Lets meet with compact mirrorless camera Olympus PEN E-P5, made in retro-style with 4/3″ Live MOS sensor with 16.1 MP effective resolution, Micro Four Thirds mount for interchangeable lenses and TruePic VI graphical processor. Camera can make photos with 4608 x 3456 pixels maximal resolution and save them in JPEG, RAW ( with 12 bits per channel precision and lossless compression ), RAW+JPEG and MPO formats; it records videos in Full HD 1920 x 1080 30p, HD 1280 x 720 30p and SD 640 x 480 30 modes, saving them in MOV ( with MPEG-4 AVC or H.264 image encoding ) or AVI ( Motion JPEG ) formats and recording Wave ( Linear PCM 16 bits and 48 kHz ) stereo sound via built-in or external microphones. Image stabilization is performed via sensor-shifting and neutralizes movements on 5-axes; ISO sensitivity levels are in 100 ‐ 25600 range; color spaces are sRGB and Adobe RGB. Camera has built-in flash, has no built-in viewfinder, its 3″ touch LCD screen can be tilted and has 1.04 M dots resolution.
Olympus PEN E-P5 saves photos and videos on SD, SDHC and SDXC ( UHS-I ) flash memory cards with support of Eye-Fi; it can establish Wi-Fi connection for remote data transfers and control. Camera supports manual and automatic focus, exposure and diaphragm settings, it can be used for astronomical photos and videos making. It has following connectors : combined USB 2.0/AV output/remote control port, HDMI Micro Type D, Hot Shoe and Accessory Port 2; one charge of battery is enough for 330 photos making. Its sizes are 122.3 ( width ) x 68.9 ( height ) x 37.2 ( depth ) mm and mass is 378 g ( only camera without lens, memory card and battery ); its body is made from metal; operating conditions are : temperature in 0 – 40 degrees on Celsius range and relative air humidity levels in 30 – 90 % range.
Package contains : Olympus PEN E-P5 camera itself, Li-ion battery BLN-1, BCN-1 recharger, USB cable, shoulder strap, CD-ROM disk with OLYMPUS Viewer 3 program, warranty card and user’s guide; there are also kits with included lenses. Camera gives great photos and videos and has professional technologies of Olympus OM-D cameras; its one minus is the price, for which APS-C sensored Sony, Canon and Fujifilm compact cameras can be bought; so, in this case customer should make his or hers own decision : whether to buy professional technologies in compact body or APS-C sensored camera.