Olympus Unveils the PEN E-P7, However It’s Not Coming to North America

OM Digital has introduced the primary digital camera to return to market because the firm was spun off from Olympus, but it surely’s not coming to North America. The PEN E-P7 is simply going to be accessible in Europe and Japan and the corporate at present has no plans to make it accessible elsewhere.

As a notice, OM Digital will nonetheless be recognized by Olympus relating to cameras and digital camera tools in the meanwhile. The Olympus PEN E-P7 packs a 20-megapixel sensor with five-axis picture stabilization, built-in WiFi, and a tilting rear LCD display.

OM Digital says that the digital camera contains a basic design and is supplied with a 20-megapixel Dwell MOS sensor together with the corporate’s high-speed TruePic VIII picture processor. It additionally has “superior” steady autofocus and Face Precedence/Eye Precedence algorithms which might be carried over from the corporate’s skilled OM-D sequence cameras.

The PEN E-P7, has a devoted Profile Management dial on the entrance that enables for fast and straightforward switching between normal digital camera modes to paint, monochrome, or filter impact profiles. OM Digital says that it’s very best for the creation of “distinctive and artistic pictures” because of the 12 coloration step management and 10 step saturation controls. It additionally permits for in-camera spotlight and shadow adjustment with the aforementioned Profile Management dial that the corporate says ends in “gorgeous black and white pictures.”

OM Digital says that because of the Wifi and Bluetooth connectivity, customers can simply hook up with the OI.Share smartphone app to switch pictures between the digital camera and iOS or Android telephones and tablets. The digital camera additionally has a number of superior picture modes that enable for extra inventive functions, just like the Multi Publicity and lengthy publicity modes.

Because of the five-axis on-sensor stabilizer, the PEN E-P7 is appropriate for each low-light nonetheless and hand-held video seize. The digital camera can shoot 4K video as nicely, which OM Digital infers will add to its versatility as a hybrid digital camera.

The digital camera could be bought with an non-obligatory “real leather-based physique jacket,” accent that completely matches the digital camera however nonetheless permits the rear monitor to be opened and articulated with out eradicating the case.

It’s a minor replace for PEN followers, and given its region-specific launch, it could not transfer the needle for a lot of within the west. That mentioned, Olympus is one of the more popular brands in Japan, and the digital camera will very doubtless promote nicely there.

The Olympus PEN E-P7 will likely be accessible beginning in mid-June in both white and silver or black and silver beginning at 799 Euros. It may be paired with the M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ lens for 899 Euros.

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