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Model Name: Olympus OM-D E-M5 II 
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Predecessor: Olympus E-M5
E-M5 vs E-M5 II
Successor:  
General
Model Number: E-M5 II
Alternate Model Number(s):  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $999.99
Street Price: $799.00
Date Available: 2015-02-21
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 16.5 oz (469 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.9 x 3.3 x 1.8 in.
(124 x 85 x 45 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 16.1
Sensor Format: 4/3
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.75 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 73
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.0
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.4
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 908
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3200 x 2400 (7.7 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
7296 x 5472 (39.9 MP, 4:3),
9216 x 6912 (63.7 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, MPO, 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.4
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
640x480 (30p)
1280x720 (10p)
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds
Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Focal Length (actual):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 81-area multiple AF / All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target (Normal/Small) / Eye Detection (Nearer, Left, Right) / Magnified (up to 14x, over 800 AF points)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF; 2.36M-dot LCD, 1.30x - 1.48x magnification, 100% coverage, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.74x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.48x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,037,000 dots (345,667 px)
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 14.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 200
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 - 1/16000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV 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 Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene select AE (Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Sport, Hand-held Starlight*1, Night scene, 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., Panning, 3D*2), Underwater wide / macro, HDR1, HDR2, Art Filters (14). *1 8 images automatically shot and combined into a single image composite *2 For 3D lens(H-FT012 by Panasonic) only, still photo only
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
High Resolution Composite: 64.0 megapixels
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): 9.1 m / 29.9 ft.
Flash Range Description: Bundled FL-LM3 flash has GN of 9.1m/ISO 100
Max Flash Sync: 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II
Other Memory:  
Dual Card Slots: No
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: No
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional Remote cable RM-UC1 or via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB connector, 3.5mm stereo mini jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.73
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.76
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.4
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 18
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.4
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 13
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.3
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 13
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.14 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.068 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.34 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.046 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 0.8 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.5 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 4.5 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 310 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 310 shots
Battery Life, Video:  
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 (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Olympus Viewer 3 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 16-megapixel Live MOS sensor; TruePic VII image processor; class-leading 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization; 10fps burst mode; new High-Res Shot mode generates 40MP JPEGs and 64MP RAW files; improved 1080p60 video; 3-inch vari-angle touchscreen; built-in Wi-Fi; dust, splash and freezeproof construction. Available in black or silver.


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