Olympus OM-D E-M5 Digital Camera Review
Olympus updates the OM series with the OM-D E-M5, a high-end compact system option with a great design.
The Olympus OM-D E-M5 brings back the hallowed OM line of compact SLRs from Olympus, with a design that calls directly on the spirit of the original OM-1, released in 1972. The E-M5 is a Micro Four Thirds camera, however, sporting a new Live MOS image sensor, electronic viewfinder, tilting touchscreen OLED display, and weather-sealed body. The E-M5 is designed to appeal to professional and enthusiast photographers looking for a high-end experience and performance in a body far smaller than your typical prosumer DSLR. The E-M5 is available in silver or black flavors and was slated to debut at the end of March, though Olympus is still taking pre-orders ($999 body-only), with a likely June ship date.
Before you buy the Olympus OM-D E-M5, take a look at these other interchangeable lens cameras.
- Photo Gallery
- Image Quality
- Noise Reduction
- Dynamic Range
- Low Light
- Ease of Use
- Video Features
News and Features
Here's what you'll need to start editing RAW photos on an iPad
Fujifilm takes the successful X-T1 and adds a new sensor and 4K video.
For a frustration-free experience, set it and forget it.
Our samples from Panasonic's new wide, fast Leica lens.
Need a gift for an avid photographer? Check out these 5 great gifts.
Robert Capa's portrait of a soldier on D-Day is famous, but it was almost ruined before being seen.
Olympus's new action cam has everything but the kitchen sink for $400
The new PowerShot SX620 HS lends itself perfectly to travelers.
Panasonic's latest camera is one of the best values around.