Olympus E-1

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Reviewed: Nov 2003
User reviews (157)
4.78
Amazon reviews (9)
4.50
4.9 megapixels | 1.8″ screen | Four Thirds sensor
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Announced: Jun 24, 2003

Specifications

Body type
Body type Large SLR”
Sensor
Max resolution 2560 x 1920 ?
Other resolutions 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480 ?
Image ratio w:h 4:3 ?
Effective pixels 4.9 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 5.6 megapixels ?
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) ?
Sensor type CCD ?
Image
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600*, 3200* ?
White balance presets 12 ?
Custom white balance Yes ?
Image stabilization No ?
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Standard, High, Super High ?
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
?
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes (lens focus by wire) ?
Number of focus points 3
Lens mount 4/3 Lens Mount
Focal length multiplier ?
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD No ?
Screen size 1.8″ ?
Screen dots 134,000 ?
Touch screen No
Live view No ?
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism) ?
Viewfinder coverage 100 % ?
Viewfinder magnification 0.96× ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec ?
Aperture priority Yes ?
Shutter priority Yes ?
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes (Olympus hot-shoe, PC Sync)
Flash modes Auto, Auto FP, Manual, Red-Eye
Continuous drive Yes (3 fps, 12 images) ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Exposure compensation ±5 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps) ?
Videography features
Microphone None
Storage
Storage types Compact Flash (Type I or II) ?
Storage included None ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI No ?
Remote control Yes (Wire/ InfraRed)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack ?
Weight (inc. batteries) 735 g (1.62 lb / 25.93 oz)
Dimensions 141 x 104 x 81 mm (5.55 x 4.09 x 3.19″)
Other features
Orientation sensor No
Timelapse recording No
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