Olympus PEN E-P5

88
Global
Score
88

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Summary

Olympus is no stranger to the mirrorless market and their latest PEN features the same sensor and autofocus as the E-M5 in a smaller package, but it's going to cost you. The E-M5 wowed critics with its image quality, so it's no surprise the E-P5 does the same, with CNET saying it "delivers the best image quality I've seen from a Micro Four Thirds camera." Naturally, the E-P5 is also fast, with TechRadar calling it "speedy." Even though the E-P5 is smaller than its sibling, DigitalCameraInfo didn't find its size a problem, saying "the E-P5's dual control dials are positioned more naturally than they were on the OM-D." Ultimately, Olympus has a real standout with the E-P5 and you won't be disappointed in it at all. It's just going to cost a pretty penny, but at least you'll know it was worth it.

from $659.9+

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Breakdown

Design and form factor
8.4
Ease of use
8.0
Video quality
8.0
Durability
8.0
Image quality
8.5
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Specs

PEN

Type
Mirrorless interchangeable lens (Micro Four Thirds)
Resolution (effective)
16.1 megapixels
Sensor size
Micro four thirds
Image stabilization
Optical (sensor-shift)
Memory card
SD
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Specs

PEN

Type
Mirrorless interchangeable lens (Micro Four Thirds)
Resolution (effective)
16.1 megapixels
Sensor size
Micro four thirds
Image stabilization
Optical (sensor-shift)
Memory card
SD
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