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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Indoor Crops

16 Megapixels16 MegapixelsElectronic View FinderElectronic View FinderHigh ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.High ISO: ISO 6400 or more is available at full-resolution.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Level: Measures camera tilt and helps to keep the horizon level.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more but less than 4K.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringDepth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Depth-Of-Field Preview: Improve perception of DOF before shooting.Live-View: Lets DSLR cameras use the rear LCD as an EVF.Live-View: Lets DSLR cameras use the rear LCD as an EVF.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Weatherproof - Seals protect from dust, humidity and light splashing.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Neocamera detailed reviewNeocamera detailed reviewDiscontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Indoor Crops

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 is compared to the Fujifilm X-Pro1
Fujifilm X-Pro1
. These are both high-end mirrorless digital cameras with 16 megapixels sensors. The E-M5 uses a Micro Four-Thirds with 2X crop-factor, while the X-Pro1 uses a unique X-Trans sensor with 1.5X crop-factor. All images below are 100% unmodified crops from their respective cameras. Aperture, white-balance and ISO were set on the camera, remaining settings were left on automatic.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Fuji X-Pro1

Right from the start the X-trans sensor of the X-Pro1 shows its advantage and the lack of anti-alias filter delivers more crisp details. However, one would be hard pressed to see the difference before ISO 400 in large prints and before ISO 1600 for medium ones.

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Olympus OM-D E-M5
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By on 2012/11/07
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Olympus E-M5 Facts

Mirrorless digital camera
16 Megapixels MirrorlessISO 200-25600
Micro Four-Thirds Mount
2X FLM

Sensor-Size: 17 x 13mm

Four-Thirds Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

Shutter 1/4000-60s
5-Axis Built-in Stabilization, 4-Stop ImprovementFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
0.45" Built-in EVF 1.4 Megapixels (0.58X)Custom white-balance with 2 axis fine-tuning
Automatic Eye-Start sensorSpot-Metering
2 Axis Digital LevelHot-Shoe
WeatherproofStereo audio input
Built-in Dust ReductionLithium-Ion Battery
9 FPS Drive, 17 ImagesSecure Digital Extended Capacity
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS Video Recording
3" LCD 610K Pixels
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