Olympus OM-D E-M5 specifications

Price
MSRP EU: €1099.99 (Body only)
EU: €1299.99 (with M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm 1:3.5-6.3)
US: $999.99 (Body only)
US: $1099.99 (with M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6)
US: $1299.99 (with M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm 1:3.5-6.3)
UK: £1149.99 (with M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm 1:3.5-6.3)
Body type
Body typeSLR-style mirrorless
Body materialMagnesium alloy
Sensor
Max resolution4608 x 3456
Other resolutions4608 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 4:3, 16:9, 3:2, 1:1, 3:4
Effective pixels16.1 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors16.9 megapixels
Sensor sizeFour Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Sensor typeCMOS
ProcessorTruePic VI
Color spacesRGB, Adobe RGB
Color filter arrayPrimary color filter
Image
ISOAuto (200 - 25600), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
White balance presets12
Custom white balanceYes (1)
Image stabilizationSensor-shift
Image stabilization notes5-axis IS
Uncompressed formatRAW
File format • JPEG
• DCF
• DPOF compatible
• MPO compatible
Optics & Focus
Autofocus • Contrast Detect (sensor)
• Multi-area
• Selective single-point
• Tracking
• Single
• Continuous
• Face Detection
• Live View
Autofocus assist lampYes
Digital zoomNo
Manual focusYes (Live view image is magnified when the focus ring is rotated. (at S-AF+MF or MF mode))
Number of focus points35
Lens mountMicro 4/3 Lens Mount
Focal length multiplier2×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDTilting
Screen size3"
Screen dots 610,000 (VGA equivalent)
Touch screenYes
Screen typeTouch control in electrostatic capacitance type OLED monitor
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeElectronic
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder magnification 1.15x (0.92x with settings bar switched on)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed60 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Exposure modes • i Auto
• Program AE
• Aperture priority AE
• Shutter priority AE
• Manual
• Bulb
• Time
• Scene select
• Art Filter
Scene modes • Portrait
• e-Portrait
• Landscape
• Landscape + Portrait
• Sport
• Night
• Night + Portrait
• Children
• High Key
• Low Key
• DIS mode
• Macro
• Nature Macro
• Candle
• Sunset
• Documents
• Panorama
• Fireworks
• Beach & Snow
• Fisheye Conv
• Wide Conv
• Macro Conv
• 3D
Built-in flashNo
External flashYes (via Hot-shoe (FL-50/FL-50R, FL-36/FL-36R, FL-30, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R))
Flash modesAuto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync (2), Manual (3 levels)
Flash X sync speed1/250 sec
Drive modes • Single
• Continuous
• Self-timer
Continuous driveYes (9 fps)
Self-timerYes (2 or 12 sec)
Metering modes • Multi
• Center-weighted
• Spot
Exposure compensation±3 EV (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 BracketingYes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Videography features
Format • AVCHD
• H.264
• Motion JPEG
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60i from 30p output), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Storage
Storage typesSD/SDHC/SDXC
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480Mbit/sec)
HDMIYes (Mini HDMI type-D)
WirelessNone
Remote controlYes (Optional (RM-UC1))
Physical
Environmentally sealedYes
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionLithium-Ion BLN-1 rechargeable battery & charger
Weight (inc. batteries)425 g (0.94 lb / 14.99 oz)
Dimensions122 x 89 x 43 mm (4.8 x 3.5 x 1.69")
Other features
Timelapse recording No
GPSNone