Olympus E-P5 Key Specification :
- 16.1 megapixels
- Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) CMOS Sensor
- ISO 100 - 25600
- 35 Number of focus points
- 3″ Tilting LCD screen
- 9 fps burst mode
- 1920 x 1080 (30p) video recording
- Built-In Wireless
Other than that, Olympus E-P5 is the first mirrorless camera that offered 1/8000 maximum shutter speed. It also featured the further improved 5-Axis stabilization compare with OM-D E-M5. The E-P5 is the first Olympus camera to include built-in Wi-Fi. Setup is involves quickly scanning the QR code displayed on the camera's LCD with your Smart device to synch it with the Wi-Fi network created by the camera via Olympus Image Share application (Available in both iOS and Android).
Another features added on the E-P5 are photo story and also time lapse. Photo Story enables you to capture a scene from multiple viewpoints and then combine them into a single image to create unique collages inside the camera. Time lapse setting is easy too where youc an set 1-99 photos and also interval time between 1 sec to 24 hours.
Olympus also launched a new electronic viewfinder, VF-4.
Olympus VF-4 Key Specification :
- 2,360k-Pixel LCD Resolution
- 1.48x Magnification & 100% Field of View
- Automatic Eye-Sensor
- Built-In Diopter Adjustment
- Brightness and Contrast Adjustment
- Tilts Up 90º for Low Angle Shooting
- Offers Stable Composition
- Ideal for Shooting in Bright Sunlight
- For Select Olympus PEN Digital Cameras
- Dedicated Compatible with E-P5
Of course, we have been told it will compatible with any Olympus mirrorless camera even XZ-2 and also E-M5 (yes you can have 2 viewfinder and make it an awesome binocular). Sadly it doesn't support the older X-Z1 and of course, E-P1 that doesn't offer a hotshoe.
Olympus E-P5 is available for preorder now in Malaysia from 10 May to 18 June 2013. Pricing are RM3,499 for body only, RM4,499 for body with M.ZUIKO 17mm f1.8 and finally the VF-4 cost RM990. Olympus E-P5 will available in black, silver and white. You can preorder at http://home.olympusimage.com.my/promoEP5.php