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Olympus PEN E-PM2

(34 reviews)
Olympus PEN E-PM2
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Olympus PEN E-PM2 Review

With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Olympus PEN E-PM2 number 748 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
34 Reviews + 5 Awards
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Features
Good Features
71
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 81%, based on 34 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer 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:
Higher than average megapixels
Very small optical zoom
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Only 4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

75
Sports Photography
Very Good
69
Wildlife Photography
Good
77
Portrait Photography
Very Good
79
Landscape Photography
Very Good
77
Everyday Photography
Very Good

How Big is the Olympus PEN E-PM2?

The Olympus PEN E-PM2 is 109mm wide and 64.2mm tall. It is 33.8mm deep and weighs 233g.

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Olympus PEN E-PM2 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP. The megapixels of the PEN E-PM2 of 16.5MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 27% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608x3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. §.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Olympus PEN E-PM2's optical zoom of only 3x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 21% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The PEN E-PM2's minimum aperture number of 3.5 is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 22% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the PEN E-PM2 of 25,600 is in the highest 10% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Olympus PEN E-PM2 has an image stabiliser, as do 72% of cameras.

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Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

Digital cameras have camera shutter speeds of between 0.000016s and 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.008s. The PEN E-PM2's camera shutter speed of only 0.00025s is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 83% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-in Flash

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The PEN E-PM2 has a built-in flash. 69% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Olympus PEN E-PM2 of 233g is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 44% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The PEN E-PM2 supports live view, unlike 82% of cameras which do not support live view.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Olympus PEN E-PM2's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 84mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 14% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 4/3" Image Sensor Size

The PEN E-PM2 has a 4/3" image sensor size which is bigger than most cameras. Most cameras have a 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size.

The worst image sensor size across comparable types of digital camera is 1/3 or less". §.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the PEN E-PM2 of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Olympus PEN E-PM2's maximum aperture number of 22 is in the largest 8% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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3D

The Olympus PEN E-PM2 is 3D, unlike 90% of cameras which are not 3D.

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Only 1024 X 768 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the PEN E-PM2 is 1024 x 768. That's 75% lower still image resolution than a 2048 x 1536 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 1984 x 1984 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Has a Touchscreen

The PEN E-PM2 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Supports Full HD Video

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The Olympus PEN E-PM2 supports Full HD video. 77% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Only 1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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Features Bluetooth

The PEN E-PM2 features bluetooth. 94% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The PEN E-PM2 has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 85% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The PEN E-PM2 features multi-shot function, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Has an HDMI Port

The PEN E-PM2 has an HDMI port, unlike 72% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The PEN E-PM2's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is longer than 80% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Three Aspherical Lenses

The Olympus PEN E-PM2 is a three aspherical lens camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus 1442mm40150mm, olympus v206021be000, olympus v206021su020, olympus v206021su000, olympus v206021wu020, olympus fbaepm2, olympus epm2, olympus 16mp

Barcodes:

00050332184206, 00050332184343, 00050332184350, 00050332184367, 00050332420090, 00050332420106, 04017386095663, 04017386214842, 04017386235052, 04017386268050, 04017386419711, 04017386498815, 04017386613461, 04017386809666, 04545350042387, 04545350042394, 04545350042400, 04545350042417, 04545350042431, 04545350042455

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