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Review: Olympus E-PL2 camera

At a Glance
  • Generic Company Place Holder Olympus PEN E-PL2

    Macworld Rating

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    Pros

    • Ergonomically comfortable body with textured hand grip, recessed on/off button, mode dial, and control wheel
    • Improved 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Zuiko MSC zoom kit lens
    • In-body image stabilization
    • Manual exposure and art filters in movie controls
    • Accessory Port 2 for expanded functionality
    • Built-in wireless flash control

    Cons

    • No built-in external mic jack—must buy accessory port adapter
    • Complex menu system
    • Limited to AVI movie format (Motion JPEG OpenDML)

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