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Olympus PEN E-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2
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66 Reviews + 5 Awards
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Good Features
71
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and good spec 3x optical zoom camera.
ljudochbild.se Best in Test lydogbillede.dk Best in Test 5 Star DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended
3x 233g Mirrorless 16.1MP Feb 2013
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With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Olympus PEN E-PM2 number 671 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good expert reviews and terrific user reviews with an average overall rating of 86%, based on 66 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:
Average optical zoom
Larger than average minimum aperture number
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What is the Kagoo Score?

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

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What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Average Review Score

4.3 stars (66 reviews).

30%

of Customers Would Recommend
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2 Best in Test 5 Star Awards

The Olympus PEN E-PM2 has received a Best in Test 5 Star Award from expert review sites lydogbillede.dk and Lydogbilde.no.
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Highly Recommended Award

It's received a Highly Recommended Award from PhotographyBlog.com.
Highly Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com

2 Further Awards

It's received an Award from expert review sites DP Review and ljudochbild.se.
Silver from DP Review Best in Test from ljudochbild.se

What Are People Saying About the Olympus PEN E-PM2?

How Good Are Olympus Digital Cameras?

We have checked 37,651 expert reviews and 221,289 user reviews for digital cameras from across the internet and used this information to determine an average rating for Olympus digital cameras of 86%. This makes Olympus the 7th best camera brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Average Megapixels
Only 4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution
Average Optical Zoom
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution
Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number
Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Has an Image Stabiliser
Very Short Camera Shutter Speed
Has a Built-in Flash
Average Weight
Average Megapixels

The PEN E-PM2's sensor megapixels of 16.1MP is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 38% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit
Only 4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

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

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the PEN E-PM2 of 3x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 36% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Olympus PEN E-PM2 of 3.5 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 13% of all cameras when ranked 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 higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 90% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Edit
Has an Image Stabiliser

The PEN E-PM2 has an image stabiliser, as do 69% of cameras.

What is an image stabiliser? Less Edit
Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

The shortest camera shutter speed of digital cameras is 0.000016s, the longest is 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.0089s. The PEN E-PM2's camera shutter speed of only 0.00025s is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 20% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

What does "camera shutter speed" mean? Less Edit
Has a Built-in Flash
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The Olympus PEN E-PM2 has a built-in flash, as do 67% of cameras.

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

What does "weight" mean? Less Edit
Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Olympus PEN E-PM2 of 22 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 7% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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3D

The PEN E-PM2 is 3D, unlike 91% of cameras which are not 3D.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The PEN E-PM2 has an external flash connector, unlike 87% of cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Supports Full HD Video
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The PEN E-PM2 supports Full HD video. 79% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Only 4/3" Image Sensor Size

The PEN E-PM2 has a bigger image sensor size than most cameras. This camera has a 4/3" image sensor size, whereas most cameras have a 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size.

Across comparable types of camera the worst image sensor size is 1/3 or less". §.

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Supports Live View

The Olympus PEN E-PM2 supports live view. 84% of cameras do not support live view.

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Only 4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Olympus PEN E-PM2 is 4608 x 3456. That's 13% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3072 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. In addition, this Olympus camera supports a still image resolution of 1024x768, 2560x1920 and 4608x3456. Cameras resolutions range from 6000 x 3368 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The PEN E-PM2's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 84mm is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the shortest 11% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Bluetooth

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

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

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.

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Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
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The average display diagonal of all digital cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 6.7". The PEN E-PM2's display diagonal of 3" is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 89% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The PEN E-PM2 has an HDMI port, unlike 74% of cameras which do not have an HDMI port.

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Has a Touchscreen

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

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The PEN E-PM2 features multi-shot function. 91% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Popularity

The Olympus PEN E-PM2 is currently ranked number 671 across all digital cameras.

Manufacturer's Description

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Share stills and videos in your social networks wherever you are. \.

Ow you can transfer your photos and videos straight from your PEN to other devices like your smartphone both wirelessly and conveniently with a card. Perfect for posting them on social networking sites fast and without any fuss.

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 Specification

Key Features
Optical Zoom
Weight
Camera Type
Megapixels
Picture Quality
Image Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Sensor Type
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Energy Star Certified
Material
Colour
Lens System
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Aspherical Lens
Lens Mount Interface
Diaphragm Blade
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Light Exposure Modes
Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Minimum ISO Sensitivity
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
External Flash Connector
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
Flash Sync-Speed
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
HD Type
Audio
Built-in Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Card
Display
Display Diagonal
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Display
Viewfinder
Magnification
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
USB Version
HDMI Connector Type
Camera
3D
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot Function
Histogram
Image Quality Adjustment
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Camera Playback
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (Including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Networking
Bluetooth
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-in Flash
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

olympus 1442mm40150mm, olympus v206021su000, olympus v206021wu020, olympus v206021su020, olympus v206021be000, 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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