New Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Announced
This replaces supercedes the OM-D E-M5 which was released in Febuary 2012. The OM-D E-M5 II really takes the Mirrorless & Micro Four Thirds system to a new level. Its packed with a 16.1 MP Live Mos Micro 4/3 Image Sensor, 5-axis Image Stabilization, Built in WiFi, Full HD 1080i Video Recording @ 60fps, 10 Frames a second shooting, just to name a few features.
The E-M5 II also features a 40MP high res shooting mode, which is achieved by taking eight images over a period of one second into a single JPEG using sensor shift, pretty impessive huh!
Apart from its stylish retro compact size and outstanding features, what sets the EM5 MKII apart is a powerful built in Image Stabilization system. With its new 5-axis IS, you can capture stunning Full HD movies without the need of an external stabilizer.
The new E-M5 II uses the same battery as the previous model (BLN-1) however, there is a new battery grip HLD-8 , an underwater housing PT‑EP13 which allows you to take the camera down to 45m, a camera grip for extra stability ECG-2 and there is also a detachable landscape grip HLD-8G.
Shipment Date: the expected ETA of the first shipment is early March however, due to high demand for this product we recommend to get your Pre-Order in as early as possible as the initial shipments will be selling out very quickly.
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