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Olympus OM-D E-M1
9.6 out of 10

Olympus OM-D E-M1

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Overall 8
8.4

Expert Review

DP Review
1 February 2014
  • Summary: In most respects the E-M1 does a good job bridging the gap between a traditional DSLR and a Micro Four Thirds camera. Its controls and customizability may overwhelm less hands-on users, but those who don't mind tinkering will love its flexibility.
  • Pros: Sturdy, weather-resistant body with lovely retro styling, Excellent image quality, Chromatic aberration corrected in-camera making JPEGs more usable, 2x2 interface puts more controls at your fingers, Impressive number of customizable controls, Bright, sharp electronic viewfinder, Reliable Wi-Fi c...
  • Cons: Interface and controls can be overwhelming initially, In-camera Raw conversion interface is somewhat unintuitive, Auto focus with Four Thirds lenses is slow in dim conditions with tricky subjects, Only one SD card slot, Inconveniently-placed power switch, Disappointing video quality, Multi-screen...
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Overall 8
8.0

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Review

Digitaltrends
20 November 2013
  • Conclusion: We don’t understand the sometimes over-the-top positive online reaction to this capable but hardly extraordinary mirrorless camera. Yes, it certainly can capture quality stills and good 1080/30p videos. But for $1,400 body only? No way.
  • Pros: Quality 16-megapixel CSC, Excellent built-in EVF, Superior ISO capability
  • Cons: Much too expensive, Top video quality only 1080/30p, Great images, but not full-frame level
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Photo answers
20 January 2014
  • Conclusion: The E-M1 sits at the top of the Olympus CSC range, and the specs and the price reflect this. It's a solidly-built camera and the retro-inspired design is blended well with the contemporary technology.
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Overall 8
8.0

Olympus OM-D E-M1 review - at the pinnacle of what a compact interchangeable lens camera can achieve

Macworld UK
19 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Hang on, you might be saying; whilst the 16.3 effective megapixel OM-D E-M1 may outwardly resemble a DSLR it’s not actually one in the strictest sense, on account of being a mirror-less model.
  • Pros: Solid feel build quality with dust and splash proofed body, in-body image stabilisation, image quality right up there with an actual DSLR to most eyes
  • Cons: Smaller imaging sensor than an APS-C DSLR, button and control layout is busy and can feel a little cramped at times
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Overall 8
8.0

Olympus OM-D E-M1 review

T3
10 September 2013
  • Summary: The Olympus OM-D E-M1 is a retro-styled, splash-proof DSLR alternative
  • Pros: Solid chassis, High-res tilting LCD and EVF, DSLR-esque images
  • Cons: Could be more intuitive, Fiddly controls
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Overall 9
8.5

Olympus OM-D E-M1

CNET
3 July 2014
  • Conclusion: Avec l'OM-D E-M1, Olympus frappe fort. Le constructeur propose un appareil photo hybride expert à même de venir concurrencer les reflex semi-pro. Une réussite incontestable tant en terme de conception que de qualité d'image.
  • Pros: conception, robustesse, richesse des réglages manuels, qualité d'image, confort du viseur électronique, rapidité, ergonomie, encombrement.
  • Cons: nécessite un certains temps d'apprentissage, autonomie.
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Overall 8
8.3

TEST: Olympus OM-D E-M1: Imponerende semiproff-alternativ

PC World
15 January 2014
  • Excerpt: Olympus OM-D E-M1 (hvorfor velger Olympus produktnavn som det er nesten håpløst å skrive riktig når man har det travelt?) er blant de første i rekken av et lite knippe kameraer som kan komme til å få æren av å ha trukket speilrefleks-puritanerne over i speilløs-leiren.
  • Pros: Meget kompakt kvalitetskamera. Ypperlig elektronisk søker. Støv- og fuktbeskyttet.
  • Cons: Høy pris. Utløserknapp med uklart skille mellom fokuslås og knipsing.
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Overall 8
8.3

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Bild och Ljud
16 December 2013
Overall 9
8.5

Olympus OM-D E-M1 : Un hybride pour les pros

Ere Numérique
27 November 2013
  • Excerpt: L'Olympus OM-D E-M1, vaisseau amiral de la marque est tout simplement un de nos appareils photos préférés. Il serait réducteur de tenter de résumer en quelques lignes les nombreuses qualités de ce boîtier mais Olympus a réussi là le pari d’insuffler un vent nouveau sur la gamme de ces hybrides tout...
  • Pros: Qualité d'image globale, Gestion des hautes sensibilités jusqu'à 3200ISO, Design et construction tout-temps, WiFi, Ecran tactile et articulé, Réactivité de l'AF même en basse lumière, Rafale à 10im/s, Filtres artistiques intéressants, Accès direct au créateur de couleur, Meilleur viseur électroni...
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