Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Kit Black

MPN: E-M5 MarkII  |  EAN: 4545350048372  |  Model: OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Price Information

1,293.00

as at 26 Apr 19 | 6:30 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Kit Black - E-M5 MarkII 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
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Outstanding
Home Videos
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Vlogging
Outstanding
High FPS Videos
Outstanding
Underwater Photography
Outstanding
Travel
Outstanding
Slow Motion Videos
Outstanding
Time-lapse Videos
Outstanding
Low-light Videos
Outstanding
Live Streaming
Outstanding
Astronomy Photography
Outstanding
Event Videos
Outstanding
Everyday Life Photography
Outstanding
WiFi Connectivity
Outstanding
Dust-proof
Outstanding
Professional Looks
Outstanding
Regular Looks
Outstanding
Bluetooth Connectivity
Outstanding
Camera Body with Lens
Outstanding

Kind of Camera

By picking a Mirror-less camera, you'll be getting yourself a device that matches the capability of a DSLR while sporting a slightly smaller form factor. This is due the absence of the mirror and prism that drives the optical viewfinder of a typical DSLR.

Photography Skillset

Keeping it simple - For someone who is not too bothered about technicalities, this Olympus device works!

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

Simple clips - As a videography noob, this Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II video camera should be sufficient for 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.

Your camera provides you with sufficient controls and tools to get your videography to the quality and spec that your high standards will require. For instance the manual focus capability that comes with the OM-D E-M5 Mark II, will align with your skill level.

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 the YouTubers - This is a good choice for your video recordings because in addition to it's excellent Image Sensor Size (18 x 13.5 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Other Video needs

Slow motion recordings add an extra dimension of fun and entertainment. This camera comes with an in-built setting that enables this mode.

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

Whether its a simple photo of a star constellation or advanced shot of planet trails, you'll need a camera that supports a RAW file setting and the ability change lens to suit you situation. Fortunately, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II actually has both capabilities.

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.

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

Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Olympus is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a breeze.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 18 x 13.5 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

With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.

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.

When you're more concerned about what your camera does than how it looks, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a safe bet.

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Product Description

Robust, simple and flexible, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is the no-fuss camera that enables you to effectively tell your story. Equipped with a high-speed 16.1MP Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor, this mirrorless camera is able to deliver high-resolution images that boast up to 4608 x 3456 pixels with exceptional clarity, colour and details. When it comes to video, you rest assured that you're equipped to capture those precious moments in Full HD 1080p at up to 60 frames per second, where the ultrasensitive 5-axis image stabilization ensures your movies will have pro-grade steadiness. Elsewhere, the impressive sensitivity range reaches a maximum ISO of 25600 for fantastic low light performance. Between framing and adjusting, seamlessly switch between the electronic viewfinder and the 3-inch LCD display for maximum convenience. When those unforgettable moments occur, you'll appreciate the built-in WiFi connectivity that allows for instantaneous sharing with family and friends.

Technical Specifications

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Kit Black - E-M5 MarkII Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Dustproof Yes
Freezeproof Yes
Material Magnesium, Plastic
Operating Temperature (T-T) -10 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Splash Proof Yes
Camera
3D Photo Yes
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 4.0-5.6
Brightness Adjustment Yes
Image Formats Supported JPEG, JPEG+RAW, MPO
Photo Effects Art, B&W
Scene Modes Fisheye, Landscape, Panorama, Portrait
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 12 s
White Balance Auto, Flash, Fluorescent, Manual, Shade, Sunny, Tungsten, Underwater
Flash
External Flash Connector Yes
Focusing
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 800
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Closest Focusing Distance 0.5 m
Face Detection Yes
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 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 1920x1080 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60 fps
Slow-Mo Capable 1
Video Formats Supported AVC, AVI, H.264, MOV
Video Recording Yes
Audio
Audio Formats Supported PCM, WAV
Built-in Microphone Yes
Built-in Speaker(s) Yes
Microphone In Yes
Microphone Operation Mode Mono, Stereo
Wind Filter Yes
Lens System
Filter Size 58 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 14 - 150 mm
Interchangeable Lens Present 1
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 15/11
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 50 mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 12 mm
Storage
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Display
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Diagonal 3 "
Touchscreen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Viewfinder
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Magnification 1.48 x
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Sensor
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 18 x 13.5 mm
Megapixel 16.1 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type Live MOS
Other Features
GPS (satellite) Yes
Interval Recording 1
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
Battery
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type BLN‑1
Networking
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi Standards b/g/n
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 44.5 mm
Height 85 mm
Weight 417 g
Width 123.7 mm
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 30 - 90 %
Picture Quality
Still Image Resolution(s) 4608 x 3456, 3200 x 2400, 1280 x 960