Olympus PEN-F

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • Four Thirds
  • 17.3 x 13 mm
  • 20 megapixels
  • 5184;3888 px
  • Micro Four Thirds
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Multi-area;Center;Selective single-point;Tracking;Single;Continuous;Touch;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3 in
  • yes
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Olympus PEN-F Full Specifications


Sensor typeLive MOS
Image sensor formatFour Thirds
Sensor size17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor photo detectors22 Mpx
Effective pixels20 Mpx
Image ratio w:h1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Max resolution5184, 3888
Other resolutions3712x2784, 2624x1968, 1824x1368, 640x480
ProcessorTruePic VII


ISO Auto
ISO minimum80
ISO maximum25600
Boosted ISO minimum80
Maximum image resolution5184, 3888
White balance presets7
White balance modesFlash, Fluorescent, Shade, Sunny, Tungsten, Underwater
Custom white balance
Photo effectsBlack&White, Muted, Neutral, Vivid
Image stabilizer
Image stabilization axis5-axis
Supported aspect ratios1:1, 3:2, 3:4, 4:3, 16:9
Uncompressed formatRAW
Supported image file formatsJPG, RAW
AEB/HDR support

Optics & Focus

Lens mountMicro Four Thirds
Magnification (Crop factor)2 x
Maximum aperture1.8
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Lamp
Contrast autofocus
Contrast adjustment
Saturation adjustment
Brightness adjustment
Focus adjustmentAuto/Manual
Autofocus in recording mode
Focal length multiplier
AutofocusContinuous Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Manual focus
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Number of focus points81
Image stabiliserBuilt-in
Filter diameter1.81 in
Phase detection autofocus
Number of AF points (contrast)81

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDFully articulated
Screen technologyLCD
Screen size3.00 in
Display aspect ratio3:2
Screen dots1037000
Touch screen
Field of view100 %
Live view
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder resolution2360000 px
Viewfinder magnification1.23 x
Diopter adjustment (D-D)4, 2
Separate info display

Photography features

Shooting modesAuto
Camera shutter typeElectronic
Minimum shutter speed60 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic)
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Continuous shooting
Number of exposures3
Exposure compensation plus5
Exposure compensation minus-5
Expousure compensation steps1/3
Auto exposure lock
AE EV steps1/3, 2/3, 1
Self-timer delay2, 12
AE frames2, 3, 5, 7
WB Bracketing
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/250s
External flash connectionHot shoe
Built-in flash
Flash metering systemFP-TTL
External flash
Continuous drive10.0 fps
Scene modes
Beach, Candlelight, Children, Documents, Fireworks, Night, Panorama, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Landscape
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
Flash modesAuto, Fill-in, Flash OFF, Manual, Redeye Reduction, Slow Sync
Manual settings
Self-timer options2, 12, custom
Speed (JPEG)10 fps
Speed (RAW)10 fps
Exposure bracketing0.3 - 0.5±EV

Videography features

Maximum resolution1920, 1080
Recording resolutions640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080
HD typeFull HD
Supported video file formatsAVC, AVI, H.264, M-JPEG, MOV, MPEG-4
Analog signal format systemNTSC, PAL
Max resolution (highest frame rate)1920x1080
Max frame rate (highest resolution)60 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)60 fps
Motion JPEG frame rate60 fps
Video recording

Audio features

Voice recording
Audio systemStereo
Supported audio file formatsPCM
Built-in microphone
Built-in speakers
Noise reduction


Body typeMILC
Body materialAluminium
Colour of productBlack, Black,Silver
Weight0.82 lb
Width4.91 in
Height2.84 in
Depth1.47 in
Environmentally sealed
Anti-dust system


Memory slots1
Compatible memory cardsSD, SDHC, SDXC
Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC
Camera file systemDCF, DPOF, Exif 2.2, PRINT Image Matching III


Power source typeBattery
Battery life (CIPA)330
Battery life (max)1.33 h
Battery technology
Rechargeable battery
Number of batteries supported1


USB port
USB version2.0
HDMI connector typeMicro
Headphone port
Microphone port
Supported WiFi typesIEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Remote control
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
AV output

Other features

Orientation sensor
Timelapse recording
Languages supportMulti

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