- Page 1Olympus Pen E-P1
- Page 2 Olympus Pen E-P1
- Page 3 Olympus Pen E-P1
- Page 4 Olympus Pen E-P1
- Page 5 Features Table
- Page 6 Test Shots – ISO Performance
- Page 7 Test Shots – Detail and Lens Performance
- Page 8 Test Shots – Exposure Evaluation
”Over the next few pages we show a range of test shots. On this page the full size image at the minimum and maximum ISO settings have been reduced to let you see the full image, and a series of full resolution crops have taken from original images at a range of ISO settings to show the overall image quality. These pictures were taken indoors using reflected natural light ”
This is the full frame at 100 ISO. ISO settings at 1/3EV intervals are available on the E-P1, but the the sake of brevity I’ve only listed the full-EV settings.
At 100 ISO the image is pretty clean, although compare this with the Panasonic LX3, which has a 1/1.63-inch 10.1MP sensor.
Already at 200 ISO there is a faint dusting of image noise, and a trace of colour mottling in the green area.
More mid-tone noise at 400 ISO.
Detail is fading out at 800 ISO.
Noise is becoming a real problem at 1600 ISO.
Colour saturation is starting to fade out at 3200 ISO.
Image quality is pretty poor at 6400 ISO.
This is the full frame at 6400 ISO.