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PRODUCT TYPEProduct typeMicro Four Thirds interchangeable lens system camera
MemorySD Memory Card*1 (SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I compatible, Flash Air compatible, Eye-Fi Card compatible*2 )
*1: Class 6 or higher is recommended for Movie shooting.
*2: Not compatible with Endless Memory.
Imager size17.3 mm (H) x 13.0 mm (V)
Lens mountMicro Four Thirds Mount
IMAGE PICKUPProduct type4/3 Live MOS Sensor
Number of pixels / Aspect ratioNumber of effective pixels : Approx. 16.1 million pixels. Total number of pixels : Approx. 17.2 million pixels. Aspect ratio : 1.33 (4:3)
Dust reductionSupersonic Wave Filter (dust reduction system for image sensor)
RECORDING(STILL)Recording formatDCF, DPOF compatible / Exif, PRINT Image Matching III, MPO compatible
File formatRAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG, MPO(3D still)
Recording image size[RAW] 4608 x 3456 pixels
[JPEG] 4608 x 3456 pixels - 640 x 480 pixels
File sizeRAW: 4608(H)x3456(V) (approx. 1/1.5 lossless compressed) Approx. 17MB
Set1(LF): 4608(H)x3456(V) (1/4 compressed) Approx. 7.5MB
Set2(LN): 4608(H)x3456(V) (1/8 compressed) Approx. 3.5MB
Set3(MN): 2560(H)x1920(V) (1/8 compressed) Approx. 1.1MB
Set4(SN): 1024(H)x768(V) (1/8 compressed) Approx. 0.3MB
IMAGE STABILIZATION SYSTEMTypeBuilt-in (Imager shift image stabilizer*3)
*3: yaw/pitch
Mode3 modes (S-I.S.1, S-I.S.2, S-I.S.3), OFF
Focal length settingAvailable
Available manual focal length settingInput focal length : 8, 10, 12, 15, 16, 18, 24, 28, 30, 35, 40, 48, 50, 55, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 100, 105, 120, 135, 150, 180, 200, 210, 250, 300, 350, 400, 500, 600, 800, 1000
Stabilization performancemaximum 3 EV steps*4 
*4: Based on Olympus in-house measurement conditions.
Shutter speed range2 - 1/4000 sec. (Not available when Bulb is selected.)
LIVE VIEWLive viewApprox. 100% field of view, Exposure compensation preview, WB adjustment preview, Gradation auto preview, Face detection preview (up to 8 faces), Grid line, Histogram, Magnification display (x5/x7/x10/x14), Highlight and shadow, Off
Display of Face DetectionMax 8 frames of face detection can be displayed.
MONITORMonitor type3.0-inch wide monitor*8
*8: Approx. 460k dots(16:9), Touch control in electrostatic capacitance Type
Touch controlTouch shutter release, Touch enlargement, Touch Live Guide, AF area selection, AF area enlargement, Frame forward/backward, Enlargement playback, Touch Super Control Panel, Touch Art Filter selection, Touch scene mode selection, Touch stripe screen (picture mode control)
Tilting angle
Brightness / Color temperature control±7 levels / ±7 levels
Color tone selectVivid / Natural
FOCUSINGAF systemHigh-speed imager AF
Focus modeSingle AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF)*9 / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR) *9
*9: C-AF and AF tracking are not available with non-mFTs lenses. It works as S-AF in C-AF mode.
Full-time AFAvailable
Magnified frame AFSelectable from over 800 AF points
Enlarged view check by magnify button (available with old lenses*10)
Magnification x5, x7, x10(Default), x14 selectable
*10: old lenses without data communication
Face detection AF / Eye detection AFAvailable / Available Eye Detection AF mode : Off / Nearer-eye priority / Right-eye priority / Left-eye priority
Focusing point / Focusing point selection mode35-area multiple AF
All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target,(normal) Single target(small)
AF IlluminatorAvailable
Manual focus assist * Customize functionLive view image is magnified when the focus ring is rotated. (at S-AF+MF or MF mode)
EXPOSURE CONTROL (STILL)Metering system
(TTL Image sensor metering)
Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight, Spot metering with shadow
Metering rangeEV 0 - 20 (at normal temperature, 17mm f2.8, ISO 100)
Exposure modeiAuto, P: Program AE (Program shift can be performed), A: Aperture priority AE, 
S: Shutter priority AE, M: Manual, Bulb, Time, Scene select AE, Art Filter, 
Underwater wide / macro*11
*11: Selectable from menu as a function on Fn-1/Rec button
Scene select AEPortrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Sport, Night, Night + Portrait, Children, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Fisheye Conv., Wide Conv., Macro Conv., 3D * 
*Using 3D lens(H-FT012) , still only
ISO sensitivityAUTO ISO 200 - 25600 (customizable, Default 200-1600)
Manual ISO 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Exposure compensation±3 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable
AE lockLocked at 1st release of shutter button (can be set to Fn1/Rec button)
SHUTTERShutter typeComputerized focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed1/4000 - 60 sec. (1/3, 1/2, or 1EV steps selectable)
Bulb/Time: default setting 8min. (1/2/4/8/15/20/25/30 min. selectable)
FLASHFlash intensity control methodTTL Auto, Auto*13, Manual, super FP*13(FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL)
*13: Available on the external flash
Bundled flash*14TTL flash, GN=7(ISO100・m) / GN=10 (ISO200・m)
*14: Bundled FL-LM1. Attach it on the hot shoe and connect it to the accessory port 2. Available on FL-LM1/2.
Flash modeFlash Auto, Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual (1/1 (FULL) ~1/64)
Synchronization speed1/250sec. or less*15
*15: It depends on flash models or flash mode
FL-LM1/2: 1/250 sec., FL-50R: 1/180 sec., Other: 1/200 sec., Super FP: 1/125-1/4000 sec.
Flash intensity controlUp to ±3 EV in 0.3, 0.5, 1 EV steps selectable
Compatible external flashFL-50R, FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R
WIRELESS FLASH CONTROLCompatible external flashFL-50R, FL-36R, FL-300R, FL600R
Control methodTriggered and controlled by bundled flash FL-LM1*16 *16: Available on FL-LM2/ FL-600R.
(Olympus Wireless RC Flash system compatible)
External Flash intensity typeTTL Auto, Auto, Manual, FP-TTL-AUTO, FP-MANUAL
Channel4 channels
Group No.4 groups (External flash 3 groups + a bundled flash*17)
*17: Available on FL-LM1/2 / FL-600R
DRIVEDrive modeSingle-frame shooting, Sequential shooting, Self-timer
Sequential shooting maximum speed[Sequential shooting H mode]*18 8.0 fps * in case of "I.S. Off" *18: Focus and exposure are fixed at the values for the first shot. 
[Sequential shooting L mode] *19 
3.6 fps* in case of "I.S. Off" (in 3.5 seq. shooting L)
3.0 fps* in case of "I.S. On" (in 3 seq. shooting L)
*19: When using the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mmⅡR f3.5-5.6
Max. recordable pictures
on sequential shooting *
[RAW] Max. 27frames (in 3 seq. shooting L), Max.15 frames (in 8 seq. shooting H)
[JPEG] Unlimited consecutive shooting (in 3 seq. shooting L), Max. 19 frames ( in 8 seq. shooting H)
* When using the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mmⅡR f3.5-5.6.
* With TOSHIBA SDHC UHS-I card R95-W80 8GB model, based on Olympus in-house measurement conditions.
Self-timerOperation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., custom (Waiting time 1-30sec.,Shooting interval 0.5/1/2/3sec.,Number of shots 1-10)
BRACKETINGExposure bracketing2, 3 or 5 frames in 0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable, 7 frames in 0.3/0.7EV steps selectable
ISO bracketing3 frames in 0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable
White balance bracketing3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in each A-B/G-M axis.
Flash bracketing3 frames in 0.3/0.7/1.0EV step selectable
Art Filter bracketingi-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, Art Filters selectable
bracketing for HDR post process3 or 5 frames in 2.0/3.0EV steps selectable, 7 frames in 2.0EV steps selectable.
*HDR picture can not be made by this function.
ART FILTERMode (Variation / Effect)Pop Art (I, II / a.b.c.d.e.)
Soft Focus ( - / c.e.)
Pale & Light Color (I, II / a.b.c.d.)
Light Tone ( - / d.)
Grainy Film (I, II / b.c.d.f.g)
Pin Hole (I, II, III / d.)
Diorama ( - / d.)
Cross Process (I, II / b.c.d.)
Gentle Sepia ( - / a.b.c.d.)
Dramatic Tone (I / b.c.d.e) (II / b.c.d.e.f.g)
Key Line (I, II / a.b.c.d.e.)
Watercolor (I, II / a.c.d.)
Art Effecta. Soft Focus Effect
b. Pin-Hole Effect
c. White Edge Effect
d. Frame Effect
e. Star Light Effect
f. B&W Effect (Yellow, Orange, Red, Green)
g. Pict. Tone (Sepia, Blue, Purple, Green)
MOVIERecording formatMOV (MPEG-4AVC/H.264) , AVI (Motion JPEG)
Movie Mode[MOV]
Full HD: 1920(H)x1080(V), 30p (29.97fps) Recording 
20Mbps (Fine) / 17Mbps (Normal) : Aspect 16:9
HD: 1280(H)x720(V), 30p (29.97fps) Recording 
13Mbps (Fine) / 10Mbps (Normal) : Aspect 16:9
[AVI Motion JPEG]
HD: 1280(H)x720(V), 30fps *20, Aspect 16:9
SD: 640(H)x480(V), 30fps *20, Aspect 4:3
*20 : Except for some of the Art Filters
Maximum Recording Time[MOV]
Full HD : Approx. 29min(Normal) / Approx. 22min(Fine)
HD : Approx. 29min(Normal) / Approx. 29min(Fine)
[AVI]
HD : Approx. 7min*21 / SD : Approx. 14min*21
*21 : Except for some of the Art Filters
Movie FunctionMovie Effect : One shot echo / Multi echo / Art fade 
Art Filter Movie, Aperture priority Movie, Shutter Priority Movie, Manual Shooting Movie
IS for MovieBuilt in (Electronic image stabilizer)
2mode (M-IS1,M-IS2), off, Panasonic OIS lens priority
AE LockAvailable
Exposure control (Movie)P: Program AE, A: Aperture priority AE, S: Shutter speed priority AE, M: Manual, Art Filter
* S mode and M mode : Shutter speed is limited in less than 1/30 sec.
Compression ratioMotion-JPEG Format : 1/12(HD), 1/8(SD)
File sizeMOV Format : Max 4GB
Motion-JPEG Format : Max 2GB
RECORDING(SOUND)Recording formatWave Format (Stereo linear PCM/16-bit, Sampling frequency 48kHz)
Microphone/SpeakerStereo/Mono
Microphone functionWind Noise Reduction, Recording Volume
Audio dubbing possible for still pictures (up to 30 sec.)
WHITE BALANCEWhite balance modeAuto WB, 7 Preset WBs, 2 Capture WBs, Custom WB(Kelvin setting)
White balance compensation±7 steps in each A-B/G-M axis * Except for Custom WB
Preset white balance7 preset WBs (3000K - 7500K)
- Sunny(5300K), Shadow(7500K), Cloudy(6000K), Incandescent(3000K), Fluorescent(4000K), Underwater, WB Flash(5500K)
COLOR MODEColor matrixsRGB, Adobe RGB
PICTURE MODEModei-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, Art Filters
GradationAuto, Normal, High Key, Low Key [except Art Filters]
MULTI EXPOSURENumber of picture / Function3 frames / Auto gain, Exposing on Recorded picture (RAW)
MULTI ASPECTAspect Ratio4:3(Default) / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1 / 3:4
ONE PUSH TELE-CONVERTERMagnificationx2
PLAYBACKPlayback modeSingle-frame, Information display, Index display (4/9/25/100 frames), Calendar, Enlargement (2x - 14x), Movie (with sound, FF/REW/Pause), Picture rotation (auto), Slideshow *(with BGM/BGM+Sound/Sound)
* Slideshow : Still/Movie/Still+Movie, When a camera is connected to HDTV with HDMI cable, 3 new slideshow effect can be selectable.(Still) 
1 BGM replaceable. Auto angle correction
Information displayHistogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight/Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF
MENULanguages34 languages selectable : 
- English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croat, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Malay, Thai
RESET & CUSTOM SETTINGMy Set4 settings recordable
IMAGE EDITINGEditing functionRAW development, Gradation auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye fix, Saturation, Resize (1280x960, 640x480, 320x240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Post recording
RAW picture editingRAW development based on settings of the camera(including Art Filter)
Detail edit acceptable.(Preview, Memory of 2 setting, re-development)
PRINTPrint functionPrint reservation (DPOF), Direct print (PictBridge compatible)
INPUT/OUTPUTUSB/AV/Remote controller connectorDedicated multi-connector [USB: USB2.0 Hi-Speed, Video: NTSC/PAL selectable, Optional Remote cable RM-UC1 can be used.]
HDMI connectorMicro HDMI (Type-D)
Flash attachmentHot shoe
Accessory Port 2Dedicated multi-connector [Available for VF-2/VF-3, SEMA-1, MAL-1 and PP-1.]
PC interfaceUSB2.0 Hi-Speed
TV interfaceHDMI (HD/Stereo Sound), VIDEO-OUT(SD/Mono Sound)
POWER REQUIREMENTSBatteryBLS-5 Li-ion battery (included)
Sleep modeAvailable (1/3/5 min. off selectable)
Number of recordable picturesApprox. 360 shots [IS ON, CIPA test standard]
(with BLS-5 and TOSHIBA super high-speed Class 6 SDHC 4GB card)
DIMENSIONS / WEIGHTDimensions109.8 mm (W) x 64.2mm (H) x 33.8mm (D)
[CIPA guideline compliant, excluding protrusions]
WeightApprox. 269g [CIPA guideline compliant, with BLS-5 battery and Memory card]
Approx. 223g [body only]
OPERATING ENVIRONMENTTemperature0 ~ +40℃ (operation) / -20 ~ +60℃ (storage)
Humidity30 - 90% (operation) / 10 - 90% (storage)
BOX CONTENTSBox contentsBody, Flash FL-LM1, Li-ion battery BLS-5, Li-ion battery charger BCS-5, USB cable, AV cable, Shoulder strap, OLYMPUS Viewer 2 (CD-ROM), Instruction manual, Warranty card

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