Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II (Body) Black

MPN: V207040BU000  |  EAN: 4545350048273  |  Model: OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Price Information

954.00

as at 24 Sep 19 | 6:30 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II (Body) Black - V207040BU000 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Mirrorless Camera
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
Sports Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
High FPS Videos
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Time-lapse Videos
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
Low-light Videos
Outstanding
Live Streaming
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
Wildlife Photography
Outstanding
Dust-proof
Outstanding
Professional Looks
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding
Camera Body Only
Outstanding

Kind of Camera

The Mirror-less Camera is a very good option for taking those shots with a professional flair. The ability to change lenses and tweak a variety of photo settings can be quite powerful. 

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II camera would suit you adequately.

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 800  "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

Video skill level

Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II will satisfy your needs..

Even though recording videos is a passion, you're not necessarily looking to go pro. You're content with making tweaks to a couple of settings to suit the shot you're about to take. The OM-D E-M5 Mark II is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.

Video Scenarios

Streaming video live is a great way to share your experiences and this camera from Olympus provides a couple of connectivity options to help you with this.

For those special occasions, this Olympus camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a great companion to have.

For your Video posts - This camera comes with an image stabilizer which reduces any wobbling in your recordings. In addition, the size of the image sensor (17.3 x 13 mm mm), helps with the actual quality of the recorded image. It also packs in Wi-Fi in this neat package.

Other Video needs

If you're looking for that silky-smooth rendering of your videos, this camera has got it as its able to handle 60 FPS at 1080p resolutions.

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Olympus's in-built intervalometer

Low light recording can be tricky, however this camera has got what it takes to help you through that. This is because its minimum aperture number combined with it's maximum ISO sensitivity can produce crispy images with minimal noise.

Photo Scenarios

There are times when you just want to take simple but great photos of things around you without bothering too much about camera settings. For that purpose, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a really good choice. 

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the OM-D E-M5 Mark II for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

Whether its for living or non-living things, using the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II for aquatic photos is a treat.

Sometimes while on sightseeing or on a tour, you can only observe things from a distance. Which is why the zoom capability on this camera comes in handy in that situation.

From ants to zebras, a camera for nature's mosaic needs to have a great image sensor which is why the 17.3 x 13 mm (mm) that comes with this model works well for this scenario. It comes with a Continuous Shooting Mode allowing you to take successive shots rapidly. 

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 17.3 x 13 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II has a variety of scene modes which can be selected to suit the shot you're preparing to take.

Other considerations

While out and about taking photos or recording video, you may encounter quite a bit of dust. This could come from various sources such as a construction site or just the natural environment in your location. Being certified as dust-proof, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a great companion to have in these situations.

Style

The OM-D E-M5 Mark II combines style and a clever layout to create a camera that really stands out. Clean lines, high quality materials and a pristine finish ensure that this device will turn heads.

Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the OM-D E-M5 Mark II fits the bill.

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Technical Specifications

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II (Body) Black - V207040BU000 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Dustproof Yes
Operating Temperature (T-T) -10 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Splash Proof Yes
Camera
Brightness Adjustment Yes
Compatible Products FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R
Direct Printing Yes
Image Formats Supported JPEG, MPO, RAW
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages BUL, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CRO, CZE, DEU, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, IND, ITA, JPN, KOR, LAV, LIT, NOR, RUM, RUS, SER, SLK, SLV, THA, TUR, UKR
Photo Effects 1
Playback Modes Rotation, Slideshow
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 3, 5, 10, 12, 20, 30 s
Shooting Modes Aperture priority, Auto, Lens priority, Manual, Movie, Program, Scene, Shutter priority
Tripod Mounting Supported Yes
White Balance Auto, Custom modes
Flash
External Flash Connector Yes
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 800
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 100, 200, 1600, 25600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Manual Exposure Yes
Shutter
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Video
Analog Signal Format System NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60 fps
Resolution At Capture Speed [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Video Formats Supported AVI, H.264, M-JPEG
Video Recording Yes
Audio
Audio Formats Supported WAV
Audio Noise Reduction Yes
Audio System Mono
Built-in Microphone Yes
Built-in Speaker(s) Yes
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Voice Recording Yes
Wind Filter Yes
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards SDHC, SDXC
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Display Diagonal 3 "
Touchscreen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Viewfinder
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Magnification 2 x
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Sensor
Image Sensor Size 4/3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 17.3 x 13 mm
Megapixel 16.1 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Other Features
Interval Recording 1
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity 1
Battery
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type BLN-1
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Networking
Wi-Fi Yes
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Cables Included AV, USB
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 44.5 mm
Height 85 mm
Weight 417 g
Width 123.7 mm
Memory
Memory Slots 1
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 30 - 90 %
Picture Quality
Still Image Resolution(s) 4608x3456, 3200x2400, 1280x960