Camera of the Year, Best Enthusiast Mirrorless: Olympus E-M5 II
The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Mirrorless Micro 4/3s Digital Camera integrates a 16 megapixel Live MOS image sensor with a TruePic VII Image Processor for heightened performance speed and diminished noise all through the ISO range when compared to TruePic VI. The Mark II also has improved upon its ancestor by making use a 5-axis VCM Image Stabilization system that administers up to 5 stops of compensation. Full 1080p HD video capture is now available on the Mark II with the bitrate increased up to 77 Mb/s and various codecs. A unique feature that utilizes sensor shift is biult into the to produce a 40MP image by bringing together 8 images in-camera.
The camera's 3" touchscreen LCD monitor is fully articulated to make taking self portraits simple, and the built-in WiFi lets you quickly share images. When not employing the LDC monitor using live view, the 2,360k-dot EVF delivers a virtually lag-free view providing 1.48x magnification.
Superior Image Quality
The Olympus E-M5 Mark II employes a 16-megapixel High-Speed Live MOS Sensor providing improved operation and exceptional definition and speed in all aspects of capturing images. Olympus' TruePic VII image-processing engine enhances image quality in poor-light situations. The camera's sensor allows for a maximum ISO as high as 25,600, and the dynamic range has been broadened for more faithful color reproduction.
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera
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