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E-M1: The whole package. In a perfectly-sized package.

The new E-M1 gives you more freedom to take the shots you want, with all the image quality you expect. The new E-M1 is the most advanced compact system camera ever produced. It is based on the Micro Four Thirds standard and comes packed with sophisticated technologies like the enhanced Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor, the world premiere of DUAL FAST AF and extended WiFi controls from your smartphone – all delivering outstanding image quality and performance, raising the OM-D series to a whole new level. This superiority is matched by a body design that has the perfect dimensions with a portable weight. All things considered, it outperforms D-SLR cameras both in terms of its size and imaging excellence.

The compact system camera with the world’s most advanced lens line-up.

With 65 lenses available for the new E-M1, you have access to all the lenses you could ever need. This astounding versatility is thanks to the extended compatibility of this next-generation
OM-D that includes all Micro Four Thirds lenses and now all Four Thirds lenses on top*. It is not just the sheer number of lenses that’s impressive though. The E-M1 also brings out the best in each lens by applying DUAL FAST AF with the addition of Phase Detection AF to complement Contrast AF for extremely fast and incredible visual capture. * MMF-3 adapter required to use Four Third lenses.

The new E-M1 is bursting with sophisticated technologies you can rely on.

We’ve optimised first-class OM-D technologies to make sure the new E-M1 is exceptionally reliable – for performance and image quality you can always depend on. Imaging excellence has been taken up a notch – for the vivid results you expect. WiFi capabilities have been extended to give you more creative control than ever from your smartphone. We’ve honed the precision of one of the fastest autofocus systems on the market and made the world’s most advanced 5-axis image stabilisation more intelligent – ensuring that every photo and film you shoot is as sharp as possible. And the Electronic Viewfinder now gives you a bigger view and more creative options – for greater overall shooting accuracy.

Average D-SLR cameras
Camera Olympus OM-D E-M1
Camera Olympus OM-D E-M1
65
Micro Four Thirds & Four Thirds lenses available
Camera Olympus OM-D E-M1

  • PERFECT SIZE The perfectly-sized high-end system camera
  • VERSATILITY The world’s most advanced lens line-up
  • TECHNOLOGY Engineered to outperform D-SLR cameras

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Great style and extra Even more pro:

The OM-D E-M1 is also available in silver for a stylish retro look. But that’s not all! We offer a firmware upgrade to give your E-M1 camera a boost:

Tethered Shooting

The pro workflow allows you to follow shootings on a computer using OLYMPUS capture software and make changes directly, so you get the exact look you want.

Digital Shift

At the simple turn of the dial, you can ensure high buildings remain perfectly upright on the final image, eliminating post-production processing.

Additional essentials

Live Composite for spectacular starry night and low-light shots, two new Art Filters, an even faster EVF and advanced remote shooting options are also part of the upgrade.

All-round excellence in design, ergonomics & usability.

Camera Olympus OM-D E-M1
Camera Olympus OM-D E-M1
Camera Olympus OM-D E-M1
Camera Olympus OM-D E-M1

Not too big, not too small – just perfect: the dimensions of the E-M1 give you a hold that feels completely natural.

Attach an optional microphone to this designated socket and bring enhanced stereo sound clarity to your movies.

Built in line with the contours of your hand, the ergonomic grip gives you a comfortable and steady hold.

Flick the lever to switch quickly from aperture and shutter speed to white balance and ISO settings.

The tiltable 3-inch LCD display lets you see everything comfortably when you shoot – even from very high and low angles.

Every detail is designed for maximum user-friendliness – right down to the extra-large buttons for increased comfort and reliability.

The built-in EVF gives you a 1.3x larger view than the average D-SLR, and automatically switches on when it detects your eye in front of it.

These direct buttons give you instant access to the HDR and AF mode functions – or flick the switch for sequential shooting and exposure mode.

Quickly switch your shooting mode with the Mode Dial, then press the Lock button in the middle to make sure you stay in that mode.

You can configure these and various other programmable buttons for instant access to your most-used functions.

… and the users agree, too

Thomas Leuthard

Thomas Leuthard

For me it's important that a camera is small and stealthy. The built in grip is very convenient and makes you think to get rid of the strap.

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Thomas Leuthard

Steve Huff

Yes all of my camera gearhead friends, the new Olympus is here and let me tell you this without hesitation this is the best Micro 4/3 camera ever made (…).

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Thomas Leuthard

Mirrorlessons

The E-M1 has been designed for professionals above all and you sense it from the first moment you grab the camera.

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E-M1 features you’ll love.

DUAL FAST AF. Get the speed and accuracy of all autofocus systems.

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Advanced Electronic Viewfinder. Now with a 1.3x larger view than the average D-SLR.

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Unique to OM-D: 5-axis image stabilisation for your shots and movies.

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Dust, splash & freezeproof: the all-terrain, all-weather E-M1.

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Full control of aperture, shutter speed and Live Bulb from your smartphone.

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Covers vertical angle rotation, horizontal angle rotation, vertical shift, horizontal shift and rolling camera shake.

-10°C freezeproof

You can rely on the E-M1’s resilience – even in sub-zero temperatures.

Adjust depth of field

Now you have full aperture control from your smartphone, e.g. for achieving blurred background effects.

Long exposures from a distance

Take light paintings straight from your smartphone – without shake caused by touching your E-M1.

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Other E-M1 features

2x2 Dial Control

Adjust aperture and exposure using the two dials, then flick the lever to adjust ISO and white balance with precisely the same action. All in a fraction of a second.

Interval shooting with time lapse

Produce incredible time lapse sequences on film where time appears to move faster than reality, thanks to the E-M1’s powerful interval shooting and time lapse movie features.

Art Filters and Photo Story

Enhance your shots with your own creativity: Play around with different effects by adding one of 12 Art Filters, or tell a story with your shots by combining several shots in a single-frame collage composition.

Expandability

Take your photographic achievements even further with a host of accessories and add-ons – including the new MMF-3 adapter for Four Thirds lens compatibility and the HLD-7 battery grip.

Optional Underwater Case

Specially customised for the E-M1 and waterproof to 45 metres – this underwater case gives you maximum protection as you take your photography to whole new depths.

Other features

  • 10.0 FPS HIGH-SPEED
    SEQUENTIAL SHOOTING
  • IN-CAMERA HDR & HDR VIEWFINDER PREVIEW
  • LIVE BULB WITH HISTOGRAM
  • CUSTOMISABLE BUTTONS
  • FULL HD MOVIE
  • SYSTEM ACCESSORIES
  • FOCUS PEAKING
  • DUST REDUCTION WITH SUPERSONIC WAVE FILTER

10.0 FPS HIGH-SPEED
SEQUENTIAL SHOOTING

The E-M1 offers incredibly fast sequential shooting capabilities of up to 10.0 frames per second. This is thanks to the newly developed high-speed readout image sensor and compact high-performance shutter as well as the high-speed TruePic VII image processor, which make sure you always capturing the instant that inspired you, however fleeting.

IN-CAMERA HDR & HDR VIEWFINDER PREVIEW

The E-M1 has the advanced technology to take High Dynamic Range (HDR) images. And you can even preview your HDR images through the E-M1’s electronic viewfinder, enabling you see your HDR image prior to taking your shot and make any adjustments before you press the shutter button. For HDR images that turn out exactly the way you imagine them.

LIVE BULB WITH HISTOGRAM

Whilst Live Bulb mode lets you observe and capture extra-long exposure times and bring painting and writing with light to your photography as a result, you now have the added benefit of the histogram display to track your exact settings.

CUSTOMISABLE BUTTONS

The E-M1 is designed to bring you versatility in the form of customisation to your personal shooting style too – with customisable buttons that can be assigned with those functions and settings you use most frequently so that you can always access them in a split second.

FULL HD MOVIE

The E-M1 supports full high-definition (1920 x 1080 pixels) for more beautiful movies. This Full HD 1080 movie recording in MPEG4 is enhanced still further by stereo sound, 5-axis image stabilisation and the latest MSC lens technology.

SYSTEM ACCESSORIES

Get the right gear for just the kind of shots and movies you’re after: with a whole system of accessories lenses for all possible situations & purposes. In addition to the countless Micro Four Thirds and Four Thirds lenses available for all styles of photography, the E-M1 is also compatible with a designated battery grip and adapters, high-powered flash systems, a stereo microphone set, and much more.

FOCUS PEAKING

The peak display shows areas of focus on your screen as black or white edges, helping you to optimise the quality of your shots when using manual focus.

DUST REDUCTION WITH SUPERSONIC WAVE FILTER

Olympus is a pioneer in sensor self-cleaning technology designed to minimise this risk of dust entering your camera when changing your lenses: The Supersonic Wave Filter (SSWF) dust-reduction system automatically activates every time the E-M1 is switched on. Ultrasonic vibrations exceeding 30,000 times per second effectively blast dust particles away from the protective dust filter in front of the E-M1’s image sensor. Removed particles are then captured by adhesive absorbers at the bottom of the filter.

A special camera deserves special treatment

DESIGNATED HOTLINE

Call your personal E-M1 specialists

FAST-LANE REPAIR

Have your product returned to you extra-fast

PERSONAL PICK-UP SERVICE

The most convenient transportation for your E-M1

6 MONTHS EXTRA WARRANTY

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