Olympus PEN E-PL8

Released September, 2016
  • 15.9 MP
  • Four Thirds 17.3 x 13 mm CMOS
  • 3" LCD
When you have decided which photos to enter, save each image as a JPEG file less than 15 megabytes in size and click on the 'Enter' buttons found here.
by Jeremy-Gray (Oct, 2016)

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Olympus PEN E-PL8

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

8 fps
Alpha A6000
11 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

350 photos
Alpha A6000
420 photos
410 photos

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The prizes are as follows: The Grand Prize winner will receive an undisclosed Olympus flagship camera and 1 million Yen (which is currently nearly US$9,600 based on current exchange rates).
You can enter up to five photos in each of the four categories: Power of life, connections to cherish, places that inspire and perspectives often missed.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Megapixels 15.9 MP
Resolution 4608 x 3456
Size Four Thirds
Area 17.3 x 13 mm
Crop factor 2.1x
Pixel size 14.1 microns
Light sensitivity 200 ISO to 25,600 ISO

focus system

Type Contrast detection
Focus points 81
Supports continuous Yes


Viewfinder mirror None
Viewfinder None


Max continuous shooting 8 fps
Battery life 350 photos
Continuous shooting 8 fps


Video 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
Shoots video in 24p No
Shoots high speed video No
External mic jack None


Type LCD
Size 3"
Resolution 1,037 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes
Has a flip out screen Yes
Supports live view Yes


Min 60 s
Max 1/4000 s

form factor

Size 115 x 67 x 38 mm
Thickness 38 mm
Weight 357 g
Is weather sealed No


Includes a GPS No
WiFi 802.11n
Image stabilization Sensor shift
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