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Model Name: Olympus OM-D E-M1 
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General
Model Number: E-M1
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $1399.99
Street Price: $1600.93
Date Available: 2013-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 17.5 oz (497 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 5.1 x 3.7 x 2.5 in.
(130 x 94 x 63 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Total Megapixels: 16.8
Effective Megapixels: 16.1
Sensor Format: 4/3
Sensor Size (dia.): 0.85"
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor-shift Stabilized: Yes
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 980 (1.3 MP, Other),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO, 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p (24Mbps/16Mbps), 30p (12Mbps/8Mbps), 30p
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds
Kit Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:  
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: High-speed Dual AF: 37-point On-Chip Phase Detection AF or 81-point Contrast Detection AF with Group Target, Small Target and Super Spot AF modes
Face Detection: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF
Viewfinder Type: EVF; 2.36M-dot LCD, 1.48x magnification, 100% coverage, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 1,037,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating LCD: Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 14.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: AUTO: ISO Low (100) - 25600 (customizable, Default 200-1600) / Manual ISO Low (100) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Lamp, Fluorescent, Daylight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Custom WB, One-touch WB
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/8000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight control, Spot metering with shadow control
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene select AE (Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Sport, Night, Night + Portrait, Children, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Fisheye Conv., Wide Conv., Macro Conv., 3D with 3D lens(H-FT012 by Panasonic) only, still only.), Art Filter, Underwater wide / macro
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse: Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: Flash Auto, Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual(1/1 (FULL) - 1/64)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 7.0 m / 23.0 ft.
Flash Range Description: Bundled FL-LM2 flash has GN of 7m/ISO 100
Max Flash Sync: 1/320
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, X-Sync Socket
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Remote cable RM-UC1
Other Connection: Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB connector, Accessory Port 2, 3.5mm stereo mini jack
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BLN-1
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BLN-1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 350
Software
Included Software: Olympus Viewer 3 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: New 16MP Live MOS sensor with on-chip PD-AF support (Dual Fast AF), new TruePic VII image processor, Super-large EVF, 5-axis Image Stabilization, Built-in Wi-Fi, Dustproof, Splashproof and Freezeproof.

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