Take a look at the core specification and major difference between Olympus E-M10 II and E-M5 II camera, take a look at the table below…
Olympus OM-D E-M10 II vs. Olympus OM-D E-M5 II Specification Comparison Table.
Both camera have almost same core specification, the sensor, that clearly means you will get same image quality from from both the camera.
Both camera have ultra-sensitive 5-axis VCM (voice coil motor) 5 axis image stabilization system, the advance 5-axis image stabilization system assisted with updated gyro sensors and it allows you to have full 5 exposure steps of compensation.
No high resolution mode available in E-M10 II camera but Olympus E-M5 II camera we can capture 8 images in a sequence to create a 40MP high resolution composite image.
When we discuss which camera will be better to freeze the action of the fast moving subject confidently then Olympus OM-D E-M5 II is the right answer because the camera trades the 10fps of shooting speed but the compact camera OM-D E-M10 II has manages only 8.5fps.
However, you can easily capture the HD video in both the cameras but the OM-D E-M5 Mark II captures 1080p video at up to a 60p frame rate with up to 77 Mbps high bit-rate recording possible at the 30p setting
10 more shots you can take by using E-M5 II cameras whereas 310 shots only be taken by E-M10 II.
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Sony A6000 vs Olympus E-M10 Mark II, lot of difference present among the Sony A6000 and E-M10 Mark II. The Sony A6000 features APS-C size Hybrid CMOS sensor on the other hand the Olympus E-M10 II have a 4/3 size sensor, we don’t have a doubt that Sony A6000 will going to perform theoretically.
The Olympus E-M10 showing bit more details compared to A6000 whereas the Sony A6000 show less noise with more flat image, Sony may be implemented a strong noise reduction filter algo. Both camera image is usable upto 6400 only.
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Olympus E-M10 II is the successor to the Olympus’s mid-range Micro Four Thirds camera E-M10.
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After the recent announcement of Olympus E-M10 II, now it is essential to know what Olympus has stored the key features inside it for the users.
Olympus OM-D E-M10 II definitely a nice development from the Olympus but it has more similarities comparative to its predecessor E-M10. So we can say that the company offered the old wine in new bottle with the same taste.
Since there is not much improvement in its specification compare to E-M10. Both the siblings E-M10 and E-M10 II sports 16MP CMOS sensor, TruePic VII processor, Tilting 3″ touchscreen LCD , Built-in Flash and also the users have to pay attention for its safety as there is No-weather sealing protection.
The minor up gradation the company has arrived with E-M10 II is the inclusion of 5-axis image stabilization, Electronic shutter, AF targeting pad and 4K time-lapse.
Hence such type of minor improvement is definitely sufficient to give shock to the users who had lots of expectation for E-M10 II.
The Olympus E-M10 is available is available at the cost of $699 and the users can get the E-M10 II at $649 via B&H.
After seeing the cost of both the devices we see E-M10 II is lesser by $50 comparative to E-M10. So on seeing the cost, we come to the conclusion that the one thing that was running in Olympus’s mind at the time of its development was to develop a low cost successor of E-M10, in which it succeeded.
After analyzing all the features of Olympus E-M10 II comparative to E-M10, we came to the conclusion that those users who still have E-M10 needn’t to spend money in its upgradation as there is no much difference comparative to E-M10 II which will put effect on its shooting.
Those new users who are planning to buy Olympus E-M10 II can definitely pre-order the device as they will get a little bit improvement compare to E-M10 at less price of $50 compare to E-M10.
Also see our specification comparison between the E-M10 II and E-M10 here
All the OM series cameras of Olympus earned commercial success throughout the planet but when Olympus introduced their long rumored Olympus OM-D E-M10 II felt like that it is the very camera the passionate entry-level photographers desire of. With Sturdy 5-axis image stabilization and OM-D E-M5 Mark II’s carries 16-Megapixel Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor so that we could brave enough to expect high class images from the camera. The screen has a 3″ 1.04M-dot tilting LCD and the users can get the solid advantage of recording at 1080/60p. This OM-D E-M10 II also employs continuous shooting speed of 8.5fps where as its predecessor has 8fps, a bit upgrade.
The inclusion of EVF to provide you an easy encounter in bright light conditions. However, the OM-D E-M10 II will be available from early September means we no need to wait more and the cash we need to splurge in purchasing this OM-D E-M10 II is $799.99 with M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ kit lens.
Olympus E-M10 Press release:
OLYMPUS OM-D E-M10 MARK II®: THE ADVANCED CAPABILITIES OF OLYMPUS-PIONEERED 5-AXIS IMAGE STABILIZATION NOW AVAILABLE ACROSS THE OM-D LINEUP
Capture Blur-Free, High-Quality Images and Video with a User-Friendly, Elegantly Designed High-Performance Mirrorless Camera
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., August 25, 2015 — Olympus introduces the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II, a small, stylish, entry-level camera body with powerful in-body 5-axis image stabilization. As the successor to the Olympus OM-D E-M10, the OM-D E-M10 Mark II combines the award-winning power of the OM-D family, first-class quality of 5-axis image stabilization and an all-new design with improved ergonomics. The Olympus OM-D series brings flawless, professional-quality images and video to photographers of all levels.
Shoot High-Quality Images All the Time
Hailing from the cutting edge technology found in the award-winning Olympus OM-D E-M1 and OM-D E-M5 Mark II, the OM-D E-M10 Mark II’s 5-Axis Voice Coil Motor (VCM) Image Stabilization offers a hassle-free solution to image blur caused by camera shake. With up to four shutter speed steps, it allows for longer exposures and lower ISOs for crisp and clear handheld shots. The traditional 2-axis image stabilization in many DSLRs only compensates for angular shake, while the 5-axis image stabilization in the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II also corrects for rolling blur that affects both low-light shooting and the horizontal and vertical shift blur that can mar macro shots. The combination of the OM-D E-M5 Mark II’s 16-Megapixel Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor maximize the power of 5-axis Image Stabilization to capture sharp images and video without the need for a tripod.
User-Friendly, Elegant Design
The ultra-slim, compact size of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II adds to the camera’s user-friendly design. Not only does the body configuration incorporate the classic style found in Olympus OM-D cameras, but the elegantly machined metal dials, along with the leather textures of the grip, produce a highly sophisticated feel. The prominent thumb grip supports a stable, one-handed hold and reliable, one-handed shooting. Both the dial and button shape and layout have been adjusted for users to easily operate the camera while looking at their subject through the viewfinder.
The Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II delivers an amazingly fast, class-leading shooting time courtesy of its Touch Autofocus1. With a sequential shooting speed of 8.5 fps — more than twice as fast as comparable DSLRs — short shooting lag time, fast responsiveness and a quick start-up time, users can easily capture split-second movements.
Easy-to-See Electronic Viewfinder
Armed with a built-in electronic viewfinder (EVF), the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II makes it easier than ever to shoot in direct sunlight and other situations where it might be difficult to view the monitor. Thanks to 100 percent field of view, users are able to see more of the scene for precise composition. The EVF also boasts a viewfinder magnification rate of 1.23x (35mm equivalent: 0.62x) and uses a high-definition 2.36-million-dot OLED monitor for sharp, clear details. For further shooting accuracy, the new AF Targeting Pad allows the user to keep an eye on the viewfinder while tracing a thumb on the camera’s rear touchscreen to adjust focus point. The E-M10 Mark II also offers a solution for shooters who are more accustomed to optical viewfinders; the Simulated Optical Viewfinder (S-OVF) offers higher dynamic range, more in line with that visible to the naked eye.
Intuitive Video Creation
The OM-D E-M10 Mark II allows users to take advantage of 1080p Full HD Video, intuitive touch interface, variable frame rate and a new CLIPS feature which records short one-, two-, four- or eight-second clips. These clips can then be merged into a final video product in-camera, and then uploaded directly to your favorite social platform using the Olympus OI.Share app.
The Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II comes packed with additional shooting modes, unleashing unlimited creativity.
- Art Filters: Select one of 14 available Art Filters that match your creative vision. Art Filters can be combined with Art Effects to produce truly inspiring images and video.
- Photo Story: With five available patterns, Photo Story combines multiple photos into a single image to express the user’s story about a moment in time.
- Live Composite: Select Live Composite mode to extract and composite the brightest areas from multiple, sequentially shot images to capture thrilling light displays. With the newest version of the OI.Share app for Android and Apple®, you can make adjustments to your settings and monitor the progress of the image as it develops right on your smartphone or tablet.
- Live Bulb and Live Time: Easily capture moving trails of light with the Live Bulb and Live Time modes for stunning light painting images.
- 4K Time-Lapse: Capture up to 999 images automatically at an interval of one image every five seconds. The camera will then combine the images into a stunning, high-resolution, 4K file, all in-camera, without the need for additional software.
- Focus Bracketing: With a touch of the shutter button, multiple shots are taken with slightly different focus depths. Useful for those who shoot macro photography, users can select the image with the focus where they prefer. By using image-editing software that offers an image stacking function, users can produce images with large depth of field even while using wider apertures.
- Keystone Compensation: Perspective distortion can be corrected in-camera, live, while shooting, with the ability to see your corrected adjustments as you shoot.
- External Grip, ECG-3: A removable grip exclusively for use with the OM-D E-M10 Mark II that enhances the hold and premium feel of the camera. With a one-touch release lever on the bottom of the grip, users can smoothly exchange the battery and memory card without missing a beat.
- Genuine Leather Strap, CSS-S119L: For added luxury and protection, the genuine leather strap has been treated with water repellent to protect against water damage.
1 According to Olympus research, August 2015.
U.S. Pricing and Availability
The Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II will be available beginning in early September 2015 in the following configurations:
Estimated Street Price:
Body only, available in Black and Silver
Body in Black or Silver with M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42 f3.5-5.6 EZ
The External Grip, ECG-3 and Genuine Leather Strap, CSS-S119L, will be available in early September.
Estimated Street Price:
External Grip, ECG-3: $59.99 (U.S. and Canada)
Genuine Leather Strap, CSS-S119L: $79.99® (U.S. and Canada)
Full Specification of Olympus E-M10 II camera:
||4608 x 3456
|Image ratio w:h
||1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
|Sensor photo detectors
||Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
|Color filter array
||Primary color filter
||Auto, 200 – 25600, expands to 100-25600
|White balance presets
|Custom white balance
||Yes (4 slots)
|Image stabilization notes
||5-axis image stabilization (yaw/pitch/roll/vertical/horizontal)
|JPEG quality levels
||Super fine, fine, normal, basic
|Optics & Focus
- Contrast Detect (sensor)
- Selective single-point
- Face Detection
- Live View
|Autofocus assist lamp
|Number of focus points
||Micro Four Thirds
|Focal length multiplier
|Screen / viewfinder
||Yes (Focus, shutter release, AF point selection, menus, image playback)
|Minimum shutter speed
|Maximum shutter speed
- Program AE
- Aperture priority
- Shutter priority
- Landscape + Portrait
- Hand-held Starlight
- Night scene
- Night + Portrait
- High Key
- Low Key
- DIS mode
- Nature Macro
- Beach & Snow
- Fisheye Conv.
- Wide Conv.
- Macro Conv.
||Yes (Olympus Wireless RC Flash system compatible)
||5.80 m (ISO 100)
||Yes (via hot shoe or wirelessly)
||Auto, redeye reduction, fill flash, flash off, 1st-curtain slow sync w/redeye, 1st-curtain slow sync, 2nd-curtain slow sync, manual
|Flash X sync speed
||Yes (12 sec., 2 sec, custom)
||±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
||±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
||1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
||H.264, Motion JPEG
||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
||802.11b/g/n with smartphone app
||Yes (Optional Remote cable RM-UC1)
||BLS-50 lithium-ion battery & charger
|Battery Life (CIPA)
|Weight (inc. batteries)
||390 g (0.86 lb / 13.76 oz)
||120 x 83 x 47 mm (4.72 x 3.27 x 1.85″)
||Yes (Up to 999 shots. Can create 4K / 5 fps video)
Finally we got the confirmed set of specification of upcoming Olympus E-M10 Mark II camera via japanese website digicame-info., take a look at the detailed specification below
Olympus E-M10 Leaked Specification
– 16MP Live MOS sensor
– 5-axis camera shake correction
– Video Full HD 60p
– 4K time-lapse movie
– Continuous shooting 8.5 frames / sec.
– EVF is 2.36 million dot organic EL
– LCD monitor three inches tilting
– built-in Wi-Fi
– The body is made of metal
– The color is black and silver
– Kit, the body only, EZ lens kit, double zoom kit
The above leaked specification is exactly same as we have predicated in the post published on August 5th, 2015. We have told you the upcoming camera will feature 16MP sensor as well as we have also told you that the camera image stabilization system will be upgraded from 3 axis IS to 5-axis IS system. Take a look at our post here
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A new patent surfaced over the web showing Dual IS patent documents from Olympus. Take a look at the patent details below
Details of the patent
- Patent Publication No. 2015-141390
- Published 2015.8.3
- Filing date 2014.1.30
- Olympus patents
- Interchangeable lenses
- Camera body corresponding to the anti-vibration
- A lens that corresponds to the vibration isolation, the blur to be corrected with the body side is only a roll direction, to shorten the correction period
- A lens that does not correspond to the image stabilization, you do not want to restrict blur correction in the body side
Panasonic GX8 is world first camera that features Dual IS system. In dual-pixel IS system the camera sensor-shift 5-axis IS sync with the lens based Image stabilization system and finally you get super sharp images even in low-light condition.