81
Engadget
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
81

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera review

Olympus's OM-D E-M5 is the company's best camera yet, but battery meter and focusing issues may be a dealbreaker for some.

Pros
  • Incredibly fast autofocus5-axis image stabilizationManual/auto-zoom kit lens
Cons
  • ExpensiveBattery meter issues at launchPoor focus accuracy in low-contrast scenes
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Scores

Engadget

81
 

User Reviews

90
miles42
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
90
halfmac
As a OM-D EM-5 owner, I can say it is the best Compact System Camera to date....read more
90
AdrianQ
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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8.6
Average Critic Score

Ease of use

8.0
 

Design and form factor

8.7
 

Video quality

8.0
 

Battery life

8.5
 

Speed (start-up time, lag)

8.0
 

Image quality

9.0
 

Durability

8.0
 

How It Stacks Up

86

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86
 

Critic

79
 

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86
 
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80
 

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How It Stacks Up

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86
 

Critic

79
 

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86
 
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90
 

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