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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II review: 61 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

20.4MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
17.4 x 13mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
121
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
60fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
28% have it

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
25600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

7. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
2160 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

8. weight

498g
HTC Re: 65.5g

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
38% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
50% have it

12. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
31% have it

13. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
46% have it

14. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
72% have it

15. Has timelapse function

A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
16% have it

16. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
25% have it

17. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
26% have it

18. battery power

1720mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

19. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1037k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots

20. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
20% have it

21. width

134.1mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

22. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
25% have it

23. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
55% have it

24. volume

839.87cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

25. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
45% have it

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