General

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Olympus OM-D E-M5 II
Brand
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Olympus Olympus
Lowest price
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$1,099.00 $825.67
Announced
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August 2013 February 2015

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Crop factor
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2.1x 2.1x
Megapixels
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15.9 MP 15.9 MP
Light sensitivity
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25,600 ISO 25,600 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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25,600 ISO Unknown
Sensor cleaning
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Unknown Unknown

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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15.9 MP 15.9 MP
Native resolution
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4608 × 3456 4608 × 3456
Pixel size
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14.1 µm² 14.1 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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1,400k dots 1,037k dots
Touch screen
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Yes Yes
Flips out
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Yes Yes
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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108 lenses 108 lenses
Lens mount
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Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds

Form factor

Size
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130×94×63 mm 124×85×45 mm
Depth
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2.5" 1.8"
Weight
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497 g 469 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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Yes Yes
Built-in focus motor
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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Digital Digital
Viewfinder size
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0.71x 0.71x
Coverage
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100% 100%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps 1080p @ 60fps
Supports 24p
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No Yes
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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Yes Yes
Autofocus
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Contrast detection Unknown
Continuous focus
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Yes n/a
All formats
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  1. 480p @ 30fps
  2. 720p @ 30fps
  3. 1080p @ 30fps
  1. 480p @ 30fps
  2. 720p @ 24fps
  3. 720p @ 25fps
  4. 720p @ 30fps
  5. 720p @ 50fps
  6. 720p @ 60fps
  7. 1080p @ 24fps
  8. 1080p @ 25fps
  9. 1080p @ 30fps
  10. 1080p @ 50fps
  11. 1080p @ 60fps

Features

Panorama
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Yes Unknown
HDR
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Yes Unknown
3D
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No Unknown
Image stabilization
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  1. Sensor shift
  1. Sensor shift
Supports RAW
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Yes Unknown
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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800 ms 800 ms
Shutter lag
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Unknown 137 ms
Battery life
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350 shots 360 shots
Continuous shooting
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10 fps 10 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Hybrid detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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81 81
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/8000s 1/8000s
Min
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60s 60s

Flash

Built-in flash
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No No
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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73.0 73.0
Color depth
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23 bits 23 bits
Dynamic range
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12.7 EV 12.4 EV
Low light performance
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757 ISO 896 ISO
Olympus OM-D E-M1
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