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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Digital Camera with 12-50mm – Black

£1,049.99 £949.99

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II turns an award-winning still-photo camera into a sophisticated tool for the spontaneous creative photographer and videographer, with the professional look and feel of top-class equipment.


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High end system camera:
E-M5 Mark II

Ready, steady, clear – with the world‘s most powerful image stabilisation*. Ideal for capturing clear photos and movies in low light without a tripod. From vertical and horizontal angle rotations to vertical and horizontal shifts and rolling movements, built-in 5-Axis VCM IS compensates for every possible blur. It even delivers a clear image in the viewfinder for stable framing.

*CIPA Standard, as of December 2014

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

E-M5 Mark II: Power in your palm.

With the E-M5 Mark II, you have a full-proof portable system. It not only weighs in at a light 417g, it also boasts construction quality beyond compare.
It’s splash / dust / freezeproof, so Mother Nature won’t get in the way of you capturing a creative shot or movie. Combined with a compact size, this OM-D lets you naturally get in the scene without sticking out of the crowd.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Capture new perspectives.

Because the touch-screen Vari-angle LCD can be flipped to any angle, you are free to film creative perspectives. Control the microphone and time code on the LCD or use the digital level with ease too.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

E-M5 Mark II: Movie-making ease.

Free yourself from the cumbersome camera stabiliser normally needed for cinema-grade movie-making. The E-M5 Mark II features the world’s most powerful 5-Axis IS*, which is all you need for hand-held filming. With it, you can shoot steadily even while moving. The high bit rate of up to 77Mbps and multiple frame rate options let you easily record stunning scenes in Full HD action.

Boost your resolution.

When it comes to capturing fine details, the higher the resolution, the better. That’s why the E-M5 Mark II comes with new 40M High Res Shot. By capturing eight shots sequentially and then combining them into one, it is ideal for photographing works of art, landscapes or more of an amazing 40 megapixels.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Discover the ease of wire-free.

Take complete control of your photography – wirelessly from your smartphone. Thanks to the E-M5 Mark II’s built-in Wi-Fi, you can adjust aperture, shutter speeds and other settings without ever touching the camera. With OLYMPUS Image Share on your phone, you can then share your photos instantly on social network sites.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Lens Variety.

Discover a compact lens system that makes you free: the OLYMPUS Micro Four Thirds system. With over 40 lenses – many of them dust, splash or freezeproof – it is perfect for your artistic visions, from macro to wide angle to telephoto. Their high quality leverages the
OM-D’s advanced technology to deliver clear movies or photos.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Other Benefits

Enjoy the freedom: Small and lightweight

Withstand any conditions: Dust-, splash- & freeze proofed*

Perfect images in low light and on the move: 5-axis VCM IS*

Highest OM-D image quality*

Serving all photography needs: Huge lens variaty

Catch the spontanious moment: World’s fastest AF* with FAST AF with 10 fps sequential shooting*

Clear view for your creativity: 2.36 million dot large EVF*

Expanding shooting options in bright light: 1/8000 shutter*

Clear details for highest image quality: 40M High Res Shot

Share and wireless control: Wi-Fi

Cinema like quality: High bitrate recording*

Matching any standard: Multi frame rate

Flexible post production: All-Intra compatible

Smooth exposure changes: AF / AE performance*

Full freedom from any angle: Vari-angle monitor

Easy focus adjustments: Touch screen operation

*improved compared to E-M5



Type Body material
 Magnesium alloy body
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Image Sensor Type
 4/3” Live MOS sensor
Effective pixels 
16.1 Megapixels
Filter array 
Primary colour filter (RGB)
Aspect ratio & area
 4:3 / 17.3 x 13.0mm
Full resolution
 17.2 Megapixels
Engine Type 
TruePic VII
Filter Dust reduction filter Supersonic Wave Filter
Viewfinder Type
 Electronical Viewfinder
Pixel number 
2.360K dots
Diopter adjustment Yes ‑4.0 ‑ +2.0 diopters / built‑in type
Field of view Approx. 100%
 Max. 1.48x with a 50mm lens set to infinity at ‑1 dioptre (depending on selected viewfinder style)
Eye point 21mm at ‑1 dioptre from eyepiece lens
  3 styles selectable
Displayed information Aperture value / Shutter speed / AF frame (super impose) /
AF confirmation mark / AF lock / Auto bracket / Battery check /
Exposure compensation indicator / Exposure compensation value
indicator / Exposure level indicator / Exposure mode / Flash /
FP flash / IS activating mode / Metering mode / Number of
storable sequential pictures / White balance / Level Gauge /
Highlight & Shadow / Live Pre-view function / Histogram
Brightness adjustment
   Adaptive Brightness Technology / Manual settings: +/‑ 7 levels
Correction of colour temperature
    +/‑ 7 levels
Live View Displayed information Aperture / Shutter speed / Auto bracket / AE lock, Focus mode /
Shooting mode, Battery check / IS activating mode / Face /
Eye detection mode / Record mode / ISO / Sequential shooting mode /
White Balance / Metering mode / Exposure compensation value /
AF frame display / AF confirmation mark / Shooting information /
Spot metering area / Super FP / Flash status / Touch Panel Condition /
Focal length / Flash mode / Histogram / Level Gauge /
Highlight & Shadow / Focus peaking / Number of storable pictures /
Custom / Face detection / Flash intensity / WiFi
100% field of view Approx. 100%
Magnification levels
 3 / 5 / 7 / 10 / 14x
Dynamic range expansion When in HDR1 or HDR2
Image Stabiliser Type
 Sensor shift
Modes Five‑dimensional, vertical or horizontal activation, automatic / â€¨
Up to 5 EV steps (CIPA)
Focusing System Method
 Contrast Detection AF system
Focus areas 
81 points / All target, Group target (9‑areas), Single target (normal),
Single target (small)ʉ۬800 points / Manual selection in Magnified
View Mode
AF lock 
Yes , Locked by first position of shutter release button in single AF mode, AE/AF lock button (customised)
Modes Manual focus / Single AF / Continuous AF / Single AF + MF / AF Tracking
AF illuminator Yes
Full time AF
Manual focus Yes , With enlarged focusing area or focus peaking
Face Detection extension Eye Detect AF: OffLeft side priority

Near side priority

Right side priority

Predictive AF Yes
AF tracking Yes , Available in continuous AF mode
Focus peaking
 Colour selection
: White, black, red, yellow
: High / Middle / Low
Back light effect
: On / Off
Exposure System Modes Programme automatic / Aperture priority / Shutter priority /
Manual / Bulb / Time / i-Auto / Scene Modes / Art Filter /
Photo Story / Movie / HDR / My Mode
Exposure compensation +/‑ 5 EV ( 1, 1/2, 1/3 steps )

Note: Monitor and EVF displays only up to ±3 EV.

Exposure bracketing
 2 / 3 / 5 frames ( +/‑ 1/3, 2/3, 1 EV steps )

7 frames ( +/‑ 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 EV steps )

ISO bracketing
 3 frames ( 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps )
AE lock
My Mode 4 settings storable
Enhancement function 
Digital Shift

Shadow Adjustment Technology

HDR bracketing
 3 / 5 frames ( +/‑ 2 / 3 EV steps )
7 frames ( +/‑ 2 EV steps )
Scene Modes Number of scene modes 24
Modes Portrait / e-Portrait / Landscape / Landscape with Portrait / Macro /
Sports / Night Scene / Night Scene with portrait / Children /
High key / Low key / Digital Image Stabilisation / Nature Macro /
Candle / Sunset / Documents / Panorama / Fireworks /
Beach and Snow / Fisheye converter / Macro converter / 3D / Wide converter / Hand-held Starlight / Panning
Multi-Exposure Max. number of frames 2 frames (shooting) / 3 frames (editing)
Auto gain control Yes
Frame assistance Live View
Light Metering  



 TTL open aperture light metering


324 zones Multi‑pattern Sensing System
Detection range


‑2 ‑ 20 EV (17mm f2.8, ISO 100)


ESP light metering / Spot metering / Centre weighted metering / Highlight / Shadow
Art Filter Modes


Pop Art / Soft Focus / Pale & Light Colour / Light Tone /
Grainy Film / Pin Hole / Diorama / Cross Process /
Dramatic Tone / Gentle Sepia / Key Line / Water colour /
Vintage / Partial Colour*
Variation / Effect Available
Art Filter bracketing Art Filters selectable
Photo Story Modes Fun Frame / Standard / Speed / Zoom in/out / Layout
Sensitivity Auto ISO LOW ‑ 25600 (customisable, default ISO LOW ‑ 1600)
Manual ISO LOW ‑ 25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV ISO steps
Shutter Shutter type Computerised focal‑plane shutter
Self timer 2s / 12s / Custom
Shutter Speeds Shutter speed range 1/8000 ‑ 60s (in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps)
Bulb mode Up to 30 minutes (selectable longest time in the menu, default: 8 minutes)
High res shot Shutter type: Electronic shutter
Shutter speed: 1/8000 ‑ 8s
Start delay: 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15. 30s
Resolution:  JPEG: 7296 x 5472 / RAW: 9216 x 6912

Equivalent to 40M pixel sensor (8 shots combined into a single JPEG using sensor shift)

Available in P/A/S/M mode

Anti shock mode Shutter type: Electronic first curtain shutter
Shutter speed: 1/320* ‑ 60s
Start delay: 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30s* For speeds over 1/320 sec., mechanical shutter will automatically be selected.
Silent mode Shutter type: Electronic shutter
Shutter speed: 1/16000 ‑ 60s
Start delay: 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15. 30s
White Balance AUTO WB system Advanced detection system with Live MOS sensor
Manual White balance (One-Touch) Yes
White balance bracketing 3 frames / +/‑ 2, 4, 6mired steps
One-touch white balance 2 custom settings can be registered
Custom WB 1 setting can be registered at Kelvin temperature (2000K ‑ 14000K)
Preset values Tungsten / Flourescent 1 / Sunlight / Flash / Overcast / Shade / Underwater
Auto Flash adjustment Off / Auto WB / Flash
Keep warm colour On / Off
Sequence Shooting Speed (H) Approx. 10fps
Speed (L) 5fps
Max. number of frames 16 frames (RAW)

Up to card capacity (JPG / Large Normal mode)

Conditions Memory card: TOSHIBA SDHC UHS‑II R95・W90 EXCERIA™

When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12‑40mm f2.8 Pro

Image Processing Colour space sRGB / AdobeRGB
Sharpness + Contrast 5 levels
Contrast 5 levels
Saturation 5 levels
Black & White filter Yellow, Orange, Red, Green
Black & White toning Sepia, Blue, Purple or Green in Black & White mode
Picture mode i‑Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Portrait, Muted, Monotone, Art Filter
Gradation 4levels (auto, high key, normal, low key)
Engine TruePic VII
Art Filter bracketing Available
Tele converter effect 2x
Internal Flash Modes AUTO / Manual / Manual (Full, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64) / Red-eye reduction / Slow synchronisation with red-eye reduction / Slow synchronisation / Slow synchronisation 2nd curtain / Fill-in / Off / TTL-Auto / FP Manual / FP TTL Auto
Type Detachable flash with bounce capability (bundled)
Flash compensation +/‑ 3 EV ( 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps )
Guide number 12.9 (ISO 200)
X-sync speed 1/250s / 1/8000s (Super FP Mode)
External Flash Control X-sync speed 1/250s / 1/8000s (Super FP Mode)
Modes Auto / Red-eye reduction / Slow synchronisation / 2nd curtain and slow synchronisation / Fill-in for exclusive flash / Manual
Intensity +/‑ 3 EV ( 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps )

Note: Some functions are only available if they are supported by the external flash.

Wireless Flash Control Number of channels 4 channels
Compatible external flash FL‑36R, FL‑50R, FL‑300R, FL‑600R
Control method Triggered and controlled by bundled flash
Group setting 4 groups

Available when used together with cameras compatible with the Olympus wireless RC flash system.

Monitor Monitor type Vari‑angle LCD ‑ Touch Panel
Monitor size 7.6cm / 3.0” (3:2)
Resolution 1037K dots
Brightness adjustment +/‑ 7 levels
Colour balance +/‑ 7 levels Vivid (default) / Natural
Touch Control fucntions AF area enlargement / AF area selection / Art Filter / Enlargement / Enlargement playback / Frame forward/backward / Live Guide / Scene Modes / Shooting mode / Shutter release / Super Control Panel / Wifi connection
Level Gauge Detection 2‑axis
Display Rear display and viewfinder
Recording Formats RAW 12bit
RAW & JPEG Yes parallel recording
Aspect ratio 4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9 / 6:6 / 3:4
MPO (3D) Yes
Image Size RAW 4608 x 3456 compressed / 17MB / frame

4608 x 3456 Fine (compression: 1/4) / 7.5MB / frame

4608 x 3456 Normal (compression: 1/8) / 3.5MB / frame

Middle 3200 x 2400 / 1.7MB / frame
Small 1280 x 960 / 0.4MB / frame
Still Image Recording EXIF 2.2
Movie Recording System Recording format MOV(MPEG‑4AVC/H.264), AVI(Motion JPEG)
Time code Rec run / Free run

Drop frame / Non‑drop frame

Image Stabilisation Mode Yes Sensor shift

M‑IS1 (Image sensor shift and electronic image stabilizer with multi motion IS)

M‑IS2 (Image sensor shift with multi motion IS)

HD Movie quality Full HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9) / 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL‑I(A‑I), IPB(SF, F, N) (MOV)

Full HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9) / 60p, 50p / IPB(SF, F, N) (MOV)

HD 1280 x 720 (16:9) / 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL‑I(A‑I), IPB(SF, F, N) (MOV)

ALL‑I (A‑I: ~ 77Mbps)

IPB (SF: ~52Mbps, F: ~30Mbps, N: ~18Mbps)

HD 1280 x 720 (16:9) / 30p (MOV)

Movie quality 640 x 480 / 30p (AVI Motion JPEG®)
Maximum Recording Time 29min (MOV)

14min (SD) / 7min (HD) (AVI Motion JPEG®)*

Max. file size 4GB (AVCHD)

2GB (Motion‑JPEG)

Exposure Modes Aperture priority / Art Filter / Manual / Programme automatic / Shutter priority


* Frame rate may drop when using certain art filterClass 10 or higher SD card is recommended for movie shooting

UHS‑II or UHS‑I U3 card is recommended for ALL‑I shooting

Movie Specialties Time lapse 1280 x 720 / 10fps (AVI Motion JPEG®)
Fast motion Yes
Slow motion Yes
Movie clips 1, 2, 4, 8s

(Extension up to 16s by pressing record button before clip ends.)

Movie effects Multi shot echo / One shot echo / Art fade / One push tele-converter / Old Film
Art Filter Cross Process / Diorama / Dramatic Tone / Gentle Sepia / Grainy Film / Key Line / Light Tone / Pale & Light Colour / Pin Hole / Pop Art / Soft Focus / Vintage / Partial Colour*

* 18 colours selectable

Frame rate limited to 30fps or lower

HDMI Live View Yes (GUI* is shown on connetced device only and peaking is not available)

* GUI can be hidden for recording on external drive under following condition. Movie type: YCbCr 4:2:2 / Frame rate: as set / Sound: no

Sound Recording System Internal microphone Stereo
Recording format Stereo PCM/16bit, 48kHz, Wave Format Base
Image footage 30s
Speaker Yes
Microphone functions Wind Noise Reduction / Recording Volume / Volume limiter / Audio Dubbing
View Images Modes Index / Calendar / Zoom / Slide show / Movie / Single
Light box Yes
Histogram in playback mode Yes

Off / On

Highlight/Shadow point warning Yes
Erase / Protect / Copy Function Erase modes Single, All, Selected
Image protect mode Single frame, Selected frames, All Frames, Release protect (Single/All selected)
Menu Menu languages in camera English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovak, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian
Customisation Options Fn Button Yes
My Mode 4 settings storable (Can be set to mode dial.)
Factory reset Full / Basic
Programmable button Yes
Interface Hot shoe Yes
Media SD Memory Card (SDHC, SDXC, UHS‑I compatible) Class 6 is recommended for Movie shooting
HDMI™ Yes Micro connector (Type D) *
USB 2.0 High Speed Yes
Combined V & USB output Yes NTSC or PAL selectable
Wireless connectivity WiFi

* “HDMI”, the HDMI logo and “High‑Definition Multimedia Interface” are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.

Tethered control Yes
Microphone jack
Combined A/V & USB output
Wi-Fi Functions Easy Connection QR code setting
Wireless Shooting Live View / Power off / Rec View / Self timer / Touch AF & Shutter / P/A/S/M exposure modes / Bulb mode / Zoom / Movie recording
Power Supply Battery BLN‑1 Lithium‑Ion Battery
Sleep mode 1, 3, 5, 10 min. and off selectable.
Battery life Approx. 750 shots in Quick sleep mode
Movie recording 80min (standard JEITA conditions) 150min (when zoom and other operational functions are not used)
Environment Temperature ‑10 ‑ 40°C operating temperature / ‑20 ‑ 60°C storage temperature
Humidity 30 ‑ 90% operation humidity / 10 ‑ 90% storage humidity
Size Dimensions (W x H x D) 123.7 x 85 x 38mm (without protrusions)
Weight 496g (including battery and memory card)
417g (body only)
Exterior Available Colours Black / Silver


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