Features

  • Mirrorless camera
  • Micro Four Thirds lens mount
  • 16.1 Megapixel 4/3" Live MOS sensor
  • Sensor shift Image Stabiliser
  • Tiltable, 3" fold down touch screen
  • 8.5fps Sequence Shooting
  • Full HD 1920 x 1080 30fps movie recording
  • Wireless connectivity: WiFi


The modern design of this mirrorless camera merges easy functionality with classic curves and leather tone surfaces with contrasting high-quality metal that make the E-PL8 shine. With the Olympus PEN E-PL8 Camera ED 14-42mm M.Zuiko EZ Pancake Lens Kit - White you can live your passion for capturing and sharing life's magical moments. Take selfies easily with the fold-down touch screen or shoot HD movies then share your style with the world using built-in WiFi.

The IT piece
Searching for inspiration? Make the new OLYMPUS PEN E-PL8 your personal muse. In a stylish shade of brown and other classy colours, this digital camera is going to be the IT Piece of the year! The modern design merges easy functionality with classic curves and leather tone surfaces with contrasting high-quality metal that makes the E-PL8 shine just like you. Straps from our Fashion Accessory Collection that match the body colour will make this professional camera an accessory you will adore and others will desire. 

Express yourself
We all love selfies! But as anyone who ever tried to take a good one knows: selfies are an art form in themselves and difficult to get right. With the new OLYMPUS PEN E-PL8, your self-portrait looks great the moment you press the shutter button for the first time. Fold-down the touch screen and the mirrorless camera automatically switches into selfie mode. Hello gorgeous, bye-bye odd contortions! 

Even taking a photo of your entire outfit is easier than ever. Connected to a smartphone, this compact system camera is the amazing and attractive photographic assistant our PEN Lovers have been dreaming of. 

Live your passion
The soft light that caresses lovingly arranged items; a takeaway coffee turned into a piece of art; food creations so special, you want to share them with the PEN Generation and the rest of the world. With the OLYMPUS PEN E-PL8, you can live your passion for capturing and sharing life's magical moments. Several PEN Posts show you how. Allow the varied Art Filters to inspire your creativity and infuse your images with a distinctive mood. Seeing the effects of the Art Filters in live view makes choosing the right one easier than ever before. 

Move it
Sometimes a simple photo says more than a thousand words. And sometimes a short video says more than a thousand photos. There will always be moments or events that need the animation to come alive. Thanks to the added movie clip function, you can film in HD, combine multiple short movie clips, add music if you like and share the combined movie via your smartphone. 

Share beautifully
Extraordinary moments become even more enjoyable when we can share them with others. That's why this OLYMPUS PEN camera comes with built-in WiFi and the OLYMPUS Image Share app allowing you to share your passions with friends and followers whenever and wherever you want. The high-quality images will take your Facebook profile and Instagram account to a stunning new level. 

Image Device
Image Sensor TechnologyLive MOS 17.2 Megapixels
Image Sensor Size4/3in
Image Sensor Filter ArrayPrimary colour filter (RGB)
Image ProcessorTruePic VIII
Effective Pixels16.1 Megapixels
Aspect Ratio4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9 / 6:6 / 3:4
Lens
Lens1 x EZ 14 - 45 DIgital Lens
Lens Focal Length14mm to 42mm (35mm equivalent= 28mm to 84mm)
Digital Zoom3x
Manual FocusYes; With enlarged focusing area or focus peaking
Image StabilizerSensor shift
Physical
Form FactorDigital Camera Body
Colour(s)White
Body Material(s)Metal
In The BoxOlympus PEN E-PL8 Compact System Camera Body BLS-50 Lithium-Ion Battery BCS-5 Battery Charger Micro Four Thirds body cap (BC-2) Shoulder Strap CB-USB6 USB cable Olympus Viewer Software Operating Instructions Warranty Card
Dimensions11.71cm (W) x 3.84cm (D) x 6.83cm (H) - Weight 0.326kg
Viewfinder/Screen
Screen(s)Tiltable LCD Touch Panel 3.0 inch 1,037,000 Pixels
Built in ScreenYes
Sound
Stereo SoundYes
Repeat30 secs
Built in MicrophoneYes , Built-in
Media Adaptor
Secure DigitalSD SDHC SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
Interfaces/Ports
USB Port(s)1 x Micro USB
HDMI Port(s)1 x HDMI (Type D)
Wireless Communications
Data Communication StandardsEye-Fi Card Compatible
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0
RF Network StandardIEEE 802.11b/g/n
Wireless FacilityYes
System
Languages SupportedEnglish, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovak, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian
Electrical
BatteryBLS-50 1 x (Lithium-Ion) 1210mAh
Environmental
EnvironmentalOperating Temperature 0 to 40C - Humidity 30 to 90%
Exposure/Balance
Light Metering MethodTTL open aperture light metering
Exposure ControlModes: Scene Modes Art Filter Movie Bulb Auto Manual Shutter priority Aperture priority Programme automatic Time
Exposure Compensation5 EV (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps)
White BalanceAUTO WB system: Advanced detection system with Live MOS sensor Manual White balance (One-Touch) White balance bracketing 3 frames / +/- 2, 4, 6 mired steps One-touch white balance 2 custom settings can be registered Custom WB 1 setting can be registered at Kelvin temperature (2000K - 14000K)
Shutter Speeds1/4000 to 60 Second(s)
Self Timer2 or 12 Seconds or Custom
ISO Sensitivity SettingAuto: ISO LOW 200 - 25600 (customizable upper limit 200 - 1600) Manual: ISO LOW - 25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV ISO steps
Shutter TypeElectronic focal-plane shutter
Flash
Built-in FlashYes
Flash Mode(s)FP Manual Manual (Full, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64) AUTO FP TTL Auto TTL-Auto Off Fill-in Slow synchronisation 2nd curtain Slow synchronisation Slow synchronisation with red-eye reduction Red-eye reduction
Scene/Colour Modes
Colour ModesCross Process Vintage Partial Colour Water colour Key Line Gentle Sepia Dramatic Tone Diorama Pin Hole Grainy Film Light Tone Pale & Light Colour Soft Focus Pop Art
Scene/Shooting ModesFisheye converter Panorama Documents Portrait e-Portrait Landscape Landscape with Portrait Sports Fireworks Panning 3D Macro converter Wide converter Hand-held Starlight Night Scene Beach and Snow Night Scene with portrait Children High key Low key Digital Image Stabilisation Macro Nature Macro Candle Sunset
Image Formats
File Compression TypeJPEG (DCF 2.0, EXIF 2.3)
Image Capture ModesSingle Movie Slide show Zoom Calendar Index
Image File Format(s)RAW JPEG RAW+JPEG MPO (3D still)
Video
Video CapabilityMaximum Recording Time: 29 minutes
Video FeaturesFull HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9) / 30fps / IPB (F,N) / (MOV) HD 1280 x 720 (16:9) / 30p (MOV)
Frame Rates120fps
Video FacilityYes