This Olympus Camera Makes Your Smartphone Camera Obsolete

Olympus E-PL5 Mirrorless Digital Camera
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* Picture quality you can’t get from a smartphone
* Captures magnificent color, contrast and detail
* Loaded with creative features

Yes, it’s convenient to have a camera on your phone. And yes, those phone cameras are taking better and better pictures. But, nothing beats a real, stand-alone camera that offers superb picture quality. Case in point: the new Olympus E-PL5 Digital Camera. It captures any type of shot you want and the pictures turn out gorgeous.

Let’s start with the main components. The Olympus E-PL5 features a 16MP Live MOS Sensor and TruePicTM VI Image Processor that captures and presents magnificent color, contrast and detail. It utilizes a crisp, clear 14-42mm lens that offers the kind of lush depth of field you simply can’t get on a cell phone cam. This Olympus camera also records full 1080i HD video, which can be played back on any HD TV through its HDMI output. And, everything is easy to see on the 3-inch Flip Touch LCD Screen.

Beyond that, this camera is loaded with helpful features. There are 12 creative art filters and seven art filter effects you can use to enhance every shot. The Touch Live Guide System lets you preview each effect before you snap the pic. And, you can shoot eight frames per second. Plus, the Olympus F.A.S.T. Auto Focus system delivers high-speed performance, while the Face and Eye Detection feature ensures portraits and group shots always come out focused and properly exposed.

The E-PL5’s mirrorless design allows for a compact body that’s easy to carry and light in the hand. It also boasts in-body image stabilization. And it works like a charm in low-light thanks to an ISO range up to 25600. Plus, it’s ready to accommodate a large line of compatible, interchangeable lenses. And, there’s plenty more to explore once you have this fantastic Olympus camera in your hands.

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