Olympus Launches E-M5 Mark II; Playing Against Sony Alpha 7 II

 The mirrorless series from Olympus has just widened up with the introduction of E-M5 II camera. The stated product is a simultaneous runner to the Sony Alpha 7 II, which was placed on the store slabs a few months ago. The capable snapper has a wide range of possibilities and houses splendid and efficient features over the last generation model. Though, it is the biggest one here in the series, it refuses to be the flagship product of the company. The OM-D will continue to wear that crown and would serve the respective facets as well. Reserve a sum of $1,100 if you wish to get your hands on it for life; don’t forget to buy a good lens for it as you won’t be getting it with kit at this price point.


The last generation model i.e. Olympus E-M1 is however promised to be upgraded for better frames per second rate so that existing users can enjoy their gadget in a better way than before, but owning the E-M5 Mark II would be preferable for positive buyers of now. The quality and stuffs have seen good changes inside the camera which starts with TruePic VII image processor and a rebuilt 16 megapixel live MOS sensor. The 81-point autofocus is an innovative approach for the real photography fun while the 40 megapixel high-resolution shot mode allows brilliant virtual output of the real world. The good thing is, it is waterproof and dustproof.

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While shooting videos with 1080p resolution at 24/25/30/50/60 fps, the 77 Mbps bit rate takes the charge of grabbing the best possible detail into the movie and grabs an essential check mark over the enthusiasts’ choice list. It also boasts 9 frames per second sequential shots while focus is being locked. The ISO range for this snapper goes high upto 25,600 and the battery is smart enough to click 470 images.