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Monday, February 13, 2012

Olympus OM-D E M5 Review

Olympus announced the new Olympus OM-D E-M5, the latest Micro Four Thirds camera, it features a classic design based on the Olympus OM SLR film cameras.


  • Speed - the world’s fastest*2 FAST AF auto-focusing system plus 3D tracking for improved moving object tracking performance
  • 16.1-megapixel new Live MOS sensor, for high resolution and excellent low-light performance
  • 1.44 million dot high-definition electronic viewfinder, with unique optical design to reduce vignetting, 100% field of view and very short display time lag
  • Powerful TruePic VI image engine, for faster recovery time and excellent image quality (still image shooting sensitivity as high as ISO25600)
  • Ultra-effective in-body image stabilisation using the world’s first*1 5-axis IS, for blur-free movies and stills with any lens
  • Compact, lightweight body in the tradition of the famous OM series, in magnesium alloy and enhanced with proven dust-/splashproof capability
  • Fully compliant with the Micro Four Thirds System standard

Additional features:

  • Tilt LCD (3.0-inch swivel-type OLED monitor, capacitive touchscreen panel with fast response)
  • Full HD (1920 x 1080), now in MPEG4
  • New Echo effect for movies (one-shot echo and multi-echo)
  • Live Bulb feature, updating the Live View image on the rear-panel monitor at pre-set intervals during bulb shooting
  • New “Key Line” Art Filter, making the picture look more like an illustration by enhancing the edge lines; and new variations “Cross Process II” and “Dramatic Tone II”