Painter needs a good brush to paint. Engineer needs a good equipment to do their work. Then, what does photographer need to make a good photo? Surely, it will be a good camera. A good camera is not only a camera with a strong build body, or a big lens. But, a good camera is the one that can fulfill the needs of photographer. And to get this job done, the brand new The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II will definitely be the good one to choose.
For over years, Olympus has strengthened the imaging photography world with its amazing imaging product. And apparently, this Japanese brand has never stopped. This December 2016, right at the end of the year, the company is issued to release its new flagship to rock the next-year camera market. It is The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, the brand new fighter from the Olympus OM-D camera series. As we know, this camera series has impressed us all when it introduced the first one in its line, Olympus OM-D E-M1, in 2003. This camera has a strong-built quality, easy control, and bold features, makes it becomes favorite mirrorless device at that time. So, what Olympus can do to its successor? Will it be better? Or it will be just…that? Let’s find out below.
Outcase Look of Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
One of the attractions of this camera product is on the out case and design. In the first impression, this device looks strongly-built with solid magnesium alloy body. More than that, this solid body is also completed with weather-proof ability such as drip-, dust, and frees-proof. And apparently, with metal as casing material, it affect on the weight of the camera. The first time carrying this device, it’s felt a little bit bulky and heavier, especially compared to its predecessor. But, this heavy weight seems paid off with easy handling and perfectly organized grip.
The Specification of Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
Moving forward to the inside, this camera has highly-considered specification. As high end camera, Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II is already completed with a big image sensor. This is 20.4 MP sensor. This sensor comes from the kind of MOS Micro Four Third sensor. Paired with 121 phase-detection autofocus, shift image stabilizer, and 5-axis sensor, this equipment will be so helpful to create high-quality of imaging result.
While for you who like to freeze moments in moving pictures, this camera is able to record 4K video. This video is already in Ultra HD (3,840 x 2,160) as well as Cinema 4K (4,096 x 2,160). There are options 24, 25, and 30 fps of speed. While in the image processing, this Olympus device has been completed with TruePic VIII quad core processor. Moreover, Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II also provides 18-fps of continuous setting with atoexposure and autofocus on. And if these features is not on, the camera will be able to shoot with 60 fps of speed.
To review the shooting result, you can use e inches articulating touchscreen display on the back of the camera. And to bring ease in taking picture, you can use electronic viewfinder in 2.36 million of dots. In the connectivity sector, you can employ Wi-Fi connection in it to do file sharing. With dual slot of SD cards, you can get bigger capacity of storage. While in the power supply, Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II is supported by 1,720 mAh-capacity battery which will help you in capturing 440 shoots in one charging time. This is large-capacity battery with a bulky size. This might be one of the reasons of why the weight of this camera turns to be heavier.
Price and Release Date of Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
Overall, this is the best mirrorless camera by Olympus so far. With the sophisticated features it has, obviously resulting a great photography image will be something easy. So, if you are interested to this product, you better be prepared. Based on the latest rumor, this Olympus giant will be provided in the market by December this year. While talking about pricing, it will be about 2000 USD for body-only camera. So, what hold you so much? Get yourself fun photography with Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II.