Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

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An update of the original OM-D camera with a tripod mode that uses sensor shift to get high pixel counts. Body is splash/freeze resistant.

  • Sensor: 16mp Sony CMOS sensor, 17.3 x 13mm (2x crop), five-axis sensor stabilization
  • Mount:Micro 4/3 (m4/3)
  • Images:4608x3456 pixel JPEG or 12-bit ORF maximum, 10 fps max (without C-AF, 5 fps with), 16 frame minimum raw buffer, 9216 x 6912 pixel OFT or 7296 x 5472 pixel JPEG in sensor shift mode on tripod
  • Video: 1080P/60/50 52Mbps AVCHD max .MOV file 77Mbps available with restricted vertical resolution and slower frame rates), also 720P/60/50/30/25/24, 480P/30, plus Motion-JPEG .AVI file, stereo 48kHz sampled 16-bit PCM audio, 24Mbps max nitrate.
  • Shutter: electronic and mechanical 60 sec to 1/16,000 sec (1/8000 mechanical), bulb (+1 to 30 minute settings)
  • Exposure:matrix, center-weighted, spot metering, -3 to +3EV exposure compensation, 7 white balance settings (plus Preset K's, Auto and Custom), ISO 100-25,600, AUTO ISO
  • Focus: 81area contrast detect, single point, multi-area, face detect, tracking, manual focus override
  • Display:3” 1.04m dot full pivoting touchscreen LCD; built-in 2.36m dot EVF (1.48x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, +/-2 diopter adjustment)
  • Flash: included FL-LM3 flash (9.1GN m@100 ISO), hot shoe, 1/250 flash sync with some flash (otherwise Super FP to 1/8000), red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync, three-level manual
  • Remote:optional RM-UC1
  • Other Notable Features:WiFi, HDR, optional accessory slot, headphone (if optional HLD-8G grip used) and microphone jack, interval timer
  • Cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I, UHS-II, Eye-Fi compatible)
  • Battery:BLN-1 (310 shots CIPA)
  • Size:4.9 x 3.3 x 1.8" (123.7 x 85 x 44.5) wide, tall, deep
  • Weight: 14.7 ounces (417g) body only; 16.5 ounces (469g) with battery/card
  • Colors:Black, Silver
  • Price:US$1099 body only
  • Current Firmware: version 2.3 (December 2016)
  • Announced:February 5, 2015

Announcement Coverage of the OM-D E-M5II

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