PCM 48kHz audio, 77Mbps max bit rate.
  • Shutter: mechanical 60 sec to 1/8000 sec, bulb (+1 to 30 minute settings), electronic first curtain option from 60 to 1/320 second, plus electronic shutter to 1/16,000
  • Exposure: matrix, center-weighted, spot metering, -5 to +5EV exposure compensation, 7 white balance settings (plus Preset K's, Auto and Custom), ISO 200-25,600, AUTO ISO, plus Low (approximately 80)
  • Focus: 81 point area contrast detect, single point, multi-area, face detect, tracking, manual focus override
  • Display: 3" 1.04m dot swivel touchscreen LCD, built-in 2.36m dot OLED EVF (1.08x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter) 
  • Flash: included FL-LM3 external flash (12.9GN m@200 ISO), hot shoe, 1/250 flash sync with internal flash (otherwise Super FP to 1/8000), red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync, three-level manual, wireless capability
  • Remote: optional RM-UC1
  • Other Notable Features: WiFi, interval timer, 4K Timelapse, HDR, optional hand grip, optional GPS via smartphone
  • Cards: SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-II, Eye-Fi compatible)
  • Battery: BLN-1 (330 shots CIPA)
  • Size: 4.9 x 2.8 x 1.5” (124.8 x 72.1 x 37.3mm) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 13.2 ounces (373g) body only, 15.6 ounces (427g) with battery and card
  • Colors: Black, Silver
  • Price: US$1199 body only
  • Current Firmware: version 3.0 (February 2018)
  • Announced: January 27, 2016

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