Olympus PEN E-PL9 WHITE w.14-42mm EZ

product overview
product overview
Build In WIFIBuild In WIFI
Touchscreen LCDTouchscreen LCD
Image ProcessorImage Processor
CMOS SensorCMOS Sensor
4K Video4K Video
  • 16.1MP Live MOS Sensor

  • TruePic VIII Image Processor

  • UHD 4K Video Recording at 30 fps

  • 3.0" 1.04m-Dot 180° Flip Touchscreen

  • Up to 8.6 fps Shooting and ISO 25600

  • 3-Axis Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization

  • 121-Area FAST AF, Face/Eye Detection AF

  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Connectivity

  • Advanced Photo Mode and Art Filters

  • M.Zuiko 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ motorised Zoom Lens

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Share even better photos with the sophisticated
Olympus PEN E-PL9.

The Olympus PEN E-PL9 features technology that lets you easily capture artistic photos, and has a sophisticated exterior design that suits your stylish ensemble. You can easily import images taken with the E-PL9 to your smartphone for quick, easy sharing on social media.


Versatile Range of Expressions

Features such as Art Filter and Advanced Photo Mode deliver a versatile range of photographic expressions that are easy to create.


Easy Sharing

The PEN E-PL9 can communicate with your smartphone via Bluetooth® and Wi-Fi®. Importing images to your smartphone is now easier than ever before.

Easy Sharing

Refined Design with Excellent Operability

This model features sophisticated Olympus PEN design with a focus on operability. A variety of accessories are also available to make your PEN experience even more stylish


Image Stabilisation and Other Advanced Features

The E-PL9 features in-body image stabilisation for capturing beautiful photos and movies with minimal blurring. It also has excellent basic features including autofocus and sequential shooting performance.


Sleek and stylish, the PEN E-PL9 from Olympus is a Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera defined by its versatile imaging capabilities and variety of in-camera creative controls. Using a 16.1MP Live MOS sensor and TruePic VIII image processor, a quick continuous shooting rate of 8.6 fps great when working with moving subjects while a top sensitivity of ISO 25600 suits working in low-light conditions. Beyond stills shooting, UHD 4K30p video recording is also supported along with high-speed HD 720p120 recording for slow-motion playback. Benefitting both photo and movie applications, a 121-area FAST autofocus system is both quick and accurate and works in conjunction with the rear touchscreen for touch-to-focus control. Additionally, 3-axis sensor-shift image stabilisation is also featured to reduce camera shake by 3.5 stops for sharper handheld shooting.

Beyond the imaging capabilities, the Olympus E-PL9 also distinguishes itself through its stylish exterior, which integrates a compact right-hand grip, clean lines, a comfortable leatherette wrap, and a foil stamped Olympus logo on the front. Matching the intent of the opulent exterior, the camera is configured for the selfie enthusiasts out there, with the inclusion of a 3.0" 1.04m-dot 180° tilting touchscreen LCD. For easier control when making front-facing portraits, Touch Shutter lets you simply tap to focus and shoot and a variety of in-camera Art Filters can also be applied to creatively enhance the look of your images. Additionally, the camera is also fitted with built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth for wireless image sharing and remote camera control from a linked smartphone or tablet.

16.1MP Live MOS Sensor and TruePic VII Image Processor
Featuring a 16.1MP Live MOS sensor, along with the same TruePic VIII image processor featured in the flagship OM-D E-M1 Mark II, the EPL9 is capable of recording high-resolution stills and UHD 4K30p video with sensitivities up to ISO 25600. The processing speed also avails a full-resolution continuous shooting rate of 8.6 fps, a 4.3 fps shooting rate when working with the anti-shock electronic first curtain shutter, and a 14.1 fps rate when working in silent sequential mode.
FAST Autofocus System
A contrast-detection focusing method employs 121 AF points across the entire sensor, quickly and accurately acquiring focus, benefitting both stills and video. Aptly named, FAST (Frequency Acceleration Sensor Technology) is able to home in on subjects using single-shot or continuous focusing methods, as well as AF tracking to benefit working with moving subjects. In addition, there is Face Detection/Eye Detection AF which prioritizes focus on a subject's face and eyes.
When working with manual focus, focus peaking is available to simplify attaining precise sharpness, which is especially useful when using selective focus or shallow depth of field techniques.
3-Axis Sensor-Shift Image Stabilisation
In-body sensor-shift image stabilisation helps to minimise camera shake by up to 3.5 stops with any lens. Furthermore, this unique image stabilisation system works across three axes and compensates for vertical and horizontal shifts (yaw and pitch) as well as camera shake along the optical axis (roll). This range of detected movements suits both stills and video recording, and electronic image stabilisation can also be used to further benefit video recording.
Body Design and Wireless Connectivity
  • A large 3.0" 1.04m-dot touchscreen LCD is available for intuitive control over image composition, settings, and playback, and the screen also has an 80° upward, 180° downward tilting design for making front-facing selfies, or just working from a variety of angles.
  • The touchscreen enables the Touch Shutter function for simply tapping on the screen to both focus and release the shutter.
  • The exterior of the camera body is wrapped in a white leatherette for a traditional feel and the Olympus PEN logo has been foil stamped on the front of the camera body.
  • Built-in pop-up flash provides additional illumination when working in low-light conditions. A hot shoe can also accommodate an optional external flash.
  • The included BLS-50 rechargeable lithium-ion battery provides approximately 350 shots per charge.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth permit seamlessly connecting a smartphone or tablet to the camera, which then enables you to wirelessly share imagery and remotely control the camera.
M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ Lens
Included with the camera is the versatile M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ motorised zoom lens, which provides a 28-84mm equivalent focal length range. Three aspherical elements have been incorporated into the lens' design to help reduce spherical aberrations throughout the zoom range and also contributes to high image sharpness and clarity. The lens is designated as MSC (Movie & Still Compatible), making it ideal for video recording due to its quick and near-silent focusing performance.
Other Camera Features
  • An anti-shock mode lets you use an electronic first curtain shutter, in conjunction with a 60-1/320 sec shutter speed range, to reduce vibrations when shooting with a tripod or other support.
  • Digital ESP metering uses a 324-area multi-pattern metering area, along with centre-weighted average and spot metering modes, for accurate exposure metering.
  • Advanced Photo Modes include Live Composite, Live Time, Multiple Exposure, HDR Backlight, Silent, Panorama, Keystone Compensation, AE Bracketing, and Focus Bracketing
  • Scene Select AE modes: Portrait, 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, and Multi-Focus Shot.
  • Picture Modes: i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Underwater, and Art Filters.
  • Photo Story mode lets you shoot a scene from different viewpoints, then compile these individual images into a single frame.
  • Live Composite Mode lets you record a long exposure, between 1/2 to 60 seconds, and watch the exposure build in real-time for more accurate long exposures.
  • Interval shooting is supported for up to 999 sequential frames with 1 second to 24-hour intervals. Finished shoots can then be automatically compiled into a time-lapse movie.
  • Multiple Exposure mode lets you record two sequential frames over one another with auto gain for a balanced overall exposure.
  • Movie Effects: One Shot Echo, Multi Echo, Art Fade, and Old Film.
  • Live Guide is a simple graphical menu for adjusting colour saturation, colour value, brightness, background blur, and how motion is portrayed, and can also display helpful shooting tips.
  • Art Filters: Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Colour, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Watercolour, Vintage, Partial Colour, Bleach Bypass, and Instant Film.

The Olympus E-PL9 is available in four colour finishes.

  • MPN - V205092WA010
  • GTIN - 9338518001426 
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Lens MountMicro Four Thirds
Lens Focal Length14 - 42mm
Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 28 - 84 mm
Effective Megapixels16.1 Megapixel
Max Resolution4608 x 3456
Sensor Size17.3 x 13.0 mm
Image StabilizationSensor-Shift, 3-Way
Bit Depth12-Bit
Memory Card TypeSD
Focus ModeContinuous-servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M), Single-servo AF (S)
Autofocus PointsContrast Detection: 121
LCD Screen Size3“
Touch ScreenYes
ISO SensitivityAuto, 200-25600 (Extended Mode: 100-25600)
Shutter SpeedsType: Mechanical
Speed: 60 - 1/4000 Second
Type: Mechanical
Speed: 30 - 0 Minute in Bulb Mode
Type: Electronic
Speed: 60 - 1/16000 Second
Metering MethodAverage Metering, Center-Weighted Average Metering, Spot Metering
Exposure ModesModes: Aperture Priority, Art Filter, Custom, Intelligent Auto, Manual, Photo Story, Program, Scene Selection, Shutter Priority, Underwater
Metering Range: EV -2.0 - EV 20.0
Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 EV Steps)
Continuous Shooting SpeedUp to 8.6 fps at 16.1 MP for up to 13 Frames in Raw Format
Up to 4.8 fps at 16.1 MP for up to 14 Frames in Raw Format
Up to 8.6 fps at 16.1 MP for Unlimited Frames
White BalanceAuto, Custom
Dust Reduction SystemYes
Built-in FlashYes
Max Sync Speed1 / 250 Second
Video Clip Length (mins)Up to 29 Min
Audio RecordingBuilt-In Mic: With Video (Stereo)
ConnectivityHDMI D (Micro), USB 2.0 Micro-B
Battery1 x BLS-50 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.2 VDC, 1175 mAh
Dimensions (WxHxD)4.6 x 2.7 x 1.5“ / 117.1 x 68.0 x 39.0 mm
Sensor Type4/3 System (2x Crop Factor)
Lens Max Reproduction Ratio1:5.26
Minimum Focus Distance25 cm
Lens ApertureMaximum: f/3.5 - 5.6
Minimum: f/22 - 36
Lens Filter SizeFront: 37 mm
Angle of View75 - 29
Focus TypeAuto & Manual Focus
Video RecordingYes, NTSC
Aspect Ratio4:3, 16:9
Pixels17.2 Megapixel
Camera FormatMicro Four Thirds (2x Crop Factor)
Display Screen3" Rear Touchscreen Tilting LCD (1,040,000)
Screen Coverage100%
Self Timer12 Seconds, 2 Seconds
Custom: 1 - 30 Seconds at 0.5-, 1.0-, 2.0-, 3.0 Second Intervals
Number of Shots: 1 - 10
External Flash ConnectionHot Shoe
Dedicated Flash SystemTTL
Flash Compensation-3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps)
File FormatsStill Images: JPEG, RAW
Movies: MOV
Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo), WAV
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What’s In The Box

Olympus PEN E-PL9 WHITE with 14-42mm EZ

  • M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ Zoom Lens (Silver)

  • BLS-50 Lithium-Ion Battery (7.2V, 1175mAh)

  • BCS-5 Lithium-Ion Battery Charger

  • USB Cable

  • Shoulder Strap

  • Warranty

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