LCD and Viewfinder
Olympus PEN-F has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,037k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Olympus PEN-F will make your life easier with its selfie friendly screen.
PEN-F has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,360kdots and coverage of 100%.
Olympus PEN-F can shoot continuously at max speed of 10.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec . Unfortunately PEN-F doesn't have a built-in flash but there is a port for mounting external flashes.
Olympus PEN-F features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 81 points to choose from.
Macro shooters will love Olympus PEN-F's Focus Stacking feature. In this mode, PEN-F automatically composites multiple shots taken at different focal positions using focus bracketing to create a single image with maximum depth of field.
With Olympus PEN-F, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60p,50p,30p,25p,24p fps and save in MPEG-4, H.264 and Motion JPEG formats. Full HD resolution of Olympus PEN-F will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.PEN-F has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Olympus PEN-F doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Hasselblad X1D or Samsung NX1 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Olympus PEN-F features a built-in wireless connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our PEN-F. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Olympus PEN-F is powered by BLN-1 battery which provides a shooting life of 330 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 349 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Mirrorless Cameras
Sony A9 with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Olympus PEN-F vs Sony A9 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Olympus PEN-F is $1,199.99