LCD and Viewfinder
Olympus E-M1 II has a Fully Articulated 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,037k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Olympus E-M1 II will make your life easier with its selfie friendly screen.
E-M1 II has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,360kdots and coverage of 100%.
Olympus E-M1 II can shoot continuously at max speed of 60.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec . Unfortunately E-M1 II doesn't have a built-in flash but there is a port for mounting external flashes.
Olympus E-M1 II features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 121 points to choose from.
Macro shooters will love Olympus E-M1 II's Focus Stacking feature. In this mode, E-M1 II automatically composites multiple shots taken at different focal positions using focus bracketing to create a single image with maximum depth of field.
With Olympus E-M1 II, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 4096 x 2060 at 24p fps and save in MOV and H.264 formats. This means that Olympus E-M1 II provides 4K (Ultra-HD) video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.E-M1 II has a built-in Yes microphone and a Mono speaker. Olympus E-M1 II also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Olympus E-M1 II a very suitable camera high quality videography.
Connectivity and Storage
Thanks to the built-in wireless connectivity feature, Olympus E-M1 II lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our E-M1 II. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec) port.
Battery Olympus E-M1 II is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 350 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 349 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Mirrorless Cameras
Sony A9 with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Olympus E-M1 II vs Sony A9 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Olympus E-M1 II is $1,988.45