Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Announced

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Olympus has just announced the new Olympus E-M1 II mirrorless camera. It is the company’s high-end mirrorless camera, featuring a newly designed 20.4MP MOS sensor and TruePic VIII engine, 60 fps in Single AF and an incredible 18 fps with C-AF, 5-axis image stabilization, weather-sealed and a large electronic viewfinder, 3″ LCD.

Olympus E-M1 Mark II will start shipping in late 2016.

Features:

  1. High-Speed Sequential Shooting and Superior AF Performance

Live MOS sensor and TruePic VIII Image Processor

Advanced Dual FAST AF

High-magnification, high-speed electronic viewfinder

High-speed response

  1. Outstanding Portability and Reliability

A compact, lightweight system with excellent portability

Weatherproof construction and Super-Sonic Wave Filter dust reduction system

High-performance shutter rated for 200,000 actuations

Dual memory card slots

High-capacity battery and rapid charger

  1. Exceptional Image Quality

Higher resolution and improved dynamic range

Improved image quality at high ISO settings

ISO 64 equivalent ISO LOW setting

50 Megapixel High Res Shot Mode

In-body 5-Axis Image Stabilization

  1. Stunning UHD Video Capture

Digital Cinema Standard 4K videos

5-Axis Image Stabilization combined with electronic stabilization for video

HDMI monitor connection and recording synchronization

  1. Advanced Shooting Functions

Silent Mode

Focus Stacking / Focus Bracketing Modes

Live Composite / Live Bulb Modes

Keystone Compensation

Tethered shooting with Olympus Capture

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Detailed Specifications:

Body type
Body type SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor
Max resolution 5184 x 3888
Image ratio w:h 4:3
Effective pixels 20 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 22 megapixels
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.4 x 13 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor TruePic VIII
Image
ISO Auto, 200-25600 (expands down to 64)
Boosted ISO (minimum) 64
White balance presets 7
Custom white balance Yes (4 slots)
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
Image stabilization notes up to 5.5 stops of shake reduction
Uncompressed format RAW
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Number of focus points 121
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Focal length multiplier 2×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
Screen size 3
Screen dots 1,037,000
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.74×
Viewfinder resolution 2,360,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic) 1/32000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash No (FL-LM3 external flash included)
Flash range 9.10 m (at ISO 100)
External flash Yes (via hot shoe or flash sync port)
Flash modes Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual
Continuous drive 60.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 secs, custom)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes
Videography features
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Modes
  • 4096 x 2060 @ 24p / 237 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 102 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 102 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 102 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 202 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 202 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 202 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 52 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots
Connectivity
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
HDMI Yes (Micro-HDMI)
Microphone port Yes
Headphone port Yes
Wireless Built-In
Remote control Yes (wired or via smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description BLH-1 lithium-ion battery & charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 574 g (1.27 lb / 20.25 oz)
Dimensions 134 x 91 x 67 mm (5.28 x 3.58 x 2.64)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes
GPS None

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