OM-D E-M5 vs E-5 (build quality)

Started May 13, 2013 | Discussions thread
agogo
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Oly did say that this is not the 'PRO' OMD
In reply to philosomatographer, May 31, 2013

For it's price point I'd say the build quality is great, but not on the same level as the E3/5 which are damn near indestructible.

I'm sure the new pro OMD will have the same level of indestructibleness.

I've mounted my 300/2.8 on the EM5 and it feels strong and secure even with that weight - although I wouldn't hold the combination with just the camera only.

Yes, the AF is unusable for the most part. My best focusing 4/3 lens on the OMD is the 12-60 - which I use for landscapes. Just wish it had focus peaking.

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