Olympus E-PL3

With a slimmer design than the E-PL2, the newer Olympus E-PL3 Micro Four Thirds camera removes the built-in flash (and replaces it with an included flash accessory) and pushes the lens mount outside the body to get a much thinner camera.

  • Status: Available
  • Price at launch: $699.99

What You Need To Know

  • Features a far thinner design than its predecessor, the E-PL2
  • A hot shoe mountable flash is included with the camera

Basic Specs

Camera type Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
Sensor size Four Thirds System
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 12.3 megapixels
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
RAW support RAW
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Camera type Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
Width 4.31 inches
Height 2.5 inches
Depth 1.46 inches
Weight 0.69 pounds
Color Black, White, Silver, Red
Internal image stabilization Yes
Sensor
Sensor size Four Thirds System
Sensor type CMOS
Effective pixels 12.3 megapixels
Controls
Minimum ISO 200
Maximum ISO 12800
Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds) 4000
Slowest shutter speed (n seconds) 60 seconds
Focus points 35
Max. continuous shooting speed 4.1 FPS
Display
Size 3 inches
Resolution 460000 dots
Articulating / hinged screen Yes
Video
Video capture Yes
Max. resolution 1080i
Standard framerate(s) 30
Software
Supported video formats AVCHD, Motion JPEG (M-JPEG)
RAW support RAW
Lens
Interchangeable Yes
Supported mounts Micro Four Thirds
Focal length (wide) 0.55 mm
Focal length (telephoto) 1.65 mm
Widest aperture / f-stop 3.5
Connectivity
GPS Optional
Storage
Supported media SD, SDHC, SDXC
Audio
Built-in speaker Yes
Built-in microphone Yes
Microphone input Yes
Ports
Video out Yes
Connection(s) Proprietary, Accessory shoe, USB, HDMI mini
Battery
Model BLS-1
Removable Yes
Flash
Flash Yes (Optional)
Bundled accessories
Bundled accessories Flash (FL-LM1)
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