February 2012, Olympus announced the E-M5, the first of its OM-D (OM Digital) range of M43 cameras, styled after and follows the 40-year legacy of the OM SLR film camera series. It is built around a 16MP sensor and features the company's latest 5-axis image stabilization system that works for both stills and movies, packed in a weather-sealed magnesium alloy body.
| Olympus OM-D E-M5 | M.ZUIKO Digital ED 12-50 mm f3.5-6.3 EZ |
- 16.1-megapixel Live MOS Sensor and TruePic™ VI image-processing engine for superior image quality and high sensitivity
- 5-axis image stabilizer to compensate for multi-directional camera shake during both still photography and HD moviemaking
- Fast autofocusing system (FAST AF) plus new 3D AF tracking for improved performance
- Lightweight magnesium alloy body that is enhanced with dustproof and splashproof durability
- Tilting 3.0-inch touch screen OLED
- Built-in 120-fps (frames-per-second) refresh rate, high-resolution electronic viewfinder (EVF)