Olympus OM-D E-M1
Construction: Magnesium alloy bodyshell, sealed against dust, moisture and sub-zero temperatures. Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds bayonet. Sensor Type/Size: Live MOS, 13.0x17.3 mm. No optical low-pass filter. Total Pixels: 17.2 million (maximum image size = 4608x3456 pixels). Focal Length Conversion Factor: 1.97x. Storage Medium: Single slot for SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards with UHS-I support. Data Compression: Four levels of JPEG compression on eight resolution settings plus 12-bit lossless on RAW data. RAW+JPEG capture. Choice of aspect ratios – 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 and 1:1. ISO Range: 200-25,600 (extendable to ISO 100). Buffer Memory: Up to 49 JPEG/large/super fine or 41 RAW. Maximum Frame Rate: 10.0 per second. Video Recording: MOV format (MPEG-4/H.264 AVC compression) – Full HD at 1920x1080 pixels, 25 or 24 fps and 16:9 aspect ratio, fine and normal quality modes (maximum bit rate is 26 Mbps). HD at 1280x720 pixels, 25 or 24 fps and 16:9 aspect ratio, fine and normal image quality modes. AVI format (Motion JPEG compression) – HD at 1280x720 pixels, 30 fps and 16:9 aspect ratio. Stereo microphones with auto/manual adjustable levels and wind filter. Stereo audio input. Time coding and slate tone. Autofocusing: Hybrid contrast/phase difference detection system. 37 phase-detect points and 81 contrast-detect points with auto/manual selection, auto tracking and face detection. Metering: 324 points ‘Digital ESP’ multi-pattern, centre-weighted average, spot (with highlight/ shadow bias) and TTL flash. Exposure Modes: Program (with shift), aperture/ shutter-priority auto and manual. 23 subject/ scene modes with auto selection. Shutter: Electronic focal plane, vertical travel, 601/4000 second plus ‘B’, flash sync to 1/250 second. White Balance: Auto, seven presets, four custom presets, correction (blue-to-amber and/or magenta-to-green), manual colour temperature setting and auto bracketing. Power Source: Rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack. Features: As of Version 4.0 firmware upgrade – LCD EVF (2.359 megadots), five-axis sensor-based image stabilisation (stills and movies), sensor cleaning, 7.62 cm LCD monitor (1.04 megadots) adjustable for tilt with touch controls, Adobe RGB or sRGB colour space, focus stacking, long exposure noise reduction, high ISO noise filter, ‘Keystone Compensation’ digital perspective control, six ‘Picture Modes’ (i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait and Monotone), one userdefined ‘Picture Mode’, adjustable ‘Picture Mode’ adjustments (Contrast, Sharpness, Saturation and Gradation – Auto, Normal, Low-Key, High-Key), Monochrome mode has four contrast filters and four toning effects, ‘Colour Creator’ function, 14 ‘Art Filter’ effects applied at capture (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Colour, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Watercolour, Partial Colour and Vintage), eight ‘Art Effects’ (Soft Focus, Pin Hole, White Edge, Frame, Star Light, Top And Bottom Blur, Shade, and Left And Right Blur), four ‘Movie Effects’ (Multi Echo, One Shot Echo, Art Fade and Multi Tele Converter), multiple exposure facility (with auto exposure adjustment), ‘Live Composite’ function, intervalometer and 4K timelapse movie clips, auto bracketing modes (AE, WB, ISO, flash, focus and ‘Art Filters’), panorama mode (up to 10 frames), ‘Super Control Panel’ screen, highlight and shadow alerts (adjustable thresholds via histogram), adjustable image display time, auto image rotation, slide show (with a choice of music and transitions), playback zoom (up to 14x), 4/9/25/100/Calendar thumbnail displays (also available in slide show mode), ‘Lightbox’ side-byside comparison display, in-camera editing functions (Shadow Adjust, Red-Eye Fix, Aspect, B&W, Sepia, Saturation, e-Portrait and Resize), in- camera RAW-to-JPEG conversion, in-camera RAW image overlay, copyright info, silent shooting, DPOF and PictBridge support, WiFi, tethered shooting option. FL-LM2 accessory flash unit provided. Price: $1599 body only. $1899 with M.Zuiko Digital 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 EZ power zoom. $2399 with M.Zuiko Digital 12-40mm f2.8 PRO zoom.