Eighteen customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was compact. Four years ago Techradar.com said in their Olympus E-P5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14â42mm review on Techradar “As one of the early innovators in the compact system camera market, Olympus has enjoyed great success with its PEN range of Micro Four Thirds cameras”. Also four years ago Cameralabs.com said on expert website Camera Labs “Olympus EP5 review The Olympus PEN E-P5 is a mirror-less compact system camera based on the Micro Four Thirds standard” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Trustedreviews.com said in their review of this digital camera “What is the Olympus PEN E-P1? The Olympus PEN E-P1 followed hot on the heels of the Panasonic Lumix G1 at the dawn of the Compact System Camera (CSC”.
Five customers wrote in their reviews that it was lightweight. Amazon.co.uk wrote three years ago “Lightweight, very sharp kit lens, awesome image straight from the camera, very high ISO capability”. Coffeechip said “To me its main selling point is that it is small and lightweight” in their review of this digital camera and gave it a rating of a maximum of 5 stars. Tony Photographer wrote in his review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “I bought this as a backup for my E-P5, as an everyday lightweight take everywhere camera” and rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars.
Five owners who reviewed it thought it was heavy and bulky. Grey0135 wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “The EM5 with landscape grip is undeniably more comfortable when shooting with heavier lenses like the 12-35mm” in their review of this digital camera and rated the product a maximum of 5 stars. Coffeechip said “Heavy Tamron 2.8 telephoto lenses” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Bonitabeachguy mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “The camera is heavier than the PL5.”.
Four customers said that it was a good body shape. Bestbuy.com gave it a score of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote “Nice Body Color”. Coffeechip wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “I'm a former Nikon D80 user and chose this over upgrading that body and using the great”. Four years ago J said “VF-4 is excellent, although I still wish it was integrated into the body - it seems vulnerable sitting atop the camera” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5.
Two owners said that it was easy to carry around. Three years ago Amazon.co.uk wrote “Light, Easy to carry”. Pastorchris scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and mentioned two years ago “Performance! Easy to carry around and good streaming!” in their review of this digital camera.