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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

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A multi award winning and fully featured 16.1 megapixel camera
MILC 16.1MP 4" Live MOS Jul 2015
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II number 401 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 43?

It has great expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 91% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Has a built-in flash
Heavy

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. However good for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras as well being good for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras.
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How Big is the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II?

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is 123.7mm wide and 85mm tall. It is 44.5mm deep and weighs 417g.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II front dimensions

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

18 Industry Awards

This camera is one of the most awarded by digital camera experts of all the cameras.

The writers at websites Digitaltrends.com, Optyczne.pl, Reviewed.com, Tomsguide.com and Photoreview.com.au all decided that this digital camera was outstanding and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

The writers at websites Camera Labs, Lydogbillede.dk, Ljudochbild.se and Lydogbilde.no all strongly endorse this camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

This Olympus digital camera received a "Recommended" award from both review websites Focus-Numerique.fr and Pocket Lint, both of which decided that this camera was very good.

Two more expert review sites endorsed this camera. This Olympus digital camera received a "Silver" award from website DP Review and the author at review website Onfoto.ru concluded that it was terrific and gave it a "Gold" award.

This Olympus camera received an "Essential" award from PhotographyBlog.com, it received a "5 Star" award from Les Numeriques.com and EISA.eu gave it an "EISA Best Product" award.

Good Expert Reviews

42 experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, DP Review and Camera Labs have rated this camera on average 88%. That puts this Olympus camera in the top 7% of all the cameras.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 332 owner reviews this camera has a superb average owner rating. 200 reviewers (75% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 91% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 6,180 owner and expert reviews (including 1,319 verified purchases) for Olympus cameras and found that on average Olympus has very good ratings. We also found that Olympus has very good ratings specifically for its cameras. 89% of those that bought a Olympus camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Pricey

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Features

Average Megapixel

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a pretty standard megapixel (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Heavy

Across all the cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg. The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is one of the heavier cameras (417 grams) amongst cameras of this age.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a pretty typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Live View

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II supports live view, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Microphone in

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a microphone in. Most of the other digital cameras also have a microphone in.

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Supports Direct Printing

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II supports direct printing. Most of the other cameras also support direct printing.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a self-timer. Most of the other cameras also have a self-timer.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a USB connectivity, as do most of the other cameras.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Calendar

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II features calendar, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a GPS (satellite), unlike most of the other cameras which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Touchscreen

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have a still image resolution(s) of 3200 x 2400 and 1280 x 960. Across all digital cameras the still image resolution ranges from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).

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Fairly High Magnification

Cameras have magnifications of between 0.15x and 100x, and the average magnification is 2.6x. With a magnification of 2 times zoom factor, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a quite high magnification compared to most of the other cameras.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) (1,037,000 pixel) compared to most of the other digital cameras. Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II supports a maximum video resolution of 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 supported by digital cameras. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this Olympus digital camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 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. The best video resolution of all cameras is 4096 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a quite large maximum aperture number (22) compared to most of the other cameras. The average maximum aperture number of cameras is 11, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II features multi-shot function, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has an external flash connector, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other cameras also have a shoe mounting point.

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Features Noise Reduction

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II features noise reduction. Most of the other cameras also feature noise reduction.

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Has a Built-In Speaker(s)

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a built-in speaker(s). Most of the other digital cameras also have a built-in speaker(s).

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Five Aspherical Lenses

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a five aspherical lens digital camera. Most of the other cameras have between 1 and 14 aspherical lenses.

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Has a Wind Filter

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a wind filter. Most of the other digital cameras also have a wind filter.

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Dustproof

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is dustproof. Most of the other cameras also are dustproof.

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3D

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II is 3D. Most of the other digital cameras also are 3D.

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750 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a digital camera that takes 750 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was July 2015 when Olympus released the OM-D E-M5 Mark II.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

olympus 5axis, olympus 3quot

Barcodes:

00050332189188, 00050332189201, 00050332189478, 04046628637477, 04545350048273, 04545350048297, 04545350048310, 04545350048327, 04545350048334, 04545350048358, 04545350048396, 04545350048709, 04545350048723, 04545350048761, 04545350048778

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