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OM SYSTEM OM-1 Mirrorless Camera with 12-40mm f/2.8 Lens

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OM SYSTEM OM-1 Mirrorless Camera with 12-40mm f/2.8 Lens
Key Features
  • 20MP Stacked BSI Live MOS MFT Sensor
  • DCI/UHD 4K 60p 10-Bit Video Recording
  • 10 fps Shooting, 120 fps with E. Shutter
  • Cross Quad Pixel Phase-Detection AF
At the crossroads of image quality, portability, speed, and reliability, the OM-1, from OM SYSTEM is a flagship mirrorless camera built for adventure. Characterized by its versatile Micro Four Thirds platform, the OM-1 meshes quick and nimble stills performance and apt 4K video recording with unique computational imaging tools and a hardy, dependable physical design.
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OM SYSTEM OM-1 Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2OM SYSTEM OM-1 Mirrorless Camera
  • 3OM SYSTEM M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO II Lens
  • 4OM SYSTEM BLX-1 Lithium-Ion Battery (7.2V, 2280mAh)
  • 5OM SYSTEM CB-USB13 USB Connection Cable
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OM SYSTEM OM-1 Mirrorless Camera
The Adventurer's Flagship
At the crossroads of image quality, portability, speed, and reliability, the OM-1, from OM SYSTEM is a flagship mirrorless camera built for adventure. Characterized by its versatile Micro Four Thirds platform, the OM-1 meshes quick and nimble stills performance and apt 4K video recording with unique computational imaging tools and a hardy, dependable physical design.
20MP Stacked Sensor and TruePic X
Micro Four Thirds BSI Live MOS Sensor
Newly designed 20.4MP Micro Four Thirds Live MOS sensor features a stacked BSI design that offers improved readout speeds, noise levels, and greater dynamic range than previous designs. This sensor structure improves noise performance by two stops and dynamic range by one stop for improved image quality, especially at higher ISOs.
TruePic X Processor
Compared to previous-generation processors, the TruePic X offers 3x-faster processing speeds along with a 120 fps sensor readout rate for faster, more responsive shooting. The processor also contributes to a wide ISO range and quick continuous shooting rates:

  • Native sensitivity range from ISO 200-102400, expandable down to ISO 80.
  • Continuous shooting up to 10 fps with full-time AF/AE and a buffer of 169 raw frames when working with a mechanical shutter.
  • If working with a silent electronic shutter, 20 fps shooting is possible with full-time AF/AE and a buffer of 108 raw frames. SH1 and SH2 are blackout-free high-speed shooting modes, offering rates up to 120 fps without AF/AE in SH1 and 50 fps with AF/AE in SH2.
  • Pro Capture mode begins recording before you release the shutter; able to record at 120 fps with fixed focus or 50 fps with continuous AF, this mode begins recording once the shutter button is half-pressed and then stops once the button has been fully pressed. Up to 70 additional frames can be recorded with this mode, serving as a safeguard for times when the action occurs just before you press the shutter button.
Cross Quad Pixel AF and AI Detection
Featuring a unique design, on-sensor phase-detection AF uses a Cross Quad Pixel system that effectively splits each pixel into four sub-pixels for cross-sensor performance that is more adept at focusing in tricky lighting conditions. The focusing system has 1053 individual points, which fully cover the sensor and perform at up to 120 fps to suit virtually all recording methods.

Benefitting from the Cross Quad Pixel AF structure, color and contrast information from the sensor can also be used to create a detailed depth map of the image for more refined subject detection and tracking accuracy. Using AI, this focusing system can automatically detect a range of subject types, like cars, motorcycles, airplanes, helicopters, trains, birds, dogs, cats, and humans, as well as faces and eyes. And, compared to earlier iterations of this focusing system, improved processing now makes focusing performance 2x more accurate and 3x faster.

Image Stabilization and Computational Photography
5-Axis Image Stabilization
In-body 5-axis image stabilization compensates for up to 8 stops of camera shake, allowing for the use of significantly longer shutter speeds when shooting handheld. This advanced sensor-shift system compensates for 7 stops of camera shake with the body alone, and an additional stop is provided when select IS-enabled lenses are attached.

Handheld Assist relies on this stabilization technology for more stable framing, which is especially helpful when working with longer focal length lenses. Additional, in-body image stabilization also contributes to a variety of additional shooting modes and camera functions, including High Res Shot modes, Handheld Live Composite, and an advanced dust reduction system.

Creative Shooting Modes
  • High Res Shot—Benefitted by the stacked sensor design, processing power, and image stabilization system, this mode composites a series of 12 shots into a single higher resolution frame in just 5 seconds. Tripod High Res Shots mode produces an 80MP raw file and Handheld High Res Shot mode produces a 50MP raw file, and both modes offer up to 2 stops of reduced noise and improved color information.
  • Live ND—Now supporting up to ND64 (6-stop), this unique function digitally simulates the effects of an optical neutral density filter for produce long exposure/slow shutter speed effects.
  • Live Composite—Perfect for long exposures, nighttime shooting, and light painting applications, this unique mode gradually builds up an exposure over time without overexposing key elements within the frame. This mode works to only record newly detected light sources over time, and allows live view monitoring as an image develops. A Handheld Live Composite mode is available, too.
  • Focus Stacking—This mode automatically records 15 sequential frames while shifting the plane of focus slightly between each frame, then composites these exposures into a single image that exhibits an extended depth of field.
DCI/UHD 4K Video Recording
  • DCI/UHD 4K video recording is supported at up to 60p and 10-bit 4:2:0 sampling. Full HD recording is possible at high-speed rates up to 240 fps for slow-motion playback.
  • 12-bit raw output is supported via the micro-HDMI port when working with an optional compatible external recorder, such as the Atomos Ninja V or Ninja V+.
  • HLG picture mode permits in-camera HDR recording and an OM-Log gamma allows for greater color grading range when adjusting the footage in post-production.
  • In-camera time-lapse production is possible, up to UHD 4K with frame rates from 5 fps to 30 fps.
  • Both 3.5mm microphone and headphone ports contribute to greater audio recording control and quality.
Reliable, Adventure-Ready Design
  • Electronic viewfinder features a 5.76m-dot OLED panel, offering a bright and clean means for eye-level monitoring. The finder has a 0.83x-equivalent magnification, a 21mm eye point, and 120 fps refresh rate for realistic motion rendering.
  • 3.0" 1.62m-dot LCD touchscreen features a vari-angle design with 270° of swivel to suit working from high, low, and front-facing angles.
Durable, Weather-Sealed Build
  • Lightweight, durable magnesium alloy body design is dust- and splash-resistant with an IP53 rating for ensured use in trying weather conditions.
  • Tough design is also freezeproof-tested for reliable use in temperatures down to 14°F.
  • Durable shutter design is rated for 400,000 shutter actuations.
Practical and Intuitive Handling
  • Utilizing the new BLX-1 battery, the OM-1 is rated for 520 shots per charge. In-body battery charging is possible via the USB type-C port, and the camera itself can also be powered using a USB-connected power bank.
  • Dual UHS-II SD memory card slots for flexible file saving, including making in-camera backups, splitting file types, or just for having additional memory on hand for overflow storage.
  • Updated menu configuration makes it easier to find different settings, confirm settings selections, and understand why grayed-out items cannot be selected.
  • Separate AEL and AF-ON buttons for easier, more direct control over the different functions. Both buttons can also be customized to adjust different settings.
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi (5 and 2.4GHz) allow wireless file transferring and remote control over the camera via the OI.Share app for mobile devices.
OM SYSTEM M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO II Lens
Exceptional Image Quality Anywhere You Go
Offering superb optical performance and high-resolution results, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO II from OM SYSTEM gives you exceptional image quality anywhere you go. Compact and lightweight for maximum portability, this wide-to-portrait-length zoom is a 24-80mm equivalent lens for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras. Its advanced optical design includes a variety of sophisticated elements that reduce both chromatic and spherical aberrations throughout the zoom range for notable clarity, sharpness, and color accuracy.

An excellent choice for content creators, the lens features a high-speed movie and still compatible autofocus system for fast, smooth, and silent focusing performance, and with a minimum focusing distance of just 7.9" you can get close-up shots whenever you desire. Safeguarding the lens is a reliable weather-sealed design to ensure the lens' performance in inclement and harsh conditions, and a fluorine lens coating provides additional protection from dust, water droplets, grease, and dirt.

Advanced Optical Design
  • The lens construction integrates two ED (extra-low dispersion) elements, two aspherical elements, one DSA (dual super aspherical) element, one EDA extra-low dispersion aspherical element, one HD element, and two HR (high-refractive index) elements into its design to minimize aberrations, distortion, and color fringing throughout the zoom range while also contributing to overall image sharpness, clarity, and color accuracy.
  • A ZERO (Zuiko extra-low reflection optical) coating minimizes lens flare and ghosting for improved contrast and color fidelity when working in strong lighting conditions.
  • Fluorine coating provides protection to the optical system and repels dust, water droplets, grease, and dirt, ensuring easy removal even when they adhere to the lens surface.
Versatile and Dependable Workhorse
  • Standard wide-angle to portrait-length zoom lens is designed for Micro Four Thirds mirrorless cameras and provides a 24-80mm equivalent focal length range.
  • Constant f/2.8 maximum aperture enables consistent low-light performance and selective focus control throughout the zoom range. Combined with a rounded seven-blade diaphragm, this produces a smooth bokeh quality beneficial to portraiture and close-up photography.
  • Movie and still compatible (MSC) autofocus system benefits both photo and video applications due to its smooth, quiet, and fast performance.
  • Reliable weather-sealed design ensures the lens's performance in inclement and harsh conditions.
OM SYSTEM BLX-1 Lithium-Ion Battery (7.2V, 2280mAh)

The BLX-1 Lithium-Ion Battery from OM System features a capacity of 2280mAh and provides 7.2V of output power. Small and lightweight, lithium-ion batteries can be charged or discharged at any time without suffering from memory effects.

Compatible Cameras
  • OM-1 Mirrorless Camera
UPC: 050332193291
OM SYSTEM CB-USB13 USB Connection Cable

A simple connection cable for offloading imagery between your camera and a computer, the CB-USB13 USB Connection Cable from OM SYSTEM is compatible with the OM-1 Mirrorless Camera.

UPC: 050332193413

OM SYSTEM OM-1 Mirrorless Camera Specs

Lens MountMicro Four Thirds
Sensor ResolutionActual: 22.9 Megapixel
Effective: 20.4 Megapixel
Sensor Type17.4 x 13 mm (Four Thirds) MOS
Crop Factor2x
Image StabilizationSensor-Shift, 5-Axis
Built-In ND FilterNone
Capture TypeStills & Video
Exposure Control
Shutter TypeElectronic Shutter, Mechanical Focal Plane Shutter
Shutter SpeedMechanical Shutter
1/8000 to 60 Seconds
Electronic Front Curtain Shutter
1/320 to 60 Seconds
Electronic Shutter
1/32000 to 60 Seconds
Bulb/Time ModeBulb Mode, Time Mode
ISO SensitivityPhoto/Video
200 to 102,400 in Manual, Auto Mode (Extended: 80 to 102,400)
Metering MethodCenter-Weighted Average, Highlight Weighted, Multi-Zone, Spot
Exposure ModesAperture Priority, Manual, Program, Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation-5 to +5 EV (1/3, 1/2, 1 EV Steps)
Metering Range-2 to 20 EV
Continuous ShootingMechanical Shutter
Up to 10 fps at 20.4 MP for up to 139 Frames (Raw) / 169 Frames (JPEG)
Electronic Shutter
Up to 20 fps at 20.4 MP for up to 108 Frames (Raw) / 116 Frames (JPEG)
Up to 120 fps at 20.4 MP for up to 92 Frames (Raw) / 92 Frames (JPEG)
Up to 50 fps at 20.4 MP for up to 96 Frames (Raw) / 97 Frames (JPEG)
Interval RecordingYes
Still Image Capture
Image Sizes4:3 JPEG / Raw
20 MP (5184 x 3888)
Aspect Ratio1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Image File FormatJPEG, Raw
Bit Depth12-Bit
Internal Recording ModesH.265 Long GOP/MOV 4:2:0 10-Bit
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [77 to 152 Mb/s]
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [77 to 152 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/24.00/29.97/50/59.94 fps [22 to 42 Mb/s]
H.265/MOV 4:2:0 10-Bit
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [82 to 162 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 100/119.88/200 fps
H.264 Long GOP/MOV 4:2:0 8-Bit
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [102 to 202 Mb/s]
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160) at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [102 to 202 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97/50/59.94 fps [27 to 52 Mb/s]
H.264/MOV 4:2:0 8-Bit
1920 x 1080p at 23.98/25/29.97 fps [202 Mb/s]
1920 x 1080p at 100/119.88/200/239.76 fps
External Recording ModesRaw 12-Bit via HDMI
DCI 4K (4096 x 2160)
UHD 4K (3840 x 2160)
Gamma CurveHDR-HLG, OM-Log
Broadcast OutputNTSC/PAL
IP StreamingNone
Built-In Microphone TypeStereo
Audio RecordingMOV: 2-Channel 24-Bit 96 kHz LPCM Audio
MOV: 2-Channel 16-Bit 48 kHz LPCM Audio
Media/Memory Card SlotDual Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II)
Video I/O1 x Micro-HDMI Output
Audio I/O1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Microphone (Plug-in Power) Input on Camera Body
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm TRS Stereo Headphone Output on Camera Body
Other I/O1 x USB-C Input/Output (Shared with Power Input)
1 x 2.5 mm Sub-Mini
1 x PC Sync Socket FlashSync Output
Wireless2.4 / 5 GHz Wi-Fi
Global Positioning (GPS, GLONASS, etc.)None
Resolution1,620,000 Dot
Display TypeArticulating Touchscreen LCD
TypeBuilt-In Electronic (OLED)
Resolution5,760,000 Dot
Eye Point21 mm
Focus TypeAuto and Manual Focus
Focus ModeContinuous-Servo AF, Manual Focus, Single-Servo AF
Autofocus PointsPhoto, Video
Phase Detection: 1053
Autofocus Sensitivity-6 to +19 EV
Built-In FlashNo
Flash ModesFill Flash, First-Curtain Sync, Manual, Off, Red-Eye Reduction, Second-Curtain Sync, Slow Sync
Maximum Sync Speed1/250 Second
Flash Compensation-3 to +3 EV (1/3, 1/2, 1 EV Steps)
Dedicated Flash SystemTTL
External Flash ConnectionHot Shoe, PC Terminal
Operating Temperature22 to 72°F / -10 to 40°C
Storage Temperature-4 to 140°F / -20 to 60°C
Operating Humidity30 to 90%
Storage Humidity10 to 90%
Battery Type1 x BLX-1 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion (Approx. 520 Shots)
Tripod Mounting Thread1 x 1/4"-20 Female (Bottom)
Accessory Mount1 x Hot Shoe Mount on Camera Body
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.3 x 3.6 x 2.9" / 134.8 x 91.6 x 72.7 mm
Weight1.3 lb / 599 g (With Battery, Recording Media)
1.1 lb / 511 g (Body Only)
Packaging Info
Package Weight3.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.6 x 7.5 x 5.7"

OM SYSTEM M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO II Lens Specs

Focal Length12 to 40mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 80mm)
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Minimum Aperturef/22
Lens MountMicro Four Thirds
Lens Format CoverageMicro Four Thirds
Angle of View84° 30'
Minimum Focus Distance7.9" / 20 cm
Maximum Magnification0.3x
Optical Design14 Elements in 9 Groups
Diaphragm Blades7, Rounded
Focus TypeAutofocus
Image StabilizationNo
Filter Size62 mm (Front)
Dimensions (ø x L)2.8 x 3.3" / 70 x 84 mm
Weight13.5 oz / 382 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.42 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.5 x 4.6 x 4.6"

OM SYSTEM BLX-1 Lithium-Ion Battery (7.2V, 2280mAh) Specs

Battery Capacity2280 mAh / 17 Wh
Output Voltage7.2 VDC
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.24 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)3.7 x 2.4 x 1.3"

OM SYSTEM CB-USB13 USB Connection Cable Specs

CompatibilityOlympus OM-1
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.21 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)4.3 x 4.1 x 1"

OM SYSTEM OM-1 Reviews

Don't Be Megapixel Brainwashed

By Lee
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-23

If you name a brand and model of camera over the last 20 years I've either owned or used it. There have been many standouts from Canon, Nikon and Sony I've used. Most recently I had a Canon R5 and admired both its focus capabilities as well as it's resolution. I was compelled to try out an OM-1 when B&H happened to have it in stock in June. I directly compared the hand held high resolution samples to the results from the Canon R5. As hard as it may be to realize (as it was for me at the time), the OM-1's image was not only just as detailed but even the color outdid the Canon, go figure. These days so many people are so enamored with more megapixels as if it renders a camera automatically superior. This proved right from the get go that was NOT the case. The focus capabilities of the OM-1 properly set up will deliver focus speeds right there with the best of them. But some folks simply didn't set up their OM-1s for optimum results. The ONLY thing I want upgraded on the OM is tightening up the human face/eye detection which at a reasonable distance (12 feet or less) is perfect. But beyond that it's not a match for Sony nor Canon in that regard. For animals and other items it IS. The color rendition from the OM-1 using DXO Photolab is simply superb and very accurate indeed. For landscapes and skin tones it can't be beat. I'm also finding cropping with my OM-1 is NO issue retaining detail and low noise. I have shot right up to ISO 12,800 and wiped out any grain but retained detail using both DXO or Topaz, so noise is a NON issue. The lowered weight and bulk sure is welcome. I have a 8-25 f4 Pro, 12-40 f2.8 pro, 12-100 f4 Pro, 40-150 f2.8 Pro and Olympus 100-400 lenses and each one of them is sharp corner to corner throughout their entire ranges. I've never gotten that from a Canon, Nikon or Sony lens before. All I can say is the OM system is remarkable. And if one reports issues, it's THEM not the camera (unless it's outright defective).

A Truly Remarkable Photographic Tool

By Lee
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-02

I'm aware there have been some people that have not loved this camera nor their lens offerings. For their specific reasons something obviously didn't click. I'm coming from being both a paid professional (portraits, events and Real Estate) as well as a serious enthusiast of landscapes and wildlife. I've owned many of the top full frame camera setups and all the top glass those companies offered (Canon and Sony). On a lark I ordered from B&H, the OM-1 along with the 12-40 f2.8 Pro II and their Olympus 100-400 lenses. I wanted to see just what it could bring to the table. What I did NOT expect was taking a hand held high resolution shot with the OM-1/12-40 combo along side the Canon R5 and RF 24-70 f2.8L lens to find that the comparison on a calibrated screen full size ended up favoring the OM-1. Nobody wants to believe this, but it was fairly obvious. 4 others I showed the results gravitated right to the OM-1. So I ended up adding 5 Pro lenses to the lineup in my bag selling off all the Canon gear. My back and arms thank me daily. The results are there. As for shear sharpness, detail and oh the color rendition it has NO compromise. Any skilled shooter knowing how to maximize the capabilities and avoid any issues will have a hard time disagreeing. It is a remarkable tool well worth considering, even for professional work.

Amazing Camera!

By Jan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-10-12

This camera ticks so many boxes for me, from the fastest frame rate, to industry leading IBIS, to 80 megapixel images, to 120 full rez RAW images in one second, to flawless and speedy AI subject focusing... not to mention an outstanding range of world-class glass! What a lot of crop sensor deriders miss is that this camera has so much capability built-in, that I don't have to spend hours on the computer, dealing with all those excess pixels. You don't really need 40+ megapixels if you get the RIGHT 20 megapixels in the viewfinder! And the OM-1 helps you do that in so many ways. I had the E-M1 Mark II previously, and I like it enough that I'm going to keep it and convert it to full-spectrum for IR and astro shooting. But the OM-1 adds so much, that I absolutely do not regret not staying with the E-M1.2. Those with the E-M1.3 or E-M1x might feel differently. Best kept secret about these OM-D PDAF bodies: the incredible 4/3rds Super High Grade lenses still work great with them! In fact, OMDS has actually improved the compatibility with these outstanding lenses in the OM-1. Minor nit: why did they move the MENU button - all the way to the other side of the body? I can drive the menu system on the E-M1.2 with my right thumb, but now have to use both hands. But this is not enough to dock it even half a star. Wonderful camera!

Compact and great

By George
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-10-06

The OM 1 replaces a brick of a full frame digital 35 mm digital SLR. It was bulky and heavy enough that I didn't use it that much. My son loved his Olympus. It was small, light, weather resistant, with a nice selection of lenses, and has one of the best in-body image-stabilization systems. My old camera had a sensor with 25% more mp, but my pictures with the OM 1 are sharper. I think it is because the autofocus is better, or maybe it is the IBIS. I worried that my large hands, which are a tight fit in XL gloves, would be a problem, but the OM 1 fits me perfectly. It has all sorts of bells and whistles, like Pro capture, which can save a few frames before the shutter release is pressed all the way, but in daily use the compact size and the quality makes it a joy to use even when I don't take advantage of the special features.

Light Weight but Not Worth the Tradeoff.

By David
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2022-09-17

I purchased this OM-1 to use for birds in flight and macro work. The macro results were good but when paired with the Olympus 100-400 zoom lens, I was never able to achieve satisfactory results even for stationary subjects. In the end I decided that to use the camera just for macro was not worth the cost and ultimately returned it to B&H. For now I will continue to use my Nikon gear, but still wanting something lighter in weight.

A masterpiece of photographic technology

By Moreno
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-09-13

I began using Oly cameras long ago with the OM10, then OM1 (film), then again OM2n. In 2004, the C8080 was the camera that convinced me to move to digital. Throughout, I also used a good number of other cameras but I always had Oly bodies. Today, i work with Nikon Fx (D780), Panasonic GH (4, 5 M2 and 6 for video), and Oly E-M5 M3 and OM1. The OM1 is an amazing combination of contained size and weight, excellent IQ, ergonomics, weatherization and stabilization, and a mind-boggling feature set including very good AF-C + tracking and 4k/60 video. One cannot truly understand how good and fun this little camera is before trying one in real life.

Love, love, love!

By Sy
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-10

Haven't used my Sony A7iv since I got this! An amazing camera for bird photography! Pro Capture is a game changer!

Entering the 21st Century

By Alejandro
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-11-05

This is my first mirrorless camera and second camera I've shot since 2014. From 2014 up until a few months ago I was shooting exclusively with a Pentax K-5. I went into B&H and spoke with Lou for a good while. I wanted to really like the K-3iii but the OM-1 caught my eye for a number of reasons. First, the articulated screen is a game changer-I know there are photographers who don't feel like they need them, or find them gimmicky and I say, to each their own. For me, articulated screens are a useful and now necessary tool. Second, focus peaking and magnification are mandatory for me. I enjoy shooting manually and some of the best glass around doesn't have auto focus, throw in the articulated screen and you've got a combination made to perform. Third, weight. DSLRs are heavier. At this point I've got two lenses for my OM-1; the 25mm f/1.2 PRO and the 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO. The camera with either of these is light enough to make a difference. After a 2 hour shoot with a DSLR and a 24-70mm (or it's APC equivalent) and my thumbs and hands feel it. No thanks. Lastly, the computational abilities of this camera help me to get more done while shooting which means less time in front of a screen for post. It really seems like I've entered the 21st century proper with this camera. I'm confident in its abilities to hold up and serve for the years to come and look forward to making some my best images ever with it in my tool belt.

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Does it have GPS built-in like the M1X, or is it ...

Does it have GPS built-in like the M1X, or is it still crippled like the E-M1 Mark III?
Asked by: Christopher
According to Olympus, the OM-1 Mirrorless Camera offers GPS when connected with a smartphone.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-03-02

Does this bundle include the newest 12-40mm lens?

Does this bundle include the newest 12-40mm lens?
Asked by: Bob
The Olympus OM SYSTEM OM-1 Mirrorless Camera with 12-40mm f/2.8 Lens includes the new OM SYSTEM M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO II Lens, B&H # OM1240PII.
Answered by: Manzell
Date published: 2022-02-18

For those of us who have the Hahnel for Olympus ...

For those of us who have the Hahnel for Olympus battery charger, is there a charging plate specific to the BLX-1?
Asked by: AL K.
At this time we do not see a plate that works with the BLX-1 Olympus battery adn the Hahnel chargers.
Answered by: Robert
Date published: 2022-06-29

Does the OM-1 allow for back button focusing?

Does the OM-1 allow for back button focusing?
Asked by: Christopher
Yes the OM SYSTEM OM-1 Mirrorless Camera has a back button/AF-ON button.
Answered by: Robert
Date published: 2022-04-26

Will there be a silver model?

Will there be a silver model?
Asked by: Ned
Olympus has not shared any plans to release a silver version of the OM-1 Mirrorless Camera.
Answered by: Kirk
Date published: 2022-04-01

Extended warranty on the 0M1?

Extended warranty on the 0M1?
Asked by: George
We have the Allstate extended warranty available for the OM1. When you add the camera to the cart a window opens where you can select the Allstate warranty.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2022-06-28

Will an external battery charger be included with ...

Will an external battery charger be included with the additional free battery?
Asked by: Li
The second battery can be charged in the camera using the included external battery charger. But that charger can not charge a battery outside of the camera without using the extra cost BCX-1 charger.
Answered by: Mike
Date published: 2022-03-04

why they mention that nd filter none??

why they mention that nd filter none??
Asked by: waleed
That is because the live ND feature in the OM1 does not reduce the amount of light reaching the camera so very bright subjects may be overexposed. It doesn't work like a physical ND filter does.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2022-06-28
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