Olympus Pen Mini E-PM1

  • Olympus Pen Mini E-PM1
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Based on 40 scores, 58 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    12
  • Good:
    16
  • Average:
    10
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Good performance.
  • Above average image quality.
  • Solid features with advanced and basic options.

Cons:

  • Confusing menu system, beyond the basics.
  • Minimal external controls.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Tech2 on 70

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By Good Gear Guide on 75

The Olympus PEN E-PM1 Mini dishes out image quality that's on par with the high-end PEN E-P3, but for a more reasonable price. We were impressed with its clear and vibrant results, as well as its useful high ISO settings. However, its video quality...

By T3 Magazine on 80

Available in black, white, silver, dark brown or purple, the Olympus E-PM1 shares a degree of retro charm with its Pen predecessors. And, while it eschews some of their built-to-last chunkiness, there will be many who prefer the more streamlined...

By Macworld on 70

The baby of the Olympus PEN family, the 12-megapixel E-PM1, actually represents a new line of the company’s interchangeable lens cameras. Also known as the PEN Mini, this $500 entry-level model and s E-P3 and the E-PL3 sibling, is the least...

By Digital Camera Buyer on 100

The E-PM1 is an excellent CSC, coupling stylish looks with great features. It’s the perfect step up from a compact, offering every feature you could want Overall Our provides the latest photography news, reviews, previews, features and...

By DPexpert on -

REVIEW—OLYMPUS E-PM1 Pen mini] by terry on 29 December 2011 Price: $600 A step up THE LOW-DOWN: This is the smallest and least expensive of the Olympus Pen micro four thirds cameras. It has the same 12.3mp sensor and 14-42mm kit lens as the E-PL3...

By Sydney Morning Herald on -

Read later This is the smallest and least expensive of the Olympus Pen micro four thirds cameras. It has the same 12.3-megapixel sensor and 14mm-42mm kit lens as the E-PL3 and E-P3 but is aimed at customers wanting better quality than a compact...

By LetsGoDigital on -

The current Olympus PEN camera assortment is made up of three system cameras, the Olympus PEN Mini (E-PM1) being the most compact. The 12 megapixel Olympus PEN Mini has a stylish appearance, however, its weight is especially noteworthy, as the...

By Pocket-lint on 80

Olympus’ smallest digital Pen interchangeable lens camera yet continues a run of impressive products. While it’s not a match for cameras further up the range, the price does at least reflect...

By Expert Reviews on 80

It's far from perfect, but its low price makes the E-PM1 a brilliant step up from a compact or ultra-zoom camera...

By CamcorderInfo on 63

Like most compact interchangeable lens cameras, the Olympus E-PM1 records good, but not fantastic, HD video. If you're purchasing the camera that you're primarily planning to use to record video, the E-PM1 is not the model for you. But, if you...

By Digital Photography School on -

Cute as pie. Cheap as chips. Well, on the latter count: nearly.I’m still figuring out why Olympus has launched virtually the same camera in three different guises that this Micro Four Thirds system gear encloses. Beats me!Look around the DPS site...

By Camera Labs on 86

The Olympus PEN Mini E-PM1 fills a gap in the PEN range that until now really only catered for enthusiast photographers. Rather belatedly, Olympus has woken up to the fact that equipping it's Micro Four Thirds bodies with auto exposure modes...

By DigitalCameraInfo on -

Ever since Olympus unveiled their 2011 PEN camera lineup, eyes have been on the so-called “PEN Mini,” the E-PM1. It’s the cheapest, most compact PEN yet, but still comes with an image sensor that is nearly identical to Olympus’...

By RegHardware on 80

With the E-PM1 Olympus has released a sexy, versatile, pocketable camera that manages to bring increased ease-of-use to the PEN family without sacrificing the creative and technical performance of its more expensive models. This is a camera that...

By PC Advisor on 80

If you’re stepping up from a standard compact camera you’ll feel quite at home with the PEN mini, and love its enhanced image quality, but DSLR users may well find it somewhat frustrating to use....

By Buy-n-Shoot on 90

Visit Olympus The Olympus The Olympus About Olympus In Greek mythology, Mt.Olympus is the home of the twelve supreme gods and goddesses. Olympus was named after this mountain to reflect its strong aspiration to create high quality, world...

By CNET Australia on 80

Geared towards point-and-shoot upgrade users, the Olympus Pen Mini E-PM1 offers a great introduction to the world of interchangeable lens cameras. There are a few usability issues that we'd like to see resolved for the next version,...

By Photo Review Australia on 90

The PEN Mini E-PM1 is the smallest, lightest and simplest of the three interchangeable-lens mirrorless cameras announced by Olympus in June 2011. Designed for snapshooters looking for a very compact camera that's easy to use but delivers...

By TechRadar on 60

Designed for the casual snapper who doesn't want to compromise on image quality, the Olympus PEN Mini E-PM1 is similarly specified to contemporary Olympus PEN models, but with an emphasis on ease of use and simplicity of design. Compact system...