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Olympus OM-D E-M1

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A multi award winning and good spec SLR digital camera, but representing only moderate value for money
SLR 16.3MP 4" 4608 X 3456 Pixels Sep 2013
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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera (V207060BU000) + Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ Lens (Black)
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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Olympus OM-D E-M1 number 63 in best selling cameras and number 400 across all digital cameras.
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573 Reviews + 26 Awards
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Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with 89% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Olympus digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Heavier than average
Does not have a GPS (satellite)

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How Big is the Olympus OM-D E-M1?

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 is 130.4mm wide and 93.5mm tall. It is 63.1mm deep and weighs 443g.

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Olympus OM-D E-M1 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $999.00 it is in the most expensive 10% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Olympus OM-D E-M1 of £829.99 ($829.99) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $169.01.

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Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The OM-D E-M1's sensor megapixels of 16.3MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 68% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average megapixels of all cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 of 25,600 is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 90% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Heavier Than Average

The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 of 443g is heavier than 77% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The OM-D E-M1 has a self-timer, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not have a self-timer.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the OM-D E-M1 is 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the OM-D E-M1 of 3" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 20% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the OM-D E-M1 of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 17% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest display resolution of cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The OM-D E-M1 has a USB connectivity, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not have a USB connectivity.

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Supports Live View

The OM-D E-M1 supports live view, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This Olympus camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Features Calendar

The OM-D E-M1 features calendar, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature calendar.

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Features Noise Reduction

The OM-D E-M1 features noise reduction, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 features flash exposure compensation. 79% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The OM-D E-M1 has a tripod mount. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has an Anti-Dust Function

The OM-D E-M1 has an anti-dust function, which is unusual. 90% of cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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Bigger Than Average Eye Relief

The OM-D E-M1's eye relief of 21mm is in the biggest 19% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average eye relief of all cameras is 19mm, with the smallest being 8mm and the biggest being 27mm.

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Has a Touchscreen

The OM-D E-M1 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The OM-D E-M1 has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The OM-D E-M1 features saturation adjustment. 87% of cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Features Bluetooth

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 features bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The OM-D E-M1 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera.

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3D

The OM-D E-M1 is 3D, which is unusual. 90% of cameras are not 3D.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The OM-D E-M1 supports Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Microphone in

The OM-D E-M1 has a microphone in, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a microphone in.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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