Olympus OM-D E-M1 Review

Full specification for Olympus OM-D E-M1

Colour Space sRGB, Adobe RGB
Drive Mode Single, Speed L (6.5fps (IS off) or 3.5fps), Speed H (10fps), Self Timer (2 or 12sec)
Focusing Modes Single AF, Continuous AF, Manual, Single AF + MF, AF tracking
Shutter Speeds 60 - 1/8000 sec, plus Bulb and Live Time
Dimensions 130 x 93.5 x 63
File Format 12 bit Raw (ORF), JPEG, Raw + JPEG
Power Rechargeable Li-ion
Weight 497g
Connectivity USB 2.0, Micro HDMI, 2.5mm mini-jack, Accessory Port 2, Wi-fi connectivity
Live Mode Yes
Exposure Modes P, S, A, M, iAuto, Art Filter, Scene, Photo Story
Movie Mode 1080 (30p) HD video (MOV with H.264/MPEG-4AVC compression)
Metering System 324 zone Multi-pattern Sensing System
Built-in Image Stabilisation Yes, 5-axis sensor shift
Dust Reduction Yes
DoF Prview Yes
Focal Length Mag 2x
Max Flash Sync 1/250sec / 1/4000sec (Super FP Mode)
Sensor 16.3MP Micro Four Thirds Live MOS
White Balance Bracket Yes, 3 frames in steps of 2, 4 or 6
AF Points 81 selectable points
Colour Temp Control 2000-14,000K
Field of View 100%
LCD 3in wide, 1,037k-dot tiltable LCD touch panel display
Output Size 4608 x 3456px
PC Socket Yes
Viewfinder Type Electronic Viewfinder, 2,360k-dots
Cable Release No
Compression Fine & Normal
Exposure Comp -/+3 EV in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps
Memory Card SD, SDHC, SDXC, UHS-1 compatible
Built-in Flash No, mini flashgun supplied with kit
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds
White Balance Auto, tungsten, fluorescent 1, sunlight, flash, overcast, shade, underwater
ISO 200-25,600 (ISO LOW setting equivalent to ISO 100)
Video Yes - full HD at 1920 x 1080

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Features 19/20
Design 19/20
Image Quality 18/20
Performance 18/20
Value 18/20
Overall Score 92%