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Olympus OM-D E-M1 review

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Product Type
Mirrorless Camera
Battery Size Supported
Proprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Touchscreen
Yes
Effective Camera Resolution
16.3 Megapixel
GPS
No
USB
Yes
Product Family
OM-D
Image Stabilization
Optical, Electronic
Colour
Black
Digital Zoom
2x
Brand Name
Olympus
Durability
Water Proof, Dust Proof, Freeze Proof, Splash Resistant
Features
Continuous Shooting Mode, Live View, External Flash Shoe, Orientation Sensor, Time Lapse Function, Face Detection, Noise Reduction, Eye Detect
Screen Size
7.6 cm (3")
Video Formats
MOV, MPEG-4 AVC, H.264, Motion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder Type
Electronic
Weight (Approximate)
443 g
Maximum Image Resolution
4608 x 3456
Maximum Frame Rate
30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
1
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Rechargeable
Yes
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Image Sensor Type
Live MOS
Total Camera Resolution
16.8 Megapixel
HDMI
Yes
Camera Assembly
Body Only
HD Movie Mode
Yes
Battery Model Supported
BLN-1
Memory Card Supported
Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC UHS-I), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC UHS-I)
Height
93.5 mm
Width
130.4 mm
Depth
63.1 mm
Autofocus Points
800
Image Formats
RAW, JPEG
Audio Formats
PCM, WAV
Flash Modes
Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction, X-sync, Flash Exposure Compensation, Rear Curtain Sync, Front Curtain Sync
Focus Modes
Auto, Manual
Manufacturer
Olympus Corporation
Product Model
E-M1
Product Name
OM-D E-M1 Mirrorless Camera
Product Line
OM-D
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
V207010BE000
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.olympus.co.uk
Marketing Information

E-M1: The whole package. In a perfectly-sized Package.

The new E-M1 gives you more freedom to take the shots you want, with all the image quality you expect. The new E-M1 is the most advanced compact system camera ever produced.
It is based on the Micro Four Thirds standard and comes packed with sophisticated technologies like the enhanced Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor, the world premiere of DUAL FAST AF and extended WiFi controls from your smartphone - all delivering outstanding image quality and performance, raising the OM-D series to a whole new level. This superiority is matched by a body design that has the perfect dimensions with a portable weight. All things considered, it outperforms D-SLR cameras both in terms of its size and imaging excellence.

Battery Life
350 Shot
Package Contents
  • OM-D E-M1 Mirrorless Camera
  • BLN-1 Lithium-Ion Battery
  • BCN-1 Battery Charger
  • Detachable Flash
  • Micro Four Thirds Body Cap (BC-2)
  • Software Media
  • Shoulder Strap
  • CB-USB6 USB Cable
  • Operating Instructions
  • Warranty Card
Display Resolution
1037000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Built-in Devices
Wireless Flash Control, Speaker, Microphone

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