E-M1 Video Specs - Everyone loses

Started Sep 3, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Roger Engelken
Roger Engelken Veteran Member • Posts: 4,525
Re: E-M1 Video Specs - Everyone loses - Well NOT everyone.
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drpoop wrote:

Come on Oly !!! Is the E-M1 a PRO camera or not? Crippled crappy video options?

From 43rumors:

Full HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9) 30p, 24Mbps (MOV)
Full HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9) 30p, 16Mbps (MOV)
HD 1280 x 720 (16:9) 30p, 12Mbps (MOV)
HD 1280 x 720 (16:9) 30p, 8Mbps (MOV)
HD 1280 x 720 (16:9) / 30 frames per second (AVI Motion JPEG®)

I know Oly's focus has always been on stills, but what PRO camera in 2013 has such limited and pathetic video quality options?

This is going to hurt sales. no doubt. What a mistake.

Stills are exactly what a camera is for, and has been for over the generations. Video is no doubt important to some, but for me it is a feature I have never used, and is of no consequence in the decision to buy a camera down the line. Not everyone bases a camera purchase on video options.

It is the specs of the stills that matters.  I purchase a camera to take photographs.

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