LCD and Viewfinder
Olympus E-M10 III has a Tilting 3 LCD screen with a resolution of 1,040k 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 MIII has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,360kdots 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. The magnification ratio of the viewfinder is 0.62x (35mm equivalent).
Max Shutter speed
Olympus E-M10 III can shoot continuously at max speed of 8.6 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec
. E-M10 MIII also has an electronic shutter which can shoot silently at max speed of 1/16000s
. One thing to keep in mind is that electronic shutter may cause rolling shutter effects on your images in certain conditions.
E-M10 MIII has a built-in flash, and it also has a flash shoe to mount your external flashes too.
Olympus E-M10 III features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 121 points to choose from. Olympus E-M10 III also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Olympus E-M10 III, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 3840 x 2160 at 30p,25p,24p fps with bit rates up to 102 mbps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. This means that Olympus E-M10 III provides 4K (Ultra-HD)
video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.It is also a big step up from its predecessor E-M10 II
which has a max video resolution of 1920 x 1080 only. If you are thinking of upgrading your E-M10 II and shoot a lot of video, this is a big factor to consider in favor of E-M10 MIII.
E-M10 MIII has a built-in Yes microphone and a Mono speaker.
Olympus E-M10 III doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Mirrorless camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Canon EOS M50 or Sony Alpha a6100 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Olympus E-M10 III features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi)
connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our E-M10 MIII. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect E-M10 MIII to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Olympus E-M10 III is powered by battery which provides a shooting life of 330 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 365 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 III vs Samsung NX mini or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Olympus E-M10 III Features Compared to Main Competitors