A quick day out with the Olympus E-M1 and the SONY a7

Started Jan 27, 2014 | Discussions thread
Henry Richardson Forum Pro • Posts: 15,473
E-M5 is very slow to wake up also

Daniel Wee wrote:

The E-M1 powers up just a bit faster than the a7 but in all honesty, you'd have to be splitting hairs if that little difference would influence your preference one way or another. On the other hand, the a7 wakes up from sleep more quickly. With the E-M1, I found that I had to give the release a half-press and wait a bit before the image comes back into the viewfinder

That is very disappointing that after all this time Olympus still hasn't done anything about the slow wakeup. My E-M5 is quite slow to wakeup and I have missed lots of shots because of it. I reported this to Olympus something like 1.5 years ago. This post I made a long time ago has more info:


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