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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

alaTest has collected and analyzed 420 reviews of Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviews about the size and image quality are generally positive. The portability and performance also get good feedback. Comments are divided on the battery, while the memory and energy efficiency get less positive views.

usability, performance, portability, image quality, size

low-light, flash, energy, memory

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 17 user reviews of Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Camera - Black (16.1 MP, M.Zuiko 12 - 50 mm Lens)Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Camera - Black (16.1 MP, M.Zuiko 12 - 50 mm Lens)

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 110 user reviews of Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the screen and performance. The design and usability also get good views. There are some mixed opinions about the lens. Many are negative about the size and image quality.

portability, usability, design, performance, screen

image quality, size

94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Olympus OM-D Olympus E-M5 Mark II (Silver) (Body Only)Olympus OM-D Olympus E-M5 Mark II (Silver) (Body Only)

Aug, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca.

86% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Digital Camera, Silver, BodyOlympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Digital Camera, Silver, Body

Aug, 2017

Expert review by: Elias Plastiras (pcworld.co.nz)

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II camera

 

It may not be a large and bulky digital SLR, but the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a heavy hitting camera that's designed especially for those of you who desire advanced controls -- controls of the sort that can tailor almost every single aspect of yo...

Crisp image quality ; Advanced controls and highly customisable ; High quality EVF

Left-hinged screen feels unintuitive on this camera

May, 2015

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes
Noise Reduction: Yes
Voice Recording: Yes
Wind filter: Yes

Battery

Battery life (CIPA standard):750
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BLN-1 / BLN‑1
Number of Batteries Supported:1
Power source type:Battery

Camera

3D: Yes
Altimeter: Yes
Brightness adjustment: Yes
Built-in processor:TruePic VII
Calendar: Yes
Camera file system:DCF, DPOF, Exif 2.2, PRINT Image Matching III / DCF, DPOF, Exif, PRINT Image Matching III, RAW
Camera playback:Highlights, Movie, Single image, Slide show / movie, single image, slide show
Diopter adjustment (D-D):-6 - -2
Direct printing: Yes
GPS (satellite):No / Yes
Histogram: Yes
Image editing:resizing, rotating, trimming / resizing, trimming
Image quality adjustment:Saturation
Languages support:BUL, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DEU, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, JPN, KOR, LAV, LIT, NOR, RUM, RUS, SER, SLK, SLV, TUR, UKR
Live view: Yes
Multi-shot: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:BUL, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CRO, CZE, DEU, ENG, ESP, EST, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, IND, ITA, JPN, KOR, LAV, LIT, NOR, RUM, RUS, SER, SLK, SLV, THA, TUR, UKR
Photo effects:Black&White, Muted, Sepia, Vivid
Playback modes:Rotation, Slideshow
Scene modes:3D Photography, Beach, Candlelight, Children, Close-up (macro), Documents, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Night landscape, Night portrait, Panorama, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset / Beach, Candlelight, Children, Documents, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Night portrait, Panorama, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Self-timer:2,12 / 2,3,5,10,12,20,30
Shooting modes:Aperture priority, Auto, Lens priority, Manual, Movie, Program, Scene, Shutter priority
Tripod mountable: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Custom modes / Auto, Flash, Fluorescent, Manual, Shade, Sunny, Tungsten, Underwater

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Silver / Silver
Dust resistant: Yes
Dustproof:Y
Material:Magnesium, Plastic / Plastic, Titanium
Protection features:Dust Resistant

Display

Display:LCD
Display aspect ratio:3:2
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):103700 / 1037000
Touchscreen: Yes

Flash

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
Shoe mounting point: Yes
Shoe mounting point type:Hot

Focusing

Auto Focus (AF) assist beam: Yes
Auto Focus (AF) lock: Yes
Auto Focus (AF) points:800 / 81
Auto Focus (AF) points selection:Auto, Manual
Auto focusing (AF) modes:Continuous Auto Focus, Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Face detection, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus / Continuous Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Closest focusing distance:0.2 / 0.35 / 0.5
Focus:TTL
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual
Macro focusing range (tele):0.2

Lens System

Filter Size:3.7 / 5.2 / 5.8 / 6.2
Focal length range (f-f):12 - 40 / 12 - 50 / 14 - 150 / 14 - 42
Lens mount interface:Micro Four Thirds
Lens structure (elements/groups):10/9 / 14/9 / 15/11
Lens Type:Standard / Telephoto
Maximum aperture number:22 / 6.3
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv):10 / 30 / 8 / 8.4
Minimum aperture number:3.5 / 4
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv):2.4 / 2.8
Number of aspheric elements:3 / 5
Number of diaphragm blades:7

Light exposure

Auto Exposure (AE) lock: Yes
ISO sensitivity:100, 200, 1600, 25600 / 1600, 25600 / 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
ISO sensitivity (max):25600
ISO sensitivity (min):1600 / 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, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot / Centre-weighted, Spot

Memory

Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SDHC, SDXC
Memory slots:1

Networking

Wi-Fi: Yes

Operational conditions

Operating relative humidity (H-H):30 - 90
Operating temperature (T-T):-10 - 40
Storage relative humidity (H-H):10 - 90
Storage temperature (T-T):-20 - 60 / 10 - 90

Other features

Built-in Flash:No / Yes
USB Connectivity: Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Battery charger included: Yes
Cables included:AV, USB
Hand strap: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Picture Quality

Camera Type:MILC / MILC Body
Image formats supported:EXIF, JPG, MPO, RAW / JPG, MPO, RAW
Image Sensor Size:4/3
Image sensor size (W x H):17.3 x 13
Image stabilizer: Yes
Image stabilizer location:Body
Maximum image resolution:4608 x 3456
Megapixel:16.1
Sensor Type:Live MOS
Still image resolution(s):4608 x 3456, 3200 x 2400, 1280 x 960 / 4608x3456, 3200x2400, 1280x960
Supported aspect ratios:1:1, 3:2, 3:4, 4:3, 16:9
Total MegaPixels:17.2

Ports & interfaces

HDMI: Yes
HDMI connector type:Micro
Microphone in: Yes
PictBridge: Yes
USB connector:Micro-USB B
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB version:2.0

Shutter

Camera shutter type:Electronic
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/8000
Slowest camera shutter speed:0.000125 / 60

Technical Details

Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Compatibility:FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R
F-number (relative aperture):2.8
Self-timer: Yes
Speakers:1

Video

Analog signal format system:NTSC, PAL
Full HD: Yes
HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG frame rate:60
Resolution at capture speed:1280x720@25fps, 1280x720@50fps, 1280x960@30fps, 1280×720@24fps, 1280×720@30fps, 1280×720@60fps, 1920x1080@24fps, 1920x1080@25fps, 1920x1080@30fps, 1920x1080@50fps, 1920x1080@60fps, 640x480@30fps / 78 x 9 x 44
Video formats supported:AVI, H.264, M-JPEG / AVI, MOV
Video recording: Yes
Video Resolutions:640 x 480,1280 x 720,1920 x 1080

Viewfinder

Magnification:1.48 / 2
Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.45
Height :8.5
Lens diameter:5.7 / 6.06 / 6.35 / 6.99
Lens length:2.25 / 8.3 / 8.38 / 8.4
Lens weight:211 / 283.5 / 382 / 93
Weight:417
Weight (including battery):469 / 496
Width:12.4