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Re: So I keep seeing E-M1 mk 1s going cheap...

Originally Posted by pdk42 View Post
In fact, in some ways (long exposure noise and rendition of reds from raw), the E-M1's IQ is inferior to the E-M5.

As to what's better:

- Much better handling (esp if you're a back button focuser)
- Many more features (Live Comp, focus stacking, keystone)
- Better AF (faster, more points, more modes)
- Faster overall (deeper buffer, faster processor)
- Better EVF display (bigger and better)
- Better built

A no brainer really at current used prices.
That being E-M1 having a Panasonic sensor while all the others (E-M5 & later models) having a Sony sensor with better noise handling on chip (so I've been led to believe).

I certainly picked up my E-M1 as first choice over the E-M5 (having it still).
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