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Olympus OM-D E-M5


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Manufacturer Olympus
Model name OM-D E-M5
Date announced 2012-02-07
MSRP $999
Street price $1049  See all prices
Official site Olympus E-M5 Homepage
 
Camera type Mirrorless interchangeable lens camera
Sensor size (type) 17.3 x 13.0 mm (Live MOS)
Max still resolution 4608 x 3456 (16 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability N/A
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
N/A
Max aperture N/A
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
Micro Four Thirds
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
2.0x
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) N/A
 
Built-in flash No
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses N/A
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 610,000 pixels
LCD position Tilting
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
1.15x
Viewfinder coverage 100%
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 200 - 25600
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (H.264)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes (Stereo)
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC/SDXC card (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used BLN-1 (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
0 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
4.8 x 3.5 x 1.7 in (121.9 x 88.9 x 43.2 mm)
Weight (empty) 13 oz (369 g)
 
Included software Olympus Viewer 2, Olympus [ib]
 
Misc. notes Olympus' new "OM-D" pro-level interchangeable lens camera features a weather-sealed body, articulating touchscreen OLED display, 5-axis image stabilization, super-fast autofocus, tons of special effects, 1080/60i video recording, and more. Includes a small external flash. Available in black and silver. Add the old 14-42 lens for $100 more, or the new weather-sealed 12-50 for an additional $200.
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