Olympus Debuts Three Cameras for the PEN Series


Olympus is pleased to announce the introduction of three models from the PEN series of new generation system cameras - the OLYMPUS PEN E-PM1, OLYMPUS PEN E-P3 and OLYMPUS PEN E-PL3, all conforming to the Micro Four Thirds System standard.

OLYMPUS PEN E-PM1: First model of the New Line of "PEN mini" Series based on the concepts of ultracompactness, simplicity and stylishness

Simple PEN mini – Art-class SLR quality condensed in world’s smallest/lightest body

Featuring the ultra compact and lightweight body, this model is targeted at the fashion sensitive younger generation.

Main Features

1. The same Art-class SLR quality as the flagship E-P3 condensed in the small/light body weighing only 215 grams. Six body colour variations
2. Popular Live Guide user interface for easy, intuitive adjustment of brightness, colour balance, background defocusing and other photographic parameters
3. Six popular Art Filters that make it easy for anyone to express their photographic creativity

Other Features

  • New control system for easier operation
  • Ultrafast autofocus using new FAST AF system inherited from the E-P3
  • 35-area multiple AF with group area selection
  • High-performance 5 fps sequential shooting
  • High image quality inherited from the E-P3
  • New 12.3-megapixel High-Speed Live MOS Sensor with full HD movie compatibility
  • New TruePic VI image processing engine
  • Advanced movie recording
    - Incorporates full HD movie shooting (AVCHD)
  • Built-in stereo microphones
  • Built-in sensor-shift type image stabilization plus electronic movie image stabilisation using the multimotion-compatible movie IS system
  • High capability removable flash
  • Tone control for individual variations of the tones of bright and dark sections
  • One-push digital teleconverter function
  • Menu Guide to clarify menu items
  • New scene mode: 3D Photo Shooting
  • Proven, reliable dust reduction system

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