Olympus Olympus E-5

The E-5 is a high-performance SLR camera for both the professional photographer and the creative enthusiast. Its 12.3 megapixel LiveMos features Fine Detail Technology that allows it to capture pictures equalling the resolution of many 16-18 megapixel APS-C based cameras.
Announced: 14/09/2010
Body Type
Body TypeMid-size SLR
Sensor
Max Resolution4032 x 3024
Other Resolutions
  • 3200 x 2400
  • 2560 x 1920
  • 1600 x 1200
  • 1280 x 960
  • 1024 x 960
  • 640 x 480
Image Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 16:9
Megapixels12.3
SizeFour Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
TypeCMOS
ProcessorTruePic V+
Image
ISO Range200-6400
ISO Minimum100
ISO Maximum6,400
White Balance Presets800
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilisation
Uncompressed FormatRAW
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Superfine
  • Fine
  • Normal
  • Basic
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points11
Lens MountMicro 4/3
Crop2.0x
Screen / Viewfinder
Articulated LCD
Screen Size3.0
Screen Pixels920,000
Screen TypeHyperCrystal transmissive LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeOptical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification1.15x
Features
Minimum shutter speed60 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Built-in Flash
Flash Range (M)18.0
External Flash
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Red-Eye
  • Slow Sync
  • Fill-in
Flash X Sync Speed1/250 sec
FPS5
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV-1/2 EV-1 EV steps)
AE Bracketing2-3-5-7 frames at 1/7 EV-1/5 EV-1/3 EV-1 EV steps
WB BracketingYes (3 frames in 2-4-6 steps)
Orientation Sensor
Video Features
FormatMP4
MicrophoneStereo
Resolutions
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
External mic input
Storage
Storage Slot
  • CF
  • SDXC
  • SDHC
  • SD
Storage Slot Amount2
Physical
Weather Sealed
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery ModelBLM-5 Lithium-Ion
Battery Life (shots)870
Weight (grams)800
Dimensions143 x 117 x 75 mm
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
Remote ControlOptional