Close
Olympus PEN-F
Olympus PEN-F
11 Images
Share on

Loading image...

36

Overall Score

Olympus PEN-F

$1,199.00
$1,099.00 $100.00 cheaper than 72 days ago
mashable.com Mashable Choice hardwarezone.com.ph Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Essential straitstimes.com Editor's Choice
A fully featured 20.3 megapixel digital camera
MILC 20.3MP 4" Live MOS Feb 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Image Sensor Size Sensor Type Release Date
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Adorama
$1,099.00
Checked 2 days ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Adorama
$1,099.00
Checked 2 days ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
- Less from Adorama
Focus Camera
Olympus PEN-F from Focus Camera
$1,199.00
Checked 2 days ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Focus Camera
Olympus PEN-F from Focus Camera
$1,199.00
Checked 2 days ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Focus Camera
Olympus PEN-F from Focus Camera
$1,698.00
Checked 2 days ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Focus Camera
Olympus PEN-F from Focus Camera
$1,723.00
Checked 2 days ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Focus Camera
Olympus PEN-F from Focus Camera
$1,798.00
Checked 2 days ago
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
- Less from Focus Camera
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
7 Prices from 2 Stores | $1,099.00-$1,698.00
Get Price Alerts
Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Olympus PEN-F Review

With good reviews and mediocre features, we have ranked the Olympus PEN-F number 348 across all digital cameras.
70
2 Reviews
11
Poor
50
Good Features
Overall Score
36
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

It has great expert reviews and not bad user reviews with an average overall rating of 70%.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is robust, excellent design and great product quality.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite high megapixel
5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
Does not have a GPS (satellite)
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. However good for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras as well being average for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras.
87
Excellent
56
Average
69
Good
53
Average

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
Adorama $1,099.00 Go to Store
Focus Camera $1,199.00 Go to Store

How Big is the Olympus PEN-F?

The Olympus PEN-F is 124.8mm wide and 72.1mm tall. It is 37.3mm deep and weighs 373g.

Olympus PEN-F front dimensions

Olympus PEN-F size in context

Olympus PEN-F In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

14 Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most awarded by digital camera experts of all the cameras.

This Olympus digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by review sites Optyczne.pl, Straitstimes.com, Photoreview.com.au and Reviewed.com all of whom decided that this Olympus camera was outstanding.

The experts at three more expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this digital camera. This Olympus camera received a "Recommended" award from both Dkamera.de and Hardwarezone.com.ph and it received an "Especially Recommended" award from Lydogbilde.no.

The expert at review website Lydogbillede.dk strongly endorse this camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Mashable.com gave this camera a "Mashable Choice" award, Gameswelt.de gave it a "Hardware" award and Ljudochbild.se gave it a "Recommended" award.

The experts at three more expert review sites all said that this Olympus camera was very good. This camera received a "4 Star" award from 01net.com, it received an "Essential" award from PhotographyBlog.com and it received a "5 Star" award from Les Numeriques.com.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 33 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Trusted Reviews the average expert rating of this Olympus digital camera is 84 out of 100. Digital camera experts think this camera is one of the better cameras.

View all expert reviews

Excellent Owner Reviews

This camera has a marvellous average owner rating based on 35 owner reviews. Over 71% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

View all user reviews

Customers Report it is Robust

Six customers thought it was well made.

Very Good Brand

We checked 6,180 expert and user reviews (including 1,319 verified purchases) for Olympus digital cameras and found that on average Olympus has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Olympus has very good ratings specifically for its cameras. 89% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Nice Design

Seven owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good looking and three owners who reviewed it agreed that it was well designed.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Five owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Eight customers who purchased it concluded that it was able to produce good images and two owners concluded that this digital camera had a good picture resolution.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good for video recording.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Three people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was easy to use.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good autofocus.


Value For Money

Not Cheap

We think this camera looks expensive compared to other digital cameras. The price range of digital cameras is from $29 to $6,895.

Price Has Gone Down by $100 (8%)

The price has dropped from $1,199 to $1,099 in the last 72 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

Chart Hide Chart View full price history

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Olympus PEN-F of £898.00 ($898.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $201.00.

Check international prices

Features

Quite High Megapixel

The average megapixel of cameras is 16MP. The Olympus PEN-F has a quite high megapixel (20.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit

5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The Olympus PEN-F has a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras. Most digital cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all cameras ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels to 7680 x 5120 pixels.

What does "maximum image resolution" mean? Less Edit

Average Weight

With a weight of 373 grams, the Olympus PEN-F has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other cameras.

What does "weight" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Average Display Diagonal

The Olympus PEN-F has a pretty typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Live View

The Olympus PEN-F supports live view. Most of the other cameras also support live view.

What is live view? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 1,037,000 pixel, the Olympus PEN-F has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras. The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 600,000 pixels.

What does "display resolution" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Olympus PEN-F has a built-in speaker(s), as do most of the other cameras.

What is a built-in speaker(s)? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Custom Colours

The Olympus PEN-F supports custom colours, as do most of the other cameras.

What is custom colours? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Olympus PEN-F has an anti-dust function. Most of the other digital cameras also have an anti-dust function.

What is an anti-dust function? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Olympus PEN-F has a shoe mounting point, as do most of the other cameras.

What is a shoe mounting point? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Features Saturation Adjustment

The Olympus PEN-F features saturation adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature saturation adjustment.

What is saturation adjustment? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Supports Wi-Fi

The Olympus PEN-F supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

What is Wi-Fi? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus PEN-F has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

What is an image stabilizer? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a USB Connectivity

The Olympus PEN-F has a USB connectivity. Most of the other cameras also have a USB connectivity.

Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Touchscreen

The Olympus PEN-F has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras do not have a touchscreen.

What is a touchscreen? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

At 22, the Olympus PEN-F has a quite large maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest maximum aperture number of digital cameras is 1.8, the largest is 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11.

What does "maximum aperture number" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Olympus PEN-F does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

What is a GPS (satellite)? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 84 millimeters, the Olympus PEN-F has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 2.3mm and the longest is 2,000mm.

What does "maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Olympus PEN-F has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other cameras also have a vari-angle LCD display.

What is a vari-angle LCD display? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Features Contrast Adjustment

The Olympus PEN-F features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other digital cameras.

What is contrast adjustment? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Self-Timer

The Olympus PEN-F has a self-timer. Most of the other cameras also have a self-timer.

What is a self-timer? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Dustproof

The Olympus PEN-F is dustproof. Most of the other cameras also are dustproof.

What does "dustproof" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Olympus PEN-F supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. This Olympus camera also supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 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. The worst video resolution of all cameras is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

What does "video resolution" mean? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Features Brightness Adjustment

The Olympus PEN-F features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

What is brightness adjustment? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Olympus PEN-F has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras.

What is flash exposure compensation? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Features Noise Reduction

The Olympus PEN-F features noise reduction, as do most of the other cameras.

What is noise reduction? Less Chart Hide Chart Edit

Age

Released 18 Months Ago

It was February 2016 when Olympus released the PEN-F.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus v204063be000, olympus v204061se000, olympus v204061be000
Barcodes 04545350049676, 04545350049690, 04545350049751, 04545350049775, 04545350049799, 04545350049812

Frequently Asked Questions About the Olympus PEN-F

Feedback