A compact system camera that exceeds SLR cameras, bringing portability and image quality into the next dimension.

This is the Olympus flagship model equipped with a large, high-definition electronic viewfinder, and a large grip that allows users to hold the camera firmly, while maintaining an amazingly compact and lightweight body with dust & splash-proof construction. When combined with the newly-added M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f2.8 PRO, next-dimension portability and excellent image quality is achieved that exceeds the previous SLR camera systems. With the latest firmware version 2.0, a variety of new and improved functions are available such as camera control from a computer, meeting the needs of many pro photographers. Also, a silver body with a beautiful texture is now available. Try an increasingly new OM-D E-M1 for yourself.

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What you can do with the E-M1 firmware Ver. 2.0

1.Camera control system: Using the dedicated computer application (OLYMPUS Capture), the camera can be controlled both on the camera itself and from a computer
2.Digital shift: Shooting as if a shift lens is attached is possible
3.Live Composite: Lets you capture movement of light as solid light trails
4.Fast Electronic Viewfinder: Further reduced display time lag (0.016 sec.) *When the frame rate is set to High Speed
5.New Art Filter: Two new options - Vintage and Partial Color
6.New Photo Story: Zoom In/Out and Layout have been added. Temporarily save and activate functions have also been added
7.Live Guide: Multiple effects can be added
8.OI.Share Ver. 2.4 compatible: Further improved with simple sharing and versatile remote shooting functions
9.Panning Shot: Panning Shot added to Scene Mode
10.New Movie Effect: Old Film Effect added
11.HDR1/HDR2 exposure compensation: Up to ±3 EV exposure compensation is now possible in HDR mode

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Compact, lightweight with environmental resistant performance

This model is equipped with a large built-in electronic viewfinder (EVF) that rivals full-frame DSLRs and a large grip that allows users to hold the camera firmly, while maintaining environmentally resistant performance in an amazingly compact and lightweight body. Through a total balance with dust & splash-proof compact, lightweight lenses and accessories, this camera achieves an amazing handling. Also, a beautifully-textured silver body is now available

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Compact, lightweight with environmental resistant performance

Olympus' best image quality

Zuiko Lens Systems were designed to provide the best depictive power in digital image capture. The newly developed TruePic VII image processor and a new 16MP Live MOS sensor maximize Zuiko lens performance to generate the highest image quality possible.

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Compact, lightweight with environmental resistant performance

In-body 5-axis Image Stabilization

The OM-D E-M1 features an in-body 5-axis image stabilization system that corrects all types of shake that occur when shooting and is effective with any lens.

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In-body 5-axis Image Stabilization

Advanced Electronic Viewfinder (EVF)

This model is equipped with a built-in super-large high-resolution electronic viewfinder that rivals a full-frame DSLR camera. With new Adaptive Brightness Technology for automatic brightness adjustment, Live View Dynamic Range Expansion and Color Creator functionality; the EVF expands your image-capturing capabilities further.

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Advanced Electronic Viewfinder (EVF)

 

Dual FAST AF and comfortable high-speed performance

Dual FAST AF technology ensures fast and accurate autofocus through the inclusion of contrast AF and on-chip phase detection AF.

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Dual FAST AF and comfortable high-speed performance

Useful Functions

  • Built-in Wi-Fi and Olympus Image Share
  • Shooting modes that expand your photographic expression
  • Functions that are especially convenient for shooting buildings
  • Tilting LCD monitor
  • Two HDR modes and HDR Bracketing (HDR-BKT)
  • High-quality movie
  • Live Guide that lets you apply multiple effects
  • Computer application that enhances your shooting flow
  • Long shooting times that let you capture fantastic images
  • Comfortable controls
  • Focus Peaking that lets you take photos with Manual Focus lenses easily
  • One-push Digital Tele-converter
  • New Scene Mode: Panning Shot
  • List of improved items in firmware Ver. 2.0
  • *Pictures are for illustrative purposes only.
  • *Screen captures in the monitor are composite images.

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