Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mirrorless Camera

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Olympus Corporation V207010BU000
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mirrorless Camera

Olympus Corporation V204041BU000
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Olympus PEN E-P3 Mirrorless Camera

Olympus Corporation v204033su000
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Price Best Price: $1,299.00
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Best Price: $1,099.00
Best Price: $575.00
Pros
  • Rugged body with excellent ergonomics
  • Best-in-class five-axis in-body image stabilization
  • Highly configurable
Cons
  • Video format options lacking by comparison to competing cameras
  • Mediocre battery life
  • Rich configurability of E-M1 makes for steep learning curve
At A Glance

Specs

Pricing

Part Number V204045SU000 V207010BU000 V204041BU000 v204033su000

Battery Information

Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No No No No
Battery Included Yes Yes Yes Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes Yes Yes Yes
Battery Life 330 Shot 350 Shot 330 Shot 330 Shot
Number of Batteries Supported 1 1 1 1

Interfaces/Ports

USB Yes Yes Yes Yes
HDMI Yes Yes Yes Yes

Display & Graphics

Screen Size 3.00  " 3.00  " 3.00  " 3.00  "
Touchscreen Yes Yes Yes Yes
Effective Camera Resolution 16.1  Megapixels 16.3  Megapixels 16.1  Megapixels 12.3  Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 4/3" (0.68" x 0.51") 4/3" (0.71" x 0.53") 4/3" (0.71" x 0.53") 0.68" x 0.51"
Image Sensor Type Live MOS Live MOS Live MOS Live MOS

Exposure

Shortest Shutter Speed 1/4000 Second 1/8000 Second 1/4000 Second 1/4000 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 60 Second 60 Second 60 Second 60 Second

Flash

Flash Modes Flash Exposure Compensation, X-sync, Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain Sync Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain Sync, Front Curtain Sync Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain Sync, Flash Exposure Compensation, X-sync Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain Sync, Red-eye Reduction

General Information

Manufacturer Olympus Corporation Olympus Corporation Olympus Corporation Olympus Corporation
Manufacturer Part Number V204045SU000 V207010BU000 V204041BU000 v204033su000
UPC Code 050332182769 EM1BLKBODY V204041BU000CA 050332179530
Brand Name Olympus Olympus Olympus Olympus
Product Name OM-D E-M5 Mirrorless Camera OM-D E-M1 Mirrorless Camera OM-D E-M5 Mirrorless Camera PEN E-P3 Mirrorless Camera
Marketing Information

A new era in Micro Four Thirds technology is about to begin. The new, revolutionary mirrorless camera, the OM-D E-M5, has an exceptionally light and compact body. Its Electronic View Finder enables photographers to check exposure levels, white balance and preview Art Filter effects in real-time. When shooting, the photographer can instantly "create" a truly unique world and preserve it in exceptional quality. The "world" will be transformed from something you see to something you "take part" in.

The OM-D is a groundbreaking, new digital interchangeable lens camera perfect for people who want to "take part", "create", and "share".

MILES AHEAD OF THE TECHNOLOGY CURVE

Get a grip on the OM-D E-M1 and experience this extraordinary photographic tool. Full magnesium alloy body construction, an intuitive control layout, an interactive electronic viewfinder...we could go on and on. In fact, we will. So many incredible features, it's miles ahead of the technology curve.

A new era in Micro Four Thirds technology is about to begin. The new, revolutionary mirrorless camera, the OM-D E-M5, has an exceptionally light and compact body. Its Electronic View Finder enables photographers to check exposure levels, white balance and preview Art Filter effects in real-time. When shooting, the photographer can instantly "create" a truly unique world and preserve it in exceptional quality. The "world" will be transformed from something you see to something you "take part" in.

The OM-D is a groundbreaking, new digital interchangeable lens camera perfect for people who want to "take part", "create", and "share".

Fans of the award-winning Olympus PEN family of cameras now have the new Flagship Olympus PEN E-P3: the ultimate PEN for visual expression. Designed for photographers who want total control over their creative vision with a camera portable enough to travel the world, the powerful Olympus PEN E-P3 delivers professional image quality, the world's fastest auto focus, built-in creative features, and a new OLED touch screen in a classic, all-metal body with fully advanced controls.

Product Model E-M5 E-M1 E-M5 E-P3
Product Type Mirrorless Camera Mirrorless Camera Mirrorless Camera Mirrorless Camera

Image

Maximum Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456 4608 x 3456 4032 x 3024

Lens

Optical Zoom 4.2  x   3.0  x  
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 6.3   f/3.5 to 5.6 f/2.8
Image Stabilization Optical Optical Optical Electronic
Autofocus Points 35 81 35 35
Focus Modes Auto, Manual Auto, Manual Auto, Manual Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 7.87   9.84 7.87
Digital Zoom   2.0    

Memory

Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Eye-Fi Card Eye-Fi Card, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC UHS-I), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC UHS-I) Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Eye-Fi Card Eye-Fi Card, Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)

Miscellaneous

Package Contents
  • OM-D E-M5 Mirrorless Camera
  • M. ED 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 EZ Lens
  • Body Cap
  • Strap
  • USB Cable CB-USB6
  • AV Cable (Monaural) CB-AVC3
  • Flash FL-LM2
  • Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery BLN-1
  • Lithium-Ion Charger BCN-1
  • Flash Case
  • Computer Software CD-ROM
  • Instruction Manual
  • Warranty Card
  • OM-D E-M1 Mirrorless Camera
  • Li-Iion Battery BLN-1
  • Li-Ion Battery Charger BCN-1
  • USB Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Instruction Manual
  • Warranty Card
  • OM-D E-M5 Mirrorless Camera
  • 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 II R Lens
  • Body Cap
  • Strap
  • USB Cable CB-USB6
  • AV Cable (Monaural) CB-AVC3
  • Flash FL-LM2
  • Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery BLN-1
  • Lithium-Ion Charger BCN-1
  • Flash Case
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Instruction Manual
  • Warranty Card
  • PEN E-P3 Mirrorless Camera
  • mZuiko Digital 17mm f2.8 Lens
  • USB/Video Multi Cable
  • BLS-1 Lithium-Ion Battery
  • Lithium-Ion Battery Charger
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Software CD-ROM
  • Instruction Manual
  • Warranty Card
Features Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, Face Detection, Live View, External Flash Shoe Face Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Live View, Orientation Sensor, Time Lapse Function Self-timer, Continuous Shooting Mode, Face Detection, Live View, External Flash Shoe Self-timer, Face Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Live View, External Flash Shoe

Network & Communication

GPS No No No  

Physical Characteristics

Camera Assembly Body with Lens Kit Body Only Body with Lens Kit Body with Lens Kit
Durability Water Proof, Dust Proof Freeze Proof, Dust Proof, Splash Proof    
Height 3.5" 3.7" 3.5" 2.7"
Width 4.8" 5.1" 4.8" 4.8"
Depth 1.7" 2.5" 1.7" 1.4"
Weight (Approximate) 14.99  oz 15.6  oz 14.99  oz 11.32  oz

Video

Video Formats AVCHD, MPEG-4, Motion JPEG (AVI), Motion JPEG, MOV MPEG-4 AVC, MOV, Motion JPEG (AVI) AVCHD, MPEG-4, Motion JPEG (AVI), MOV AVCHD, Motion JPEG (AVI)
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Maximum Frame Rate 60 fps 30 fps 60 fps 60 fps

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type Electronic Electronic Electronic No

Warranty

Limited Warranty 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year 1 Year