Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm (Kit) Black

MPN: V207041SE000  |  EAN: 4545350048327  |  Model: OM-D E-M5 Mark II + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm (Kit) Black - V207041SE000 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Mirrorless Camera
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Very Good
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Time-lapse Videos
Very Good
Just Right
Low-light Videos
Astronomy Photography
Just Right
Live Streaming
Very Good
Event Videos
Everyday Life Photography
Very Good
Home Videos
Very Good
Wildlife Photography
Very Good
Events Photography
Landscape Photography
Sports Photography
Very Good
Slow Motion Videos
High FPS Videos
Very Good
Underwater Photography
Very Good
WiFi Connectivity
Very Good
Professional Looks
Just Right
Regular Looks
Very Good
Bluetooth Connectivity
Very Good
Camera Body with Lens
Very Good

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 + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm 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 + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm 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 + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm will satisfy 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-M5 Mark II + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm, 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-M5 Mark II + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm 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 (18.00 x 13.500 mm mm), helps with the actual quality of the recorded image. It also packs in Wi-Fi in this neat package.

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

In taking those celestial photographs, the image sensor size a key component which measures at 18.00 x 13.500 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!

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 + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm is an easy recommendation for this.

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-M5 Mark II + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm.

Whether it's golf or tennis and everything in-between, the Tracking Focus capability in this camera allows you maintain your subject as the centre of attention even while in motion. It's Continuous Shooting Mode also helps take multiple shots in a couple of seconds allowing you assess a set of options you can pick from.

Sea-life is always breathtaking. With this camera from Olympus, you can expect to produce vivid images that showcases the unique tone that are found with photographs taken underwater.

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 + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm 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^*}

In scenarios where animals are darting about, the burst mode on this camera comes in handy as well as it's Tracking Focus capability. The combination of these features and the 18.00 x 13.500 mm (mm) Image Sensor on this camera, provides you with a device that suits your wildlife photography needs - whether tranquil or dramatic.

Composing photographs of landscapes is subject to the lighting conditions that you're faced with. The 18.00 x 13.500 mm(mm) Image Sensor Size on this model play a big role in this. Also, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm 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.


Boasting clean lines and premium looks, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm showcases your refined taste in mobile cameras. Guaranteed to make your friends green with envy.

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 + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm fits the bill.

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Product Description

Packing pro-grade demands for quality into a timeless design, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is the stylish handheld camera that's perfect for everyday use. Equipped with a Four Thirds 16.1MP Live MOS sensor, the E-M5 Mark II delivers high-resolution photographs that boast a maximum resolution of 4608 x 3456. The high-speed processing power manifests itself in the 1/8000 second shutter speed and 10fps continuous burst shooting, guaranteeing that you'll always walk away with the exact shot you're looking for. Whether it's handheld camera shake or shooting while walking, the outstanding 5-axis image stabilization system is constantly working to deliver blur-free images and stable footage at all times. Not only has the magnesium-alloy body been proofed against dust, shocks, water and freezing, but the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II comes with a vintage-inspired style that you'll be proud to show off. Elsewhere, the easy-to-use 3-inch LCD monitor simplifies any and all framing, navigating and adjusting, whereas the vari-angle swivel can tilt for those uncomfortable angles.

Technical Specifications

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II + M.ZUIKO ED 12-40mm (Kit) Black - V207041SE000 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type MILC
Operating Temperature (T-T) -10 - 40 °F
Product Colour Black, Silver
3D Photo Yes
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Brightness Adjustment Yes
Camera File System DCF, DPOF, Exif, PRINT Image Matching III, RAW
Compatible Products FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R
Direct Printing Yes
Image Formats Supported JPG, MPO, RAW
Multi-shot Yes
Photo Effects 1
Scene Modes Beach, Candlelight, Children, Documents, Fireworks, Night, Night portrait, Panorama, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset, Landscape (scenery)
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
External Flash Connector Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation Yes
Flash Exposure Correction ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Flash Modes Auto, Fill-in, Flash off, Manual, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-speed 0.000125 s
Shoe Mounting Point Yes
Shoe Mounting Point Type Hot
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 800
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Continuous Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance 0.2 m
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock Yes
ISO Sensitivity 100, 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, Auto, Manual, 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 SDHC, SDXC
HD Type Full HD
Live stream capable 1
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60 fps
Resolution At Capture Speed 1280x720@25fps, 1280x720@50fps, 1280x960@30fps, 1920x1080@24fps, 1920x1080@25fps, 1920x1080@30fps, 1920x1080@50fps, 1920x1080@60fps, 640x480@30fps
Slow-Mo Capable 1
Supported Aspect Ratios 1:1, 3:2, 3:4, 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported 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
Built-in Speaker(s) Yes
Microphone In Yes
Voice Recording Yes
Wind Filter Yes
Lens System
Filter Size 62 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 12 - 40 mm
Interchangeable Lens Present 1
Lens Mount Interface Micro Four Thirds
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 14/9
Lens Type Standard
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 80 mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 24 mm
Number Of Diaphragm Blades 7
Compatible Memory Cards SDHC, SDXC
Built-in Display Yes
Display Aspect Ratio 3:2
Display Diagonal 3
Display Resolution (numeric) 1037000 pixels
Live View Yes
Touchscreen Yes
Vari-angle LCD Display Yes
Diopter Correction Yes
Electronic Viewfinder Yes
Magnification 2 x
Viewfinder Type Electronic
Image Sensor Size 4/3
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 18.00 x 13.500 mm
Megapixel 16.1 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type Live MOS
Total Megapixels 17.2 MP
Technical Details
F-number (relative Aperture) 2.8
Other Features
GPS (satellite) Yes
Image Editing Resizing, Rotating, Trimming
Interval Recording 1
PictBridge Yes
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI (Micro) Ports Quantity 1
HDMI Connector Type Micro
HDMI Ports Quantity Yes
USB 2.0 (Micro USB) Ports Quantity 1
USB Connector Micro-USB B
USB Version 2.0
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type BLN-1
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Power Source Type Battery
Wi-Fi Yes
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Battery Charger Included Yes
Cables Included AV, USB
Hand Strap Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 44.5 mm
Height 85 mm
Lens Diameter 69.9 mm
Lens Length 84 mm
Weight 417 g
Weight (including Battery) 469 g
Width 123.7 mm
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4608x3456, 3200x2400, 1280x960
Memory Slots 1
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) 30 - 90 %