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A fully loaded and multi award winning MILC camera, good for wildlife photography
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Olympus PEN-F Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Olympus PEN-F number 136 in best selling cameras and number 192 across all digital cameras.
94
Reviews
67 Reviews + 14 Awards
55
Value for Money
Average
91
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Age
2 Years Old
80
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. This digital camera has received 14 awards including an "Editor's Choice" award from Optyczne.pl plus three other sites and a "Recommended" award from Lydogbilde.no plus two other sites. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report it is robust, design and excellent product quality.
It has some great features:
5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
Jaguar e-type and the ford mustang. steve mcqueen and brigitte bardot. the beatles and the rolling stones. the 1960s brought us a number of objects of desire. it is no surprise that an OLYMPUS PEN-F was sold then for the first time, too. with a new version of the PEN-F OLYMPUS revives the spirit of 1960s only bet
Finest materials and the demand for highest quality combined with a timeless design make an extraordinary camera. but design is more than a stunning appearance and high-quality finish. easy handling of all the many features was essential in the product des
Al every photographer wants to achieve: taking pictures in their own style. that's why we combined four features in our elegant creative dial. once you have found your personal style you can save the exact settings for later
R and crisp details and a resolution that leaves nothing to be desired. with innovative features like our shake stop and the take eight OLYMPUS creates a stunning image qual
Most extraordinary camera deserves nothing less than the smartest technology we can offer. that's why our new PEN-F is the first OLYMPUS PEN with an electronic viewfinder in rangefinder st
Ll know these moments that are so special that we want time to stop for a second. moments that we want to remember forever. and here's the good news: our new features make this possi
Finest equipment needs superlative accessories. so don't be afraid to be a little more sophisticated. genuine leather and an expressive two-tone design our limited edition accessories for the OLYMPUS PEN-F give the camera an even more distinctive look. of course, our demand for highest quality applies for our camera accessories, too. that is why the design processes are supervised by a custom leather artisan with a century-old tradition. each item is carefully fabricated, with even the smallest details crafted to perfect

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Olympus digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 291 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 304 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 299 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
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Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £578.30 on Amazon UK 47 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Olympus PEN-F In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

14 Industry Awards

This Olympus camera is one of the most highly awarded of all the cameras.

The editors of four expert review sites all concluded that this camera was terrific and gave it their highest award. This was from Optyczne.pl, Straitstimes.com, Photoreview.com.au and Reviewed.com who gave it an "Editor's Choice".

This Olympus camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Lydogbilde.no, Dkamera.de and Hardwarezone.com.ph all of whom thought that this camera was very good.

The writer at one more expert review site concluded that this digital camera was very good. This was from Lydogbillede.dk who gave it an "Especially Recommended 5 Star".

Three other expert review sites all said that this camera was very good. Mashable.com gave this Olympus camera a "Mashable Choice" award, Gameswelt.de gave it a "Hardware" award and Ljudochbild.se gave it a "Recommended" award.

The writers at three additional expert review sites all said that this Olympus camera was very good. 01net.com gave this Olympus digital camera a "4 Star" award, PhotographyBlog.com gave it an "Essential" award and it received a "5 Star" award from Les Numeriques.com.

Good Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 84 out of 100 based on 33 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Trusted Reviews and Ephotozine. This puts this Olympus digital camera in the top 20% of all the cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 34 user reviews this camera has a terrific average user rating. 23 reviewers (71% of all reviewers) gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Robust

Five owners considered that it was well made.

Olympus Has Very Good Camera Reviews

Based on 6,556 expert and user reviews (including 1,442 verified purchases), Olympus has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 90% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Nice Design

Six customers who purchased it considered that it was good looking and three people mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was well designed.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

Five owners wrote that it was good quality.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Eight owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was able to produce good images and two customers agreed that it had a good picture resolution.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the Olympus PEN-F was good for video recording.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Three owners who purchased it thought it was easy to use.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two people wrote in their reviews that the product had a good autofocus.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, and is under 2 years old, however at £849.00 it is in the most expensive 18% of cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Olympus PEN-F and the United Kingdom price of £849.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,199.00 (£1,651.98).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Olympus released the PEN-F in February 2016.

Features

5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The Olympus PEN-F has a maximum image resolution of 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The Olympus PEN-F's sensor megapixels of 20.3MP is in the highest 12% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Olympus PEN-F's maximum ISO sensitivity of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 8% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Olympus PEN-F's weight of 373g is in the heaviest 30% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Olympus PEN-F supports custom colours, which is unusual. 94% of digital cameras do not support custom colours.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Olympus PEN-F features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Olympus PEN-F has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Olympus PEN-F of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 17% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Olympus PEN-F features contrast adjustment, unlike 83% of cameras which do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Olympus PEN-F does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Olympus PEN-F has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Olympus PEN-F of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 48% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The Olympus PEN-F has a built-in speaker(s), which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not have a built-in speaker(s).

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Olympus PEN-F has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Olympus PEN-F supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features Noise Reduction

The Olympus PEN-F features noise reduction. 91% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Olympus PEN-F has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Olympus PEN-F features saturation adjustment. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Dustproof

The Olympus PEN-F is dustproof. 93% of cameras are not dustproof.

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Supports Live View

The Olympus PEN-F supports live view, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Olympus PEN-F features flash exposure compensation, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Olympus PEN-F has a self-timer, unlike 82% of cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The Olympus PEN-F has an anti-dust function, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have an anti-dust function.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus v204063be000, olympus v204061be000, olympus v204060su000, olympus v204060se000, olympus v204061se000, olympus v204060be000, olympus v204063se000, olympus 10727417555, olympus manufacurer, olympus 9680021127, olympus 9608217799, canon v204061se000, canon v204061be000, olympus 9608235591, canon v204063be000, canon v204060se000, olympus 4010767k, olympus lvldh, olympus lvldg, olympus penf, olympus f18

Barcodes:

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