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Canon's first entry into the mirrorless camera space, the Canon EOS M is an interchangeable-lens camera sharing specs with their entry-level DSLR, the Rebel T4i, but all within a compact magnesium body. The EOS M features an 18-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, a 3-inch touchscreen with 1.04m-dot resolution, and an ISO range expandable to ISO 25,600.

Description

The V1 is the higher-end (and therefore more expensive) of the two cameras that represented Nikon's entrance into the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera market. The new Nikon 1 series brought with it a new sensor size and a new lens mount (dubbed CX and Nikkor 1, respectively). Most notably, the V1 can take advantage of all Nikon F mount lenses when used in conjunction with an optional converter. The V1 features an accessory shoe port that allows it to utilize either an optional speedlight or GPS module.

The Olympus E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera is the first in the company's revitalized OM-D series. It pairs a 16.1-megapixel Live MOS sensor with Olympus's TruePic VI image processing. 5-axis image stabilization and FAST AF autofocus technologies are also included. A "high definition" electronic viewfinder complements the tilting 3-inch OLED display on the rear of the E-M5.

Similar to the NX200, Samsung's NX210 is a compact mirrorless camera that features a 20.3-megapixel CMOS sensor, 1080p video capture, and a 3-inch AMOLED display, but now includes built-in Wi-Fi. The NX210 uses i-Function, NX mount lenses to control camera functions with the dials on the lens and has GPS available as an option.

The Lumix DMC-G5 may look like an SLR, but it's actually the ninth model in Panasonic's G-series line of mirrorless, micro four thirds cameras. The G5 has a 16-megapixel Live MOS sensor to accompany its built-in electronic viewfinder and 920,000-dot LCD touch panel.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: October 2012
  • Price at launch: $799.99

Availability

  • Status: Available
  • Price at launch: $899.95
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Mar. 31, 2012
  • Price at launch: $999.99
  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: May. 17, 2012
  • Price at launch: $899.99
  • Status: Available
  • Price at launch: $799.99

Also Known As...

  • Alias: OM-D EM-5
  • Alias: EV-NX210ZBSBUS
  • SKU description: Kit with 22mm STM Lens

Pricing (base kit)

  • SKU description: Kit with 10-30mm lens., Kit with 10-30mm and 30-110mm lenses., Kit with 10-30mm and 10mm lenses.
  • SKU description: Black or Silver body with black M.ZUIKO Digital ED 12-50 mm f3.5-6.3 EZ lens, Black body with black M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42 mm f3.5-5.6 II R lens
  • SKU description: Kit with 18mm-55mm Lens
  • SKU description: Kit with 14mm-42mm Lens
  • Camera type: Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
  • Width: 4.28 inches
  • Height: 2.62 inches
  • Depth: 1.27 inches
  • Weight: .58 pounds
  • Color: Black, White, Red, Gray

Hardware

  • Camera type: Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
  • Width: 4.45 inches
  • Height: 2.99 inches
  • Depth: 1.71 inches
  • Weight: 0.65 pounds
  • Color: Black
  • Camera type: Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
  • Width: 4.8 inches
  • Height: 3.5 inches
  • Depth: 1.7 inches
  • Weight: 0.94 pounds
  • Color: Black, Silver
  • Internal image stabilization: Yes
  • Camera type: Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
  • Width: 4.59 inches
  • Height: 2.46 inches
  • Depth: 1.44 inches
  • Weight: 0.49 pounds
  • 3D capture: Stills
  • Camera type: Mirrorless / Interchangeable Lens
  • Width: 4.72 inches
  • Height: 3.28 inches
  • Depth: 2.79 inches
  • Weight: .76 pounds
  • Color: Black, Silver, White
  • Internal image stabilization: Yes
  • Sensor size: APS-C
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 18 megapixels

Sensor

  • Sensor size: Other
  • Size: 13.2mm x 8.8mm
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 10.1 megapixels
  • Sensor size: Four Thirds System
  • Sensor type: Live MOS
  • Effective pixels: 16.1 megapixels
  • Sensor size: Other
  • Size: 23.5 x 15.7mm
  • Sensor type: CMOS
  • Effective pixels: 20.3 megapixels
  • Sensor size: Four Thirds System
  • Sensor type: Live MOS
  • Effective pixels: 16.05 megapixels
  • Minimum ISO: 100
  • Maximum ISO: 25600
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 4000
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 30 seconds
  • Focus points: 31
  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 4.3 FPS

Controls

  • Minimum ISO: 100
  • Maximum ISO: 6400
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 16000
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 30 seconds
  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 60 FPS
  • Minimum ISO: 200
  • Maximum ISO: 25600
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 4000
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 60 seconds
  • Focus points: 35
  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 9 FPS
  • Minimum ISO: 100
  • Maximum ISO: 12800
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 4000
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 30 seconds
  • Max. continuous shooting speed: 8 FPS
  • Minimum ISO: 160
  • Maximum ISO: 12800
  • Fastest shutter speed (1/n seconds): 4000
  • Slowest shutter speed (n seconds): 120 seconds
  • Size: 3 inches
  • Resolution: 1040000 dots
  • Touch technology: Capacitive

Display

  • Size: 3 inches
  • Resolution: 921000 dots
  • Built-in viewfinder: Yes
  • Size: 3 inches
  • Resolution: 610000 dots
  • Touch technology: Yes / Unspecified
  • Articulating / hinged screen: Yes
  • Built-in viewfinder: Yes
  • Size: 3 inches
  • Resolution: 614000 dots
  • Size: 3 inches
  • Resolution: 920000 dots
  • Touch technology: Yes / Unspecified
  • Articulating / hinged screen: Yes
  • Built-in viewfinder: Yes
  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 24, 25, 30, 50, 60, 59.94, 29.97, 23.98

Video

  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 30, 60
  • Slow motion framerate: 1200 FPS
  • Continuous AF: Yes
  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 30, 59.94
  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 24, 30
  • Video capture: Yes
  • Max. resolution: 1080p
  • Standard framerate(s): 25, 30, 50, 60
  • Supported video formats: MPEG-4, AVCHD
  • RAW support: RAW, RAW + JPEG

Software

  • Supported video formats: MPEG-4, H.264
  • RAW support: RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Supported video formats: H.264, Motion JPEG (M-JPEG)
  • RAW support: RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Supported video formats: H.264
  • RAW support: RAW
  • Supported video formats: MPEG-4, AVCHD
  • RAW support: RAW, RAW + JPEG
  • Interchangeable: Yes
  • Supported mounts: Other
  • Other supported mounts: Canon EF-M
  • Focal length (wide): 22 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 22 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 2

Lens

  • Interchangeable: Yes, Yes, Yes
  • Supported mounts: Nikon 1, Nikon 1
  • Focal length (wide): 30 mm, 10 mm, 10 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 110 mm, 30 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 3.8, 2.8, 3.5
  • Image stabilization: Yes
  • Interchangeable: Yes
  • Supported mounts: Micro Four Thirds
  • Interchangeable: Yes
  • Supported mounts: Samsung NX
  • Focal length (wide): 18 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 55 mm
  • Interchangeable: Yes
  • Supported mounts: Micro Four Thirds
  • Focal length (wide): 14 mm
  • Focal length (telephoto): 42 mm
  • Widest aperture / f-stop: 3.5
  • Image stabilization: Yes

Connectivity

  • GPS: Optional
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • GPS: Optional
  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC

Storage

  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Supported media: SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Built-in microphone: Yes
  • Microphone input: Yes

Audio

  • Built-in microphone: Yes
  • Microphone input: Yes
  • Built-in speaker: Yes
  • Built-in microphone: Yes
  • Microphone input: Yes
  • Built-in speaker: Yes
  • Built-in microphone: Yes
  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): USB, HDMI mini

Ports

  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): Accessory shoe, USB, HDMI mini
  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): Accessory shoe, USB, AV Multi, Micro HDMI
  • Video out: Yes
  • Connection(s): USB
  • Connection(s): HDMI mini
  • Model: LP-E12
  • Removable: Yes

Battery

  • Model: EN-EL15
  • Removable: Yes
  • Model: BLN-1
  • Removable: Yes
  • Model: BP1030
  • Removable: Yes
  • Model: DMW-BLD10
  • Removable: Yes

Flash

Yes (Optional)
Yes (Built-in)
Yes (Built-in)
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