Olympus OM-D E-M5

  • Olympus OM-D E-M5
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Based on 54 scores, 105 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    28
  • Good:
    22
  • Average:
    1
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Lightweight
  • Relatively small.
  • Very fast accurate auto-focus.

Cons:

  • Menu system is not easy to use.
  • Expensive.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Digital Photography Review on -

One of the most significant developments in digital photography has been the introduction of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. By removing the mirror and optical viewfinder, manufacturers are able to make their cameras smaller, without...

By ePHOTOzine on -

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 shook up the mirrorless and Digital SLR market when it was introduced last year in 2012, with a classic SLR styling, combined with the Micro Four Thirds system, and a Sony sensor, it set a new benchmark in the level of image...

By ePHOTOzine on -

When introduced, the Panasonic Lumix GX7 came with some bold claims, including better noise performance than the Olympus OM-D E-M5. As these two cameras are available at a similar price, and have a similar set of features, such as 9fps continuous...

By howtospendit.ft.com on -

This is Olympus's latest mini-marvel, a miniature DSLR, in effect. Stylistically, it's pretty much a clone of the OM series that died out in 2003. Technically, the OM-D, as it's called, is not at all retro, but a near-professional,...

By ePHOTOzine on -

The Olympus PEN E-P5 is the latest Micro Four Thirds camera from Olympus and is their premium level PEN camera, replacing the E-P3, and has a number of features from the Olympus OM-D E-M5, as well as improvements over the E-M5. Here we look at the...

By Photo Answers on 100

Over the past year there has been an influx of retro-styled cameras making their way onto the market; now it’s the turn of Olympus to enter the ring with the film SLR-inspired Olympus OM-D E-M5. On paper the OM-D makes for an exciting proposition,...

By Ubergizmo on -

Since its debut last year, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 has won many accolades and numerous awards – and it’s easy to see why: this is a camera with a wealth of features, catering to ambitious photographers who are looking to reduce the size and...

By ePHOTOzine on -

Previously we compared a pre-production , with video comparisons, then we compared a final image quality version of the , with low light sample video. Now we are comparing the two cameras with new photos with the same lens and settings on each. In the...

By ePHOTOzine on -

We now have a final version of the new Panasonic Lumix GH3, and compare it to the Olympus OM-D E-M5, both Micro Four Thirds cameras, both with a 16 megapixel sensor, and both with a weather sealed SLR styled body, although one with more retro styling....

By PC Pro on 67

Olympus raises the bar for compact system cameras, but this capable all-rounder fails to shine in the company of upmarket...

By Macworld Australia on 90

A superb camera that’s supported by a wide range of lenses and accessories, the OM-D is the perfect CSC for DSLR users looking for a lightweight companion camera.Related Tags: camera, compact, macworld, macworld australia, olympus, OM-D E-M5,...

By AsiaOne on 80

The results are remarkable - you can get sharp, colour-rich pictures with amazing...

By ePHOTOzine on -

We have a brief look at the new , and compare it to the Olympus OM-D E-M5, both Micro Four Thirds cameras, both with a 16 megapixel sensor, and both with a weather sealed SLR styled body, although one with more retro styling. The sensor in the GH3 is...

By TechSmart.co.za on -

Sometimes you come across a camera that makes photography simple. Olympus’ OM-D E-M5 is one such beast. Granted, its battery life is not that great, and yes, its buttons are so small you would think it was designed for five year olds, but once set...

By G4tv.com on 60

Video Review: The Olympus OM-D E-M5 micro four thirds digital camera comes with a 16 megapixel sensor, 1080p video recording and a 3" OLED touch display packed in a stylish retro design for $1,000. Matt Mira and John Barrowman go hands on with the...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

The Olympus OM-D is a striking camera with a with a ton of features that cater to both enthusiast (or pro) users and casual photographers. We looked at the weatherproof kit, which comes with a splashproof macro lens and we definitely had a lot of fun...

By Expert Reviews on 80

One of the best compact system cameras to date, but there are some weaker areas that we'd struggle to accept at this...

By ePHOTOzine on -

Olympus OM-D EM-5 User Review, records his early impressions I have watched the development of the micro four thirds cameras with interest since buying and then quite rapidly selling the . I was looking for a replacement for my back-up Canon DSLR...

By SlashGear on -

With such knock-out features like 5-axis stabilization in such a tiny body as this, you’ve got one heck of a mobile-minded shooter on your hands. This device is great for those of you out there looking to amp up your game with your old OM, and...

By ePHOTOzine on -

We compare the latest Micro Four Thirds cameras from Olympus and Panasonic, the Panasonic Lumix G5 and Olympus OM-D...