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Olympus OM-D E-M5 II + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 II + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R review: specs and price

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 II + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R

Why is Olympus OM-D E-M5 II + Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R better than the average?

  • Focus points
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    81vs62.57
  • Maximum light sensitivity
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    25600 ISOvs20426.89 ISO
  • Continuous shooting at high resolution
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    10fpsvs6.85fps
  • Video recording (main camera)
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    1080 x 60fpsvs42623.96fps
  • More viewfinder coverage
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    100%vs98.33%
  • Higher resolution (screen)
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    1037k dotsvs859.66k dots
  • Screen size
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    3"vs2.97"
  • Exposure time
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    60svs27.58s

Price comparison

Design

1. 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.

Best

Leica SL2

100%

100%

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

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3.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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4.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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5.Has an electronic viewfinder (EVF)
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An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display which shows the framed image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image; they can be more compact; it's easier to focus with digital zoom; and they sometimes offer extra info on the display (such as a live histogram).

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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.

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Optics

1.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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

81

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

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

17.3 x 13mm

4.wide aperture (main camera)
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With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.

Best

Ricoh GR II

f/1.00

f/3.50 (Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R)

5.optical zoom
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The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.

Best

Nikon Coolpix P1000

125x

3x (Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R)

6.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.

Best

Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR

1640000 ISO

25600 ISO

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.

Best

Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K

3456 x 50fps

1080 x 60fps

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.

Best

Canon EOS R

480Mbps

77Mbps

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.

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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.

Best

Leica SL2

2

1

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.

For example

Leica SL2

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5.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

For example

Sony Alpha 7R III + Sony FE 24-70mm f/4 ZA OSS Vario-Tessar T*

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Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
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CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

310shots

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

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3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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4.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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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.

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2.Has Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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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.

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4.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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5.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.

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6.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.

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