The current gadget trend is to pack maximum features in a small body. Following the trend of sleek devices, Olympus has launched its latest Digital SLR PEN camera – Olympus E-P1, which the company claims is the smallest 12.3-megapixel interchangeable lens system camera in the world.
Olympus E-P1 specifications
One of the biggest disadvantages of Digital SLR cameras is that despite their capability of snapping superior quality images, lack of compactness renders them inappropriate for carrying along with you all the time. Olympus E-P1 is designed to capture Digital SLR quality images minus its heftiness.
A good quality video recording largely comprises of a combination of a Digital SLR camera, an audio recording device and a HD camcorder. Olympus E-P1 promises to ease the complete video recording process, by fitting a single portable camera with every video recording device. It is equipped with High Definition video capture feature and stereo Linear PCM for audio recording.
This latest Olympus camera is built for today’s generation, whose life is centered on the cyber space. You can share both still images and videos captured with Olympus E-P1 on popular social network sites and blogs. To make the visuals more attractive, you can customize the images with the help of the in-camera art filters. The art filters will help you to process both still images and videos with features such as Pop Art, Soft Focus, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Pale and Light Color and Light tone.
Olympus E-P1 features a 3-inch LCD display, dust reduction system, image stabilization feature, multiple exposures, multimedia slideshows, magnified focus assist and multi-aspect shooting capabilities. The silver or white colored compact camera measures 4.75-inch (W) x 2.75-inch (H) x 1.43-inch (D). It is lightweight measuring only 11.8 ounce. You can easily slip this camera in your jacket pocket or handbag and carry it anywhere you want.
Olympus E-P1 will be available from July and will cost between $749.99 and $899.99.