Olympus E-PL5 Review

4.5
October 29, 2012 | Mark Goldstein |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Olympus E-PL5.

Nikon 1 J2

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The Nikon 1 J2 is the entry-level model in Nikon's range of compact system cameras. The new J2 adds a better screen, range of creative effects, textured grip and a lower price tag to its predecessor, the J1, which has been one of the best-selling compact system cameras of the last year. Read our in-depth Nikon 1 J2 review to find out if it can carry on where the J1 left off...

Olympus OM-D E-M5

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Olympus have expanded their Micro Four Thirds family with the launch of the OM-D E-M5. Boasting the World's fastest autofocus system, the E-M5 brings the original design ethos of the 1970's film OM series kicking and screaming into the 21st century. Read our expert Olympus E-M5 review to find out if it's the best compact system camera on the market.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5

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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 is a new compact system camera aimed firmly at frustrated compact owners who want a faster, better performing camera that's still small and stylish. The GF5 certainly fits that bill, with fast 0.09 second auto-focusing, a 12 megapixel Micro Four Thirds sensor, 1080i HD video, touchscreen interface and 4fps burst shooting. Read the World's first Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review to find out if this is the perfect interchangeable lens camera for beginners...

Pentax K-01

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The Pentax K-01 is a new compact system camera with a uniquely distinctive design. The K-01 has a 16 megapixel sensor, 3 inch LCD screen, 1080p movies, ISO range of 100-25600 and full manual controls. Read our in-depth Pentax K-01 review to find out what we thought of this daring entry into the competitive mirrorless camera market...

Samsung NX1000

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The Samsung NX1000 is a new wallet-friendly mirrorless camera aimed at beginners upgrading from a simpler compact. Featuring a 20 megapixel APS-C sensor, full 1080p video, ISO 100-12,800, a 3-inch AMOLED screen, 8fps continuous shooting and Wi-fi connectivity, read our in-depth Samsung NX200 review to discover if this is the best budget compact system camera.

Sony NEX-5N

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The NEX-5N is the fourth compact system camera from Sony, featuring a significant number of improvements to the previous NEX-5 model. With a 16 megapixel APS HD CMOS sensor, 1080p HD movies, high-res 3 inch tilting screen and external flash, the NEX-5N also adds a touchscreen user interface, faster auto-focus and reduced shutter-lag. Read our full Sony NEX-5N review, complete with sample JPEGs, RAW files, and movies, to find out if this is the best NEX camera yet...

Sony NEX-F3

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The NEX-F3 is Sony's new entry-level compact system camera. With a 16 megapixel APS-C sensor, 1080i HD movies, high-res 3 inch tilting screen and built-in flash, the NEX-F3 certainly has a lot to offer. Read our in-depth Sony NEX-F3 review, complete with sample JPEGs, RAW files and movies.

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