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Designed for photographers who want total control over their creative vision, the powerful PEN E-P3 delivers professional image quality, blazing FAST AF speed and an array of built-in creative features in a classic, ultra-portable design. Its large, 12.3-megapixal Live MOS sensor delivers superb images. A new TruePic VI Image Processing Engine improves color and speed. Three modes of image stabilization ensure that every image is crisp and clear. And the press of a button is all it takes to shoot full 1080 60i HD video in either ACVHD or AVI formats. Plus, the E-P3 is complemented by a system of lenses, strobes and accessories usually found only with traditional DSLRs.
World's Fastest AF System - To meet the demand for focusing speed, Olympus has introduced the FAST (Frequency Acceleration Sensor Technology) AF system. The FAST AF system features 35 focus points as well as new Tracking AF to ensure fast & accurate focus each and every time!
3-Inch Touch Screen OLED 614K Dots - Featuring a touch interface that gives you the ability to choose AF points, release the shutter, and navigate menus. The VGA equivalent display lets you see richer detail and smoother images with higher contrast and richer blacks.
TruePic VI with Fine Detail Processing - The TruePic VI Image processor delivers excellent dynamic range, newly expanded color accuracy and fidelity plus reduced noise, all the way up to 12800 ISO. "Fine Detail Processing" technology captures more details in every nuance.
Full 1080 60i HD Movie - A simple, one-touch button allows you to record movies with ease and simplicity. Choose between AVCHD or AVI for amazing clarity right from your camera.
Ten In-Camera Art Filters and New Art Filter Effects and Variations - Ten in-camera Art Filters (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Gentle Sepia, Cross Process and Dramatic Tone) are enhanced by new filter variations and art effects such as color variations and image effects. You can explore your artistic side while taking both still shots and HD video right from your camera.
Fully Expandable System - A range of interchangeable lenses, accessories and strobes that are compatible with the E-P3 and are available to support all different types of photography needs.
Digital Mirrorless Camera Information
Compatible Memory Card
MOS, 17.3 x 13.0 mm
Micro Four Thirds
LCD Monitor Type
Touch Screen OLED
LCD Screen Size
HDMI C (Mini), USB 2.0
Aperture Priority, Manual, Shutter Priority
BLS-1 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
4.8 x 2.7 x 1.4" / 12.19 x 6.86 x 3.56 cm
11.32 oz / 321 g Body only
Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Shade
Lens Focal Length Multiplier
60 - 1/4000 sec
Comparable Four Thirds and Micro 4/3 Focal Length: 34 mm
f/2.8 - f/22
Minimum Focusing Distance
7.87" (19.99 cm)
Angle Of View
2.50 oz (71 g)
Items Included With This Product
17mm f/2.8 Lens
USB/Video Multi Cable
BLS-1 Lithium-Ion Battery
Lithium-Ion Battery Charger
Olympus Software CD-ROM
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