Olympus PEN E-P3 Price & Specs in Malaysia October, 2019

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Olympus PEN E-P3 Specs

Release Date in Malaysia
DateJul 2011
Compatible memory cardsSD,SDHC,SDXC
Memory slots1
Display diagonal7.62 cm (3")
Display resolution (numeric)610000 pixels
Built-in microphoneYes
Ports & interfaces
USB version2.0
DC-in jackYes
Weight & dimensions
Width122 mm
Depth34.3 mm
Height69.1 mm
Weight321 g
Light exposure
ISO sensitivity200, 1600, 12800
Light exposure modesAperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light exposure correction± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light meteringCentre-weighted, Spot
Auto Exposure (AE) lockYes
Picture quality
Camera typeSLR Camera Body
Megapixel12.3 MP
Image sensor size4/3"
Sensor typeLive MOS
Maximum image resolution4032 x 3024 pixels
Still image resolution(s)640 x 480
Image stabilizerYes
Supported aspect ratios3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Video recordingYes
Maximum video resolution1920 x 1080 pixels
HD typeFull HD
Video resolutions640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080 pixels
Motion JPEG frame rate30 fps
Analog signal format systemNTSC,PAL
Video formats supportedAVCHD,AVI,M-JPEG
Auto focusing (AF) modesContinuous Auto Focus, Face tracking, Single Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) lockYes
Flash modesAuto, Fill-in, Flash off, Manual, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
External flash connectorYes
Flash sync-speed1/180
White balanceAuto
Scene modesPortrait
Photo effectsArt, Black&White, Muted, Neutral, Vivid
Self-timer delay2,12 s
Contrast adjustmentYes
Power source typeAC, Battery
Battery technologyLithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery life (CIPA standard)330 shots
Fastest camera shutter speed1/4000 s
Slowest camera shutter speed60 s
Camera shutter typeElectronic
Colour of productSilver

Reviews of Olympus PEN E-P3

Reviewed on 2011-07-01
Faster, more accurate AF system, Brilliant new OLED screen, Builtin flash with adjustable strength, Beautiful color range
Image noise starts to show above ISO800, JPEGs in iAuto mode tend to be overly vivid
Continuing in their quest for achieving maximum image quality in the Micro Four-Thirds systems, Olympus' third flagship PEN camera, the E-P3 , is their best digital iteration of the classic film bodies to date, following a complete reworking of the camera...
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Reviewed on 2011-06-30
The camera that truly started the mirrorless interchangeable lens system cameras, Olympus E-P1 nevertheless was full of flaws, packaged in an awesome looking body design. We fell in love with the camera when it came through our doors two years previous. W...
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Reviewed on 2011-06-30
Even before its worldwide introduction, Olympus ( Malaysia ) Sdn Bhd was gracious enough to extend us a unit of the exquisite Olympus PEN E-P3 Micro Four Thirds camera with an incredible 12mm f/2 pancake lens.With innovative new features like world's fast...
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Reviewed on 2012-02-14
“Never have I found the limits of the photographic potential. Every horizon, upon being reached, reveals another beckoning in the distance.”—W. Eugene Smith The half-frame 35mm Olympus Pen F was introduced in 1963 and featured none other than the lat...
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Reviewed on 2012-02-09
Excellent overall performance, * Good still and video image quality, * Built-in flash, * Full complement of manual and auto controls, * OLED Semi-touchscreen,
Pricey, * Confusing menu system beyond the basics, * Weak flash output, * Only 3 frames per second continuous shooting
Olympus has been on the fast track with its Pen mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras since June 2009, when the E-P1 was introduced. Now in its third generation, the 12 megapixel E-P3 easily slides into the flagship position of the Olympus Micro Four...
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Reviewed on 2012-01-25
Well thought out body with choice of handgrip sizes, Loads of external controls including dual control dials, Very fast autofocus speeds, Fast prefocused shutter lag, Built-in flash with wireless remote flash support, Touch screen is handy for autofocu......
Not as compact as some of its competitors, Touchscreen is easily bumped by mistake, High ISO performance and dynamic range not as good as APS-C rivals, Lowest available ISO sensitivity is 200, Low power flash (though better than no flash, and not a sur......
Prominent in this shot is the pop-up flash. It looks like the tube is about the same size as the flash on the E-PL2, but the mechanism is a little better built, with metal parts for more precision actuation. There's nothing wrong with the other design, by...
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Reviewed on 2011-10-21
Olympus' best ILC just got betterWhat's Hot: Solid build; easy-to-use controls. What's Not: Pixel count lags behind competition. Who it's For: Shooters who appreciate higher-end controls on a rangefinder-style ILC.While most people would have a hard time ...
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Reviewed on 2011-10-01
Three months before its official release the photographic press caught its first sight of this new model. This was paralleled by close looks at two related models, near-identical in specs, but differing radically in appearance: welcome also to the Lit...
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Reviewed on 2011-09-22
The Olympus E-P3 is the top camera of Olympus’ PEN line of micro-cameras. It it is small enough to fit in a pouch, but yet it has a relatively big sensor (which is still smaller than a DSLR APS-C sensor) and interchangeable high-quality lenses. Olympu...
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Reviewed on 2011-09-01
Stylish retro pedigree, 1080i60 HD video, Hugely customisable, PASM modes for video
Screen hard to see in bright light, Touch screen can freeze conrols, Art filters slow video frame rate
Olympus E-P3 review In August I was sent the Olympus Pen E-P3 to review for Cameralabs. The camera arrived just as I was about to leave for a holiday in the South of France so, rather than a full review, I thought it would be interesting to use the ...
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Reviewed on 2011-08-31
The PEN E-P3 is the third generation Micro Four Thirds camera from Olympus. It's larger than a compact camera, smaller than a digital SLR, yet it's packed with features from both camps and has a style all its own. It's easy enough for novice users to ...
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Reviewed on 2011-08-29
BeautifulLoads of buttons and dialsStellar autofocus system
PriceyNo dedicated ISO wheelPoor low-light performance
Being the gadget hounds that we are, we're still struggling to fully digest the Micro Four Thirds / interchangeable lens camera market. The performance freak in us suggests that one simply buy a smaller DSLR given the parallel annoyance of carrying around...
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Reviewed on 2011-08-21
Are you looking for a digital camera that does a better job of taking pictures than your smartphone or point-and-shoot camera? When you’re a blogger looking to step up, it’s probably a good idea to get a digital SLR camera. But maybe there’s another wa...
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Reviewed on 2011-08-17
All of these cameras fit into the mirrorless compact system camera category and feature Digital SLR sized sensors, but by removing the mirror from the camera, they offer much more compact sizes, and also new lens mounts to match the sensor. Panasonic a...
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Reviewed on 2011-08-12
Two year warranty, Great touch screen, Excellent build quality (simply superb), Excellent image quality, In camera anti-shake (works with ALL lenses), Built in flash, Removable hand grip, Art filters + effects, Olympus PEN E-P3
High price, Only 3fps shooting, Advanced menus can seem daunting initially
The is the newest Micro Four Thirds camera from Olympus, and offers improvements in speed, focusing, image processing, video, built in flash, and even more, including a high resolution 3 inch touch screen. In fact, the camera's focusing is so fast, Ol...
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Reviewed on 2011-08-11
Olympus have further expanded their Micro Four Thirds family with the launch of the E-P3. Boasting the World's fastest autofocus system, the E-P3 also adds a 3-inch OLED touchscreen display, new 12.3 megapixel Live MOS sensor, full HD movie mode with ...
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Reviewed on 2011-08-06
The Olympus E-P3 is the third model in the flagship Micro Four Thirds lineup known as PEN cameras, which got started with the E-P1 . I've been using the Olympus E-P3 for a couple of days now and wanted to give you some of my initial thoughts on the new ca...
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Reviewed on 2011-07-05
Beautiful images and video. Fast performance. Improved autofocus speed over its predecessor. Built-in flash. Big, bright OLED touch screen.
Expensive. A bit heavy and slightly larger than its predecessor. No optical viewfinder. Touch screen interaction can be confusing.
Earlier Micro Four Thirds digital cameras from Olympus, the PEN E-P1 ($799.99, 3.5 stars) and the PEN E-P2 ($1,099.99, 3 stars) both showed great promise, packing the ability to produce D-SLR-quality images in a camera with a compact, smaller-than-SLR ...
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Reviewed on 2011-07-01
See Also, Olympus PEN EP3 Improves Almost Everything, NextGen Olympus PEN Hits the Micro Four Thirds Sweet Spot, Olympus Pen EP2, Now in RetroTastic Silver, Olympus Puts Pro Sensor into Tiny PEN EPL3 and PEN Lite, New Olympus Pen Adds Flash, Loses Good L...
Would benefit from a new, improved sensor. All that metal means it's no lightweight. It's got so many features and options you might spend more time figuring it out than shooting. What happened to 24fps video?
With the car packed and revved in readiness for a weekend of 100-plus degree outdoor schvitz-tivities in the desert, I eagerly awaited the FedEx man’s arrival. He was bringing me a new Olympus PEN E-P3, which I would be testing in the field.When the fi...
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Reviewed on 2011-06-30
Low image noise, Conservative metering, Fast contrastdetect AF, Short shutterlag, Almost instant video recording, Generally quick and responsive, Effective builtin stabilization, Excellent automatic Manual Focus Assist, Great LCD visibility and antireflec...
Poor color accuracy, Below average AWB, Useless ISO 12800, No detents on lower controldial, Poor video framing preview accuracy, Modal ExposureCompensation, Histogram disappears during EC, Not always ExposurePriority and frequently wrong LiveHistogram, Un...
The Olympus PEN E-P3 is the flagship Micro Four-Thirds SLD from Olympus. This digital camera is built around a 12 megapixels Four-Thirds sensor with a maximum ISO of 12800, unlimited 3 FPS full-resolution output and 1080p HD video capability. It features ...
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