Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Vs Olympus OM System OM-1: full comparison

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Olympus OM System OM-1 trophy medal portrait medal landscape medal sport medal street medal everyday
64

Overall Score

67

Olympus

OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Announced: 11 Feb 2020
Sensor Resolution: 20Mp
Sensor Type: 4/3 CMOS
ISO: 200-25600
Weight: 580g
Physical Dimensions: 134 x 91 x 69 mm
Viewfinder: Electronic
Screen Type: 3" Fully articulated
Video Resolutions: 4096x2160
43
Image Quality
43
78
Speed Performance
91
88
Versatility
90
69
Comfort
70

Olympus

OM System OM-1

Announced: 15 Feb 2022
Sensor Resolution: 20Mp
Sensor Type: 4/3 Stacked BSI Live MOS Sensor
ISO: 200-25600
Weight: 599g
Physical Dimensions: 135 x 92 x 73 mm
Viewfinder: Electronic
Screen Type: 3" Fully articulated
Video Resolutions: 4096x2160

The best camera for different types of photography

Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III

vs

Olympus
OM System OM-1

47
Portrait Portrait Portrait
48
46
Landscape Landscape Landscape
46
70
SportSport Sport
76
71
Street Street Street
74
74
Everyday Everyday Everyday
77

Best alternative for types of photography

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III
pros and cons

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Olympus

OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Announced: 11 Feb 2020
Sensor Resolution: 20Mp
Sensor Type: 4/3 CMOS
ISO: 200-25600
Weight: 580g
Physical Dimensions: 134 x 91 x 69 mm
Viewfinder: Electronic
Screen Type: 3" Fully articulated
Video Resolutions: 4096x2160

prospros

  • This camera autofocus is able to follow moving subjects
  • The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is tropicalized - this means you can use it also in adverse atmospheric and environmental conditions without ruining it
  • The integrated stabilizer allows you to shoot firmly even in low light conditions
  • The LCD display is a convenient and almost indispensable feature
  • The microphone input can be very useful if you shoot videos
  • Thanks to burst mode, it's ideal for action photos
  • It has fast shutter speed, ideal for action photos
  • The fully articulated display allows you to manage the framing even in hard conditions
  • The second memory slot makes the camera more reliable, also for professional use
  • Thanks to the wireless connection, Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III allows immediate picture sharing

conscons

  • Warning - Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III battery has only 420.0 shoots autonomy. This might be a limiting factor if you think you'll have to do long photo sessions without having the chance to recharge it.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III and its rivals

Review compare Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III with overall score Portrait
Portrait
Landscape
Landscape
Sport
Sport
Street
Street
Everyday
Everyday
OlympusOM-D E-M1 Mark III Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III
64 47 46 70 71 74 buy on
FujifilmGFX 100S Fujifilm
GFX 100S
78 93 94 72 67 67 $6,159.00
FujifilmGFX 100 Fujifilm
GFX 100
76 93 94 75 62 63 $8,298.00
SonyAlpha A7c Sony
Alpha A7c
72 65 66 70 75 76 $1,759.95
FujifilmGFX 50S II Fujifilm
GFX 50S II
72 85 87 63 62 62 buy on
OlympusOM System OM-1 Olympus
OM System OM-1
67 48 46 76 74 77 buy on
FujifilmX-Pro3 Fujifilm
X-Pro3
65 53 50 63 77 78 $2,158.00

Olympus OM System OM-1
pros and cons

Olympus OM System OM-1

Olympus

OM System OM-1

Announced: 15 Feb 2022
Sensor Resolution: 20Mp
Sensor Type: 4/3 Stacked BSI Live MOS Sensor
ISO: 200-25600
Weight: 599g
Physical Dimensions: 135 x 92 x 73 mm
Viewfinder: Electronic
Screen Type: 3" Fully articulated
Video Resolutions: 4096x2160

pros pros

  • This camera autofocus is able to follow moving subjects
  • The Olympus OM System OM-1 is tropicalized - this means you can use it also in adverse atmospheric and environmental conditions without ruining it
  • The integrated stabilizer allows you to shoot firmly even in low light conditions
  • The LCD display is a convenient and almost indispensable feature
  • The microphone input can be very useful if you shoot videos
  • Precise and fast autofocus, ideal for action photos, it performs well even in low light conditions
  • The fully articulated display allows you to manage the framing even in hard conditions
  • The second memory slot makes the camera more reliable, also for professional use
  • Thanks to the wireless connection, Olympus OM System OM-1 allows immediate picture sharing

conscons

  • Warning - Olympus OM System OM-1 battery has only 520.0 shoots autonomy. This might be a limiting factor if you think you'll have to do long photo sessions without having the chance to recharge it.

Olympus OM System OM-1 and its rivals

Review compare Olympus OM System OM-1 with overall score Portrait
Portrait
Landscape
Landscape
Sport
Sport
Street
Street
Everyday
Everyday
OlympusOM System OM-1 Olympus
OM System OM-1
67 48 46 76 74 77 buy on
SonyAlpha A9 II Sony
Alpha A9 II
73 67 67 75 74 76 $4,094.95
CanonEOS R5 Canon
EOS R5
73 69 69 73 70 72 $3,099.99
SonyAlpha A7c Sony
Alpha A7c
72 65 66 70 75 76 $1,759.95
FujifilmGFX 50S II Fujifilm
GFX 50S II
72 85 87 63 62 62 buy on
FujifilmGFX 50R Fujifilm
GFX 50R
70 85 86 58 62 63 $3,937.98
FujifilmX-Pro3 Fujifilm
X-Pro3
65 53 50 63 77 78 $2,158.00

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III vs Olympus OM System OM-1, which is better?

In case you are wondering which of these cameras you should buy, then this is the right place to find an answer. Here you will find listed all the main differences among Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III and Olympus OM System OM-1, calculated by the CameraRace iCamRank algorithm.

  • Overall, Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III (64) and Olympus OM System OM-1 (67) are equivalent from the technical point of view.
  • The image quality of Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III (43) is similar to that of Olympus OM System OM-1 (43).
  • Olympus OM System OM-1 (91) performs better than Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III (78) in terms of speed.
  • Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III (88) and Olympus OM System OM-1 (90) are characterized by similar versatility.
  • Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III (69) and Olympus OM System OM-1 (70) provide a similar handling experience.

But, as you may know, the technical performance is meaningless if applied to the wrong context. This is the reason why the iCamRank "weights" differently the camera technical features for each type of photography. Thus, below you'll find our suggestions, based on your preferred photography genre:

Whatever type of photography shall you prefer, Olympus OM System OM-1 is superior to Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III in all conditions.

Need further details? Below you will find a full comparison of all the technical specifications.

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Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Sensor
comparison

Olympus
OM System OM-1

CMOS

Sensor Type

Stacked BSI Live MOS Sensor

4/3

Sensor Size

4/3

17.4 x 13.0 mm

Sensor Dimensions

17.4 x 13.0 mm

226.2 mm2

Sensor Area

226.2 mm2

20 Mp

Sensor Resolution

20 Mp

5184 x 3888

Max Image Resolution

5184 x 3888

25600

Max Native ISO

25600

200

Min Native ISO

200

yes

RAW Support

yes

Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Lens
comparison

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Micro Four Thirds

Lens Mount

Micro Four Thirds

103 down

Number of Lenses

up 118

2

Focal Length Multiplier

2

Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Screen Type
comparison

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Fully articulated

Screen Type

Fully articulated

3.0"

Screen Size

3.0"

1037Kdot down

Screen Resolution

up 1620Kdot

yes

Live View

yes

yes

Touch Screen

yes

Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Viewfinder
comparison

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Electronic

Viewfinder

Electronic

2360000.0

Viewfinder Resolution

5760000.0

100

Viewfinder Coverage

100

0.74

Viewfinder Magnification

0.83x

Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Features
comparison

Olympus
OM System OM-1

60s

Min Shutter Speed

60s

1/8000s

Max Shutter Speed

-

60fps up

Continuous Shooting

down 10fps

yes

Shutter Priority

yes

yes

Aperture Priority

yes

yes

Manual Exposure Mode

yes

yes

Exposure Compensation

yes

yes

Custom White Balance

yes

yes

Image Stabilization

yes

no

Built-in Flash

no

None

Flash Range

None

1/250s

Max Flash Sync

1/250s

Redeye
Fill-in
Flash Off
Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain)
Slow sync.(1st curtain)
Slow sync.(2nd curtain)
Manual

Flash Modes

Redeye
Fill-in
Flash Off
Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain)
Slow sync.(1st curtain)
Slow sync.(2nd curtain)
Manual

yes

External Flash

yes

yes

AE Bracketing

yes

yes

WB Bracketing

yes

Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Exposure Modes
comparison

Olympus
OM System OM-1

yes

Multi-Segment

yes

yes

Average

yes

yes

Spot

yes

no

Partial

no

no

AF-Area

no

no

Center Weighted

yes

Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Dxo Sensor Scores
comparison

Olympus
OM System OM-1

dato non disponibile

DxO Overall Score

dato non disponibile

dato non disponibile

DxO Color Depth

dato non disponibile

dato non disponibile

DxO Dynamic Range

dato non disponibile

dato non disponibile

DxO Low Light ISO

dato non disponibile

Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Autofocus
comparison

Olympus
OM System OM-1

yes

AF Touch

yes

yes

AF Continuous

yes

yes

AF Single

yes

yes

AF Tracking

yes

yes

AF Selective

yes

yes

AF Center

yes

yes

AF MultiArea

yes

yes

AF Live View

yes

yes

AF Face Detection

yes

yes

AF Contrast Detection

yes

yes

AF Phase Detection

yes

121 down

Number of Focus Points

up 1053

121 down

Number of Cross Focus Points

up 1053

Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Video Features
comparison

Olympus
OM System OM-1

4096 x 2160 @ 24p / 237 Mbps MOV H.264 Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 102 Mbps MOV H.264 Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 102 Mbps MOV H.264 Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 102 Mbps MOV H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p MOV H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p MOV H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p MOV H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p MOV H.264 Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p MOV H.264 Linear PCM

Video Resolutions

4096x2160

Max Video Resolution

4096x2160

MPEG-4 H.264

Video Formats

MPEG-4 H.264 H.265 HEVC

yes

Microphone Port

yes

yes

Headphone Port

yes

Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Connectivity
comparison

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Built-in

Wireless Connectivity

Built-in

yes

HDMI

yes

USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)

USB

USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)

Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Physical
comparison

Olympus
OM System OM-1

yes

Environmental Sealing

yes

no

Water Proof

no

no

Dust Proof

no

no

Shock Proof

no

no

Crush Proof

no

no

Freeze Proof

no

580g

Weight

599g

134 x 91 x 69 mm

Physical Dimensions

135 x 92 x 73 mm

420 down

Battery Life

up 520

Battery Pack

Battery Type

Battery Pack

BLH-1

Battery Model

BLX-1

Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Other Features
comparison

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Yes (2 or 12 secs, custom)

Self Timer

Yes (2 or 12 secs, custom)

yes

Timelapse Recording

yes

no

GPS

no

Dual SD SDHC SDXC slots (UHS-II on first slot)

Storage Type

Dual SD SDHC SDXC slots (UHS-II on first slot)

2

Storage Slots

2

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