Olympus OM-D E-M1 Review

In this article we take a look at Olympus OM-D E-M1 features and specifications. This review will help you decide whether the Olympus OM-D E-M1 is worth considering as your next DSLR Camera or not. To that end we evaluate its Image Quality, Build Quality, Portability and Video.

There are other similarly priced DSLR Cameras that you highly advised to see including Fujifilm Fujinon XF 35/1.4 R, Sigma 120-400/4.5-5.6 DG APO OS, Ricoh-Pentax SMC-DA 18-270/3.5-6.3, Fujifilm Fujinon XF 55-200/3.5-4.8 R LM, Nikon D3400 AF-P 18-55/3.5-5.6 and Fujifilm Fujinon XF 18-135/3.5-5.6 R LM WR.

Image Quality

In this section we take a look at Olympus OM-D E-M1’s Image Quality.

Better than 39% of the DSLR Cameras, 61% are better than it.
Sensor Resolution
relatively poor
16.3 megapixels
39%
Better than 82% of the DSLR Cameras, 9% are better than it.
Max Shutter Speed
extremely solid
60 – 1/8000 s
90%
Better than 41% of the DSLR Cameras, 45% are better than it.
Sensor Size
poor
17.3 x 13 mm
50%
From analysing Olympus OM-D E-M1’s features, we found that Olympus OM-D E-M1’s Image Quality is moderately good.
Build Quality

In this section we explore the Build Quality of Olympus OM-D E-M1.

Better than 83% of the DSLR Cameras, 13% are better than it.
Screen Resolution
quite good
1037000 pixels
86%
Better than 54% of the DSLR Cameras, 0% are better than it.
Touchscreen Support
fabulous
Yes
92%
Better than 69% of the DSLR Cameras, 0% are better than it.
Weather Proof
top class
Yes
96%
The bottom line is that Olympus OM-D E-M1 has top class Build Quality.
Portability

In the following we discuss Olympus OM-D E-M1’s Portability.

Better than 29% of the DSLR Cameras, 71% are better than it.
Lightness
below average
443 g
28%
Better than 51% of the DSLR Cameras, 0% are better than it.
Camera Type
magnificent
Mirrorless
90%
Better than 6% of the DSLR Cameras, 91% are better than it.
Battery Size
poor
330 images
6%
The bottom line is that Olympus OM-D E-M1’s Portability is unpleasant.
Video

In the following we talk about the Video of Olympus OM-D E-M1.

Better than 9% of the DSLR Cameras, 0% are better than it.
Video Recording Support
acceptable
Yes
58%
Better than 21% of the DSLR Cameras, 0% are better than it.
WiFi Support
decent
Yes
72%
Better than 5% of the DSLR Cameras, 20% are better than it.
Max Video Resolution
below par
1920x1080p pixels
41%
To conclude, Olympus OM-D E-M1 has lovely Video.
In closing

We have evaluated the features of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 and summarize that with moderately good Image Quality, exceptional Build Quality, relatively below average Portability and wonderful Video, Olympus OM-D E-M1 has beyond average bottom line performance.

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