After announcing their new 12 megapixel Olympus’s E-PL2 Micro Four Thirds Camera at CES in January Olympus have now started shipping the camera to retailers for $599 when bundles with a ED m14-42mm f3.5/5.6 zoom lens.
At the heart of the E-PL2 is a large-size image sensor that’s the same sensor as the one inside the Olympus E-30 and E-620 Digital SLR models. With the only difference being that the sensor is inside the compact body of the E-PL2. Its also features an ISO range up to 6,400, and a 3-inch rear LCD together with a SDXC slot and RAW image support.
The E-PL2 also has improved Art Filters features that allow you to customise each filter with different moods and effects and an Art Effect function to add various composition effects to the picture , with 6 Art Filters are available within the Dramatic Tone filter.
The new E-PL2’s is also equipped with Multiple Exposure allowing you to shoot one shot, then another and combine them in real time, or capture both shots separately and combine them within the camera later.
Latest Geeky Gadgets Deals
Disclosure: Some of our articles include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, Geeky Gadgets may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more.