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Olympus PEN-F Mirrorless Camera Gets Silver Award from Dpreview

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The Olympus PEN-F mirrorless interchangeable lens camera earned a high score and awarded as silver.

A full in-depth review of the Olympus PEN-F has been published by Dpreview experts. The mirrorless camera which incorporates a Micro Four Thirds sensor achieves a score of 82% and gets silver award overall.

The review includes body and design, control and menus, handling, performance and features explained, video and still image quality and lots of sample images for the compact shooter. See their conclusion below.

Olympus PEN-F Earned the Silver Award With a High Score


From Dpreview conclusion:

The PEN F is a fashionable as it is functional. Pairing many of the same guts found in the enthusiast OM-D E-M5 II with a brand-new 20MP sensor, the PEN F is a highly capable shooter offering good image quality and decent video quality. Features like image stabilization prove extremely useful during both still and video capture and the camera’s six film presets are especially appealing if you’re a JPEG shooter. However the PEN F’s MSRP puts it into a crowded class of cameras. And while it is not the most technically capable of the bunch, it is easily the most beautifully-engineered and simply put, a pleasure to shoot with.

The new digital PEN-F camera features a 20-megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor with a 50-Megapixel high resolution shot capability, 5-axis Image Stabilisation system (worth some 5 EV stops when shooting at low ISO), built-in viewfinder with a real-time preview of settings adjustments and offers an impressive 2.36 Million-dot OLED panel. The PEN-F also boasts a fully articulating 1.04 Million-dot 3″ LCD and can record full 1080HD videos at 60p. More details can be found at Additional Coverage page.