Olympus OM System OM-5 Camera Body with 12-45mm Lens (Black)

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Olympus OM System OM-5 Camera Body with 12-45mm Lens (Black)

  • Olympus OM System OM-5 Camera Body (Black)
  • M.Zuiko ED 12-45mm f/4.0 Pro Lens
  • USB Cable
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Eyecup
  • BLS-50 Li-Ion Battery
  • F-5AC AC Adapter
  • Instruction Manual
  • Limited 1-Year Warranty

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Olympus OM System OM-5 Camera Body with 12-45mm Lens (Black)

The Olympus OM System OM-5 is your go-to camera for capturing life’s small and big adventures. This camera comes with an M.Zuiko ED 12-45mm f/4.0 Pro medium-range zoom lens. With an IP53 dustproof, splashproof, and freezeproof design, be ever ready to take the route less taken.

Your Trustworthy Friend

The Olympus OM-5 Camera is not just a fancy-looking camera that grabs eyeballs; it is rather like your trustworthy friend. You can depend on this camera to lead you onto adventures undiscovered and capture the beauty on the way. It is compact and light, and its streamlined design fits just right in your hand.

Durable and Compact

Explore the tough terrains with the OM-5 Camera. Its rugged design makes it tough and durable to withstand the harshest conditions. Its compact design makes it easy to chuck it into a bag or just keep it hanging from your shoulder till you are ready.

Say Goodbye to Shaky Pictures with 5-Axis Stabilization

With up to 6.5 steps of compensation (or 7.5 with compatible Sync-IS lenses) bid goodbye to shaky images. Get the most perfect handheld exposures and blur-free telephoto pictures with its 5-axis stabilization.

Capture Moving Objects Easily

Capture moving objects without any hassle, just check how you see motion with LiveND. With up to four steps of effect (ND16), turn mundane moments into special ones.

Easy to Handle with the Handheld Hi-Res

Be ready to capture the big moments of life. Thanks to the Handheld Hi-Res feature, you can capture stunning 50MP images without using a traditional heavy camera and a tripod setup. All you need is the Olympus OM-5.

Supersonic Wave Filter

Featuring a Supersonic Wave Filter (SSWF), which vibrates over 30,000 times per second, the OM-5 makes it super easy to remove dust from the surface of the image sensor.

121-Point PDAF Focus

The Olympus OM System OM-5 Camera features a 121-point All Cross-type On-chip Phase Detection AF sensor so you can capture the big details and use large aperture lenses with confidence knowing that the moments captured are in clear focus.

Improved Face and Eye AF

Now capture big and small group photos equally well. Experience improved face and eye autofocus. With just the touch of the screen or a flick of a button, decide whose story you are going to share.

Starry Sky AF

Bid goodbye to complicated manual focusing when capturing the night sky. The Starry Sky AF feature ensures that astrophotography is accessible to all through a dedicated night sky auto-focusing mode. You may choose to combine it with other computational photography features like Live Composite and step foot into a world of possibilities.


Focus PointsCross-type phase detection AF (121 points) Contrast AF (121 points) / All target Up to 4 Custom targets (AF area and its increment steps selectable)
Focus TypeAuto and Manual Focus


Sensor Resolution20.4 Megapixels
Lens MountOlympus OM
Image StabilizationYes
Sensor TypeLiveMOS sensor
Camera Format4/3"
Sensor SizeMicro Four Thirds

Exposure Control

Shutter Speed7.5 Shutter Speed Steps
ISO SensitivityAUTO ISO (default): LOW (approx.64) ‐ 6400 with customizable default and upper limit (200 - 6400) Manual ISO: LOW (approx.64, approx.100), 200 ~ 25600
Exposure Compensation±5 EV (adjustable by 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps) *Live View only reflects up to ±3 EV steps
Metering RangeLowest luminance (-2 EV) / Highest luminance (20 EV) *ISO approx. 100, with F2.8 lens
Interval RecordingAvailable *Creating Time-lapse movie is possible with interval shooting up to 999 frames. *Time priority, Frame priority selectable *Exposure smoothing is available
Self TimerSelf Timer (w/ Countdown guidance, Sequential shooting, movie recording capability)
Metering MethodDigital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center-weighted average metering, Spot metering*, Spot metering with highlight/shadow control* *Also available AF target spot metering
Exposure ModesAUTO (Live Guide can be used) Program AE (Program shift can be performed) Aperture priority AE Shutter priority AE Manual Bulb (Live Bulb, Live Time and Live Composite are available) Custom Scene select AE Art Filter
Continuous ShootingContinuous AF (C-AF), Continuous AF+MF (C-AF+MF)


Video ResolutionUHD 4K60 Video
Recording ModesC4K 30p & Vertical Video Recording


Viewfinder Eye PointApprox. 27mm (-1m-1, Distance from rear lens surface) / -4 ~ +2m-1
Viewfinder typeElectronic
Viewfinder Coverage100%
Viewfinder MagnificationApprox. 1.23x[*1] ~ 1.37x[*2] (-1m-1, 50mm lens, Infinity)
Viewfinder SizeApprox. 2.36M dots


Flash Sync Speed1/250 sec. When using Super FP: 1/125-1/8000 sec.
Flash ModesRedeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync. (1st curtain), Slow sync. (1st curtain), Slow sync. (2nd curtain), Manual (1/1 (FULL) ~ 1/64)
Flash ConnectionHot Shoe


WirelessWi-Fi 4 (802.11a/b/g/n)
Memory Card SlotYes


BatteryBLS-50 Li-Ion battery
Mount TypeAccessories


Monitor Size3.0-inch vari-angle monitor


Lens Included12-45mm


Camera FeaturesTouch Screen


Focal Length12mm
Maximum Aperturef/4.0
Minimum ApertureF22

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