Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III

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The OM-D E-M1 Mark III is the third version of Olympus' high-end, DSLR-like mirrorless camera, with a built-in EVF and DSLR-style controls. It features weatherproofing.

  • Sensor
    • 20mp Sony CMOS sensor
    • 17.4 x 13mm (2x crop)
    • five-axis sensor stabilization (7 stops CIPA, 7.5 stops with lens IS also applied)
    • no AA filter
  • Processor: TruePic IX
  • Mount: Micro 4/3 (m4/3)
  • Images:  
    • 5184 x 3888 pixel JPEG or 12-bit ORF maximum
    • 60 fps max (with fixed focus), 15 fps normally
    • 101 frame minimum raw buffer
    • also 50mp high-res multi-shot handheld mode and 80mp high-res multi-shot tripod mode.
  • Video: 
    • 2160P/24 (Cinema or UHD) at 237Mbps
    • 2160P/30 at 102Mbps
    • 1080P/30
    • 720P/30
    • 480P/30 
    • MOV file (MPEG-4AVC/H.264) or for 720P also AVI Motion JPEG file,
    • stereo 48kHz sampled 16-bit PCM audio
    • 4:2:2 output on HDMI
    • OM-Log400
  • Shutter: 
    • mechanical 60 sec to 1/8000 sec, bulb (+1 to 30 minute settings), tested to 400k activations 
    • silent electronic shutter
  • Exposure: 
    • matrix, center-weighted, spot metering
    • -5 to +5EV exposure compensation
    • 7 white balance settings (plus Preset K's, Auto and Custom)
    • ISO 64-25,600, plus LOW, AUTO ISO
  • Focus: 
    • 121-point Phase detect AF cross point targets on sensor (75% vertical, 80% horizontal coverage)
    • plus 800 point, 35 area contrast detect
    • single point, multi-area, face and eye detect, tracking, manual focus override
    • focus peaking
    • starry sky focus
    • -3.5EV low light ability
  • Display: 
    • 3" 1.037m dot LCD
    • tilt touchscreen
  • Viewfinder: 
    • 2.36m dot EVF
    • 1.48x magnification
    • 21mm eyepoint
    • -4 to +2 diopter correction
    • 120fps with 6ms lag
  • Flash: 
    • hot shoe
    • 1/320 flash sync (also Super FP to 1/8000)
    • red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync, three-level manual
    • PC sync socket
  • Remote: optional RM-CB2
  • Other Notable Features: Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2LE, optional accessory slot, interval timer, HDR mode, dust proof/drip proof, focus bracketing, live composite/bulb modes, USB 3.0, optional HLD-9 power holder, PT-EP14 underwater housing
  • Cards: 
    • dual-slot SD, SDHC, SDXC
    • one slot UHS-II; other UHS-I
  • Battery: 
    • BLH-1 1720mAh
    • 420 shot CIPA
  • Size and Weight: 
    • 5.3 x 3.3 x 2.7" (134 x 91 x 69mm) wide, tall, deep
    • 20.4 ounces (580g) including batteries 
  • Colors: Black, Silver
  • Price: US$1800 body only
  • Current Firmware: version 1.4 (July 2021)
  • Announced: February 12, 2020

Olympus Lenses for the camera

Panasonic Lenses for the camera

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