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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II review: specs and price

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II better than the average?

  • Sensor size
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    17.4 x 13mmvs186.22mm
  • Megapixels (main camera)
    20.4MPvs17.44MP
  • Focus points
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    121vs60.86
  • Maximum light sensitivity
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    25600 ISOvs19959.94 ISO
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
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    60fpsvs6.84fps
  • Video recording (main camera)
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    2160 x 30fpsvs43731.67fps
  • Fastest shutter speed
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    1/8000svs1/3074s
  • More viewfinder coverage
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    100%vs98.32%

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Design

1.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
2.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
3. more viewfinder coverage
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With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.

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100%

4.Has a hot shoe
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A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.

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5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
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The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

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6.is a system camera
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A system camera has many interchangeable components such as lenses, flashes, and other accessories. System cameras offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Optics

1.has AF tracking
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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.

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2.focus points
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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.

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121

3.sensor size
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

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17.4 x 13mm

4.maximum light sensitivity
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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.

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5.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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.

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6.Has phase detection autofocus for photos
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A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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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.

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3456 x 50fps

2160 x 30fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.

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3.Has timelapse function
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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.

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4.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

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5.movie bitrate
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The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.

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237Mbps

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

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3.number of microphones
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More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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Battery

1.battery power
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4360mAh

1720mAh

2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Features

1.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
2.Has WiFi
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The device can connect to WiFi.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
3.Has a remote control
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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
4.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
5.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
6.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

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