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Olympus PEN E-PL7

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Olympus PEN E-PL7 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Olympus PEN E-PL7 number 534 across all digital cameras.
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54 Reviews + 7 Awards
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Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has very good expert reviews and great user reviews with 88% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Olympus digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used

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How Big is the Olympus PEN E-PL7?

The Olympus PEN E-PL7 is 114.9mm wide and 67mm tall. It is 38.4mm deep and weighs 309g.

Olympus PEN E-PL7 front dimensions
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Value for Money

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We found a cheaper price for the Olympus PEN E-PL7 of £434.95 ($434.95) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $153.46.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The PEN E-PL7's sensor megapixels of 16.1MP is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 46% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the PEN E-PL7 of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 15% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Olympus PEN E-PL7 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The PEN E-PL7's weight of 309g is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 35% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This Olympus camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Olympus PEN E-PL7 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The PEN E-PL7 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the PEN E-PL7 of 1,040,000 pixels is in the highest 16% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The PEN E-PL7 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Olympus PEN E-PL7 features noise reduction, unlike 91% of cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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350 Battery Life

The PEN E-PL7 is a camera that takes 350 shots battery life.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Olympus PEN E-PL7 has a touchscreen. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The PEN E-PL7 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The PEN E-PL7 features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Olympus PEN E-PL7's display diagonal of 3" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 62% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The PEN E-PL7 supports live view, unlike 83% of cameras which do not support live view.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The PEN E-PL7 has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Olympus PEN E-PL7 has a wind filter, unlike 96% of cameras which do not have a wind filter.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The PEN E-PL7 features contrast adjustment. 83% of cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The PEN E-PL7's digital zoom of 14x is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 8% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The PEN E-PL7 has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The PEN E-PL7 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Olympus PEN E-PL7 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Olympus PEN E-PL7 has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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