Olympus PEN-F Single Lens Kit with 17mm Lens - Black

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The masterpiece Olympus PEN-F. The Olympus PEN-F Body Only features a timeless beauty in its rangefinder style. The design is absolute perfection and the designer's attention to detail can be seen in every facet of the camera. The Monochrome Profile Control and Colour Profile Control gives you the opportunity to experience the true pleasure of viewfinder shooting as if you were to choose a film type, developing shots, and printing them to capture the exact photo you have in mind.

The PEN-F is the result of a fusion of the latest digital technologies, such as the 20M Live MOS sensor and powerful in-body 5-axis image stabilisation, that bring out the full, amazing potential of Zuiko lens image quality and the unbroken chain of 80 years of traditional craftsmanship. This model is sure to be loved above all others by true camera enthusiasts.

The included Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f1.8 Wide Prime Lens is a bright aperture wide-angle prime lens with a classic focal length that's ideal for travel, street photography and photojournalism. It's high performance optical design provides edge-to-edge crisp shots. Olympus' proprietary high-end ZERO multicoating technology delivers pictures with brilliant contrast. MSC drive technology assures super-fast and quiet autofocusing. An all metal barrel design provides durability and a premium build quality.

  • 20MP Live MOS Sensor
  • In-body 5-Axis image stabilisation
  • High-definition OLED viewfinder with Magnified Display and Focus Peaking
  • FAST (Frequency Acceleration Sensor Technology) AF autofocus for instant focusing
  • Premium, retro finish with full control dials and custom buttons


Beautiful Design that Transcends Time
The Olympus PEN-F employs a soft, modern body line, and inherits the silhouette of the film PEN F camera for refined rangefinder styling. It has machined aluminium dials, a magnesium top cover, and a perfectly calculated dial layout. This model is the culmination of Olympus' uncompromising design aesthetics in every single detail.

Top-Class Interchangeable Lens Camera Image Quality
The Pen-F is packed with the latest technologies such as a 20M Live MOS sensor and powerful in-body 5-axis image stabilisation. These features combine to achieve top-class image quality among interchangeable lens cameras, whatever the shooting conditions may be.

Monochrome Profile Control and Colour Profile Control
This camera is equipped with Monochrome Profile Control and Colour Profile Control that lets you create the perfect photo while looking through the viewfinder, reviving the excitement of selecting a film type, shooting, developing, and printing.

High Visibility, Easy-to-Focus Viewfinder
The Pen-F has a built-in high visibility, easy-to-focus, high-definition OLED viewfinder. Magnified Display and Focus Peaking are just two of several features made possible by the electronic viewfinder, assisting you with focusing and changing the way you enjoy photography.

Quick Response to Never Miss the Perfect Shot
This camera features a high-performance shutter with short time lag so you never miss a shot, and FAST (Frequency Acceleration Sensor Technology) AF autofocus for instant focusing.

Packed with Promise
A full array of features are available, including Art Filter for expanding photographic expressions, and Live Composite for capturing light trails in beautiful, solid moving lines. With Wi-Fi you can connect the camera to a smartphone.


Product type
Product type Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens system camera
Memory SD Memory Card (SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I/II compatible, Eye-Fi Card compatible*) Not compatible with Endless Memory.
Sensor size 17.4 mm (H) x 13.0 mm (V)
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds Mount
Image sensor
Product type 4/3 Live MOS Sensor
Number of pixels / aspect ratio Number of effective pixels : Approx. 20.3 million pixels Total number of pixels : Approx. 21.8 million pixels Aspect ratio : 1.33 (4:3)
Dust reduction Supersonic Wave Filter (image sensor dust reduction system)
Recording (still)
Recording format DCF, DPOF compatible / Exif, PRINT Image Matching III, MPO compatible
File format RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG, MPO(3D still)
Recording image size [RAW] 5184 x 3888 pixels [JPEG] 5184 x 3888 pixels - 640 x 480 pixels
Image Stabilisation System
Type Built-in 5-axis* sensor-shift image stabilisation for movie and still photos yaw / pitch / roll / vertical shift / horizontal shift
Mode 4 modes (S-IS AUTO, S-IS1, S-IS2, S-IS3), OFF
Live View image stabilisation Activation by half-pressing shutter button or enlarging view
Focal length setting With
Lens IS priority With
5 axis Sync IS When using M.Zuiko Digital lenses equipped with image stabilisation
Stabilisation performance Based on CIPA measurement conditions. When using M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ (focal length =42mm (35mm equivalent: 84mm))
Finder type Eye-level OLED electronic viewfinder,  approx. 2.36M dots
Field of view / Viewfinder magnification Approx. 100% / Approx. 1.08x[1] - 1.23x[2] (-1m-1, 50mm lens, Infinity) 1: Finder Style 1, 2 (aspect ratio 4:3) 2: Finder Style 3 (aspect ratio 4:3)
Eye point / Diopter adjustment range Approx. 20mm (-1m-1, Distance from rear lens surface) / -4 ~ +2m-1
Preview Live View preview with depth of field preview lock
Display Grid Off / normal grid / golden grid / scale / diagonal / movie grid
Level Gauge 2-axis (horizontal / vertical) level gauge
Finder Style 3 styles
Brightness and Colour Temperature Control Adaptive brightness technology (EVF Auto Luminance) / ±2 level manual brightness control / ±3 level manual colour temperature control
S-OVF (Simulated OVF) Available in the EVF when in P, A, S and M modes. Art filter, WB and exposure are not reflected in EVF.
Live view
Live view Approx. 100% field of view, exposure compensation preview, WB adjustment preview, gradation preview, face detection preview (up to 8 faces), grid line, magnification display (x3 / x5 / x7 / x10 / x14), Display modes: Standard, Histogram, Highlight & Shadow, Level Gauge, Off (Image Only)
Preview Preview with depth of field preview lock
Monitor type 3.0-inch vari-angle monitor*  Approx.1037k dots (3:2), electrostatic capacitance touch panel
Touch control Shutter release, magnification, AF area selection, AF area size adjustment, frame forward / backward, magnified playback, Live Guide, Super Control Panel, scene mode selection, Wi-Fi connection, selfie shutter release, movie control, movie effect, movie teleconverter
Tilting capability With (mirror display when monitor is in self portrait position)
Brightness / Colour temperature control ±7 levels / ±7 levels
Colour tone select Vivid / Natural
AF system High-speed imager AF
Focus mode Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF) / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR)
Full-time AF With Full-time AF
Magnified frame AF Selectable from over 800 AF points Selectable magnification: x3, x5, x7, x10(Default), x14 Super Spot AF* Available only when a Micro Four Thirds lens is attached
Face detection AF / Eye detection AF With Eye Detection AF mode: off / nearer-eye priority / right-eye priority / left-eye priority
Focusing point / Focusing point selection mode 81-area multiple AF / All target, group target area (9-area), single target(standard), single target(small)
AF targeting pad With (activate / deactivate with double tap on rear monitor)
AF illuminator With
Manual focus assist Focus ring rotation activates Live View image magnification and/or focus peaking when in S-AF+MF or MF mode
Peaking function Activate with Fn button or focus ring Change peaking settings using the Info button Colour selection: white, black, red, yellow Intensity selection: high, normal, low Back light effect: on, off
Exposure Control (Still)
Metering system (TTL Image sensor metering) Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), center-weighted average metering, spot metering*, spot metering with highlight control, spot metering with shadow control Also available AF target spot metering
Metering range EV -2 - 20 (using 17mm f/2.8, ISO 100)
Exposure mode / Shooting mode iAUTO (Live Guide can be performed), P: Program AE (Program shift can be performed), A: Aperture priority AE, S: Shutter priority AE, M: Manual (Live Bulb, Live Time and Live Composite are available), Custom1~4, Photo Story[1],Scene select AE[2] 1 Photo Story can be set to C3 2 Scene select mode can be set to C4
Scene select AE Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Sport, Hand-held Starlight[1], Night scene, Night + Portrait, Children, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Fisheye Conv., Wide Conv., Macro Conv.,Panning, 3D[2] 1: 8 images automatically shot and combined into a single image composite 2: For 3D lens(H-FT012 by Panasonic) only, still photo only
ISO sensitivity AUTO ISO: customizable, LOW (approx.80) ‐ 25600 (default: LOW - 1600) Manual ISO: LOW (approx.80), 200 - 25600 (1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable)
Exposure compensation When using exposure compensation dial: ±3 EV, adjustable by 1/3 EV steps  When assigned to front / rear dial: ±5 EV, adjustable by 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps  When shooting in HDR or in video, only adjustable up to ±3 EV steps Live View only reflects up to ±3 EV steps
AE Lock Locks with a half-press of the shutter button (can be set to Fn button as well)
Shutter type Focal-plane shutter
Shutter Speed Mechanical shutter*: 1/8000 - 60 sec., with selectable EV adjustment steps (1/3, 1/2, 1) Electronic first curtain shutter (Anti-shock mode): 1/320 - 60 sec Electronic shutter (Silent mode): 1/16000 - 60 sec Bulb / Time: selectable exposure time (1 / 2 / 4 / 8 / 1 5 / 20 / 25 / 30 min.), with 8-min. default setting Composite: maximum shooting time 3 hours
Sequential shooting maximum speed [Sequential shooting H mode] approx. 10 fps IS OFF Focus and exposure are fixed at the values for the first shot. [Sequential shooting L mode] approx. 5 fps When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 EZ
Max. recordable pictures on sequential shooting* [RAW] Max. 250 frames (in 5 seq. shooting L) Max. 39 frames (in 10 seq. shooting H) [JPEG] Max. ∞ frames (in 5 seq. shooting L) Max. 45 frames (in 10 seq. shooting H) When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm f/3.5 - 6.3 EZ With TOSHIBA SDHC UHS-II R260・W240 EXCERIA™ PRO
Self-timer Operation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., custom (Wait time: 1-30sec., Shot interval: 0.5 / 1 / 2 / 3sec., Number of shots: 1-10, Every time AF: ON / OFF)
Flash intensity control method TTL Auto, Auto*, Manual, Super FP* (FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL) Available on the external flash
Bundled standard flash Powered by the camera
Flash mode Flash Auto, Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual(1/1(FULL)~1/64)
Synchronization speed 1/250 sec. Super FP: 1/125-1/8000 sec. Silent mode: less than 1/20 sec.
Flash intensity control Up to ±3 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable
Compatible external flash FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R
Wireless Flash Control
Compatible external flash FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-300R, FL600R
Control method Triggered and controlled by the bundled FL-LM3 or FL-600R (Olympus Wireless RC Flash system compatible)
External Flash intensity type TTL Auto, Auto, Manual, FP-TTL-AUTO, FP-MANUAL
Channel 4 channels
Group No. 4 groups (External flash 3 groups + commander flash*) FL-LM3 / FL-600R
White Balance
White balance mode Auto WB, 7 Preset WBs, 4 Capture WBs, Custom WB(Kelvin setting)
White balance compensation Except for Custom WB
Colour Mode
Colour matrix sRGB, Adobe RGB
Picture Mode
Mode i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Colour creater, Art Filters, Colour Profile Control, Monochrome Profile Control
Hi light and shadow control Activate by rear lever
Colour Profile Control
Colour Profile Control Can set the saturation level from -5~+5 for each of the 12 colours. Hold the setting each of 3 presets* (COLOUR1 / COLOUR2 / COLOUR3) Can be hold the highlight and shadow control setting
Monochrome Profile Control
Monochrome Profile Control Colour Filter effect: 8 colours (Red, Orange, Yellow, Yellow-green, Green, Cyan, Blue, Magenta) with 3 levels of intensity Shading Effect: -5 ~ +5 Film Grain Effect: Low / Medium / High Pict. Tone: Sepia / Blue / Purple / Green Can program 3 presets* (MONO1 / MONO2 / MONO3) detailed settings for Highlight & Shadow Control can also be programmed
Art Filter
Art Filter (Variation / Art Effect) Pop Art (I, II / a, b, c, d, e, f) Soft Focus ( - / c, e) Pale & Light Colour (I, II / a, b, c, d, f) Light Tone ( - / d, f) Grainy Film (I, II / b, c, d, g, h) Pin Hole (I, II, III / d) Diorama ( I,II / d) Cross Process (I, II / b, c, d, f) Gentle Sepia ( - / a, b, c, d, f) Dramatic Tone (I / b, c, d, e, f) (II / b, c, d, e, f, g, h) Key Line (I, II / a, b, c, d, e) WaterColour (I, II / a, b, c, d) Vintage (I, II, III / a, b, c, d, e, f, i) Partial Colour (I, II, III / a, b, c, d, e, f)
Detail of Art Effect a. Soft Focus Effect b. Pin-Hole Effect c. White Edge Effect d. Frame Effect e. Star Light Effect f. Blur Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right) g. B&W Effect (None, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green) h. Pict. Tone (None, Sepia, Blue, Purple, Green) i. Shade Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)
Colour Ring (for partial colour) 18 colour selectable
Colour Creator
Colour Creator Colour pattern: 30 colours / Saturation setting -4 ~ +3
Type (Variation / Frame Effect / Composition) Standard (I, II, III, IV / a, b, c, d / A, B, C, D) Fun Frame (I, II, III / NA / NA) Speed (NA / NA / A, E, F) Zoom in / out (I, II / a, c / A, G) Layout* (I, II, III, IV / NA / NA) Can select picture mode
Frame Effect a. White Frame b. White Frame & White Edge Effect c. Black Frame d. White Frame & Pin Hole Effect
Aspect &Window Pattern A. 4:3, 2 frames B. 4:3, 3 frames C. 1:1. 2 frames D. 1:1, 3 frames E. 1:1, 4 frames F. 16:9. 5 frames G. 16:9, 2 frames
Hold function With
Exposure bracketing 2, 3 or 5 frames in 0.3 / 0.7 / 1.0EV steps selectable, 7 frames in 0.3 / 0.7EV steps selectable
ISO bracketing 3 frames in 0.3 / 0.7 / 1.0EV steps selectable
White balance bracketing 3 frames in 2, 4, 6 selectable steps for A-B / G-M axis.
Flash bracketing 3 frames in 0.3 / 0.7 / 1.0EV step selectable
Art Filter bracketing i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, Art Filters, Colour Creator, Monochrome Profile Control, Colour Profile Control selectable
Focus bracketing 3 to 999 shots, focus steps adjustable from 1 to 10 (compatible with Micro Four Thirds lenses)
Focus stacking Without
HDR Function
HDR(Auto composite) ISO sensitivity is fixed at 200, and maximum shutter speed setting is 1 sec. Exposure compensation can be performed.
Bracketing for HDR post process This function does not execute HDR processing.
Keystone Compensation
Keystone Compensation With (can be confirmed in Live View)
High Res Shot
Resolution Equivalent to 50 megapixels (8 shots combined into a single JPEG using sensor shift) Available in P / A / S / M mode, RAW+JPEG or JPEG. JPEG: 8160 x 6120 / RAW: 10368 x 7776 RAW data can be developed in-camera. Development by PC is possible with the Olympus Viewer 3 ver. 2.0
Shutter Type / Shutter Speed Electronic shutter / 1/8000 - 8 sec.
Anti-shock Mode
Shutter Type / Shutter Speed Electronic first curtain shutter / 1/320* - 60sec For speeds over 1/320 sec., mechanical shutter will automatically be selected.
Shutter start delay 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30sec
Silent Mode
Shutter Type / Shutter Speed Electronic shutter / 1/16000 - 60sec
Shutter start delay 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30sec
Live Bulb. / Live Time
Update interval time 0.5 sec - 60 sec
Live Composite
Update interval time / composite method 0.5 sec - 60 sec / Lighten Mode (Bright area prioritization)
Interval Mode
Interval Mode Interval Time 1sec. - 24 Hours, Max 999 frames. Available on making Time-lapse movie automatically
Multi Exposure
Number of picture / Function 2 frames / Auto gain, Exposing on Recorded picture(RAW)
Multi Aspect
Aspect Ratio 4:3(Default) / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1 / 3:4
One push Tele-converter
Magnification x2
Level Gauge
Detection 2-axis
Recording format MOV(MPEG-4AVC / H.264), AVI(Motion JPEG)
Mode / frame rate / compression method [MOV] 1920x1080(FHD) / 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL-I (A-I), IPB(SF,F,N) 1920x1080(FHD) / 60p, 50p / IPB(SF, F, N) 1280x720(HD) / 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL-I (A-I), IPB(SF,F,N) 60p: 59.94fps, 50p: 50.00fps, 30p: 29.97fps, 25p: 25.00fps, 24p: 23.98fps FHD ALL-I (A-I: approx. 77Mbps) FHD IPB(SF: approx. 52Mbps, F: approx. 30Mbps, N: approx. 18Mbps) [AVI] 1280x720(HD) / 30p 640x480(SD) / 30p Frame rates may drop when particular Art Filters and Movie Effect are used Class 10 or higher SD card is recommended for shooting movies UHS-II or UHS Speed Class 3 card is recommended for ALL-I shooting.
Maximum recording time [MOV] Approx. 29min [AVI] HD: Approx. 7min* / SD: Approx. 14min* Excluding when particular Art Filters are used
Art Filter Movie Frame rate: 30fps or lower.
Movie Effect One-shot Echo / Multi-echo / Art Fade / Old Film
One-push Movie Digital Converter x4
Time Lapse Movie [AVI] 3840x2160(4K) / 5fps 1920x1080(FHD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps 1280x720(HD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps, 30fps
Photo in Movie With (mode1* / mode2) mode1 is available when recording framrate is less than 30p.
Clips 1, 2, 4, 8 sec. (Further continued shooting possible by pressing movie record button again)
Quick Movie / Slow Movie With
High Speed Movie Available at 120 fps, 640 x 480
Image Stabilisation for Movie M-IS1* (Image sensor shift and electronic image stabiliser with multi motion IS), M-IS2 (Image sensor shift with multi motion IS), Off While using M-IS1, field of view may be affected.
Grid Line / Focus Peaking 4 types of grid lines / 4 colours for focus peaking
Time code Rec run/free run, drop frame/non-drop frame
Live View Output via HDMI With (GUI is shown on connected device only, and peaking function is not available when connected by HDMI.) By holding down INFO button, GUI will be hidden on the connected device, movie quality is set to YCbCr 4:2:2, frame rate is set to movie setting (24p, 30p and 60p settings are not recommended.), and sound will not be recorded.
Exposure Control Program AE, aperture priority AE, shutter priority AE, manual
AE Lock With
Recording (Sound)
Recording format Wave Format (Stereo linear PCM/16-bit, Sampling frequency 48kHz)
Microphone / Speaker Built-in stereo / mono
Microphone function May affect audio quality.
Wi-Fi Function
GPS info. Function Via smartphone GPS data
Wireless Shooting Live View, Rec View, Wireless Touch AF shutter, Self Timer (w/Countdown guidance, Sequential shooting, movie recording capability), Wireless Release, Movie Recording, Power Off iAuto / P / A / S / M (Live Bulb, Live Time, Live Composite) and drive mode can be selected.* Aperture, shutter speed, exposure, ISO sensitivity, white balance can be adjusted.* When in private connection
Image Share File Type: JPEG*, MOV Connect to up to 4 devices simultaneously. Marking function for image share. Excluding MPO file
Easy Connection QR code setting
Playback mode Single-frame, information display, index display (4 / 9 / 25 / 100 frames), Clips, calendar, enlargement (2x - 14x), movie (with sound, FF / REW / Pause), picture rotation (auto), slideshow (with sound including BGM, Slide show effects, replaceable BGM), Light Box display
Information display Histogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight / Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF
Image Editing
Editing function RAW data edit, Gradation auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye fix, Saturation, Resize (1280x960, 640x480, 320x240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Postrecording
RAW data edit RAW data edit based on settings of the camera (including e-Portrait, Colour Creator, Art Filter, ART-BKT). 2 programmable settings, preview capability.
Print function Print reservation (DPOF), Direct print (PictBridge compatible)
Languages 34 languages selectable: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Malay, Thai
Custom mode Modes C1, C2, C3 and C4 can be customized
Custom dial Mode dial, front/rear dial and exposure compensation dial can be customized
Custom button Fn1/Fn2 button, magnification button, movie button and preview button can be allocated a shooting function. Lens function button can also be assigned a function from the camera. Right button and down button on the arrow pad can also be assigned functions.
USB/AV/Remote controller connector Dedicated multi-connector [USB: USB2.0 Hi-Speed, video: NTSC/PAL selectable, optional remote cable RM-UC1 compatible.]
HDMI connector Micro HDMI (Type-D)
Flash attachment Hot shoe
Wireless LAN Built-in(IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
PC interface USB2.0 Hi-Speed
TV interface HDMI out(HD / stereo), video out(SD / mono)
Power Requirements
Battery BLN-1 Li-ion battery (included)
Sleep mode With (1 / 3 / 5 min. off)
Number of recordable pictures Approx. 330 shots (using BLN-1 and TOSHIBA SD with IS ON, based on CIPA test standards)
Battery Life on movie shooting Approx. 80 minutes* (under standard JEITA testing) Approx. 140 minutes* (when zoom and other operational functions are not used) When repeatedly recording at the maximum time of 29 minutes
Dimensions / Weight
Dimensions 124.8mm(W) x 72.1mm(H) x 37.3mm(D) [CIPA guideline compliant, excluding protrusions]
Weight Approx. 427g [CIPA guideline compliant, with BLN-1 battery and Memory card] Approx. 373g [body only]
Operating Environment
Temperature 0 ~ +40℃ (when in operation) / -20 ~ +60℃ (when stored)
Humidity 30 - 90% (when in operation) / 10 - 90% (when stored)

Box Contents

  • Olympus PEN-F Body Only - Black
  • Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f1.8 Wide Prime Lens - Black
  • FL-LM3 supplied flash
  • BLN-1 Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery
  • BCN-1 Lithium Ion Battery Charger
  • CB-USB8 cable
  • Shoulder strap
  • Olympus Viewer 3 Software (CD-ROM)
  • Warranty card
  • Instruction manual