Full specs for EM10 Mk. II published

Discussion in 'Micro 4/3 News and Rumors' started by Holoholo55, Aug 24, 2015.

  1. VanCityShooter

    VanCityShooter New to Mu-43

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  2. pinoyborian

    pinoyborian Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jerry Sisican
  3. Ramsey

    Ramsey Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Looks nice for someone switching from a P&S, but it's not an incremental upgrade. I don't see why someone would buy a Mk2 if they have a Mk1. Better EVF, 5axis, slightly better video capabilities (and not by much). From what i hear, 3axis IBIS is much better than the 2 axis, with some people saying they can't even tell the difference.

    Good thing - use of touchscreen focusing option while using the EVF. Great stuff...

    Getolympus site - aweful, aweful case of misleading information. 4k timelapse video? Many people will be confused and think it has real 4k video. And behind the official commerical (product overview video) is a poster for a different camera (TG2, i presume) that says "waterproof, freezeproof, shockproof".
     
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  4. Ulfric M Douglas

    Ulfric M Douglas Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Mar 6, 2010
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    I like the slight body redesign, some items are just that bit "chunkier".

    Hang on ... does that new pop-up flash tilt back for bounce?
     
  5. sdb123

    sdb123 Mu-43 Veteran

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    Steve
    Looks a nice design but pricing will be key to its success. There's bound to be great deals on the original though. :)
     
  6. proximal

    proximal Mu-43 Regular

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    So it has the electronic shutter as everyone expected and 5-axis which is a surprise. Pretty much right in line with what I'd expect from a "Mk2" camera. Nice that the US kit has the EZ lens now.

    If you have already bought into the system with a Mk1, Olympus would prefer that you got the E-M5 Mk2.

    Robin Wong mentions in his writeup that the electronic shutter goes up to 1/16,000 if that's any consolation.
     
  7. sdb123

    sdb123 Mu-43 Veteran

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    Steve
    Yes, I've just seen that buried in the specs of the product release...it wasn't mentioned in the two hands-on pieces I read so assumed it wasn't there!
     
  8. sgreszcz

    sgreszcz Mu-43 Veteran

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    So other than the flip vs tilt screen, weather sealing, and audio input, why would one want to buy the em-5 II over the em-10 II?

    I just got the E-M5II, but I think I prefer the smaller E-M10 II with the tilt screen...
     
  9. VooDoo64

    VooDoo64 Mu-43 Veteran

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    Davor Vojvoda
    because of Hi-Res mode and bigger ( size ) vf
     
  10. wjiang

    wjiang Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    I should hope that Touch AF will come as a firmware upgrade to the E-M5 MkII and perhaps the E-M1 (given that there's no E-M1 MkII in the near horizon).
     
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  11. VooDoo64

    VooDoo64 Mu-43 Veteran

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    me
    me too, it would be useful for bird in flight when AF dont know what we want ;) and I am sure is softwere thing

    and E-M1 will get it sure because flagship gets all that is softwere solvable
     
  12. bigboysdad

    bigboysdad Mu-43 All-Pro

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    Sydney/ London
    Yep, that's probably the one for me to get if the E-P5 breaks down (the all black one).
     
  13. tyrphoto

    tyrphoto Mu-43 All-Pro

    May 25, 2014
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    I also have the E-M5 Mk.II and key features that are worth the extra $300 for me are:

    - Hi-res mode
    - Weather sealing
    - Larger magnification EVF (0.74x vs 0.62x)
    - More Fn buttons
    - Faster native shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/4000s)
    - Bundled FL-LM3 flash that swivels and bounces
    - 5EV IBIS vs 4EV IBIS effectiveness

    If the above features don't matter much to someone, then the E-M10 Mk.II would be the better value.

     
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  14. drd1135

    drd1135 Zen Snapshooter

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    Steve
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  15. Speedliner

    Speedliner Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

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    Rob
    What can they do with it really, until they raise the bar a lot with the e-m1 mk2. The 10 has to remain the entry-level OM-D. There just isn't much room for upgrades now.

    It's a nice, evolutionary upgrade.
     
  16. JDK504

    JDK504 Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Just to add to that list the video codec/compression and optionsare much better (although I wish they would upgrade All I to 60fps instead of just 30 and 24). I came from a Pany G3 and I am really impressed with the improvements with Olympus' video.
    Using the 5axis in video mode is just plane magic!
     
  17. sgreszcz

    sgreszcz Mu-43 Veteran

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    I think that the video on e-m5 II and E-M10 II are the same. Saying that I am very happy with the video on the E-M5 II compared to the older Olympus cameras.

    I hope Olympus continues improving the video to get closer to Panasonic or Sony levels.

    I need to shoot some more with the E-M5 II as I primarily use my lx100 as my 'going out' or travel camera.
     
  18. JDK504

    JDK504 Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    I think you are right. I think they are lacking the audio in/out features of the Em5 II. The quality of the video is good enough for my needs. I use Magic Bullet or grade my film in LR 6 and the end result is amazing.
    I am amazed what this camera is capable of and for the price!
     
  19. LowriderS10

    LowriderS10 Monkey with a camera.

    May 19, 2013
    Canada
    I like it...I've always been a fan of the E-M10, and this new one only makes me a bigger fan. I have suggested to many friends to get the 10 over the 1 or the 5 (even though I own the E-M5, and I'm very happy with it). For someone who wants 99% of an E-M1 or E-M5 and save a significant bundle of money, I think the E-M10 is an excellent choice.

    I wish my E-M5 did time lapse!
     
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