Olympus PEN Lite E-PL6 Micro Four Thirds System Camera announced
As the newest member of the Olympus PEN Lite series, the Olympus PEN Lite E-PL6 adds substantial new functionality to make creative photography even more easy and intuitive. By combining the FAST AF system that made Olympus’s flagship model, the OM-D E-M5, the world’s fastest with the Touch AF Shutter function, which allows users to take a picture by touching the Live View screen, users can now enjoy capturing the moment they want, wherever the subject is positioned, with instantaneous autofocus.
For the touchscreen, a capacitance touch panel is used, allowing the immediate reaction to even the lightest touch.
Additionally, by using the same 16.05-megapixel Live MOS Sensor and TruePic VI image processing engine used in the Olympus OM-D E-M5, users can enjoy the highest image quality offered by Olympus.This camera features all twelve Art Filters that are a defining characteristic of Olympus system cameras. With a number of variations and effects available, the possibilities for creative artistic expression are expanded.
The compact-sized and light-weight body, optimized for Olympus PEN Lite users who enjoy active photography, along with the 170°-swivel monitor give users the freedom to shoot from any angle, including self-portrait shots. The camera also features a range of substantial new functions that make photography more convenient and expand the shooting possibilities of the camera. These include a Short Release Time Lag mode, ISO LOW setting, interval Shooting, Time lapse movies and a Level guide. With Red as a new color, in addition to White, Silver and Black, the body is available now in a total of for color variations.