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Olympus - E-PL8 Mirrorless Camera (Body Only) - White

Combine the retro style of film cameras with modern digital technology using this Olympus Pen mirrorless digital camera. Multiple effects and filters customize your images, and the built-in Wi-Fi makes it easy to share pictures wherever you go. Featuring a flip-out viewfinder and touchscreen display, this Olympus Pen mirrorless digital camera makes it easy to preview each shot.

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    What's Included

    • Olympus E-PL8
    • Olympus FL-LM1 Flash
    • Olympus BLS-50 Battery
    • Battery charger
    • Body cap
    • Shoulder strap
    • USB cable

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    16.1-megapixel Live MOS sensor delivers vividly detailed high-resolution images

    Captures high-resolution images.

    ISO 100 - 25600, ISO auto

    Enjoy crisp, clean images over a broad spectrum of lighting conditions, even capturing great shots just before dawn and at dusk, when available light is often beautiful but scarce.

    Capture fast-action shots at up to 8.5 fps (frames per second)

    From joyous facial expressions to fast-paced sports action, you get the shot even if it only lasts a fraction of a second.

    800-point autofocus quickly tracks and locks onto your subject

    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, Touch Area AF and Eye detection AF provide impressive autofocus performance with accurate results.

    Capture spectacular movies in full 1080p HD

    Easily connect your camera to an HDTV for movie playback using the HDMI type-D output. HDMI cable required, sold separately.

    Built-in Wi-Fi to instantly share your pictures

    Upload, e-mail or text photos from your camera through your smartphone or tablet.* Your smart device can also act as a second monitor as well as remote control. Smart device not included.

    3" LCD monitor

    With 1,037K pixels for clear images.

    TruePic VII image-processing engine delivers speed and performance

    The processing power you need to make gorgeous, engaging images, in a variety of formats.

    TTL (Through the Lens) autofocus

    Ensures image sharpness by illuminating people's faces in relation to their surrounding brightness, using either the detachable flash or an external hot-shoe flash (not included).

    White balance controls deliver accurate, natural tones, regardless of lighting conditions

    Settings include custom, automatic, presets (incandescent, fluorescent, cloudy, sunlight, flash, shade, underwater, 2000K - 14000K) and bracketing.

    Detachable flash for proper illumination

    Features fill-in mode, rear curtain sync, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode and red-eye reduction.

    Multiformat memory slot for storing or transferring data

    Accepts SD, SDXC, SDHC, SDHC UHS-I and SDXC UHS-I cards. Memory cards not included.

    *Requires high-speed Internet service.

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    What experts are saying

    Rating: 3.8 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews

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    The analysis of all aggregated expert reviews shows that the reviewers are positive about stabilizer , glare, battery and durability. Editors are less positive about flash and lens and have mixed opinions about reliability. Using an algorithm based on product age, reviewers ratings history, popularity, product category expertise and other factors, this product gets an alaTest Expert Rating of 90/100 = Excellent quality.
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    • LetsGoDigital (UK)Ilse Jurriën on October 2, 2016
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