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Olympus E-PM1 Digital Camera

MILC 12.3MP Live MOS 4/3" Apr 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Optical Sensor Size Release Date
Olympus has good digital camera reviews
Supports video recording
4/3"" optical sensor size

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Olympus Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 4,447 user and expert reviews (including 84 verified purchases), Olympus has good ratings for its cameras. Olympus also has good ratings specifically within its low megapixel digital cameras range compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The Olympus E-PM1 supports video recording, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Olympus E-PM1 supports Full HD video, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330, or the Pentax Q + SMC PENTAX 5-15mm.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Olympus E-PM1 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). This digital camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

The worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras of this age and spec.

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Picture Quality

4/3"" Optical Sensor Size

The Olympus E-PM1 has a maximum optical sensor size of 4/3"". That's over three times the optical sensor size of a 1/2.3"" digital camera, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size. 17.30 x 13.00mm.

A 4/3"" optical sensor size is in fact the best optical sensor size across all low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst optical sensor size across similar types of camera is 1/2.33"".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus E-PM1 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer and we think the Fujifilm X10, and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 which has better reviews; or the Fujifilm X-S1 which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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4032 X 3024 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus E-PM1 has a higher still image resolution than most low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Olympus digital camera has a 4032 x 3024 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Olympus camera also have a still image resolution(s) of 1024 x 768 and 2560 x 1920.

A 4032 x 3024 still image resolution(s) is in fact the best still image resolution amongst all similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

A 640 x 360 still image resolution(s) is the worst still image resolution across comparable types of digital camera.

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4032 X 3024 Pixels Image Resolution

The Olympus E-PM1 has a 4032 x 3024 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. Most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it have a 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all cameras that have been on the market for more than two years ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

Across all the cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera the display diagonals range from 1" to 3.5". With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Olympus E-PM1 has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

Alternative 3" screen cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include the Pentax Q + SMC PENTAX 5-15mm which has better reviews; or the Fujifilm X-S1 which is cheaper.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Olympus E-PM1 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera also support video capability.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support video capability to this digital camera and we think a cheaper camera such as the Fujifilm X-S1 or you might consider a better rated camera such as the Fujifilm X10, and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 are also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Olympus E-PM1 has a built-in flash. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including a cheaper digital camera such as the Fujifilm X-S1 or you might consider a higher rated digital camera such as the Fujifilm X10, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Olympus E-PM1 has an HDMI port. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also have an HDMI port.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Olympus E-PM1 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The Olympus E-PM1 features connection to PC. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also feature connection to PC.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Olympus E-PM1 features voice recording, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Olympus E-PM1 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Light Exposure

Supports Two ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Olympus E-PM1 is more than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 400, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Olympus camera. The ISO sensitivities 200 and 12800 are also supported by this camera.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Olympus released the E-PM1.


Product Identifiers

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