Olympus PEN E-PL3 Interchangeable Lens Camera Specs and Price revealed; releasing in September
Olympus has announced its new digital camera name PEN E-PL3, targeting at Photographers seeking powerful interchangeable lens camera. The camera looks very sleek and coming covered with metal body.The new PEN E-PL3 is capable of capturing high-definition videos as well as still images.
The E-PL3 is bundled with either a wide-angle zoom M.Zuiko 14-42mm lens (28mm-84mm equivalent), optimized for fast autofocus (AF) and silent AF operation, or the M. Zuiko 17mm ultra-compact and portable wide-angle pancake lens (34mm equivalent). Olympus also announced compact VF-3 Electronic Viewfinder which will feature a 100-percent field-of-view, 90-degree rotation, and brightness and color temperature adjustments, priced at $179.99, the VF-3 easily attaches to Olympus PEN models with an accessory port.
“The Olympus PEN E-PL3 is designed to capture spontaneous, authentic moments in amazing detail without the need to sacrifice portability or quality,” said Katie Roseman, senior product manager, Olympus Imaging America Inc.
The camera features interchangeable lens, 12.3-megapixel Live MOS Image Sensor and TruePic VI Image Processor, 3-inch tilting high-resolution LCD screen, ISO of up to 12,800, faster auto-focus system, and the E-PL3 is capable of shooting at 5 frames per second.
According to the company, the PEn E-PL3 Camera will be released in September for a price of $700 and come in black, white, red, and silver colors.