Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Kit Black

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

Price Information

$840.00

as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 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
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Outstanding
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Everyday Life Photography
Very Good
Event Videos
Outstanding
Landscape Photography
Outstanding
Events Photography
Outstanding
Home Videos
Very Good
High FPS Videos
Very Good
Underwater Photography
Very Good
Vlogging
Outstanding
Travel
Just Right
Slow Motion Videos
Outstanding
Time-lapse Videos
Very Good
Low-light Videos
Outstanding
Astronomy Photography
Just Right
Live Streaming
Very Good
WiFi Connectivity
Very Good
Dust-proof
Very Good
Professional Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Very Good
Camera Body with Lens
Very Good
Bluetooth Connectivity
Very Good

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

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.

When you've got deep theoretical and practical knowledge about what makes a great video clip, there's a minimum level - and camera - you'll need to operate with. This camera from Olympus with its array of settings works really well for those who are meticulous about what they produce each time they shout action!

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.

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 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.

If you're looking to simply use your camera to point-and-shoot everyday moments with an item or person as the subject matter, then the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is an easy recommendation for this.

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.

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.

As you make trips around the world, every moment tells a story. For this, a good camera is crucial and the OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a great option for travel. It's got a combined zoom capability allowing you get a closer look at items that can't be reached easily.^506^*}

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

Transferring your shots from your camera to another device is made even more convenient with the in-built Wi-FI capability of this camera.

Since this camera is certified as dust-proof, it does gives it at an added advantage over regular cameras. This way you can be rest assured the OM-D E-M5 Mark II will cater for your outdoor needs.

Style

Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

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