Editor's Choice - Our Favorite Olympus Mirrorless Cameras

1. Olympus OM-D E-M5 16MP Live MOS Mirrorless Digital Camera with 3.0-Inch Tilting OLED Touchscreen [Bo...

User Ratings: 62 6

Olympus V204040BU000 First Impressions

"It way more better."

Only gripes are slow focus and short battery life. Still getting used to the buttons. Only gripes are slow focus and short battery life. Best Olympus Mirrorless Camera on the market right now. And I wish the Olympus lenses were a bit cheaper.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 16MP Live MOS Mirrorless Digital Camera with 3.0-Inch Tilting OLED Touchscreen [Body Only] (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • 16.1MP CMOS Micro Four Thirds sensor
  • 9 frames per second continuous shooting
  • 35-area contrast detect AF
  • ISO 200-25,600
  • 1080 HD video
  • Articulated 3.0 inch touchscreen LCD with 610,000 dots
  • Electronic viewfinder with 1,440,000 dots
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus V204040BU000
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
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  • Value For Money
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Olympus V204040BU000 Final Thoughts

"Still no menu fishing."

It came with all the products it describes. Definitely best camera on the mirrorless market. I’m super excited to start using this whole bundle! Prompt delivery and everything in good shape. Button feeling and placement is great.

Overall Score
4.2


(325 Points)

Peoples Choice - Other Highly Rated Olympus Mirrorless Cameras

2. Olympus OM-D E-M5 16MP Live MOS Mirrorless Digital Camera with 3.0-Inch Tilting OLED Touchscreen and...

User Ratings: 62 6

Olympus V204045SU000 First Impressions

"It worked flawlessly."

I've added some sample photos taken with this camera and a 50mm f1. I've added some sample photos taken with this camera and a 50mm f1. I’m super excited to start using this whole bundle! As an old pro I therefore wanted a second body. That's why I replaced the stock lens caps with Olympus equivalents.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 16MP Live MOS Mirrorless Digital Camera with 3.0-Inch Tilting OLED Touchscreen and 12-50mm Lens (Silver) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • 16.1MP CMOS Micro Four Thirds sensor
  • 9 frames per second continuous shooting
  • 35-area contrast detect AF
  • ISO 200-25,600
  • 1080 HD video
  • Articulated 3.0 inch touchscreen LCD with 610,000 dots
  • Electronic viewfinder with 1,440,000 dots
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus V204045SU000
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus V204045SU000 Final Thoughts

"It doesn't creep."

The Olympus V204045SU000 is a great light weight mirrorless camera. The grip is excellent for medium and large hands. I still can tolerate that by just working on selected photos. Been using the Olympus V204045SU000 for about 2 weeks now with no issues. In spite of all the motion on my end, the pictures were sharp.

Overall Score
4.2


(325 Points)

3. Olympus OM-D E-M5 16MP Live MOS Mirrorless Digital Camera with 3.0-Inch Tilting OLED Touchscreen and...

User Ratings: 62 6

Olympus V204045BU000 First Impressions

"Very happy."

Best Olympus Mirrorless Camera on the market right now. The case was good, and the flash drives are good. It is getting plenty of use taking pictures of our new little one. Needed to get it in time to experiment & get used to it. Dynamic range on this camera is also very impressive.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M5 16MP Live MOS Mirrorless Digital Camera with 3.0-Inch Tilting OLED Touchscreen and 12-50mm Lens (Black) (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
  • 16.1MP CMOS Micro Four Thirds sensor
  • 9 frames per second continuous shooting
  • 35-area contrast detect AF
  • ISO 200-25,600
  • 1080 HD video
  • Articulated 3.0 inch touchscreen LCD with 610,000 dots
  • Electronic viewfinder with 1,440,000 dots
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus V204045BU000
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus V204045BU000 Final Thoughts

"Very good quality."

The focus speed in general is so much faster and more reliable. The availability of the control dials makes a huge difference. But for me it is the low light improvements. Only gripes are slow focus and short battery life. I've added some sample photos taken with this camera and a 50mm f1.

Overall Score
4.2


(325 Points)

4. Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Camera with 14-42mm II R Lens (Silver) with Starter Kit

User Ratings: 68 7

Olympus First Impressions

"Just not DSLRS."

I works flawlessly with my Olympus lenses. The digital age is here time for RF lenses. I still can tolerate that by just working on selected photos. An amazing Olympus Mirrorless Camera when paired with the right lens. In August I sold my last DSLR and moved to the Olympus .

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Camera with 14-42mm II R Lens (Silver) with Starter Kit
  • Built in 5 Axis image stabilization for sharper images
  • 2.3 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder with 0.62X magnification
  • Silent mode (disables all shutter sounds)
  • The BLS-50 is a Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery containing 1175 mAh of power. Compatible with various Olympus models including the OM-D E-M5 Mark III, OM-D E-M10 Mark II, OM-D E-M10 Mark III, and the PEN E-PL9.
  • Easy to carry, light grey camera bag with snap clsoure and adjustable shoulder strap. Features an inner adjustable padded compartment and small zippered compartment. Perfect for taking your mirrorless camera and favorite Micro Four Thirds lens with you when you are on-the-go.
  • SanDisk Ultra SDHC UHS-1 Memory Card with 32GB storage capacity and Class 10 performance for Full HD Video (1080p). Store photos, high-definition videos and other content. Maximum Read Speed 80MB/s.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
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  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus Final Thoughts

"Good for the money!"

The case is great to store the accessories in too. The Olympus is an awesome camera as most already know. It is getting plenty of use taking pictures of our new little one. The digital age is here time for RF lenses. Camera takes beautiful pictures.

Overall Score
4.3


(309 Points)

Honorable Mentions - More Top Selling Olympus Mirrorless Cameras

5. Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Camera with 14-42mm EZ Lens (Black) US Only

User Ratings: 68 7

Olympus V207052BU000 First Impressions

"Love this guy."

The focus speed in general is so much faster and more reliable. Fast or continuous autofocus. The Olympus V207052BU000 is an awesome camera as most already know. Definitely best camera on the mirrorless market. It came with all the products it describes.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Camera with 14-42mm EZ Lens (Black) US Only
  • Builtin 5 Axis image stabilization for sharper images
  • 2.3 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder with 0.62X magnification
  • Silent mode (disables all shutter sounds)
  • 8.5 frames per second burst shooting
  • Fast touch auto focus from camera or phone
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus V207052BU000
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus V207052BU000 Final Thoughts

"Awesome love it."

I works flawlessly with my Olympus lenses. It has the best image quality of any Olympus Mirrorless Camera I have ever owned. So I bought this for my California vacation. That's why I replaced the stock lens caps with Olympus equivalents. Hope this helps you decide on your next Olympus Mirrorless Camera!

Overall Score
4.3


(309 Points)

6. Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Micro 4/3 Camera with 14-42mm and 40-150mm Lenses (Black)

User Ratings: 68 7

Olympus V207051BU010 First Impressions

"A great street camera."

So far performance is fabulous. The longer you have it, the more small issues you find. That's why I replaced the stock lens caps with Olympus equivalents. It is getting plenty of use taking pictures of our new little one. Love the screen.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Micro 4/3 Camera with 14-42mm and 40-150mm Lenses (Black)
  • Builtin 5 axis image stabilization for sharper images
  • 2; 3 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder with 0; 62x magnification
  • Silent mode (disables all shutter sounds)
  • 8; 5 frames per second burst shooting
  • Fast touch auto focus from camera or phone
  • Batteries: 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus V207051BU010
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus V207051BU010 Final Thoughts

"It simply works."

The first day owning it I was taking amazing shots on Auto mode. The digital age is here time for RF lenses. Camera takes beautiful pictures. Only gripes are slow focus and short battery life. That's why I replaced the stock lens caps with Olympus equivalents.

Overall Score
4.3


(309 Points)

7. Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Camera with 14-42mm EZ Lens (Black) US Only with Starter Kit

User Ratings: 68 7

Olympus First Impressions

"No complaints here."

It's not great but it will get you started for sure. Overall, I am very satisfied and glad I made the switch. The digital age is here time for RF lenses. Hope this helps you decide on your next Olympus Mirrorless Camera! Camera takes beautiful pictures.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Camera with 14-42mm EZ Lens (Black) US Only with Starter Kit
  • Builtin 5 Axis image stabilization for sharper images
  • 2.3 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder with 0.62X magnification
  • Silent mode (disables all shutter sounds)
  • The BLS-50 is a Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery containing 1175 mAh of power. Compatible with various Olympus models including the OM-D E-M5 Mark III, OM-D E-M10 Mark II, OM-D E-M10 Mark III, and the PEN E-PL9.
  • Easy to carry, light grey camera bag with snap clsoure and adjustable shoulder strap. Features an inner adjustable padded compartment and small zippered compartment. Perfect for taking your mirrorless camera and favorite Micro Four Thirds lens with you when you are on-the-go.
  • SanDisk Ultra SDHC UHS-1 Memory Card with 32GB storage capacity and Class 10 performance for Full HD Video (1080p). Store photos, high-definition videos and other content. Maximum Read Speed 80MB/s.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus Final Thoughts

"I love it!"

But, for the cost this thing is incredible. It has the best image quality of any Olympus Mirrorless Camera I have ever owned. The case is great to store the accessories in too. So, when Olympus came, I purchased it immediately. It is light and easy to carry with you.

Overall Score
4.3


(309 Points)

8. Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Micro 4/3 Camera with 14-42mm and 40-150mm Lenses (Black) with...

User Ratings: 68 7

Olympus First Impressions

"I am not disappointed."

Low light is extraordinarily good. That being said I just love to travel and taking pics as a hobby. But, this fps was rather limited. Even with the lens, battery and SD card, it weighs very little. Secondly the EVF is amazing amazing amazing.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Micro 4/3 Camera with 14-42mm and 40-150mm Lenses (Black) with Step Up Kit
  • Builtin 5 axis image stabilization for sharper images
  • 2; 3 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder with 0; 62x magnification
  • Silent mode (disables all shutter sounds)
  • M. Zuiko Digital ED 25mm F1. 8 (50mm in 35mm equivalent)
  • The 25mm F1. 8 is the ideal, all-around lens. Capture tack sharp portraits with beautifully defocused backgrounds. The perfect combination of power and portability - perfect everyday lens.
  • Easy to carry, light grey camera bag with snap clsoure and adjustable shoulder strap. Features an inner adjustable padded compartment and small zippered compartment. Perfect for taking your mirrorless camera and favorite Micro Four Thirds lens with you when you are on-the-go.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus Final Thoughts

"Are nice additions."

Button feeling and placement is great. The case is great to store the accessories in too. The ergonomics are perfect. I chose to shoot most outdoor shots with an aperture of + or - f/5. I have used the camera for some time now.

Overall Score
4.3


(309 Points)

9. Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Camera with 14-42mm EZ Lens (Black) US Only with Step Up Kit

User Ratings: 68 7

Olympus First Impressions

"On the Olympus ."

Higher ISO produces very usable images, even at ISO 12800. Normally I couldn't care less. A shame since the video quality is very good. I use it for vlogging, photoshoots, and pictorials on Instagram. The digital age is here time for RF lenses.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Camera with 14-42mm EZ Lens (Black) US Only with Step Up Kit
  • Builtin 5 Axis image stabilization for sharper images
  • 2.3 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder with 0.62X magnification
  • Silent mode (disables all shutter sounds)
  • M. Zuiko Digital ED 25mm F1. 8 (50mm in 35mm equivalent)
  • The 25mm F1. 8 is the ideal, all-around lens. Capture tack sharp portraits with beautifully defocused backgrounds. The perfect combination of power and portability - perfect everyday lens.
  • Easy to carry, light grey camera bag with snap clsoure and adjustable shoulder strap. Features an inner adjustable padded compartment and small zippered compartment. Perfect for taking your mirrorless camera and favorite Micro Four Thirds lens with you when you are on-the-go.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus Final Thoughts

"On the Olympus ."

With its kit lens, there are several focusing aids. The flash can be overpowered rather than the subtle fill. Right now, this is the best of the breed. Normally I couldn't care less. They're a good choice for all around work.

Overall Score
4.3


(309 Points)

10. Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Camera with 14-42mm II R Lens (Black) with Starter Kit

User Ratings: 68 7

Olympus First Impressions

"But alas no."

But I like to see a Olympus GM lenses. In practice, the Olympus produces superlative images. Dynamic range on this camera is also very impressive. Love the screen. So, when Olympus came, I purchased it immediately.

  • Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Mirrorless Camera with 14-42mm II R Lens (Black) with Starter Kit
  • Built in 5 Axis image stabilization for sharper images
  • 2.3 million dot OLED electronic viewfinder with 0.62X magnification
  • Silent mode (disables all shutter sounds)
  • The BLS-50 is a Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery containing 1175 mAh of power. Compatible with various Olympus models including the OM-D E-M5 Mark III, OM-D E-M10 Mark II, OM-D E-M10 Mark III, and the PEN E-PL9.
  • Easy to carry, light grey camera bag with snap clsoure and adjustable shoulder strap. Features an inner adjustable padded compartment and small zippered compartment. Perfect for taking your mirrorless camera and favorite Micro Four Thirds lens with you when you are on-the-go.
  • SanDisk Ultra SDHC UHS-1 Memory Card with 32GB storage capacity and Class 10 performance for Full HD Video (1080p). Store photos, high-definition videos and other content. Maximum Read Speed 80MB/s.
  • Editor's Impressions Of The Olympus
  • Battery Life
  • Picture Quality
  • Picture Quality
  • Quality
  • Value For Money
  • Affordability

Olympus Final Thoughts

"I'm not kidding."

Simply because they just use the kit lenses the cameras come with. Wonderful color, clarity and detail. Low light seems to be better than the GH4 or G7. With its kit lens, there are several focusing aids. Dynamic range on this camera is also very impressive.

Overall Score
4.3


(309 Points)

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