Pro quality you fit in your pocket. - You love being creative. But you also demand superior image quality and uncompromising performance. The PEN E-PL6 is the perfect choice with its sleek and compact body, complete with stylish red accents. Shoot images with stunning detail and vivid color thanks to a powerful tandem of a sizeable 16 MP Live MOS Sensor and our TruePic VI image processing engine. Technology like an AF Illuminator and an ISO with speeds that hit 25,600 capture crisp, clear shots in low light. Everything is fast on the PEN E-PL6 from the exceedingly responsive touch screen to 8 fps sequential shooting. Nourish your artistic side with Full HD Video 1080i and 12 Art Filters and Effects. Take full control of your settings with features such as My Set, and a customizable self timer. Unleash your creativity, apply new monochrome Art Filters Effects or edit RAW images right in the camera. The PEN E-PL6. All the professional features you need to take you to the next creative level in a compact and portable camera.
Blazing Speed - IMMEDIATE RESPONSE ONE-TOUCH SHUTTER AND CONTROL - The E-PL6's Touchscreen reacts quickly with the slightest touch and can focus by touch even if the subject is not in the center. Touch Screen display makes it easy to choose AF points, capture a picture, change camera settings, release the shutter or navigate controls, simply by touching the screen.
8FPS SEQUENTIAL SHOOTING - With the E-PL6 you can take up to eight photos a second, allowing you to easily capture that perfect shot, especially when your subject is moving.
FAST AF: Touch Focus and Short Release Time Lag - The F.A.S.T (Frequency Acceleration Sensor Technology) AF System is able to focus at an incredible speed and offers 35 separate focus areas that are spread over the image area. Four different AF area sizes can be selected - the smallest of which makes pin-point AF accuracy possible on even the smallest of macro subjects. Selectable 3x3 groups within the 35 areas are especially effective when you need to match the AF area pattern to your particular subject. And with the improved time lag of only 0.044 seconds on the E-PL6 instant photo opportunities will not get way from you even if you are photographing a subject moving at high speeds. When pressing the shutter halfway with IS Off. Battery consumption will increase and the number of shots that can be taken reduced by about 60 shots (CIPA standard).
Experience Touch AF Shutter by simply touching the Live View screen - A intuitive touch panel is used for the rear monitor and can be operated with only a few light and comfortable touches. On traditional cameras, adjusting the focal point was difficult however this panel makes it easy by letting you simply touch the screen, making shooting the way you want simple and effortless. The construction of the monitor reduces reflections, and along with the anti-fingerprint coating, makes it easier to view vivid images on the monitor even in bright outdoor conditions or dark indoor conditions.
Professional Image Quality 16MP LIVE MOS IMAGE SENSOR - Featuring a 16 megapixel Line MOS sensor, the E-PL6 is optimized to maximize the performance of all mZuiko digital lenses in any shooting condition. Improvements to the sensitivity and read-out speed of the existing sensor makes shooting and Full HD movie recording possible.
TRUEPIC VI IMAGE PROCESSOR - TruePic VI Image Processor, designed specifically for the Olympus PEN, features Real Color Technology for improved color reproduction (especially colors such as emerald green, yellow, and gold) and color gradation. The faster processor also allows for a shorter recovery time between shots.
PROVEN DUST REDUCTION SYSTEM - Olympus' Dust Reduction System assures spot-free images, even if you change lenses. Every time you turn on the camera, the patented Supersonic Wave Filter silently vibrates, flinging and collecting dust so that it doesn't interfere with the picture imaging at any time.
Equipped with ISO LOW (equivalent to ISO 100) for further expanded shooting scenes. - The E-PL6 is now equipped with ISO LOW mode (equivalent to ISO 100). In combination with a high-speed 1/4000 sec. shutter, a large-diameter lens can be used at maximum aperture even in bright daylight for background defocusing effects.
IN-BODY IMAGE STABILIZATION - Say goodbye to blurry images. Olympus' in-body image stabilization technology makes it possible to use any Micro Four Thirds lenses (or Four Thirds lens), from wide-angle to telephoto, for perfectly clear, crisp photos no matter what the shooting situation, even in low light!
Low Light Performance
AF Illuminator - The addition of this super luminosity LED beam allows the camera to focus faster in low light up to almost 10 feet
ISO 25,600 - Stunning low light photos are a click away with an increased ISO sensitivity to 25,600.
Bundled Flash - Attachable flash included. This camera provides the flexibility to attach a flash to your camera via the accessory port, or leave it at home for maximum portability.
12 ART FILTERS AND 7 ART FILTER EFFECTS - Twelve in-camera Art Filters are enhanced by new filter variations, art effects and bracketing. Photographers can use Art Filters in all shooting modes as well as filming HD movies.
The Twelve in-camera Art Filters (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale and Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Gentle Sepia, Cross Process, Key Line, Dramatic Tone and NEW Watercolor) are enhanced by new filter variations, art effects and bracketing. Also, the E-PL6 now features the Monochrome Art Filter Effect, where the Picture Tone effect can change the color from normal monotone to sepia, blue, purple, and green.
Interval Shooting with Time Lapse Video - Interval shooting allows 1-99 shots, from 1 second to 24 hour time interval to easily shoot a series of pictures. The E-PL6 also has a valuable feature that easily converts a series of pictures taken using interval shooting into a time-lapse movie (Max 10 seconds movie at 99 shots).
FULL 1080I HD MOVIE ? WITH ART FILTER MOVIE AND EFFECTS - Shoot up to 29 minutes of 1080 60i HD video and stereo sound in either .MOV or .AVI formats. A Direct HD Movie Button switches you from still to movie mode with just the press of a button. Shoot movies with Art Filters, and new to the E-PL6, change your Art Filter while shooting your movie and see the transition right on the LCD, without missing a beat.
4x Digital Touch Zoom in Movie - One-touch 4x digital converter for movie. You can zoom easily with the touch LCD.
3" LCD SREEN FLIPS UPWARD FOR PERFECT SELF PORTRAITS - The flip, touch screen rotates 170 degrees upward and 65 degrees downward. In addition to low angles and high angles, this feature makes self portraits easy and fun. The E-PL6 is designed to optimize the touch screen LCD and was introduced to operate the MENU display with a new simple operation instead of a mode dial. The E-PL6's Touchscreen reacts quickly with the slightest touch and can focus by touch, even if the subject is not in the center.
Live Guide - The E-PL6's Live Guide system allows you to preview effects as you adjust them ? before the image is even captured. Simply select Live Guide and turn the wheel on the back of the camera to slide through numerous photographic effects, such as brightness, color saturation, tone, etc. Operating the camera is more intuitive with the newly designed user interface. The on-screen graphics have also been updated with a sleeker font design and an automatic pop-up guide in the menu screen.
iAuto - A convenient, fully automated feature that detects the scene and applies the best of six situations just by aiming the camera toward the subject. Backlight adjustment are automatically applied for Portrait and Landscape modes. iAuto is also available for shooting videos.
In-Camera slideshow with Background Music - Slideshows have never been easier or more fun to create. The E-PL6's enhanced playback functions allow you to employ effective fade-in/fade-out techniques, control the movie/still mix and speed, and add captivating musical soundtracks.
NEW! Digital Level Gauge - A two-direction level gauge corresponding to vertical and horizontal directions can be displayed on the Live View monitor. This function is useful when there is no horizon, or when the screen is dark and difficult to see. Additionally, main shooting information such as the aperture and shutter speed can also be displayed with the level.
Shoot. Sync. Share Wirelessly. Share your favorite pictures. - Wi-Fi capability lets you transfer photos wirelessly to smartphones and tablets with the FlashAir memory card and the OLYMPUS Image Share app. Perfect for posting them on social networking sites fast without any fuss. All to share your stories fast. Learn more.
TURN YOUR PICTURES INTO WORKS OF ART WITH ART FILTERS - The OI.Share app lets you use the Art Filter technology made popular by the OLYMPUS PEN. From Dramatic Tone to Pop Art, you can choose your favorite Art Filter and apply it to not only pictures that you imported from your camera, but also to pictures that are already saved on your smartphone.