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GENERAL
Model Olympus OM-D E-M5 III Olympus OM-D E-M1X Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Olympus OM-D E-M10 II
Release Date 2019-10-17 2019-01-24 2017-08-31 2016-09-19 2015-08-25
Camera Type SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Current Price $1,199.00 $2,999.00 $449.00 $1,399.00 $499.00
SENSOR COMPARISON
Sensor Resolution
20

Megapixel

20

Megapixel

16

Megapixel

20

Megapixel

16

Megapixel

Max Image Dimensions 5184 x 3888 5184 x 3888 4608 x 3456 5184 x 3888 4608 x 3456
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS CMOS CMOS CMOS
Sensor Size Four Thirds Four Thirds Four Thirds Four Thirds Four Thirds
Sensor Dimensions 17.4 x 13 mm 17.4 x 13 mm 17.4 x 13 mm 17.4 x 13 mm 17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor Area
226mm2
226mm2
226mm2
226mm2
224mm2
Max ISO

25600

25600

25600

25600

25600

Min ISO

200

200

200

200

200

RAW Support
SHOOTING FEATURES COMPARISON
Model Olympus OM-D E-M5 III Olympus OM-D E-M1X Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Olympus OM-D E-M10 II
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec 1/4000 sec 1/8000 sec 1/4000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 60 sec 60 sec 60 sec 60 sec 60 sec
Continuous Shooting 30.0 fps 60.0 fps 8.6 fps 15.0 fps 8.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure
Exposure Compensation 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps) 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps) 5 (at 1/3 EV steps) 5 (at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps) 5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
Exposure Metering
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedHighlight-weightedSpotSpot AF-area
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
  • MultiCenter-weightedSpot
Auto Exposure Bracketing 5 (2, 3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps) 5 (5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1 EV steps) 5 (3, 5 frames at 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps) 5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps) 5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilizer Sensor-shift Sensor-shift Sensor-shift Sensor-shift Sensor-shift
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash 5.80 m (at ISO 100) 9.10 m (at ISO 100) 5.80 m (ISO 100)
Max Flash Sync 1/250s no built-in flash n/a no built-in flash n/a
Flash Modes Auto, redeye, fill, off, redeye slow sync, slow sync, 2nd-curtain slow sync, manual Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync (1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync (2nd curtain), manual Auto, redeye, slow sync, 2nd-curtain slow sync, redeye slow sync, fill-in, manual, off Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual Auto, redeye reduction, fill flash, flash off, 1st-curtain slow sync w/redeye, 1st-curtain slow sync, 2nd-curtain slow sync, manual
External Flash
AE Bracketing
WB Bracketing
VIEWFINDER COMPARISON
Viewfinder Type Electronic Electronic Electronic Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2,360k dots 2,360k dots 2,360k dots 2,360k dots 2,360k dots
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.68 0.74 0.62 0.74 0.62
LCD DISPLAY COMPARISON
Display Type Fully Articulated Fully Articulated Tilting Fully Articulated Tilting
Technology n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Screen Size
3
3"
3
3"
3
Resolution 1,040k dots 1,037k dots 1,040k dots 1,037k dots 1,040k dots
Live View
Touch Screen
VIDEO COMPARISON
Model Olympus OM-D E-M5 III Olympus OM-D E-M1X Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Olympus OM-D E-M10 II
Video Resolution 4096 x 2160 @ 24p / 237 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 4096 x 2160 @ 24p / 237 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 102 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 4096 x 2160 @ 24p / 237 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM, 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 102 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 (60p/30p/24p), 1280 x 720 (60p/30p/24p), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Video File Format
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • MPEG-4
  • H.264
  • MOV
  • H.264
  • H.264
  • Motion JPEG
Microphone Type Stereo Yes Yes Yes Stereo
Speaker Type Mono Mono Mono Mono Mono
External Microphone Port
External Headphone Port
PHYSICAL SPECS COMPARISON
Weight 414 g 997 g 410 g 574 g 390 g
Dimensions 125 x 85 x 50 mm 144 x 147 x 75 mm 122 x 84 x 50 mm 134 x 91 x 67 mm 120 x 83 x 47 mm
Body Sealing Yes Yes (to IPX1 standards) No Yes No
BATTERY and STORAGE
Battery Type Battery Pack Built-in Battery Pack Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Life

310 Shots

870 Shots

330 Shots

350 Shots

320 Shots

Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II supported) n/a SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I/II supported) Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots SD/SDHC/SDXC
CONNECTIVITY COMPARISON
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In Built-In Built-In Built-In
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) Yes (USB-PD allows charging by laptop or external power bank) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
LENS COMPARISON
Model Olympus OM-D E-M5 III Olympus OM-D E-M1X Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Olympus OM-D E-M10 II
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds
Focal Range(35mm) No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Focal Length Multiplier 2x 2x 2x 2x 2x
Optical Zoom No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Max Aperture No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Macro Focus Range No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens No Lens
Manual Focus
AUTOFOCUS COMPARISON
Number of Focus Points 121 121 121 121 81
Contrast Detection
Phase Detection
AF Modes
  • AF Touch
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Touch
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Touch
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Touch
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
  • AF Touch
  • AF Continuous
  • AF Single
  • AF Tracking
  • AF Selective
  • AF Center
  • AF Multi Area
  • AF Live View
  • Face Detection
Current Price $1,199.00 $2,999.00 $449.00 $1,399.00 $499.00