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Old 20th February 2015
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Re: Olympus unveils OM-D E-M5 Mark II

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Originally Posted by snerkler View Post
Sounds good, thanks for sharing. I'm a bit nervous about it as it's the first time I've ordered a camera without having hands on experience first How did you find the new thumb rest, and the front grip compared to the EM10? Also, how did you find the new eyepiece, hopefully I'll find it better than the EM10 as it's probably my only gripe with the EM10? Finally, did it feel significantly heavier, or just a bit?
The shape of the camera grip is better than the E-M10, but like with all small cameras my little finger on my right hand had nowhere to go. The viewfinder is noticeably better than the 10 's and if I had planned a bit better I would have taken the 10 and taken longer to do a side-by-side comparison. This would have helped assess the weight too, but my gut feeling is it is only slightly heavier.
Maybe I could go back next week??
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