Olympus E-PL3 UK and US Price Revealed

July 27, 2011

Olympus has revealed the UK and US pricing of the Olympus E-PL3 Micro Four Thirds digital camera. The E-PL3 suggested retail price stands on $699.00 in the US and £549.99 in the UK. The price is for the Camera + KIT lens pack, which comes with either the 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Zuiko Digital Zoom Lens or the Zuiko 17mm f/2.8 Pancake lens.
Olympus PEN E-PL3 will compete against other mirrorless cameras, including the Panasonic Lumix GF3 ($699.00 on Amazon + 14mm F2.5 lens) and Sony NEX-C3 ($599.99 on Amazon + 16mm F2.8 lens).  Of course that in terms of pricing, the E-PL3 is a direct competitor to the GF3. Both mid-range Micro Four Thirds cameras that will be popular among advanced hobbyist photographers.

Price comparison Table

Camera Price
PEN E-P1
14-42mm
$499.00

PEN E-P1
17mm
$499.00

PEN E-P2
17mm
$529.95

PEN E-P2
14-42mm
$529.95

PEN E-PL2
14-42mm
$524.95

PEN E-PL1
(body only)
$349.00

PEN E-P1
(body only)
$398.00

XZ-1
(P&S camera)
$409.00

* Prices from Amazon (7/27/2011)
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