This is a perfect camera for those who are always on the go. The YesPic VI image processor in the E-PL3 records Full HD videos at 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution at 60 fps. This micro four thirds camera supports 4:3, 3:2, 16:9, 6:6 and 3:4 aspect ratios.
BodyThe metal body of the E-PL3 is quite durable and strong. The rounded edges of this bridge camera provide a comfortable and steady hold while capturing images. The ergonomically placed control buttons and dial are effortlessly reachable and facilitate easy access. This Olympus PEN camera weighs just 265 g and can easily fit in your pocket or handbag. The 3 inch LCD screen comes with Anti-Reflection Coating and has a resolution of 460,000 dots which gives you crystal-clear, 100 per cent field of view while shooting.
Compatible with SD, SDHC, SDXC and UHS-I storage, you can easily increase the storage capacity of this camera by simply changing the memory card. Powered by a rechargeable Lithium Ion battery pack, this bridge camera can shoot up to 300 images when fully charged.
PerformanceThe Olympus E-PL3 comes with Micro Four Thirds lens mount. This camera has a focal length of 14 - 42 mm and 35 mm equivalent focal length of 28 - 84 mm. The aperture setting controls the amount of light that falls on the image sensor when clicking photographs. With the aperture setting ranging from f/3.5 - 5.6, you can capture detailed and sharp images irrespective of the time of day. The E-PL3 has a minimum focus range of 9.8 inch and provides 35-area multiple Auto Focus with contrast detection.
The M. Zuiko Digital lens offers an optical zoom of 3x. The E-PL3's shutter speed of 60 - 1/4000 second allows you to capture delightful images of subjects even when they are in motion. In the Bulb mode, the shutter speed further reduces to 30 minutes. The ISO setting ranging from 200 - 12800 gives this camera the ability to capture noiseless photographs even in the dark. This camera is compatible with FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-50, FL-36, FL-20, FL-14 and FL-300R external flashes.
Features & ConnectivityOne of the highlights of this Olympus camera is the Art Filter which consists of 6 different types of special effects which include Pop Art, Soft Focus, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama and Dramatic Tone. These special filters give your images an artistic touch and help express your creativity when capturing images.
The Supersonic Wave Filter in the E-PL3 ensures that the image sensor remains free from dust and other particles. This camera offers a variety of scene modes which include Macro, Night Scene, Sunset and 3D for capturing perfect and impeccable images. The Olympus bridge camera comes with a Sensor Shift Image Stabilizer which makes sure that none of your photographs get distorted due minor shakes or jerks even at maximum zoom.The Face Detection feature can detect up to 8 faces and optimize the image by focusing more on the faces and adjusting the aperture. You can take memorable group photographs with your family and loved ones using the self-timer which gives a delay of 2 or 12 seconds for you to join the group before clicking.
In the Sequential Shooting mode, this Olympus camera can click images at 5.5 fps. The E-PL3 camera records splendid videos in AVCHD / AVI Motion JPEG format and captures images in JPEG, RAW, JPEG+RAW and MPO format. The various connectivity features of the Olympus digital camera include USB 2.0 cable for connecting the camera to a laptop or PC in order to transfer images and HDMI port to connect to an HDTV for watching videos and images in high resolution. The combined Video and USB offers NTSC or PAL selection. Loaded with technology, this Olympus camera will never let you down when it comes to quality and reliability.
Good camera for the price
28 Dec, 2013
Brilliant little fellow
11 Sep, 2013
17 Sep, 2014
Good for beginners
7 Feb, 2014
Great buy for the price
6 Dec, 2013