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Olympus OM-D E-M5 II
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Maker Olympus
Sensor typeCMOS
Sensor size17.3 x 13mm (Four Thirds type)
Maximum resolution4608 x 3456 (16 megapixels)
Recording mediumSD, SDHC or SDXC card
Focus areas81 focus points
Shutter speeds1/8000s to 60s (1/16,000 with e-shutter)
Continuous shooting10 frames per second
Viewfinder magnification1.48
Frame coverage100%
Image processing
Image processorTruePic VII
White balanceYes
LCD screen3 inches with 1,037,000 dots
Dimensions124 x 85 x 45mm (4.88 x 3.35 x 1.77 inches)
Weight469g including battery

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II is a digital interchangeable-lens camera announced in February 2015. It features a new 40-megapixel high-resolution mode that uses sensor shift to generate overlapping 16-megapixel images to then compute a 40-megapixel composite. It is the successor of the Olympus OM-D E-M5. Compared to that earlier model from 2012 and flagship OM-D E-M1 released in 2013, both of which are claimed to have 4 f-stops of shake compensation when shooting handheld, Olympus claims the OM-D E-M5 II can compensate 5 f-stops. [1]

New significant features

  • Improved five-axis stabilization which can compensate shaking in handheld shot by 5 stops [2]
  • FullHD video recording at 24p, 25p, 30p, 50p, and 60p with up to 77-Mbit/s bitrates [3]
  • can take 64MP RAW (40MP JPEG) files by moving the sensor between each shot and merging eight single exposures taken over the course of 1 second into one image
  • dust-and-splash-proof magnesium-alloy body [4]


  1. ^ Gordon Laing. "Olympus OMD EM5 Mark II". Retrieved March 8, 2015.
  2. ^ Mike Lowe (February 10, 2015). "Hands-on: Olympus OM-D E-M5 II review: Adding extra muscle to the OM-D line". Retrieved March 6, 2015.
  3. ^ Todd Vorenkamp. "Announcing the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II and the Tough TG-860". Retrieved March 6, 2015.
  4. ^ Mark Goldstein (March 2, 2015). "Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Review".

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