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Olympus Pen F digital

introduction

  • announced Jan 2015
  • similar feature set to the Olympus OM-D E-M5 II but:
    • NO weathersealing
    • new Pen F retro styling with EVF on far left
    • new 20mp sensor with marginally better high ISO noise
    • new monochrome modes
    • added midtone control for contrast highlight-shadow controller
    • new AF spot metering - finally there is the option to have the spot meter read the AF spot data instead of just the centre spot
    • new EXIF editing for legacy lenses
    • separate exposure compensation dial
    • new optional but almost mandatory accessory grip: ECG-4 grip

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images courtesy of theverge.com

specs

  • 20mp Live MOS sensor
  • 5-axis image stabiliser compatible with dual IS
  • 10fps mechanical, 20fps electronic
  • shutter to 1/8000th sec mechanical, 1/16,000th electronic
  • articulated, swivel touch LCD
  • EVF mounted at top left seems to be same as on Olympus OM-D E-M10 mark II camera
  • monochrome and colour profiles selectable via front dial
  • First Electronic Curtain and Silent Shutter
  • shutter button has a hidden cable release
  • can use rear LCD screen to move AF point by touch whilst viewing through the EVF
  • bundled flash - the FL-LM3
  • EXIF data for legacy lenses can be input
  • WiFi remote control
  • $US1199

reviews

photo/olympuspenf.txt · Last modified: 2016/09/15 15:39 by gary1