LCD and Viewfinder
Olympus E-M10 has a Tilting 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,037k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
E-M10 has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 1,440kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Olympus E-M10 can shoot continuously at max speed of 8 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec.
E-M10 has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Olympus E-M10 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 81 points to choose from.
Olympus E-M10 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Olympus E-M10, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30p fps and save in H.264 and Motion JPEG formats. Full HD resolution of Olympus E-M10 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video.
E-M10 has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker.
Olympus E-M10 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Samsung NX30 or Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Olympus E-M10 features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi) connectivity ( Live View, Rec View, Wireless Touch AF shutter, Wireless Release, Power Off) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
You can connect E-M10 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Battery Olympus E-M10 is powered by BLS-5 battery which provides a shooting life of 320 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 352 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras
Samsung NX mini with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Olympus E-M10 vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Olympus E-M10 Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Olympus E-M10 is $499.00