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Olympus E5 4/3 Digital SLR Camera Body



The Olympus E-5 is the high-performance flagship camera of the Olympus digital SLR range. The E-5 is designed with many features that are used by the  the professional photographer and the creative enthusiast

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Built on the revolutionary E-System technology, the Olympus E-5 adds powerful features that let you do more than ever before. Designed to maximize the award-winning performance of Zuiko Digital lenses, the E-5 achieves the highest image quality of any Olympus camera-with astonishing detail, super-fast speed, and true-to-life colours.

Creative options like user control in Art Filters and 720p HD Video give you more freedom to explore creative effects. And with its weatherproof design, the rugged E-5 can go anywhere.

Key Features

- 12.3 megapixel Live Mos
- Fine Detail Technology with new TruePic V+ image processor
- World's Fastest Autofocus
- 3" swivel LCD (920k pixels)
- Built-In IS (up to 5 EV)
- HD 720P video with external mic support
- 10 Art Filters in P/A/S/M modes
- Wireless flash
- Dual CF and SD card slot (UDMA/SDXC supported)

The Olympus E-5 offers the latest version of Fine-Detail Processing technology that delivers a groundbreaking level of resolving power, exceeding many contemporary APS-C sensor based SLR cameras in the professional class. Utilising a newly-refined 12.3 megapixel High-Speed LiveMOS technology sensor and the latest "TruePic V+" image processor, the E-5 captures a level of detail that is simply quite stunning.

This latest image processor retains Olympus' unique imaging signature, delivering pictures with film-like tonality that have vibrant yet believable colours. A high level of picture detail and colour-tone fidelity is maintained up to the camera's maximum ISO of 6400.

The E-5 boasts the world's first 3-inch dual-axis swivel VGA HyperCrystal LCD monitor for enhanced handling flexibility during Live View shooting of stills and video. The crystal clear screen has a 920K pixel resolution.

Powerful Built-in Image Stabilisation
Up to 5 EV steps of image stabilisation is possible with the E-5's Supersonic Wave based Built-In Image Stabiliser.

Creative Features for the Enthusiast
For the creative photographer, the E-5 adopts the multi-exposure with Live View image overlay capability of Olympus' enthusiast digital SLR models. It has ten Art Filter digital effects that can be applied directly in real-time to both stills and HD video, to give the photographer added creative options.

With the Olympus E-5, Art Filters can be used in manual exposure, as well as shutter and aperture priority exposure modes. The E-5 also features TTL wireless flash control with its built-in flash functioning as commander. Its Super FP flash mode enables wireless flash synchronisation up to 1/8000th of a second.

The E-5 supports audio capture for stills and video with its built-in mono microphone, and has a standard 3.5mm microphone socket to enable the direct connection of an external stereo microphone for enhanced audio recording quality.
A Heavy-Duty camera for Heavy Duties

Designed to withstand the rigours of hard professional use under adverse environmental and handling conditions, the E-5 features a super high-strength magnesium alloy body made using the Thixomold process.

Like all Olympus digital SLR models, the E-5 uses Olympus' award-winning Supersonic Wave Dust Reduction system. Its pro-grade shutter mechanism is tested to work for a minimum of 150,000 operational cycles.

The E-5 supports the use of UDMA type compact flash memory for rapid shooting, as well as SD memory cards, with SDXC support.


  • Brand :
  • Olympus
  • Body Type :
  • Large SLR
  • Maximum Resolution :
  • 4032 x 3024
  • Megapixels :
  • 12MP
  • Sensor Size :
  • Four Thirds
  • Sensor Type :
  • CMOS
  • Processor :
  • TruePic V+
  • Max ISO :
  • 6400
  • White Balance Presets :
  • 8
  • Uncompressed Format :
  • RAW
  • Focus Points :
  • 11
  • Focal length multiplier :
  • 2x
  • LCD :
  • Articulated
  • Screen Size :
  • 3.0"
  • Screen Dots :
  • 920,000
  • Screen Type :
  • Hypercrystal III TFT Colour LCD
  • Viewfinder :
  • Optical (Pentaprism)
  • Viewfinder coverage :
  • 100 %
  • Viewfinder magnification :
  • 1.15x
  • Max Shutter Speed :
  • 1/8000 sec
  • Continuous drive :
  • 5 fps
  • Exposure compensation :
  • ±5 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
  • Format :
  • MPEG-4
  • Max Video Resolution :
  • 1280 x 720 (30 fps)
  • Storage Type :
  • Compact Flash Type 1, SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • USB :
  • USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
  • HDMI :
  • Yes (HDMI Mini Type C)
  • Environmentally sealed :
  • Yes
  • Battery :
  • Olympus Lithium-Ion BLM-5 rechargeable battery
  • Battery Life :
  • 870
  • Weight (inc. batteries) :
  • 800 g
  • Dimensions :
  • 143 x 117 x 75 mm
Olympus E-5 DSLR Camera (Body Only)
BLM-5 Lithium-Ion Battery
BCM-5 Battery Charger
USB Cable
A/V Cable
Shoulder Strap
Olympus Viewer 2 CD-ROM
User's Manual
1-Year Limited Warranty

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