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The controls on the E-P1 are point-and-shoot style. All the buttons are tiny and hard to find, though one could probably memorize them over time. They are all the same size and shape, making finding them in the dark a hassle; they do not light up. However, anyone with small hands might find them acceptable.
These are Nintendo controls, not camera controls. Yuck. To say I disliked them would be an understatement. The most important control, the shutter release, is a flat non-ergonomic affair, poorly designed for feel, and badly placed relative to the strap lug. I frequently triggered the shutter when I only wanted to engage/lock focus. An $800 camera deserves better design than this.
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