The high-end E-M1 Mark II, respective body-only, will be priced at $1999.99 in the U.S., and $2,499.99 in Canada. The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II will be available by the end of December 2016.
The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II will be available by the end of December 2016, the company revealed, according to reports by Techcrunch. Based on the said report, the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II is a worthy successor of its original which has a very competent and flexible compact system camera alternative.
Based on review of Engadget, the price of the mirrorless camera may be high, but the 20.4-megapixel Micro Four Thirds shooter Olympus is guaranteeing that the E-M1 Mark II's tricks are worth the cost and justifiably value for money.
The major feature is basically about speed. The camera's sensor, TruePic VIII processor and 121-point auto-focusing system all partake to its extremely fast shooting, as explained by Engadget. Furthermore, with continuous auto-focusing and auto-exposure, or 60FPS with focus and exposure locked, users can shoot at up to 18 frames per second.
The redesigned body is easier to grip and use. Further features like the camera's fast burst rate, lens and body optical stabilization combo, and 4K video recording all fit well for how this high-end camera. Engadget also conveyed that there's also a 120FPS electronic viewfinder, and a Pro Capture mode that reduces delay by means of buffering photos once user will half-press the shutter button.
Based on Techcrunch, Olympus also unveiled a couple of its latest accessories, including the STF-8 Macro Flash and Olympus camera backpack for the users' gear. The Macro flash is weatherproofed, protected against dust, splashes and freezing and is set to arrive by January 2017, while the backpack will most likely to go on sale simultaneous to EM-1 Mark II's launch.
According to Techcrunch, the camera body's impressive list of capabilities, combined with the extremely versatile F/4 12-100mm (24-200mm equivalent on 35mm) make it a strong contender against other leading camera brands.
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