Olympus Pen E-PL7 reviews and prices: Compact system camera

15 customer reviews

+ This digital camera scores very high on features. - It has no outstanding negative points.

£300 – £549 at 2 retailers out of 422 retailers checked

9.3 out of 10 based on 15 reviews.
Olympus Pen E-PL7: 16.1 MP (Megapixels), 3x optical zoom, JPEG storage, Optical image stabiliser digital Compact system camera. See full product description

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This Olympus Pen E-PL7 is reviewed on Expert Reviews

Product Features

Camera Type Compact system
Optical zoom ratio 3
Screen size (Inches) 3.0
Type of image stabiliser Optical
Touchscreen Yes
Media format JPEG
Media format RAW
Memory card slot SD
Memory card slot SDHC
Memory card slot SDXC
Video recorder Yes
Manual Focus Yes
Weight (g) 309
WiFi Yes

Also known as: PEN E-PL7, Olympus PEN, Olympus E-PL7

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Manufacturer's Description

Finished in a classy white, the retro styled, all-metal Olympus PEN E-PL7 Compact System Camera with 14-42 mm f/3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens is a great way to take high-quality photos with creative flexibility.

Compact yet powerful camera

In spite of its small dimensions, the brilliant PEN E-PL7 delivers outstanding photo quality. It includes a top lens, powerful 16.1 megapixel Live MOS sensor and dynamic TruePic VII image processor to deliver great images with every shot.

Your photos will benefit from high resolution, rich tonal gradation, expansive dynamic range and brilliantly low noise – all your memories will look incredible with this great combination of attributes.

The EPL7 includes a 14-42 mm zoom lens with f/3.4-f/22 aperture range to get started but is compatible with all Micro Four Thirds lenses. Explore a wide range of different optics to really express your photographic style, with macro, fish eye and telephoto lenses to choose from.

Touchscreen control for easier photography

The Olympus PEN E-PL7 Compact System Camera incorporates a high-quality touchscreen that enables you to focus and shoot almost instantly using only the tip of your finger.

Combining one of the fastest autofocus systems with the rapid response of the touchscreen, the camera’s unique system ushers in a whole new way of capturing photographs. Consistently quick to respond, it allows you to perfectly capture fleeting or one-off moments.

The 3” LCD display also offers a tilt mechanism that can rotate through 170 degrees, allowing you to take extra-high and extra-low angled shots with greater ease and confidence. Overcome tricky situations or achieve unique perspectives for enhanced creativity.

This feature also makes taking great self-portraits a breeze, with a full preview to frame the shot as you want it. It’s even fitted with a customisable self-timer to grab the perfect moment. With a fast-access mode dial and programmable smart buttons you can take clever shortcuts for speedy shots.

Full HD Movies

Impress friends and family with your film-making skills as the PEN E-PL7 offers Full HD video recording facilities. Now you can capture life’s memorable moments in full or even create your own home movies.

Enjoy brilliant image quality, gorgeous stereo sound and the use of creative Art Filters and Movie Effects as well as time lapse photography and videos to add another dimension to your photography.

Artistic effects for a real wow factor

Expand your creativity using the 12 Art Filters and six Art Effects contained in the PEN E-PL7 Compact Camera.

They’ve been made to transform your photos and videos into eye-popping artworks in a matter of moments – right on your camera screen. Explore their capabilities and surprise yourself with the fantastic results you generate.

Completely connected camera

With WiFi connectivity you’ll be able to wirelessly transfer your photos and videos directly from the camera to other mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets and laptops for a speedy way to share images and clips. Upload your creations to social networks, print or share with friends all around the world, seconds after the shutter has closed for a terrific and highly responsive way to shoot.
The camera is also able to accept an external flash so you can control the light you add to each scene for greater creative flexibility.

Store your memories on an SD, SDHC or SDXC card and connect the camera to a TV using the micro HDMI port to view your images in a large, high-quality format. A USB 2.0 connection facilitates computer hookup.

The white Olympus PEN E-PL7 Compact System Camera with 14-42 mm f/3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens offers mighty image quality in a small, portable design.

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