Olympus OM-D E-M5

Announced Feb 8, 2012 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | Four Thirds sensor
Body type
Body type SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor
Max resolution 4608 x 3456 ?
Other resolutions 4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3456 x 3456, 2592 x 3456, 3200 x 2400, 3200 x 1800, 3216 x 2144, 2400 x 2400, 1824 x 2432, 2560 x1920, 2560 x 1440, 2544 x 1696, 1920 x 1920, 1440 x 1920, 1920 x 1440, 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1280, 1440 x 1440, 1104 x 1472, 1600 x 1200, 1536 x 864, 1584 x 1056, 1216 x 1216, 864 x 1152, 1280 x 960, 1280 x 720, 1296 x 864, 960 x 960, 720 x 960, 1024 x 768, 1024 x 576, 1008 x 672, 768 x 768, 576 x 768, 640 x 480, 640 x 360, 624 x 416, 480 x 480, 384 x 512 ?
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 ?
Effective pixels 16 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 17 megapixels ?
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) ?
Sensor type CMOS ?
Processor TruePic VI
Image
ISO Auto (200 - 25600), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600 ?
White balance presets 12 ?
Custom white balance Yes (1) ?
Image stabilization Sensor-shift ?
Uncompressed format RAW
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes (Live view image is magnified when the focus ring is rotated. (at S-AF+MF or MF mode)) ?
Number of focus points 35
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Focal length multiplier 2× ?
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Tilting ?
Screen size 3 ?
Screen dots 610,000 ?
Touch screen Yes
Screen type Touch control in electrostatic capacitance type OLED monitor
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type Electronic ?
Viewfinder coverage 100% ?
Viewfinder magnification 1.15× ?
Viewfinder resolution 1,440,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec ?
Aperture priority Yes ?
Shutter priority Yes ?
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes (via Hot-shoe (FL-50/FL-50R, FL-36/FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R))
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync (2), Manual (3 levels)
Continuous drive 9.0 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps) ?
AE Bracketing (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis) ?
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Format H.264, Motion JPEG
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI Yes (Mini HDMI type-D) ?
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected ?
Remote control Yes (Optional (RM-UC1))
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion BLN-1 rechargeable battery & charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 425 g (0.94 lb / 14.99 oz)
Dimensions 122 x 89 x 43 mm (4.8 x 3.5 x 1.69)
Other features
Timelapse recording No ?
GPS None
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