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.
Point and shoot - If you're not quite the expert yet or you're just getting started in the world of photography, the Olympus E-M10 Mark II will satisfy your needs.
For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the E-M10 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.
Just a beginner - Whether you're just starting to develop some expertise or you only record videos from time to time, then the Olympus E-M10 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 E-M10 Mark II is very accessible which makes it suitable for this.
Recording every moment of the day's events is precious and this device certainly delivers. While the camera is rolling it has a handy Image stabilization feature built-in.
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 E-M10 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.
Slow motion recordings add an extra dimension of fun and entertainment. This camera comes with an in-built setting that enables this mode.
Ultra High Definition - you'll be able to capture immersive and highly detailed footage with this camera's 4K capability.
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
In taking those celestial photographs, the image sensor size a key component which measures at 17.3 x 13 mm (mm) for this particular camera model. You'll also want to shoot using the RAW file format to maximise the details you capture. Good news is, this camera supports that format!
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 E-M10 Mark II is a really good choice.
While taking those action shots during the day's event, you'll be aiming to keep your subject matter in sharp focus while they're in motion. The Auto Focus Tracking capability that comes with this camera helps with this.
The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the E-M10 Mark II for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.
Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.
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.
To capture mother nature in her full beauty requires a good eye and a camera that can adequately handle landscape scenarios. This model from Olympus is good fit as it's got the ability to focus on multiple parts of your picture frame.
With this model, you no longer need to worry about carrying cables for data transfer all the time as it comes with Wi-FI.
The E-M10 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 E-M10 Mark II fits the bill.
Simple, capable and portable, the Olympus E-M10 Mark II is ready to tackle all your day-to-day photography needs. Equipped with a high-resolution 16.1-megapixel Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor, this mirrorless camera is capable to delivering superb photos, as well as capture video clips in Full HD 1080p. Whether it's an energetic toddler or athletes in live motion, this blazing processing speed also allows for high-speed burst shooting at a maximum of 8.5 shots per second that works in perfect harmony with the autofocus system to capture fast moving subjects in optimal clarity. Moreover, the outstanding image stabilization system works across 5 separate axis to minimize any camera shake while you're moving. When you find yourself in those quieter situations, you'll appreciate the silent shutter that allows you to stay in the moment and not disturb those around you. The camera features both an electronic viewfinder and 3-inch touchscreen display that assist you with setting up your shot, navigating the menu and reviewing playback. Topped off with a classic black and silver design that's light in weight, the Olympus E-M10 Mark II allows you to get serious without getting complicated.
|Operating Temperature (T-T)||0 - 40 °F|
|Aperture Priority AE||Yes|
|Aperture Range (F-F)||3.5-5.6|
|Camera File System||DCF, DPOF, Exif, PRINT Image Matching III|
|Eye Relief||19.2 mm|
|Image Formats Supported||JPEG, MPO, RAW|
|Languages Support||CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, LAV, LIT, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SLK, SLV, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR|
|Photo Effects||Black&White, Sepia, Vivid|
|Scene Modes||Beach, Children, Documents, Fireworks, Night, Night portrait, Panorama, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Landscape (scenery)|
|Scene Modes Present||Yes|
|Self-timer Delay||2, 12 s|
|Shooting Modes||Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Program, Scene, Shutter priority|
|White Balance||Auto, Custom modes|
|Flash Exposure Compensation||Yes|
|Flash Exposure Correction||±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)|
|Flash Guide Number||5.8 m|
|Flash Modes||Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Manual, Red-eye reduction, Second curtain synchro, Slow synchronization|
|Flash Sync-speed||1/250 s|
|Shoe Mounting Point||Yes|
|Shoe Mounting Point Type||Hot|
|Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam||Yes|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points||800|
|Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection||1|
|Auto Focusing (AF) Modes||Continuous Auto Focus, Face detection, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus|
|Auto Exposure (AE) Lock||Yes|
|ISO Sensitivity||100, 200, 1600, 25600, Auto|
|ISO Sensitivity (max)||25600|
|ISO Sensitivity (min)||100|
|Light Exposure Control||Program AE|
|Light Exposure Correction||± 5EV (1/3EV step)|
|Light Exposure Modes||Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE|
|Light Metering||Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot|
|Continuous Shooting Mode||Yes|
|Fastest Camera Shutter Speed||1/4000 s|
|Shutter Priority AE||Yes|
|Slowest Camera Shutter Speed||60 s|
|4K Video Capable||Yes|
|Camcorder Media Type||Eye-Fi, SD, SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I/II|
|HD Type||Full HD|
|Maximum Video Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Supported Aspect Ratios||1:1, 3:2, 3:4, 4:3, 16:9|
|Video Formats Supported||AVI, H.264, MOV, MPEG4|
|Audio Formats Supported||PCM|
|Audio Noise Reduction||Yes|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Stereo|
|Filter Size||37 mm|
|Focal Length Range (f-f)||14 - 42 mm|
|Interchangeable Lens Present||1|
|Lens Mount Interface||Micro Four Thirds|
|Lens Structure (elements/groups)||8/7|
|Maximum Aperture Number||22|
|Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||84 mm|
|Minimum Aperture Number||3.5|
|Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)||28 mm|
|Number Of Diaphragm Blades||5|
|Compatible Memory Cards||Eye-Fi, SD, SDHC, SDXC|
|Display Aspect Ratio||3:2|
|Display Diagonal (metric)||76.2 cm|
|Display Resolution (numeric)||1040000 pixels|
|Vari-angle LCD Display||Yes|
|Diopter Adjustment (D-D)||-4 - 2|
|Image Sensor Size||4/3|
|Image Sensor Size (W X H)||17.3 x 13 mm|
|Sensor Type||Live MOS|
|Total Megapixels||17.2 MP|
|Image Processor||TruePic VII|
|Image Editing||Resizing, Trimming|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity||1|
|HDMI Connector Type||Micro|
|HDMI Ports Quantity||Yes|
|High Speed Port present||Yes|
|USB 2.0 Connectors||1|
|USB Connector||Mini-USB A|
|Battery Life (CIPA Standard)||320 shots|
|Battery Technology||Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)|
|Power Source Type||Battery|
|Data Network||Not supported|
|Battery Charger Included||Yes|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Lens Diameter||60.6 mm|
|Lens Length||22.5 mm|
|Weight (including Battery)||390 g|
|Maximum Image Resolution||4608 x 3456 pixels|
|Still Image Resolution(s)||4608 x 3456640 x 480|
|Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)||30 - 90 %|