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Olympus E-5 Features

Olympus E-5
Release Date: October 2010
List Price (body only): $1,700 USD


If there were one word to describe the Olympus E-5, it would be this: rugged.

Olympus was the first company to include dust control systems on their cameras, so they've had a lot of time to refine it over the years.

In addition to the system that keeps the sensor spot-free, the Olympus E-5 is also fully sealed against dust and moisture — you can use it without worry even in pretty bad weather.

The E-5 is adept at action shots with its ultra-fast 11-point autofocus and 5 photo-per-second speed, but it's also easy to use for portrait and landscape photography thanks to its flexible 3 inch LCD screen.

Ten in-camera art filters let you manipulate the look of your photos without the need for additional computer software.

Feature List

StabilizationIn Body
Memory CardSD / SDHC / SDXC
Max. Shutter Speed1/8000
Max. Photo Capture5 per second
ISO Range100 to 6400
Movie ModesMotion JPEG
1280 x 720 (30fps)
640 x 480 (30fps)
LCDFlexible 3in (920,000 dots)
ViewfinderPentaprism (100% coverage)
Autofocus11 point
Face Detect AFNo
Sensor Dimensions18 x 13.5 (2x crop factor)
HDMI PortYes
Live ViewYes
Built-in FlashYes (Sync: 1/250)
Compatible LensesAll Four Thirds
BatteryBLM-5 LiIon
Dimensions5.6 x 4.6 x 3.0in
143 x 117 x 75mm
Weight28.2oz (800g)

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