The Olympus PEN E-P5 is the top model among the PEN series of mirrorless cameras. It is equipped with a 16 megapixels CMOS sensor with fast contrast-detect autofocus and shooting speeds up to 9 FPS, plus full 1080p HD video capture with stereo sound. The sensor is mounted on Olympus’ own 5-axis image-stabilization system which benefits all lenses.
The E-P5 is among the most feature-rich camera available today with bracketing for multiple parameters, HDR blending, multiple-exposure, an intervalometer for capturing time-lapse, unique Live-Bulb and Live-Time modes, built-in WiFi and much more. Its compact metal body holds dual control-dials and a high number of controls to operate the camera efficiently.
Neocamera just published a detailed review of the Olympus PEN E-P5 which covers its usability and performance with a close eye on differences with the higher-end OM-D E-M5 which sells at the same price and offers a built-in EVF in a weather-sealed body while the E-P5 offers a number of technological advancements, no the least being image-quality and faster speed of operation. As shown above. the E-P5 support an excellent optional viewfinder, the VF-4 with its 2.4 megapixels and large 0.7X magnification.
Read the review top so you it performance in real-world and how in measures against the OM-D E-M5 in a controlled test.