Olympus presents 16-megapixel camera that ’40 -megapixelfoto’s’ can shoot




Olympus has a camera with 16 megapixel camera presented by the manufacturer can shoot pictures with a resolution of 40 megapixels. So does the camera by using the built-in stabilization to move the sensor, causing the light otherwise falls on the sensor.

The OM-D E-M5 II makes in the ‘high resolutie’ mode eight photos in rapid succession, while the built-in stabilization of the sensor each time shifted by 0.5 pixels or one pixel. The software then adds the image into one large 40-megapixel photos that should be of the same quality as a photo camera with a resolution that would normally make clear from the notice shall include Dpreview online put .

The mode may be a reaction to Nikon and Canon, both cameras make that have a high native resolution. The demand for pictures with extremely high resolutions has increased in recent times, so observe the camera manufacturers.

Compared to the previous E-M5 has the new model wifi on board. It shares the Micro Four Thirds sensor with the E-M1 and also has the same VII TruePic image processor as the most expensive model in the series. According to Olympus, the 5-axis stabilization system further improved so that it now offers 5 stops profit. Olympus also claims that the system works better in video mode; Tripods and rigs are not necessary according to the manufacturer, anything can freehand. The camera also supports 24p and a high bit rate of 77 Mbps for 1080p images.

The resolution of the electronic viewfinder is increased to 1024×768 pixels and the screen is now not only more but also tilt swivel. It can expand to the side so that you as a photographer or filmmaker always have sight. The screen is also touch-sensitive. The magnesium alloy body is dust and waterproof and resistant to frost.

The camera body is the end of February in stores for a suggested retail price of 1099 euros. In combination with a 12-50mm f / 3.5-6.3 or 14-150mm f / 4-5.6 is this respectively in 1299 and 1499 euros. The kits come with a waterproof FL-LM3 flash that is rotating and tilting.

Update, 09:16: Information about other improvements and pricing data.


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