ST Digital Awards: Nominees

ST Digital Awards: Nominees for best Interchangeable Lens Camera (ILC) - Micro four thirds or below

ST Digital Awards: Nominees for best Interchangeable Lens Camera (ILC) - Micro four thirds or below.
ST Digital Awards: Nominees for best Interchangeable Lens Camera (ILC) - Micro four thirds or below.PHOTOS: OLYMPUS; NIKON; PANASONIC


PHOTO: OLYMPUS

OLYMPUS OM-D E-M10 MARK II

It might be the entry-level model of the Olympus OM-D series, but the E-M10 Mark II features the 16-megapixel Micro Four Thirds image sensor and built-in five-axis stabilisation of its OM-D cousins. Easy-to-use controls make handling a cinch.



PHOTO: NIKON

NIKON 1 J5

More classic-looking than its predecessor, the range- finder-styled Nikon 1 J5 packs a 1-inch 20.1-megapixel image sensor and is able to shoot still images at up to 20 frames per second. Plus, its 3-inch touchscreen display can tilt upwards by 180 degrees, perfect for selfie lovers.



PHOTO: PANASONIC

PANASONIC LUMIX DMC-GX8

This is targeted at professionals with its sturdy weather-resistant magnesium-alloy chassis and rangefinder- like styling. It has a 20.3-megapixel Micro Four Thirds image sensor, a 3-inch tiltable display and a 2.36-million-dot electronic viewfinder.



PHOTO: PANASONIC

PANASONIC LUMIX DMC-GF7

Built for selfie and wefie lovers, this 16-megapixel camera has a 180-degree tiltable monitor and has Face Shutter and Buddy Shutter functions. Face Shutter activates the shutter when you cover your face with a waving hand while taking a picture. Buddy Shutter snaps when two people bring their faces together.



PHOTO: OLYMPUS

OLYMPUS OM-D E-M5 MARK II

With a 16-megapixel Micro Four Thirds image sensor, built-in five-axis image stabilisation, tiltable 3-inch touchscreen display and 2.36-million-dot electronic viewfinder, this is a camera to be reckoned with. Its compact body is weather-sealed and can withstand the elements.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 30, 2015, with the headline 'BEST ILC* (MICRO FOUR THIRDS OR BELOW) * INTERCHANGEABLE LENS CAMERA'. Print Edition | Subscribe