Olympus officially announced the new Olympus PEN E-P7. It is a rangefinder-style Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera, featuring a 20MP sensor , 5-axis in-body image stabilization, an downward-tilting 3″ touchscreen with 1.04 million dots, a 121-point contrast-detect AF system with face and eye detection, 4K/30p video at a bit rate of 102Mbps, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.
DigitalCameraWorld) posted a full review of this new camera.(
Olympus PEN E-P7 is a fantastic return to form for the PEN series, and a triumph for OM Digital Solutions’ first product. So stylish that you can take it anywhere, so simple that beginners can use it, and so capable that experts can get sensational results from it. Perfect for stills, with IBIS that makes video a breeze, this is an ideal take-anywhere, shoot-anything camera that packs the power of an OM-D into your pocket.
Here is the final conclusion, ”
We know that many people were hoping for a PEN-F Mark II, and may feel disappointed that this isn’t that camera. Here’s the truth, though: the Olympus PEN E-P7 combines the style and shooting modes of the PEN-F with the tiny form factor of the E-PL bodies and the fresh technology of the E-M10 Mark IV – and, in so doing, is a far more interesting proposition than a PEN-F Mark II would have been.
This camera finally catches the PEN line up with the power of the OM-D bodies – putting a stunning stills camera in your pocket, for one of the best travel and take-anywhere systems we’ve used. The E-M10 Mark IV is technologically similar and actually cheaper, plus you get the benefit of an electronic viewfinder. However, the E-P7 is a superior creative tool thanks to the mono and color modes offered by the Profile Control dial – and it’s a beautiful camera both to look at and use…”
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