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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Digital Camera

$999.00
SLR 16.3MP Live MOS SDXC Apr 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Compatible Memory Cards Release Date
Twenty-five industry awards
No silent shooting mode
No built-in flash
564 Reviews + 25 Awards
Trusted Reviews Recommended DP Review Gold PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Ephotozine Highly Recommended
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Reviews

Twenty-Five Industry Awards

This camera has received twenty-five awards from expert review sites.

This Olympus camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites PC Mag, Tomsguide.com, Good Gear Guide.com.au, Photoreview.com.au, Cnetfrance.fr and Reviewed.com all of whom concluded that this medium megapixel camera was outstanding.

This camera received a "Recommended" award from websites Digitaltrends.com, Trusted Reviews, Focus-numerique.fr, Hi-tech.mail.ru/ and Ua.gecid.com all of whom wrote that this medium megapixel camera was good.

The experts at websites Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Lydogbilde.no, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbillede.dk all strongly endorse this medium megapixel camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

The authors at review sites DP Review and Onfoto.ru both concluded that this camera was superb and gave it their "Gold" award.

This Olympus digital camera received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus, 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on fifty-four expert reviews from sites including DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine this medium megapixel camera has an average expert rating of 90 out of 100. This means that experts think this Olympus camera is one of the very best cameras of a similar age and type.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 518 owner reviews this camera has an average owner rating of 89 out of 100. 292 reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 89% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Olympus Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 4,447 expert and user reviews (including 623 verified purchases), Olympus has good reviews for its digital cameras. Olympus also has good reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 88% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Video

1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The OM-D E-M1 supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Olympus camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all cameras that came out more than two years ago.

The worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of camera is 320 x 120 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the OM-D E-M1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is actually the best video resolution across all cameras of this age and spec.

The worst video resolution amongst comparable types of camera is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Smart TV

Pas De GPS

Four customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it did not have gps. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Pas de GPS”. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “No Bluetooth To Gps”. Tailor2 wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “The GPS is also poorly done”.

One owner who bought it reckoned that it was not easy to sync. Three years ago Bestbuy.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Syncing with iphone”. One person who reviewed it concluded that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Bestbuy.com wrote “Wireless connectivity is slow” in their review of this digital camera.

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Support

Prolike Manual Controls

Twenty-nine owners thought it had good technical guidance. Stuff.tv wrote “Prolike manual controls” in their Olympus OM-D E-M1 review. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Viewfinder Manual Focus”. Expert review site Gizmodo.in wrote “I'll help you find the perfect camera to freeze those priceless moments”.


Stabilizzatore Senza Rivali Per Foto E Video

Twenty-eight owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was good for video recording. Dp Review said on DP Review “Stabilizzatore senza rivali per foto e video”. Digitaltrends.com said “It certainly can capture quality stills and good 1080/30p videos.” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1. Steves-Digicams.com said in their review of this digital camera on Steve's Digicams four years ago “Quick TakeProsiAuto shooting mode is accurate and easy in all situationsDedicated Video Capture Button is always ready to record Full 1080p moviesSealed Body” and gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars.

Superb Electronic Viewfinder

Fourty-six owners thought this digital camera had a good viewfinder. Dp Review wrote “Shar, informative electronic viewfinder” in their Olympus OM-D E-M1 review. Dp Review also said “Large and bright electronic viewfinder” in their review. Digitalcamerareview.com said “Great viewfinder and LCD screen” in their review of this digital camera.

Twenty-seven owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had an electronic viewfinder. Dp Review mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Very useful EVF” . Digitaltrends.com mentioned “Excellent builtin EVF”. Techsmart.co.za wrote three years ago “EVF is excellent” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1.

Twenty-six customers concluded that it had a good screen. Dp Review wrote on DP Review “Tilting OLED screen very good” in their review of this digital camera. Dp Review also wrote “Unique red display” in their review. Dp Review also wrote “Hochauflsendes und nach oben sowie unten klappbares 3 0 Zoll Display mit 1.036.000 Subpixel” in their review.

Thirteen owners concluded that it was mirrorless. Dxomark.com said “Ter tanto controle na ponta dos dedos, sem nenhum comprometimento, algo animador quando muitas cmeras mirrorless preferem uma abordagem diferente” but despite that they gave it a score of 14 out of 100. Expert review site Digitaltrends.com rated the product 5 stars and said in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 “Hardly extraordinary mirrorless camera”. Expert review site Gizmodo.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “This is the first mirrorless camera serious enough that a DSLR-less future is conceivable” but in spite of that they rated the product 3 stars.

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Great Autofocus

Eighty-nine people who reviewed the Olympus OM-D E-M1 concluded that it had a good autofocus. Dp Review mentioned on DP Review “Very fast autofocus with most Micro Four Thirds lenses” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 however despite that they gave this digital camera a score of 1 stars. Dp Review also wrote “Cadence rafale 10 ips avec autofocus” in their review. Dpexpert.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera “Focus is lightning fast” however they gave it a rating of 1 stars.

Sixty-three people who reviewed it concluded that it had a good lens. Dpexpert.com.au wrote “We tested the E 1 with the new 1240mm constant aperture 2.8 Pro lens, which in itself is a masterpiece of mechanics” however they scored it 1 stars. Mashable.com gave it a rating of 77.283025213778 out of 100 and said four years ago “Yet, somehow, Olympus has made a compact interchangeable lens camera so marvelous” in their review of this digital camera. Macworld.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Despite a few reservations the OM-D E-M1 is right up there at the pinnacle of what a compact interchangeable lens camera can achieve”.

Fourty-five owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good image stabiliser. Dp Review mentioned in their review of this digital camera on DP Review eleven years ago “Built-in image stabilization helps increase number of sharp shots (in single-frame mode”. Dp Review also mentioned “Stabilisation mcanique intgre au botier” in their review. Mac World mentioned “Bestinclass fiveaxis inbody image stabilization” yet he only rated it 20 out of 100.

Seventeen customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good zoom. Bestbuy.com mentioned three years ago “Gives you a good option for when you need zoom” . Bestbuy.com also said “Shoots great pictures and has zoom” in their review. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Great feature (zoom lens) to add for a smartphone” in their review.

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Great Image Qualit

Three hundred and thirty owners considered that the product was able to produce good images. Three years ago Dp Review said in their Olympus OM-D E-M1 review on DP Review “High quality images”. Dp Review also mentioned “Arguably the best image quality of” in their review. Gadgetguy.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera “Smartphone camera application can show images building in real time”.

Thirty-six people who purchased this digital camera thought it had a good picture resolution. Gadgetguy.com.au mentioned “Lock button for keeping shooting mode selected” in their review of this digital camera. Gadgetguy.com.au also said “Supports WiFi and wireless shooting with smartphone app” in their review. Expert review site Digital-Photography-School.com wrote “Excellent stabiliser for video shooting; arguably the best Micro Four Thirds camera on the market” in their review of this digital camera.

Twenty-eight owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good in low light. Bestbuy.com wrote “Great pictures in low light” in their review of this digital camera. Bestbuy.com also mentioned “Low Light Capability” in their review. Mesal mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “Fantastic low light performance even at high iso's”.

Nineteen people reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Three years ago Dp Review mentioned on DP Review “Hybride snel AFsysteem, sensor beeldstabilisatie, draaiwielen en 2 programmeerbare functieknoppen, goede grote elektronische zoeker, ingebouwde wifi”. Four years ago Photographyblog.com mentioned on PhotographyBlog.com “Also a strong contender for best compact system camera full stop.” It offered a very good sensor, fast auto focus”. Eleven years ago Dpreview.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert review site DP Review “It combines the company's pleasing JPEG engine with a more modern sensor to create a photographic tool that lives up to the capabilities implied by its evoca”.

Seventeen owners reckoned that it had a good ISO range. Three years ago Dp Review mentioned “Uyteczne wysokie ISO” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1. Dp Review also said “Gute bis sehr gute Bildqualitt (bis ISO 800” in their review. Dp Review also mentioned “Auch hohe ISOWerte bis ISO 3.200 noch relativ gut nutzbar” in their review.

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No Built-In Flash

Twenty-four people thought this digital camera did not have a good flash. Pc Mag mentioned “No built-in flash” in their review of this digital camera. Dp Review wrote in their review of this digital camera “Modalit video limitata, tracciamento facciale non affidabile, menu e controlli molto complessi, il flash esterno aggiunge ingombro”. Four years ago Dxomark.com said in their review of this digital camera “Pas de flash intgr (mais 1 liv”.


Power

Good Battery Life

Twenty-two owners considered that it had a good battery life. Bestbuy.com mentioned two years ago “Good Battery Life”. Three years ago Phlash mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “You'll need support more often if you compensate with lower ISO's than you are used to using 3 - Battery life - it's decent.” in their review of this digital camera. Larry wrote “The long lens did seem also to decrease battery life” and gave it a rating of 4 stars.


Weight & Dimensions

Small Camera Body

Sixty-one people who purchased it considered that it was compact. Four years ago Techradar.com wrote in their Olympus OM-D E-M1 review on Techradar “The Olympus E-M1 is the latest addition to the Olympus compact system camera (CSC) line-up”. Expert website Goodgearguide.com.au mentioned “The OM-D E-M1 represents the best that Olympus has to offer in the compact system camera (CSC) market”. Goodgearguide.com.au also mentioned “It's a Micro Four Thirds-based camera with a stack of features that's aimed at those of you who want more of a 'pro' feel from a compact system camera” in their review.

Fourty-six people who purchased it agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this digital camera “Not Overly Heavy”. Expert website Techworld.com said “Whether you're coming from an older Four Thirds camera or earlier model Micro Four Thirds, or whether you're upgrading from a bigger, heavier DSLR, SLT or mirrorless camera” in their review of this digital camera. Jay O mentioned in his Olympus OM-D E-M1 review on Bhphotovideo.com “From years of caring heavy camera equipment”.

Thirty-five people considered that this digital camera was a good body shape. Eleven years ago Dp Review said in their review of this digital camera “Good level of direct control despite small body” but they only scored it 18.8 out of 100. Dp Review also wrote “Small camera body” in their review. Macworld.co.uk said “Solid feel build quality with dust and splash proofed body, in-body image stabilisation, image quality right up there with an actual DSLR to most eyes”.

Twenty-three people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was lightweight. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Small Lightweight” in their review of this digital camera however despite that they only gave it a score of 1 stars. Expert review site Digitalcamerareview.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Although the camera body is lightweight (17.5 oz/1.1 lbs)” and rated the product 7 stars. Last year Jaye she said “Right out of the box, I was surprised at how small and lightweight the body was”.

Six owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good structurally. Techradar wrote in their review of this digital camera “Tough construction”. Zensu mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “Superior construction on even the finest details, I would normally not notice” and gave it a score of 9 stars. Four years ago Clark511 rated the product 5 stars and wrote “Based on personal preference for slightly quicker AF, solid body construction, weather proof body” in their review of this digital camera.

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Heavy and Bulky

Fourty-six people who purchased it agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of this digital camera “Not Overly Heavy”.

Expert website Techworld.com said “Whether you're coming from an older Four Thirds camera or earlier model Micro Four Thirds, or whether you're upgrading from a bigger, heavier DSLR, SLT or mirrorless camera” in their review of this digital camera. Jay O mentioned in his Olympus OM-D E-M1 review on Bhphotovideo.com “From years of caring heavy camera equipment”.

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Heavy

The average weight of cameras of this age and type is 250g, and the weights range from 20g to 1.3kg. The Olympus OM-D E-M1 is one of the heavier medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago (443 grams) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age.

If you are not concerned about having a heavier weight then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix D7000 (690g and higher rated), or the Pentax K-5 II + SMC PENTAX-DA 18-55mm + SMC PENTAX-DA 50-200mm (680g and higher rated); or the Panasonic Lumix G5 (346g and cheaper).

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Features

DSLRlike Feature Set

Fourty-two owners said in their reviews that it had good features. Digitalcamerareview.com mentioned four years ago “DSLRlike feature set”. Expert review site Tomsguide.com gave this digital camera a score of 6 stars and said “This Olympus OM-D EM-1 Review is a premium weatherproof mirrorless camera that has nearly all the features of an advanced DSLR”. Expert review site Pcmag.com said “A wealth of high-end features” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1.


Battery

330 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago take between 105 and 1,499 battery life (CIPA standard), including the OM-D E-M1 which takes 330 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Light Exposure

Supports Two ISO Sensitivities

The OM-D E-M1 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 1600 and 2500 are also supported by this Olympus camera.

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Design

Good Looking

Fifty-six customers who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it was good looking. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Beautifully Made-a Brick”. Expert review site Gizmodo.in wrote in their review of this digital camera “It was only a year and a half ago when Olympus showed that a small, stylish camera with no mirror”. Pcmag.com wrote on expert review site PC Mag “With gorgeous images—even in low light, incredible speed” and scored the product 8 stars.

Twenty-four customers who bought the Olympus OM-D E-M1 agreed that it was ergonomic. Bhphotovideo.com wrote in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 “Exceptional Ergonomics”. Nh said on Bhphotovideo.com “Good ergonomics”. One Egg Eddy wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Ergonomics and quick access to frequently used features determines which camera I buy” in their Olympus OM-D E-M1 review.

Eight customers said in their reviews that it was well designed. Dp Review said on DP Review “Sensational design”. Gadgetguy.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Great design and weight” . Pc Mag said on PC Mag four years ago “Dust-proof, splash-proof design”.

Five customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was smooth. Imaging-Resource.com said on Imaging Resource.com “In one smooth move, Olympus has given the OM-D”. Perickson mentioned four years ago “The mechanism feels great - smooth and solid”. Peter mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com five years ago “Once you figure that out it's very smooth”.

Four people concluded that it was retro. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The company's flagship Micro Four Thirds camera rode a wave of retro good looks, ample controls, weather-resistant design”. Steve mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com “A touch of retro with modern technology” in his Olympus OM-D E-M1 review. Reches said five years ago “Overall - this is beautiful retro looking camera that let you enjoy photography” in their Olympus OM-D E-M1 review and gave the product a rating of 8 stars.

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Good Sound Quality

One hundred and fifty-five people who reviewed it thought it was good quality. Dp Review said on DP Review “Very good image quality, even at high ISO”. Dp Review also said “Good sound quality” in their review. Dp Review also said “Sturdy weatherproof build, broad prosemipro feature set with many custom options, aboveaverage performance, onsensor phase detection improves legacy lenses' autofocus speed, excellent image quality, b” in their review.

Sturdy Build

Ninety people mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Dp Review mentioned on DP Review “Design et construction tout, temps” in their Olympus OM-D E-M1 review but even so they gave it a rating of 1 stars. Dp Review also wrote “Exceptional rugged, weatherproof, professional build” in their review. Trusted Reviews wrote “Sturdy build” although they gave it a rating of 19.4 out of 100.

Fifteen customers who reviewed it thought it was strong and durable. Three years ago Mac World he wrote “Rugged body with excellent ergonomics”. Cnet.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera on CNET.com.au “Incredibly rugged design”. Pc Mag mentioned four years ago “Robust time lapse feature” however they scored it 20 out of 100.

Five people agreed that it was sealed. Bhphotovideo.com said “Weather sealed” however they only rated this digital camera 20 out of 100. Jtphotog gave this digital camera a rating of 8 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “The feature set of the EM1 as well as outstanding image quality sealed the deal for me”.

Two people who reviewed the product considered that it was reliable. Mrs a Sarioglu wrote on Amazon.co.uk “It's modern and reliable, packed with advance technology, looks the part, compact” in her review of this digital camera. Two years ago Chris King said “I will be changing to a more reliable co”.

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Large Number of Customizable Control

Ninety-six customers reckoned that the Olympus OM-D E-M1 was easy to use. Dp Review said on DP Review “Large amount of control over image parameters” however despite that they only gave the product a score of 1 stars. Cnet.com.au mentioned “Incamera processing options like HDR and colour control are very effective” nonetheless they only gave the product a rating of 19.4 out of 100. Tomsguide.com said “Large number of customizable control” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 nonetheless they rated this digital camera 18.8 out of 100.

Twenty-six people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Four years ago Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Impressive image quality, even at high ISO settings”. Bhphotovideo.com said “Custom Settings” in their review of this digital camera. Bhphotovideo.com also said “Huge Range Of Menu Choice” in their review.

Twenty-five customers mentioned that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Four years ago Digital Versus mentioned “Wide, comfortable viewfinder” in their review of this digital camera. Three years ago Bestbuy.com said “I hate trying to hold my phone” in their review of this digital camera but in spite of that they only rated it 1 stars. Bhphotovideo.com said “Comfortable To Handle” .

Fourteen customers considered that the product was easy to handle. Four years ago expert website Thetechy.com mentioned “It does redeem itself in the way it handles and takes great images” in their review of this digital camera. Digitalone.com.sg said in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 “A superb build and excellent handling”. Nh wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “Great handling and fast” in their review of this digital camera.

Five owners concluded that the product was easy to setup. Photo Mom said on Bhphotovideo.com “This camera was easy to set up” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1. Nowrnever mentioned “This Camera was so easy to set-up and easy to get right at taking awesome pictures” in their review of this digital camera. Fantacyluver said on Bestbuy.com “Picture quality is so so, bought when it was on sale, good for price, easy to set up”.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The OM-D E-M1 features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The OM-D E-M1 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Stabiliser is Noisy

Twenty-one customers who bought the product mentioned that it was noisy. Three years ago Dp Review mentioned on DP Review “Pricey, slightly larger and heavier than other MFT models, not enough incamera control over noise reduction levels, no onboard flash”. Digital Versus mentioned “Stabiliser is noisy” . Digitalcamerareview.com said “Noise can be an issue at high ISOs”.

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No Silent Shooting Mode

Twenty-one customers who bought the product mentioned that it was noisy. Three years ago Dp Review mentioned on DP Review “Pricey, slightly larger and heavier than other MFT models, not enough incamera control over noise reduction levels, no onboard flash”. Digital Versus mentioned “Stabiliser is noisy” . Digitalcamerareview.com said “Noise can be an issue at high ISOs”.

One owner who purchased it thought it was not quiet. Four years ago Digital Versus said “No silent shooting mode”.

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Other Features

Has an HDMI Port

The OM-D E-M1 has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The OM-D E-M1 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Camera

Has a Tripod Mountable

The OM-D E-M1 has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a tripod mountable.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The OM-D E-M1 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Display

Has a Touchscreen

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera do not have a touchscreen.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 has a pretty standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix G5 which is cheaper; or the Nikon Coolpix D7000, and the Pentax K-5 II + SMC PENTAX-DA 18-55mm + SMC PENTAX-DA 50-200mm which has better reviews are also worth considering.

If this camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Leica T (3.7").

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Microphone in

The OM-D E-M1 has a microphone in, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think the Pentax K-5 II + SMC PENTAX-DA 18-55mm + SMC PENTAX-DA 50-200mm which has better reviews; or the Panasonic Lumix G5 which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The OM-D E-M1 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. In addition, this camera have a still image resolution(s) of 2560 x 1920 and 1024 x 768. The worst still image resolution of all cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera is 640 x 360 and the best is 4928 x 3264.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support Wi-Fi to this camera and we think the Leica T is also worth considering.

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Features Bluetooth

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 features bluetooth. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera do not feature bluetooth.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus omdem1silver1240mm, olympus omdem1silver1250mm, olympus omdem1black1250mm, olympus v207017se000, olympus em1
Barcodes 00050332186279, 00050332186309, 00050332188457, 00971498981709, 04017386436251, 04017386726352, 04545350044688, 04545350044701, 04545350044718, 04545350047337, 04545350047351, 04545350047368

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