EM1.2 vs EM1.3 differences (continued...)

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EM1.2 vs EM1.3 differences (continued...)


since the original thread (EM1.2 vs EM1.3 differences ) went full, here the latest list of changes from EM1.3 to EM1.2 (new ones in bold):

  • IBIS: 7 EV (vs 5.5 EV) Body only and 7.5 EV (vs 6.5 EV) SyncIS
  • improved face/eye AF with Face Selection
  • Starry Sky AF mode
  • HHHR
  • Highresshot from tripod: 80MP (JPG&RAW). EM1.2 is 50MP JPG, 80MP RAW
  • LiveND
  • Truepic IX (vs. Truepic VIII)
  • AF Points Selection 
    • When selecting AF points, it’s now possible to select points cyclically
    • Multi selector for AF target selection with ability change AF strategy on one tap
    • Option to create up to 4 custom AF Target groups
    • ability for the focus point selection to roll over from one edge of the finder/screen to the opposite if desired.
    • Orientation linked AF Target: depending on shooting horizontal/vertical the AF position will change
  • 8-way joystick
  • Menu Button moved to the top left of the camera
  • Frontdial: it now turns easier
  • Button on Topplate left: Button with „Drive mode + HDR“ replaced by „Drive mode + flash“: no direct access to HDR modes (per default)
  • Mode dial: replaced iAuto and ART with C4 and B (Bulb)
  • Handgrip slightly larger than EM1.2
  • Handgrip „leather“ should not come off anymore (as seen on the EM1.2)
  • USB Charging & Power Delivery via USB PD standard (e.g. via power bank)
  • Faster WiFi IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac vs IEEE 802.11b/g/n
  • Bluetooth (just to handle Wifi connections?)
  • Tethered shooting via Wifi (with Em1.2 only via USB?)
  • My Menu
  • Custom Modes: 4 vs 3
  • Option to assign Custom Settings (C1-C4) to buttons
  • More AF point setting for video (Mark II only had single point or whole area)
  • Movie AF: Speed and sensitivity can be configured for Video (in three steps)
  • Video IS: Image Stabilizer sensivity can be configured in three steps
  • Video: Face/Eye AF now also visible during video recording
  • Video: Auto ISO in M-Mode
  • High speed movie: 120fps (1920 x 1080 / MOV)
  • Sound (Video): Improved sound quality thanks to new preamplification
  • Sound (Video): [96kHz/24bit]: High-quality audio in addtion to [48kHz/16bit]
  • New dust removal shaker (same as E-M5 III and E-M1X)
  • Higher rating on mechanical shutter (400.000 vs 200.000)
  • Officially IPX1 rated (EM1.2 was only tested according IPX1 standard, but not rated)
  • A menu setting to allow on the go changes to a custom mode to be continuously be saved
  • Live Composite time has been increased from 3 hours to 6 hours
  • Time Lapse has been increased from 999 frames to 9,999 frames
  • Firmware Update via Smartphone (OI.Share App)
  • Backup / Restore Camera Settings via Smartphone (OI.Share App)
  • Price: 1799€ / 1799$ vs 1499€ / 1299$
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