OM SYSTEM OM-5 Officially Announced, Price $1,199

OM SYSTEM OM-5 mirrorless camera is now officially announced. he OM-5 is a smaller, lighter alternative to the OM System OM-1 for content creators whose primary interest is an outdoor pursuit like walking or climbing, while the OM-1’s target market is dedicated photographers and videographers.

Compact, lightweight, and durable, the OM SYSTEM OM-5 mirrorless camera is suitable for both still pictures and video capture. Even though its body is the same as the older OM-D E-M5 Mark III, its processing has been improved so that it can use computational photography features that were only available on more expensive cameras before.

The OM SYSTEM OM-5 will be available for $1,199.99 body-only and $1599.99 with the 12-45mm f/4 PRO lens as a kit.

Pre-order links:

OM SYSTEM OM-5 body: $1,199.99 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

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OM SYSTEM OM-5 Price Expected to be around $1,599

According to latest Olympus rumors, the upcoming OM SYSTEM OM-5 mirrorless camera will be priced around $1599. This is not the final pricing yet, but OM Digital has told retailers that it could be this price.

In addition, a new OM SYSTEM lens will come along with this OM System OM-5 mirrorless camera.

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New OM System OM-5 Camera to be Announced in Late October

The new OM System OM-5 camera to be announced in late October and not in September due the chip shortage. The new release date is late October and the shipments expected to start in November. The simple reason for this is the ongoing worldwide chip shortage. Meaning that the OM Digital needs a bit more time to produce enough OM-5 bodies.

According to latest Olympus rumors here are the OM System OM-5 specifications leaked so far;

  • 20MP (same OM-1 sensor)
  • 15fps
  • Single card slot
  • 3.6mp EVF
  • Same OM-1 BLX-1 battery
  • Announcement late October
  • Shipment start in November
  • Also a new lens will be announced

Full List of OM System OM-1 accessories

New OM SYSTEM OM-5 Camera Coming Soon with 41MP Sensor

According to Olympus rumors, new OM Digital OM-5 camera to be announced soon with 41MP BSI live-MOS Sensor (total 47MP). The Micro Four Thirds camera will be capable of high-speed continuous shooting at 20 frames per second.

OM SYSTEM OM-5 is expected to be announced in July / August 2022, and it is rumored that it will not be the successor to the current “OM-D E-M5 Mark III“. This information is coming from several sources on the Chinese social media platform Weibo and from previous reports.

Here are some unconfirmed specs for the OM-5:

  • 41MP BSI live-MOS Sensor
  • 20 fps shooting speed
  • 3 additional stops of high ISO
  • 1.5 more stops of dynamic range

Olympus E-M5 III at AmazonAdoramaB&Hphoto

The US price of the OM System OM-1 camera is $2,199.99 USD check availability at AmazonB&HPhoto and Adorama.

Full List of OM System OM-1 accessories