Olympus Olympus OM-D E-M5

The E-M5 is the first model in the new epoch-making OM Digital series. Featuring an integrated 1.44 megapixel digital viewfinder, 16 megapixel LiveMOS image sensor and OLED touchscreen, it is the world’s fastest auto-focusing camera and is equipped with the world’s most advanced image stabiliser built into its weather-proof alloy body
Announced: 08/02/2012
Body Type
Body TypeSLR-style mirrorless
Sensor
Max Resolution4608 x 3456
Other Resolutions
  • 4608 x 3072
  • 4608 x 2592
  • 3456 x 3456
  • 2592 x 3456
  • 3200 x 2400
  • 3200 x 1800
  • 3216 x 2144
  • 2400 x 2400
  • 1824 x 2432
  • 2560 x1920
  • 2560 x 1440
  • 2544 x 1696
  • 1920 x 1920
  • 1440 x 1920
  • 1920 x 1440
  • 1920 x 1080
  • 1920 x 1280
  • 1440 x 1440
  • 1104 x 1472
  • 1600 x 1200
  • 1536 x 864
  • 1584 x 1056
  • 1216 x 1216
  • 864 x 1152
  • 1280 x 960
  • 1280 x 720
  • 1296 x 864
  • 960 x 960
  • 720 x 960
  • 1024 x 768
  • 1024 x 576
  • 1008 x 672
  • 768 x 768
  • 576 x 768
  • 640 x 480
  • 640 x 360
  • 624 x 416
  • 480 x 480
  • 384 x 512
Image Ratio
  • 1:1
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
Megapixels16
SizeFour Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
TypeCMOS
ProcessorTruePic VI
Image
ISO Range200-25600
ISO Minimum200
ISO Maximum25,600
White Balance Presets12
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilisation
Uncompressed FormatRAW
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points35
Lens MountMicro 4/3
Crop2.0x
Screen / Viewfinder
Articulated LCD
Screen Size3.0
Screen Pixels610,000
Touch Screen
Screen TypeOLED
Live View
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Viewfinder Coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification1.15x
Viewfinder resolution1,440,000
Features
Minimum shutter speed60 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/4000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
External Flash
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Red-Eye
  • Fill-in
  • Slow Sync (2)
  • Manual (3 levels)
Flash X Sync Speed1/250 sec
FPS9
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation±3 (at 1/3 EV-1/2 EV-1 EV steps)
AE Bracketing2-3-5-7 frames at 1/3 EV-1/2 EV-2/3 EV-1 EV steps
WB BracketingYes (3 frames in 2/4/6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Video Features
FormatMP4
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Resolutions
  • 1080p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 480p @ 30fps
External mic input
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Storage Slot Amount1
Physical
Weather Sealed
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-Ion BLN-1
Battery Life (shots)360
Weight (grams)425
Dimensions122 x 89 x 43 mm
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
WirelessOptional
Remote ControlOptional