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E-PL8 Body

The fashion icon of photography.

E-PL8 Body

E-PL8 Body

The fashion icon of photography.

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E-PL8 Body
The OLYMPUS PEN E-PL8 is the IT piece of the year and the ideal camera for sharing your passions with the whole world in an instant. The modern design and leather tone surface gives the camera an elegant look. Handy features like the improved selfie mode and the movie-clips make this camera your perfect constant companion. An accessory you will adore and others will desire.
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  • Type
  • Body material Metal
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
  • Image Sensor
  • Type 4/3' Live MOS sensor
  • Effective pixels 16.1 Megapixels
  • Filter array Primary colour filter (RGB)
  • Aspect ratio & area 4:3 / 17.3 x 13.0mm
  • Full resolution 17.2 Megapixels
  • Engine
  • Type TruePic VII
  • Filter
  • Dust reduction filter Supersonic Wave Filter
  • Live View
  • Displayed information Aperture, Shutter speed, Auto bracket, AE lock, Focus mode, Shooting mode, Battery check, IS activating mode, Face / Eye detection mode, Record mode, ISO, Sequential shooting mode , White Balance, Metering mode, Exposure compensation value, AF frame display, AF confirmation mark, Shooting information, Spot metering area, Super FP, Flash status, Touch Panel Condition, Focal length, Flash mode, Histogram, Level Gauge, Highlight & Shadow, Focus peaking, Number of storable pictures, Custom, Face detection, Flash intensity, WiFi
  • Field of view Approx. 100%
  • Magnification levels 5 / 7 / 10 / 14x
  • Display modes Comparison, Grid (4 types), Grid, Histogram, Level Gauge, Magnified View, Standard information, Off
  • Effect preview Art Filter, Aspect ratio, Exposure, Exposure compensation, Gradation (SAT), Auto gradation, Multi-Exposure, Perfect Shot Preview, White Balance
  • Image Stabiliser
  • Type Sensor shift
  • Lens IS priority Available
  • Modes Three-dimensional, vertical or horizontal activation, automatic
  • Live View stabilisation Yes
  • Effective Compensation Range Up to 3.5 EV steps CIPA
  • Shutter speed range 60 - 1/4000s (not available when Bulb is selected)
  • Focusing System
  • Method Contrast Detection AF system
  • Focus areas 81 points / All target, Group target (9-areas), Single target (normal), Single target (small)
  • 800 points / Manual selection in Magnified View Mode
  • AF lock Yes, Locked by first position of shutter release button in single AF mode, AE/AF lock button (customised)
  • Modes Manual focus, Single AF, Continuous AF, Single AF + MF, AF Tracking
  • AF illuminator Yes
  • Full time AF Yes
  • Manual focus Yes, With enlarged focusing area or focus peaking
  • Face Detection extension Eye Detect AF: Off, Left side priority, Near side priority, Right side priority
  • Predictive AF Yes
  • AF tracking Yes, Available in continuous AF mode
  • C-AF and AF tracking only with Micro Four Thirds lenses!
  • Exposure System
  • Modes Programme automatic, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual, Bulb, Time, i-Auto, Scene Modes, Art Filter, Photo Story, Movie, HDR, My Mode
  • Exposure compensation +/- 5 EV ( 1, 1/2, 1/3 steps )
  • Note: Movie shooting, monitor and EVF displays only up to ±3 EV .
  • Exposure bracketing 2 / 3 / 5 frames ( +/- 1/3, 2/3, 1 EV steps )
  • 7 frames ( +/- 1/3, 2/3 EV steps )
  • ISO bracketing 3 frames ( +/- 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps )
  • AE lock Yes
  • My Mode 4 settings storable
  • HDR bracketing 3 / 5 frames ( +/- 2 / 3 EV steps )
  • 7 frames ( +/- 2 EV steps )
  • Scene Modes
  • Number of scene modes 25
  • Modes Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape with Portrait, Sports, Hand-held Starlight, Night Scene, Night Scene with portrait, Children, High key, Low key, Digital Image Stabilisation, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Beach and Snow, Fisheye converter, Wide converter, Macro converter, 3D, Panning
  • Multi-Exposure
  • Max. number of frames 2 frames (shooting)
  • Auto gain control Yes
  • Frame assistance Live View
  • Light Metering
  • Method TTL open aperture light metering
  • Zones 324 zones Multi-pattern Sensing System
  • Detection range -2 - 20 EV (17mm f2.8, ISO 100) 0 - 20 EV when the frame ratio is set at high speed
  • Modes ESP light metering, Spot metering, Centre weighted metering, Highlight, Shadow
  • Art Filter
  • Modes Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Colour, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Dramatic Tone, Gentle Sepia, Key Line, Water colour, Partial Colour*, Vintage
  • * 18 colours selectable
  • Variation / Effect Available
  • Photo Story
  • Modes Fun Frame, Standard, Speed, Zoom in / out, Layout*
  • * Variable Picture Mode for each frame
  • Sensitivity
  • Auto ISO 200 - 25600 (customisable, default ISO 200 - 1600)
  • Manual ISO LOW - 25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV ISO steps
  • Shutter
  • Shutter type Electronically controlled focal plane shutter
  • Self timer 2s / 12s / Custom
  • Custom (delay 1-30sec.,shooting interval 0.5/1/2/3sec.,number of shots 1-10)
  • Every time AF: ON/OFF
  • Modes Bracketing, Self timer, Sequential shooting, Single frame
  • Anti Shock Yes release delay: 1/320 - 60s
  • Shutter Speeds
  • Shutter speed range 1/4000 - 60s (in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps)
  • Bulb mode Up to 30 minutes (selectable longest time in the menu, default: 8 minutes)
  • White Balance
  • AUTO WB system Advanced detection system with Live MOS sensor
  • Manual White balance (One-Touch) Yes
  • White balance bracketing 3 frames / +/- 2, 4, 6 mired steps
  • One-touch white balance 2 custom settings can be registered
  • Custom WB 1 setting can be registered at Kelvin temperature (2000K - 14000K)
  • Preset values Tungsten, Flourescent 1, Sunlight, Flash, Overcast, Shade, Underwater
  • Auto Flash adjustment Off / Auto WB / Flash
  • Keep warm colour On / Off
  • Sequence Shooting
  • Speed (H) Approx. 8.5fps
  • Speed (L) 3.7fps
  • Max. number of frames 20 frames (RAW)
  • Up to card capacity (JPG / Large Normal mode)
  • Conditions Memory card: TOSHIBA SDHC UHS-II R95 W90 EXCERIA™
  • Note: Depending on shooting conditions, the sequential shooting speed may reduce speed during shooting.
  • Image Processing
  • Colour space sRGB / AdobeRGB
  • Sharpness + Contrast 5 levels
  • Contrast 5 levels
  • Saturation 5 levels
  • Black & White filter Yellow, Orange, Red, Green
  • Black & White toning Sepia, Blue, Purple or Green in Black & White mode
  • Picture mode
  • Gradation 4levels (auto, high key, normal, low key)
  • Engine TruePic VII
  • Art Filter bracketing Available
  • Tele converter effect 2x
  • Noise Filter Yes 4 levels (Off, Low, Standard, High)
  • Internal Flash
  • Modes AUTO, Manual (Full, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64), Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronisation with red-eye reduction, Slow synchronisation, Slow synchronisation 2nd curtain, Fill-in, Off, TTL-Auto, FP Manual, FP TTL Auto
  • Type Detachable flash (bundled)
  • Flash compensation +/- 3 EV / 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps
  • Guide number 10 (ISO 200)
  • X-sync speed 1/250s / 1/4000s (Super FP Mode)
  • External Flash Control
  • X-sync speed 1/200s / 1/4000s (Super FP Mode)
  • 1/160s (RC Mode)
  • Type TTL AUTO, AUTO, MANUAL, FP TTL AUTO, FP MANUAL
  • Modes Auto, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronisation, 2nd curtain and slow synchronisation, Fill-in for exclusive flash, Manual
  • Intensity +/- 3 EV ( 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps )
  • Note: Some functions are only available if they are supported by the external flash.
  • Wireless Flash Control
  • Number of channels 4 channels
  • Compatible external flash FL-36R, FL-50R, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-900R
  • Control method Triggered and controlled (Olympus Wireless RC Flash system)
  • Group setting 4 groups
  • Available when used together with cameras compatible with the Olympus wireless RC flash system.
  • Monitor
  • Monitor type Tiltable LCD - Touch Panel
  • Tilt angle 80° (up) 180° (down)
  • Monitor size 7.6cm / 3.0' (3:2)
  • Resolution 1037K dots
  • Brightness adjustment +/- 7 levels
  • Colour balance +/- 7 levels Vivid (default) / Natural
  • Touch Control fucntions Shutter release, Enlargement, AF area selection, AF area enlargement, Frame forward/backward, Enlargement playback, Live Guide, Super Control Panel, Art Filter, Scene Modes, Wifi connection, Movie clips, Movie effects, Movie teleconverter, Selfie shutter release
  • When in Selfie Mode:, Shutter release, e-Portrait, Self-timer, Movie, Exposure compensation
  • Level Gauge
  • Detection 2-axis
  • Display Rear LCD monitor
  • Super Control Panel
  • Displayed information Battery indicator, Record mode, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure compensation indicator, ISO, AE bracketing, AF frame, Focus mode, AEL notification, Face detection, Number of storable frames, Metering mode, Exposure mode, Exposure level view, Flash compensation value, Colour space, Gradation, Colour saturation compensation value, Sharpness compensation value, Contrast compensation value, White balance, White balance compensation value, Noise reduction, Flash mode, Drive mode, Internal temperature warning, Histogram
  • Recording Formats
  • RAW 12bit
  • RAW & JPEG Yes parallel recording
  • JPEG Yes
  • Aspect ratio 4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9 / 6:6 / 3:4
  • MPO (3D) Yes
  • Image Size
  • RAW 4608 x 3456
  • 4608 x 3456 Fine (compression: 1/4)
  • Middle 3200 x 2400
  • Small 1280 x 960
  • Still Image Recording
  • EXIF 2.2
  • PIM III
  • DPOF Yes
  • DCF Yes
  • Movie Recording System
  • Recording format MOV(MPEG-4AVC/H.264), AVI(Motion JPEG)
  • Image Stabilisation Mode Yes Sensor shift (3-axis)
  • HD Movie quality Full HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9) / 30fps / IPB (F,N) / (MOV)
  • HD 1280 x 720 (16:9) / 30p (MOV)
  • Maximum Recording Time 29min
  • 14min (SD) / 7min (HD) (AVI Motion JPEG®)*
  • Max. file size 4GB (AVCHD)
  • 2GB (Motion-JPEG)
  • Exposure Modes Aperture priority, Art Filter, Manual, Programme automatic, Shutter priority
  • * Some Art Filters are excluded
  • Movie Specialties
  • Movie clips 1, 2, 4, 8s
  • (Extension up to 16s by pressing record button before clip ends.)
  • Movie effects Multi shot echo, One shot echo, Art fade, One push tele-converter, Old Film
  • Art Filter Cross Process, Diorama, Dramatic Tone, Gentle Sepia, Grainy Film, Key Line, Light Tone, Pale & Light Colour, Pin Hole, Pop Art, Soft Focus, Vintage, Partial Colour*
  • * 18 colours selectable
  • Sound Recording System
  • Internal microphone Stereo
  • Recording format Stereo PCM/16bit, 48kHz, Wave Format Base
  • Image footage 30s
  • Speaker Yes
  • Microphone functions Wind Noise Reduction, Recording Volume, Volume limiter, Audio Dubbing
  • View Images
  • Modes Index, Calendar, Zoom, Slide show, Movie, Single
  • Light box Yes
  • Histogram in playback mode Yes
  • Shooting information Off / On
  • Highlight/Shadow point warning Yes
  • Erase / Protect / Copy Function
  • Erase modes Single, All, Selected
  • Image protect mode Single frame, Selected frames, All Frames, Release protect (Single/All selected)
  • Image Editing
  • Editing functions RAW data edit, Red-eye reduction, Sepia, Black & White, Resize, Correction of saturation, Gradation auto, Correction of brightness, Correction of colour balance, Shadow Adjustment, Trimming, e-Portrait, Aspect ratio
  • Menu
  • Menu languages in camera English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovak, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian
  • Customisation Options
  • Fn Button Yes
  • My Mode 4 settings storable (Can be set to mode dial.)
  • Factory reset Full / Basic
  • Programmable button Yes
  • Interface
  • Hot shoe Yes
  • Media SD Memory Card (SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I compatible) Class 10 is recommended for Movie shooting
  • HDMI™ Yes Micro connector (Type D) *
  • HDMI™ Yes Micro connector (Type D) *
  • USB 2.0 High Speed Yes
  • Combined V & USB output Yes NTSC or PAL selectable
  • Wireless connectivity WiFi
  • * "HDMI", the HDMI logo and "High-Definition Multimedia Interface" are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
  • Connection Accessory Port 2
  • Wi-Fi Functions
  • Easy Connection QR code setting
  • Wireless Shooting Live View, Power off, Rec View, Self timer, Touch AF & Shutter, P/A/S/M exposure modes, Bulb mode, Zoom, Aperture priority, Manual, Shutter priority, Sequential shooting, Short movie
  • Image Share File type: JPEG, MOV
  • Simultaneuosly connectable devices: 4
  • Privacy function
  • GPS info Available through Smartphone GPS data
  • Power Supply
  • Battery BLS-50 Lithium-Ion Battery (included)
  • Sleep mode 1, 3, 5min. and off selectable.
  • Live View shooting Approx. 350images (100% with Live View)
  • Movie recording 90min (standard JEITA conditions) 150min (when zoom and other operational functions are not used)
  • Environment
  • Temperature 0 - 40°C Operating temperature / -20 - 60°C storage temperature
  • Humidity 30 - 90% operation humidity / 10 - 90% storage humidity
  • Size
  • Dimensions (W x H x D) 117.1 x 68.3 x 38.4mm (without protrusions)
  • Weight 374g (including battery and memory card)
  • 326g (body only)
  • Exterior
  • Available Colours Brown, Black, White
Box content
  • BCS‑5 Battery Charger
  • BLS‑50 Lithium‑Ion Battery
  • Camera Body
  • CB‑USB6 USB Cable
  • Flash FL‑LM1
  • Micro Four Thirds body cap (BC‑2)
  • Olympus Viewer Software
  • Operating Instructions
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Warranty Card
E-PL8 Body