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Firmware Update

Olympus E-M1II Firmware Update

Olympus Firmware Update

Today we have posted the firmware updates of Nikon D3400 and Nikon D5300 camera. And the firmware update saga continues with the Olympus flagship mirrorless camera update, yes Just now Olympus EM 1 Mark II Firmware update arrived. According to Olympus the latest firmware update improve the stability of the RAW file formation. But that doesn’t mean the Raw file was earlier unstable :) However, Olympus shared very little amount of information related to the first E-M1 Mk II update.

You can download the firmware from here

Last firmware update from Olympus has arrived on December 19 2016 for Olympus EM 1 Mark II camera.

List of best prime and Zoom lens for Olympus E-M1 Mark II by DXO Mark Lab

Olympus OMD E-M1 Mk II lenses

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Today DXO Mark published the list of best zoom and prime lenses for the astonishing Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera. The Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera features excellent core specification and some online reports also said that the camera can provide camera shake upto 6 stops in certain condition.

To me the Olyumpus E-M1 Mark II camera is the best still Micro Fourthird camera available today, no one can compete the specification of the E-M1 Mk II for now.

The well Know DXO Mark Lab published the list of best lenses available for Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera, just have a look.

Best Prime and Zooms for the Olympus E- M1 Mark II

Best Prime lenses for Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera image

Best prime lenses available for Olympus E-M1 Mark II

The three best primes:

Olympus E-M1 Mark II best zoom lenses image

Best ultra wide zoom lens for Olympus E-M1 Mark II

The three best zoom lenses:

 

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Olympus E-M1 Mark II at DXO Mark Lab

Olympus E-M1 II chart image

DXO Mark tested out Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera and it topped the chart of test scores and become the #1 4/3 format camera ever tested at DXOLAB.
The lowlight performance of the E-M1 Mark II camer even crossed out the Sony made IMX269 sensor score that is being used inside in Panasonic GX8 camera. The Low light performance of the camera is as good as Nikon D500 camera and way better then Canon 80D is we believe the test scores of the LAB.

Olympus E-1 Mark II vs. Sony A6500

A6500-vsE-M1-Mark-II-image

While comparing with Sony A6500 the scores of the E-M1 Mark II camera look bit inferior to the A6500 camera. But, still the test score of the E-M1 II looks very promising.

Olympus E-1 Mark II vs. Canon 7D Mark II

Olympus E-M ark II camera showing a big difference in test scores when compared with 7D Mark II camera. Despite of having a smaller sensor

E1-Mark-II-vs-7D-Mark-II-im

While many Canon users complain DXO give biased results when they test a Canon camera, but Canon itself never issued a statement related to that. It’s also true that DXO Mark test results are used today by many comparison engines worldwide. Hence, they have a big impact on overall camera sales worldwide.

and a final look with Nikon D500

E-Mark II vs D500

Olympus E-M1 mark II test scores are very close to Nikon D500 DSLR. It’s true that Olympus set’s up a new standard of 4/3 format sensor.

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Source DXOMarkLab

Olympus E-M1 Mark II visited dpreview

The Olympus E-M1 Mark II visited the dpreview test center and showing excellent results during the test, the pixel shift mode digging out vast amount of details that Nikon D500 as well as Fuji X-T2 fails to capture. You can look at the screen grab in which we can clearly see in base ISO zone the E-M1 Mark II performance is outstanding and after that we have X-T2 and then D500.

olympus-e-m1-mark-ii-pixel-shift-mode

You can also look at the articles published over here – Olympus E-M1 mark II Doesn’t need a Tripod

Source – dpreview.com/news/

 

Olympus E-M1 mark II Doesn't need a Tripod

Olympus E-M1 Mark II donot need Tripod image

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Yeah it’s true that the recently announced Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera doesn’t need a tripod while shooting in handheld mode during night for longer exposure.

You will be very surprised to know that the Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera claims to have 6.5 stops of image stabilization that clearly means you can use this camera to capture handheld lonerexposure night shots.

To test the Olympus claim of 6.5 stops of image stabilization system the thephoblographer.com team has decided to put the camera under acid-test and find out that the reality behind the claim.

Olympus E-M1 Mark II Handheld of 15 Sec

During the test they used two lenses –

  • Olympus 12-40mm F2.8 and
  • Olympus 300mm F4

The Olympus 300mm F4 lens when paired  with the Olympus E-M1 mark II camera delivered sharp images upto 1/4 sec of shutter speed which is really awesome considering 300mm focal length at F4 aperture.

Olympus E-M1 mark II Doesn't need a Tripod

Olympus E- M1 Mark II camera paired with the 12-40mm Lens and the settings was – ISO 800, Aperture F13 and Exposure 15 sec. Image Credit Belongs to Chris Ganpat of thephoblographer.com

The Second and the most decisive test done with the 12-40mm F2.8 lens. The lens output was super sharp upto 15 sec of exposure. That is really a masterpiece of innovation without a doubt.

The Olympus E-M1 mark II camera is one of the best Mirrorless M4/3 camera we have ever seen. Olympus E-M1 Mark II is world first camera to shoot 20MP images from a M4/3 sensor in a RAW format and you will get AF tracking at 20fps mode. You can see the announcement article here.

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source – thephoblographer

Olympus E-M1 Mark II Price Leaked

Olympus E-M1 Mark II - Hybrid Sensor

Finally the price of Olympus flagship finally leaked, the price in US will be less compared to Japan. The camera will arrive on 2nd Nov 2016.

  • OM-D E-M1 Mark II body
    • Reservations start date: November 2, 2016
    • Release Date: 2016 late December
    • Retailers Price: 235,440 yen (tax included) Conversion in Dollar: $2242.94
  • Power Battery Holder HLD-9
    • Release Date: 2016 late December
    • Suggested retail price: 32,500 yen (excluding tax)
    • Retailers Price: 28,080 yen (tax included) Conversion in Dollar: $267.51
  • Waterproof protector PT-EP14
    • Release Date: 2016 late December
    • Retailers Price: 145,800 yen (tax included) Conversion in Dollar: $1388.98
  • Macro flash STF-8
    • Release Date: 2016 late December
    • Suggested retail price: 65,000 yen (excluding tax) Conversion in Dollar: 619.23

Take a look at the Olympus E-M1 Mark II announcement article.

Olympus E-M1 Mark II - Hybrid Sensor, Dual IS and 60 fps at full-res Raw

Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera imageOlympus E-M1 Mark II announced today, the camera features newly developed 20MP 4/3 sensor by Olympus. The Hybrid Sensor features 121 cross-type AF points.  The Autofocus system is backed-up by Dual Quad core processor, one of them dedicated for AF work only.

Noise performance of the camera is improved with dynamic range by 1EV,  the Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera also coming with a High Capacity battery with fast chagrining.

The camera BEST feature of Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera is it’s continuous shooting mode. E-M1 Mark II is capable to shoot 18 fps in Raw, with Full AF Support 60 fps at full-res Raw. I have never seen such continuous shooting speed delivered by any mirrorless camera.

olympus-e-m1-mark-ii-image

The camera features 50 Megapixel High Res Shot Mode, in-body 5-Axis Image Stabilization with a maximum of 5.5 shutter speed steps of compensation performance and the camera also supports Dial IS system where it can sync with IS lenses to provide a maximum of 6.5 shutter speed steps of compensation.

The Camera can also shoot 4K video up to 236mbps and it can utilize its hybrid AF points while recording a video.

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