The Olympus OM-D E-M1 is based on the Micro Four Thirds standard and comes packed with sophisticated technologies like the enhanced Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor, the world premiere of DUAL FAST AF and extended WiFi controls from your smartphone – all delivering outstanding image quality and performance, raising the OM-D series to a whole new level. This superiority is matched by a body design that has the perfect dimensions with a portable weight. All things considered, it outperforms D-SLR cameras both in terms of its size and imaging excellence.
With over 65 lenses available for the new E-M1, you have access to all the lenses you could ever need. This astounding versatility is thanks to the extended compatibility of this next-generation OM-D that includes all Micro Four Thirds lenses and now all Four Thirds lenses on top*. It is not just the sheer number of lenses that’s impressive though. The E-M1 also brings out the best in each lens by applying DUAL FAST AF with the addition of Phase Detection AF to complement Contrast AF for extremely fast and incredible visual capture. * MMF-3 adapter required to use Four Third lenses.
The new E-M1 is bursting with sophisticated technologies you can rely on.
We’ve optimised first-class OM-D technologies to make sure the new E-M1 is exceptionally reliable – for performance and image quality you can always depend on. Imaging excellence has been taken up a notch – for the vivid results you expect. WiFi capabilities have been extended to give you more creative control than ever from your smartphone. We’ve honed the precision of one of the fastest autofocus systems on the market and made the world’s most advanced 5-axis image stabilisation more intelligent – ensuring that every photo and film you shoot is as sharp as possible.
The E-M1 offers incredibly fast sequential shooting capabilities of up to 10.0 frames per second. This is thanks to the newly developed high-speed readout image sensor and compact high-performance shutter as well as the high-speed TruePic VII image processor, which make sure you always capturing the instant that inspired you, however fleeting.
The E-M1 has the advanced technology to take High Dynamic Range (HDR) images. And you can even preview your HDR images through the E-M1’s electronic viewfinder, enabling you see your HDR image prior to taking your shot and make any adjustments before you press the shutter button. For HDR images that turn out exactly the way you imagine them.
Whilst Live Bulb mode lets you observe and capture extra-long exposure times and bring painting and writing with light to your photography as a result, you now have the added benefit of the histogram display to track your exact settings.
The E-M1 is designed to bring you versatility in the form of customisation to your personal shooting style too – with customisable buttons that can be assigned with those functions and settings you use most frequently so that you can always access them in a split second.
The E-M1 supports full high-definition (1920 x 1080 pixels) for more beautiful movies. This Full HD 1080 movie recording in MPEG4 is enhanced still further by stereo sound, 5-axis image stabilisation and the latest MSC lens technology.
The peak display shows areas of focus on your screen as black or white edges, helping you to optimise the quality of your shots when using manual focus.