Olympus OM-D E-M1 (Body) Black

MPN: V207010BU000  |  EAN: 0971498981709  |  Model: OM-D E-M1

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





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Olympus OM-D E-M1 (Body) Black - V207010BU000 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Mirrorless Camera
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Live Streaming
Very Good
Everyday Life Photography
Very Good
Event Videos
Wildlife Photography
Very Good
Landscape Photography
Events Photography
Home Videos
Very Good
Sports Photography
Very Good
Underwater Photography
Very Good
Time-lapse Videos
Very Good
Just Right
Low-light Videos
WiFi Connectivity
Very Good
Professional Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Very Good
Bluetooth Connectivity
Very Good
Camera Body Only
Just Right

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

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-M1 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-M1 video camera should be sufficient for your needs.


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.

The Olympus OM-D E-M1, is a very competent option when it comes to recording occasions and related activities. Also, the presence of its built-in Image stabilizer does help with making your clips look smooth and steady.

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-M1 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 (17.3 x 13 mm mm), it comes with an in-built image stablizer that ensures your shots remain steady.

Other Video needs

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

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Olympus OM-D E-M1 makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

Its important to ensure the celebrant (or special guests) are in clear view in every photo taken. Keeping them in focus while they're moving about is one of the great features that comes with the OM-D E-M1.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the OM-D E-M1 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-M1 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.

When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.

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.

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.


Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the OM-D E-M1 showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

It looks simple, capable and doesn't stand out in any particular way.

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Product Description

Equal parts versatile and durable, the Olympus OM-D E-M1 delivers professional image quality with an intuitive design. Leading the charge are the Four Thirds 16.3MP Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor that enables you to take high-resolution photographs that reach up to 4608 x 3456 pixels. Whether it's an unforgettable facial expression or explosive athletes in stride, this technology tandem also allows for a continuous shooting rate of 10 frames per second. This high-speed performance also extends to shooting video, which you can comfortably capture in Full HD 1080p with sharp details and vibrant colours. With a dustproof, splashproof and freezeproof body design constructed from magnesium alloy, the Olympus OM-D E-M1 is ready to follow your lead through the most extreme conditions. The intuitive dial and control layout offers customizable buttons in a portable and lightweight body. Elsewhere, the 3-inch LCD screen enables quick and easy playback, while the HDMI slot enables you vivid playback.

Technical Specifications

Olympus OM-D E-M1 (Body) Black - V207010BU000 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type MILC Body
Operating Temperature (T-T) -10 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black
Camera File System DCF, DPOF, Exif 2.2, PRINT Image Matching III
Eye Relief 21 mm
Image Formats Supported JPG, RAW
Photo Effects 1
Saturation Adjustment Yes
Scene Modes Beach, Candlelight, Children, Fireworks, Night, Panorama, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunrise, Landscape (scenery)
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 12 s
Shooting Modes Aperture priority, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority
White Balance Flash, Fluorescent, Shade, Sunny, Tungsten, Underwater
External Flash Connector Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation Yes
Flash Exposure Correction ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Flash Guide Number 10 m
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Manual, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-speed 1/320 s
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 800
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Continuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity 200, 1600, 25600
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 200
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Light Exposure Correction ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Spot
Manual Exposure Yes
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/8000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60 s
Analog Signal Format System NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
HD Type Full HD
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30 fps
Supported Aspect Ratios 3:2, 3:4, 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported AVCHD, AVI, MOV
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio Noise Reduction Yes
Built-in Microphone Yes
Voice Recording Yes
Compatible Memory Cards SD, SDHC, SDXC
Built-in Display Yes
Display LCD
Display Aspect Ratio 3:2
Display Diagonal 3
Display Resolution (numeric) 1037000 pixels
Live View Yes
Touchscreen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) 4 - 2
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Image Sensor Size 4/3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 17.3 x 13 mm
Megapixel 16.3 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type Live MOS
Total Megapixels 16.8 MP
Technical Details
Image Processor TruePic VII
Self-timer Yes
Other Features
Interval Recording 1
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Micro
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 Type-A Ports Quantity 1
USB Port Yes
USB Version 2.0
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 330 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Power Source Type Battery
Wi-Fi Yes
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Battery Charger Included Yes
Cables Included USB
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 93.5 mm
Height 63.1 mm
Weight 443 g
Weight (including Battery) 497 g
Width 130.4 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4608 x 3456, 2560 x 1920, 1024 x 768
Memory Slots 1
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 30 - 90 %