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MILC 16.1MP Live MOS Feb 2015
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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

OM-D E-M5 Mark II owners on average rated this digital camera 90%.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few people said in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder. This month Skypilot scored the product 5 stars and said “Puts a smile on my face every time I look through the viewfinder and review the superb results!”. Ridz.sg wrote in the same month “Large, bright viewfinder” . Ridz.sg also said “Great fliptiltout touchscreen More dials and buttons Better grip Weathersealing 40megapixel highres mode Tons more video recording frame rates Highresolution electronic viewfinder Excellent image stab”.

A few Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II reviewers who bought it agreed that it had a good screen. Androo said on Amazon a few weeks ago “The display brightens so that the depth-of-field preview button is actually worth pressing (try that on a DSLR – you just get darkness”. M P Cook wrote “The 70D is great - the swing screen is excellent for long exposure night shots” and gave it a score of 5 stars. In December Peter Piper mentioned in his review “The info-control screen is great too”.

Three Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II reviewers who reviewed it wrote that it had an electronic viewfinder. Ridz.sg mentioned in December this year “High quality EVF” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II.

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Good Video Capture

Six people who bought it thought it was good for video recording. Androo wrote on Amazon “The 40MP high-res mode, better video and swing-out LCD”. Peter Piper mentioned on Amazon this month “You need a good book, perhaps one of the excellent tutorial videos on YouTube (Tony Northrup's excellent E-M5 II Overview Training Tutorial is well worth watching)” in his review.

Good Quality Lens

Some Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II reviewers who bought it said that it had a good image stabiliser. In December Genie Who Accepts Meta-Wishes scored the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II very highly and she wrote in her review of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II “It is the best stabilization I've seen among DSLRs or mirrorless cameras, allowing you to shoot at incredibly low shutter speeds without a tripod”. H. Ashford wrote “We found the optical image stabilisation feature very very effective, providing surprisingly good pictures in low light without needing to use a tripod” in their review. Mike M said on Amazon “Stabilisation is astonishingly effective allowing shots to be hand held that previously were impossible” in his review of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II.

Some Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II owners who bought the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II considered that it had a good lens. Androo mentioned this year “Camera and lens (and the cute little tilt-and-swivel flashgun) come in the same box” in their review. Andy Edwards rated this digital camera as excellent and he mentioned “The standard lens was perfectly adequate for most shots.” in his review of this digital camera. E. Smith wrote “The small 12-50mm (24-100mm equivalent) kit lens gets good reviews from camera sites” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II.

A few customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it had a good autofocus. This month O. G. M. Morgan wrote on Amazon “The one failing, I think, is "manual focus”. Ridz.sg said “Fast accurate focusing with great face”.

One person who reviewed it wrote that it had a good zoom. Andy Edwards said on Amazon in December last year “I did learn that we could have used one with a better zoom, so that's on the agenda”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some people mentioned in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images. A few weeks ago Androo said in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II on Amazon “The better image stabiliser and viewfinder” and rated it 5 stars. Andy Edwards wrote last year “Take better photos”. Deanna K. Maddy said on Amazon “Awesome pictures and video!”.

A number of Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II owners who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good picture resolution. E. Smith mentioned in their review on Amazon in December last year “I have to say that I'm very impressed, with no obvious flaws to my eyes and excellent resolution when pics are blown up, despite the relatively small number of megapixels”. Neale Photos mentioned in their Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II review on Amazon “Good points are the high resolution setting which works very well indeed”.

One Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II reviewer said in their reviews that the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II had a good ISO range.

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Thirteen Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Androo gave it an excellent review score and wrote in their review “The function button (one of many) built into the lever easy to find by touch so ideal for exposure lock, which I use all the time”. J. S. Bower said on Amazon “1) An even more solid feel and beautiful finish; better feel to switches” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II. Peter Piper said in his review of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II on Amazon in December this year “It's very well made and coming from my somewhat plasticky (though much loved) Panasonic G6”.

Two people considered that it was strong and durable. Ridz.sg said a few weeks ago “High Res mode requires sturdy tripod and static subject” .

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Nice Design

A number of Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II owners who purchased it thought it was good looking. Androo mentioned “The camera really is a gorgeous object – really tactile”. D B. said on Amazon “The Olympus OM-D E-M5 mark II is a beautiful camera with loads of features to learn about” in their review. E. Smith mentioned “And thank goodness for that, as this camera is pretty complicated” in their review.

One customer considered that it was smooth. One customer said in their reviews that the product was a good design. Ridz.sg wrote this month “Brilliant design and build quality”.

One Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II owner who purchased the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II thought it was retro. Ridz.sg wrote in their review this month “Decent build quality and great retro style” .

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Good Size

A few people agreed that the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II was compact. Chris wrote in his review of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II this year “Fantastic camera nice compact”. E. Smith said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon last year “I consider myself a lapsed enthusiastic amateur, having started using SLRs 30 years ago, then going compact due to bulk, then back to digital SLRs”. E. Smith also said “The body is about the size of a prosumer compact.”.

Some customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was a good body shape. In December this year Ridz.sg mentioned in their review “Small weatherproof body with great controls”.

Several people agreed that the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II was heavy and bulky. Skypilot mentioned on Amazon “I was into the bridge camera because I wanted a camera I wouldn't leave at home because it was bulky and heavy” in their Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II review. In December this year expert review site Ridz.sg mentioned “Am not willing to carry a bulky or heavy DSLR around”.

One customer who bought this digital camera thought it was lightweight. Andy Edwards rated it as excellent and he wrote “Its compact and relatively lightweight too”.

One Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II reviewer who purchased the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II thought it was a good weight. E. Smith wrote on Amazon “The overall weight is acceptable and that makes access easy, without needing a strap around your neck” in their review of this digital camera.

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Good Product Quality

Several Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II reviewers thought it was good quality. Androo mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “I was more than satisfied with image quality before” and rated the product 5 stars. Genie Who Accepts Meta-Wishes scored the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II very highly and she said in her Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II review “_______________________________ VIDEO I'm very impressed with the quality of the video on the E-M5ii especially when recording with the All-Intra codec”. In December last year H. Ashford rated it 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “The important bit – it produces pictures of superb quality”.

Easy to Use

Seventeen people said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Androo said on Amazon “The controls all feel positive and the two control dials fall naturally to hand” and scored the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II 5 stars. Androo also mentioned “The lever that swaps the functions of the two control dials is clever”. In December last year E. Smith wrote “The most basic operations are relatively intuitive.” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II.

Several Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was easy to use the menus. A few weeks ago Androo mentioned in their review on Amazon “The menus are actually quite logical.” and scored the product very highly. Mike M rated the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II as excellent and he wrote in his review of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II “Incredible flexibility to personalise settings”. Mike M also said “Will take time to use the complex menu effectively”.

A few people mentioned in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold. K. D. Squire gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II review on Amazon “It's retro weatherproof styling, smooth lines and comfortable grip give it a robustness most modern DSLR cameras lack”. Ridz.sg wrote “Very comfortable to hold” in their Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II review.

One Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II owner who bought the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II thought it was easy to handle. Ridz.sg mentioned in their review of this digital camera this year “Superb high ISO handling”.

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Good Connectivity

Some customers who bought it reckoned that it was wifi compatible. A few weeks ago Adj Duckworth gave the product a very good rating and said in their review “Great camera, small and modern and top wifi action!”. K. D. Squire mentioned “Built in wifi and an app that allows direct transfer from camera to iPad or other connected devices is great too” in their review of this digital camera. Ridz.sg wrote “Builtin Wifi with powerful mobile app” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II.

Olympus Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Olympus MILC digital cameras have good reviews on average and across all cameras Olympus is one of the better rated brands.

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Good Technical Features

A number of customers who purchased it agreed that it had good features. Andy Edwards said on Amazon “If you are already skilled then what might attract you are the features like image stabilisation (so you might not need a tripod)”. Genie Who Accepts Meta-Wishes wrote on Amazon “_______________________________ MAIN HIGHLIGHTS The E-M5ii has a lot of features that just don't exist in many other cameras”. Genie Who Accepts Meta-Wishes also mentioned “It also has some great video features like focus peaking”.

Good Support

Some people who reviewed it concluded that it had good technical guidance. Androo gave this digital camera an excellent review score and wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon this month “And this is the first electronic viewfinder I’ve used that makes manual focus feel natural”. Androo also wrote “Consider getting a book like because the camera instructions, while comprehensive”. E. Smith mentioned on Amazon “As soon as you want to change anything you really need the full guide” in their Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II review.

Good Flash

A few Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it had a good flash. Last year E. Smith mentioned “I'm in two minds about this, as I like to use fill-in flash a lot for people shots.” and scored it 5 stars. E. Smith also said “The good thing about the flash is that it rotates”. O. G. M. Morgan rated the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II 4 stars and mentioned “Flash is rightly forbidden, so it is a good environment in which to test a camera which can cope with subdued lighting”.

3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec which are not 3D compatible, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is 3D compatible.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a built-in flash, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II do not have a built-in flash.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Fujifilm X-A2[plb_2814041_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II supports WiFi connectivity. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year also support WiFi connectivity.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including the Fujifilm X-A2[plb_2814041_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II supports Full HD video, as do most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the OM-D E-M5 Mark II.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X-A2[plb_2814041_price].

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras that were released more than a year ago.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most frequently found camera shutter on comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Supports Four Image Formats

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Olympus camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by cameras of this age and type. The image formats "EXIF", "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this camera.

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a wider light exposure correction than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction, whereas most MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction.

This camera's light exposure correction (±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)) is in fact the best light exposure correction amongst all MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II.

Amongst comparable types of camera the worst light exposure correction is ± 3EV (1/3EV step).

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Quite High JPEG Frame Rate

The JPEG frame rates of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II range from 24fps to 60fps. At 60 frames per second, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a quite high JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II.

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750 Shots Per Battery Charge

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II takes more shots per battery charge than most of the MILC digital cameras that have been around for more than a year. Most of the cameras that were released around the same time as the OM-D E-M5 Mark II only take between 230 and 749 shots per battery charge, however this Olympus camera takes 750 shots per battery charge.

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Has Eight White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is more than most MILC digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Olympus camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II. The white balance modes "Flash", "Fluorescent", "Manual", "Shade", "Sunny", "Tungsten" and "Underwater" are also found on this digital camera.

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±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step) flash exposure correction which is wider than most digital cameras of this spec and age. Most comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it have a ±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction. In addition, this digital camera have a ±3EV (1/2, 1/3 and 1 EV step) flash exposure correction. The flash exposure correction of all cameras that are a comparable age to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II ranges from ±3EV (1/3 EV step) (worst) to ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) (best).

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Five Aspheric Elements

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has more aspheric elements than most of the digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II. Most of the comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II only have between one and four aspheric elements, however this camera has five aspheric elements.

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Slideshow Playback Mode

This digital camera has a Rotation|Slideshow playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode on cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Long Maximum Focal Length

At 300 millimeters, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a very long maximum focal length compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age. Across all the comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the OM-D E-M5 Mark II the maximum focal lengths range from 30mm to 300mm.

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Supports Two ISO Speeds

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a greater number of ISO speeds than most MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera supports 25 and 600 ISO speeds, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by MILC digital cameras that have been available for more than a year. The ISO speed "1600" is also supported by this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many MILC digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. 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.

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Supports Four Camera File Systems

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a greater number of camera file systems than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly supported camera file system is Exif 2.3, but this camera file system is not supported by this camera. The camera file systems DCF, DPOF, Exif 2.2 and PRINT Image Matching III are also supported by this digital camera.

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H.264 Video Format

This camera supports an AVI|H.264|M-JPEG video format, which is typical of many MILC digital cameras that have been available for more than a year.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II has one of the shorter flash sync-speeds (only 0.000125 seconds) amongst MILC digital cameras of this age. The flash sync-speeds of cameras that were launched around the same time as the OM-D E-M5 Mark II range from 0.00012s to 1s, and the average flash sync-speed is 0.63s.

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LCD Display

This digital camera has an LCD display, which is the most frequently found display on digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. LCD is the most common display type used in digital cameras. LCD displays are relatively cheap to manufacture but their limitations lie in narrow viewing angles and the displays do not perform well in direct sunlight.

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13 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

One customer who reviewed the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II thought it did not have a good battery life. Ridz.sg said “Press HDR button by accident, limited battery life as ever, lowlight image quality limitations, no 4K video” in their review.

A Bit Expensive

One Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II reviewer who purchased the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II considered that it was not a bargain for the price. Peter Piper wrote in his Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II review “Now, sharp hand-held shots at 1/15th of a second are no big deal, even with a 30mm (60mm SLR equivalent) lens”.

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II does not support video recording, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other MILC digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II also do not support video recording.

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Not Waterproof

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II is not waterproof. Most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other MILC digital cameras that are a similar age to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II does not have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II does not have a GPS, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also do not have a GPS.

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera features a Red-eye reduction flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on MILC digital cameras that have been available for more than a year. The flash modes "Auto", "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Manual" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Olympus camera.

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Only Features Five Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on cameras of a similar age and spec to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II. The auto focus "Contrast Detection Auto Focus", "Face detection", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Olympus camera.

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Only Has Three Playback Modes

The number of camera playback modes found on the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is more than most cameras that have been around for more than a year. This Olympus digital camera has a Slide show playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II. The playback modes "Movie" and "Single image" are also found on this camera.

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Only 1920x1080@25fps Resolution and Capture Speed

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a higher resolution at capture speeds than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera has a 1920x1080@25fps resolution and capture speed, whereas most MILC digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a 1920x1080@30fps resolution and capture speed. This Olympus camera also have resolution and capture speeds of 1280x720@25fps, 1280x720@50fps, 1280x960@30fps, 1280×720@24fps, 1280×720@30fps, 1280×720@60fps, 1920x1080@24fps, 1920x1080@50fps and 1920x1080@60fps and 640x480@30fps. Across all MILC digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II the best resolution at capture speeds is 1920x1080@60fps and the worst is 1280x720@50fps.

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Very Large Closest Focusing Distance

The smallest closest focusing distance of MILC digital cameras that have been around for more than a year is 0.2m and the largest is 0.5m. With a closest focusing distance of 0.5 meters, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II has one of the largest closest focusing distances amongst MILC digital cameras of this age.

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Expensive

We think this MILC camera looks expensive compared to other digital cameras of this age and spec. The cheapeast camera of this age and spec that we found costs £127 and the most expensive costs £5,000.

Very Big Minimum ISO Speed

When compared to other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II that we have checked, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II's minimum ISO speed of 1,600 is one of the biggest. Across all the MILC digital cameras that are a comparable age to the OM-D E-M5 Mark II the minimum ISO speed range from 50 to 1,600, and the average minimum ISO speed is 190.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Released Over a Year Ago

Olympus released the OM-D E-M5 Mark II over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a pretty typical screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other MILC digital cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X-A2[plb_2814041_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on MILC digital cameras that have been around for more than a year. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the X-A2[pl_2814041_price], or the X-A2[pl_2814041_price] both from Fujifilm which has better reviews.

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Average Weight

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a relatively standard weight (417 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Average Megapixel Count

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a pretty average megapixel count (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the OM-D E-M5 Mark II.

If you want a higher megapixel count then you might want to consider the Fujifilm X-A2[plb_2814041_price] (16.3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Aspect Ratio
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Body Material
Dust-Resistant
Lens System
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus Point
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Wind Filter
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port
Microphone in Socket
USB Version
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Histogram
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Diopter Adjustment
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Storage Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Quick Start Guide
Technical Details
Built-In Speaker
Self-Timer
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

Expert Reviews

4 January 2016

Background StoryI have been using a Nikon V1 for about 4 years now, for days when I just want to have a camera with me but am not willing to carry a bulky or heavy DSLR around. It does serve me... Read more…

Small, light and weatherproof
Large, bright viewfinder
Excellent image quality
5axis image stabilisation allows slow shutter speeds
Brilliant design and build quality
No 4K video recording
High Res Shot only works in certain situations
A little slow to start up
Still no flash built in
External battery charger still required to charge the camera up

User Reviews

(31)
Reviewed 18 August 2016 by Genie who accepts meta-wishes

_______________________________ MAIN HIGHLIGHTS The E-M5ii has a lot of features that just don't exist in many other cameras. For me, the main highlights are: 1. the 5-axis in-body image... Read more…

Reviewed 16 August 2016 by Roberto Pereira

I bought a similar kit. Turned out the "EZ" lens was a regular R lens (the thick one). Now they don't want to send the EZ with the excuse they don't carry it.

Reviewed 9 August 2016 by M P Cook
(Verified Purchase)

I'm a bit of a camera geek - I love trying new brands / formats etc. I currently have a full frame Canon 5d MK3, a Sony A7, A Canon 70D (mainly for astrophotography) and a Panasonic TZ70. I've not... Read more…

Reviewed 6 August 2016 by Chris
(Verified Purchase)

Fantastic camera nice compact...

Reviewed 12 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Awesome.

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Brochures and Manuals

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