LCD and Viewfinder
Olympus E-M5 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-M5 II will make your life easier with its selfie friendly screen.
E-M5 II has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,360kdots and coverage of 100%.
Olympus E-M5 II can shoot continuously at max speed of 10.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/16000 sec . Unfortunately E-M5 II doesn't have a built-in flash but there is a port for mounting external flashes.
Olympus E-M5 II features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 81 points to choose from.
With Olympus E-M5 II, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 60p,50p,30p,25p,24p fps and save in MPEG-4, H.264 and Motion JPEG formats. Full HD resolution of Olympus E-M5 II will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.E-M5 II has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Olympus E-M5 II also has a port for an external microphone so you can record high quality sound with the help of an external microphone.
Connectivity and Storage
Thanks to the built-in wireless connectivity feature, Olympus E-M5 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-M5 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 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Olympus E-M5 II is powered by BLN-1 battery which provides a shooting life of 310 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 350 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 Semi-Pro Mirrorless Cameras
Panasonic GH3 with its 540shots is the model with longest battery life among Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Olympus E-M5 II vs Panasonic GH3 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Olympus E-M5 II is $899.00