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The E-P1 is and isn’t a point and shoot— it looks like one, but size and weight debate that point.
Ergonomics play a large role in the enjoyment and functionality of a camera. In general, I took a strong dislike to the ergonomics of the E-P1: it offers neither the sure feel of a DSLR nor the flat-out fun of my Panasonic Lumix FX10/30.
The E-P1 looks like at first glance like a compact point-and-shoot. But with the supplied 14-42mm lens, it won’t fit into any of my large pockets, even after the neat trick of having the lens collapse into itself. It will fit into a large jacket pocket, but it’s heavy enough that you’ll notice it.
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