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Olympus E-PL9 Body

2.05 LBS


Introducing the PEN E-PL9. It has everything you need to produce images you’ll be proud to post. There’s nothing to learn: just pick it up and let the on-screen guides make every shot perfect. With a flip touchscreen, built-in image stabilization, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, the E-PL9 is your go-to-camera for shots that will make your friends and followers take notice.
The PEN E-PL9 is the perfect stylish camera for novice photographers and hobbyists looking to capture and share their lifestyle and travel in attention-grabbing detail with friends and followers, including a 180° flip screen, easy to use touchscreen controls, and built-in Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity.
  • Simple, refined design with a clean, sophisticated look, metal construction, and leather texture finish.
  • 16MP Live MOS Sensor
  • TruePic VIII Image Processor
  • 3 Inch 180 Degree Flip Down Touch Screen
  • In-Body 3-Axis Image Stabilization
  • Intuitive Touch AF Shutter focuses and shoots with a single touch of the screen. Camera automatically switches to Selfie Mode when screen is flipped down for both stills and video.
  • Built-In Flash
  • New Graphical User Interface includes Intuitive Scene Modes
  • 16 Art Filters with new Instant Film filter
  • AP Mode: Choose from 9 different Advanced Photo Modes (Live Composite, Live Time, Multiple Exposure, HDR, Silent, Sweep Panorama, Digital Shift, AE Bracket, AF Bracket).
  • High-Speed 8.6 frames/second Sequential Shooting
  • 4K Video & Still Image Capture from 4K Video
  • Built-In Wi-Fi & Bluetooth for remote shooting and transferring photos to smartphone wirelessly
  • "Camera How To" accessible through OI. Share app provides easy to follow instructional videos for your PEN E-PL9

Product Series: Olympus PEN

Lens Mount: Micro Four Third

Image Sensor Type: MOS
Sensor Type / Size MOS, 17.3 x 13.0 mm
Pixels: Effective: 16.1 million pixels (Approx.), Total number of pixels: 17.2 million pixels (Approx.)
Aspect Ratio4:3 (default) / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1 / 3:4
Dust Reduction System: Supersonic Wave Filter
Image Stabilization: Built-in 3-axis sensor-shift image stabilization for video and still photos (compensates for yaw, pitch, roll)

Recording System
File FormatsRAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW + JPEG, DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3
Raw Output: 12 bit
Video Recording: MOV:
3840 x 2160 (4K) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (approx. 102 Mbps)
1920 x 1080 (FHD) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (SF, F, N)
1920 x 1080 (FHD) / 60p, 50p / IPB (SF, F, N)
1280 x 720 (HD) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (SF, F, N)
60p: 59.94 fps, 50p: 50.00 fps, 30p: 29.97 fps, 25p: 25.00 fps, 24p: 23.98 fps
FHD IPB (SF: Super Fine / approx. 52 Mbps, F: Fine / approx. 30 Mbps, N: Normal / approx. 18 Mbps)
HD IPB (SF: Super Fine / approx. 26Mbps, F: Fine/approx. 14Mbps, N: Normal/approx.10Mbps)
Print: Exif 2.3
Maximum Recording Time: MOV: 29min (Approx.)

Microphone: Built-in stereo microphone

Touch Screen: Yes
Size: 3"
Technology / Resolution: TFT LCD / 1,040,000
Adjustable Angle: Yes - Upward tilting angle: up to 80 degrees, Downward tilting angle: up to 180 degrees
Brightness Control+/-7 levels

Playback Functions: Single-frame, information display, index display (4 / 9 / 25 / 100 frames), Clips, calendar, enlargement (2x-14x), video (with sound, FF / REW / Pause, Touch operation), picture rotation (auto), slideshow (with sound and music), alternate music options, dubbed audio playback

Exposure Control
Shutter Type: Focal-plane shutter (mechanical and electronic shutter)
Shutter Speed: 1/4000 - 60 sec., with 1/3 EV adjustment steps, Bulb/Live Time: Max. 30 min. (selectable in menu settings, with 8-min. default setting), Live composite: Max. 3 hours, Electronic first curtain shutter (Anti-shock mode) : 1/320 - 60 sec, Electronic shutter (Silent mode): 1/16000 - 60 sec
ISO Sensitivity / Speed[AUTO ISO (default)]: LOW (approx.100) - 6400 with customizable upper limit (200 - 25600), [Manual ISO]: LOW (approx.100), 200 - 25600 (adjustable in 1/3 steps)

Continuous Shooting[Sequential shooting H mode] approx. 8.6 fps
[Sequential shooting L mode] approx. 4.8 fps
[Anti-shock sequential shooting L mode] approx. 4.3 fps
[Silent sequential shooting H] approx. 14.1 fps
[Silent sequential shooting L] approx. 6.1 fps
(Actual sequential shooting speeds may vary depending on lens attached, camera settings, and external shooting conditions)

Metering Modes: Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), center-weighted average metering, spot metering, spot metering with highlight control, spot metering with shadow control

Exposure ModesAuto (Live Guide can be used), P: Programme AE (programme shift can be performed), A: Aperture Priority AE, S: Shutter Priority AE, M: Manual (Live Bulb, Live Time and Live Composite are available), Scene Select AE, Advanced Photo AE, Art Filter
Exposure Compensation+/-5 EV, adjustable by 1/3 EV steps
Metering RangeEV -2 - 20 (using f/2.8 lens, ISO 100)
White Balance ModesAuto WB, 6 Preset WBs, 4 Capture WBs, Custom WB (Kelvin setting)Scene ModesPortrait, e-Portrait, Landscape + Portrait, Night + Portrait, Children, Night scene, Hand-held Starlight, Fireworks, Light trails, Sport, Panning, Landscape, Sunset, Beach & Snow, Backlight HDR, Panorama, Candlelight, Silent, Macro, Nature Macro, Documents, Multi Focus Shot
AE Lock: Yes
Self Timer: Operation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., custom (Wait time: 1-30sec., Shot interval: 0.5/1/2/3sec., Number of shots: 1-10)AE Bracket+/-5 (3, 5 frames at 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)

Focus ModeSingle AF (S-AF), Continuous AF (C-AF) / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR)Autofocus PointsContrast: 121AF Assist Beam / IlluminatorYesAF LockNo

Built-In FlashYesGuide NumberGN=5.4 (ISO 100m) / GN=7.6 (ISO 200m)Flash ModesAuto
Redeye reduction
Slow sync with redeye reduction
Slow sync
Slow sync 2nd-curtain
OffFlash Range7.60m (at ISO 200)Flash CoverageN/AFlash ControlTTL Auto, Auto, Manual, Super FP (FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL)Flash Exposure Compensation+/-5 EV, adjustable by 1/3 EV stepsMax Flash Sync SpeedN/AExternal Flash ConnectionHot Shoe

Battery: BLS-50 Li-ion battery
Battery Life: 80 minutes (Approx.) (under standard JEITA testing)
140 minutes (Approx.) (when zoom and other operational functions are not used)AC AdapterN/A

Storage Media
Compatible MediaSD (SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I, Eye-Fi Card)

Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions (WxHxD)117.1 x 68.0 x 39.0mm (4.61 x 2.68 x 1.54")Weight380g (13.40 oz) (Approx.) (with BLS-50 battery and memory card, based on CIPA standards)
332g (11.71 oz) (body only)

Additional Features
Face DetectionYesOther FunctionsOrientation sensor: Yes
Timelapse recording: Yes (Video up to 4K)

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