Olympus OM System OM-1

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: 4096 x 2160
67
Overall Score
43
Image Quality
91
Speed Performance
89
Versatility
70
Comfort
Portrait

48

Portrait
Landscape

46

Landscape
Sport

75

Sport
Street

74

Street
Everyday

77

Everyday
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prospros

  • 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
Olympus OM System OM-1 Olympus
OM System OM-1
67 48 46 75 74 77 buy on
Sony Alpha A7c Sony
Alpha A7c
72 65 66 69 75 76 buy on
Nikon Z7 Mark II Nikon
Z7 Mark II
70 69 68 68 70 71 buy on
Canon EOS R6 Canon
EOS R6
70 65 65 70 69 71 buy on
Sigma fp Sigma
fp
67 64 63 57 73 74 buy on
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III
64 47 45 70 71 74 buy on
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH6 Panasonic
Lumix DC-GH6
62 47 46 70 64 67 buy on

Olympus OM System OM-1: concluding remarks and technical specifications

The Olympus OM System OM-1 is a mirrorless camera launched on 02/15/2022.

Technically speaking, the Olympus OM System OM-1 ranks in the best 25% of its category (and in the best 96 of all cameras in our database) scoring 67 overall. The Olympus OM System OM-1 weights 599 gr and spans 135 x 92 x 73 mm. This means that it is particularly light and small, indeed one of the most handy options within its category.

Going into details, the Olympus OM System OM-1 behaves better than average in its category for:

  • Speed Performance - Score 91, ranks in the category best 1%.
  • Comfort - Score 70, ranks in the category best 44%.
  • Versatility - Score 89, ranks in the category best 17%.

On the contrary, the performance of Olympus OM System OM-1 is below the category average in:

  • Image Quality - Score 43, ranks among the worst 33% of its category.

However, the technical performance of your camera should be put in context. Indeed, depending on the type of photography you are interested in, each individual camera feature can impact your pictures to a different extent. This is the reason why we developed the iCamRank. iCamRank has been designed to weight all the individual technical specifications of each camera in the camerarace database, depending on different shooting conditions. Thus, here is what we suggest, depending on the photography type you like most:

  • Portrait - Good, score 48, ranks in the best 50% of its category. Olympus OM System OM-1 works well for Portrait photography, however even better options are available, which you may want to take into account.
  • Landscape - Good, score 46, ranks in the best 45% of its category. Olympus OM System OM-1 works well for Landscape photography, however even better options are available, which you may want to take into account.
  • Sport - Great, score 75, ranks in the best 2% of its category. Olympus OM System OM-1 is perfect for Sport photography, one of the best in its class.
  • Street - Great, score 74, ranks in the best 3% of its category. Olympus OM System OM-1 is perfect for Street photography, one of the best in its class.
  • Everyday - Great, score 77, ranks in the best 2% of its category. Olympus OM System OM-1 is perfect for everyday photography, one of the best in its class.

Last but not least, the price. You can find the Olympus OM System OM-1 sold on Amazon for a price comprised between 1519.95 USD and 1519.95 USD, which is in the average for this camera category.

Overall, Olympus OM System OM-1 is a great value for money. If this is the kind of camera you are looking for, you should definitely consider buying it.

Olympus OM System OM-1 technical specs

Sensor Type

Sensor Type

Stacked BSI Live MOS Sensor

Sensor Size

4/3

Sensor Dimensions

17.4 x 13.0 mm

Sensor Area

226.2 mm2

Sensor Resolution

20 Mp

Max Image Resolution

5184 x 3888

Max Native ISO

25600

Min Native ISO

200

RAW Support

yes

Lens

Manual Focus

yes

Lens Mount

Micro Four Thirds

Number of Lenses

118

Focal Length Multiplier

2

Screen Type

Screen Type

Fully articulated

Screen Size

3.0"

Screen Resolution

1620Kdot

Live View

yes

Touch Screen

yes

Viewfinder

Viewfinder

Electronic

Viewfinder Resolution

5760000.0

Viewfinder Coverage

100

Viewfinder Magnification

0.83x

Features

Min Shutter Speed

60s

Max Shutter Speed

-

Continuous Shooting

10fps

Shutter Priority

yes

Aperture Priority

yes

Manual Exposure Mode

yes

Exposure Compensation

yes

Custom White Balance

yes

Image Stabilization

yes

Built-in Flash

no

Flash Range

None

Max Flash Sync

1/250s

Flash Modes

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

External Flash

yes

AE Bracketing

yes

WB Bracketing

yes

Dxo Sensor Scores

DxO Overall Score

DxO Color Depth

DxO Dynamic Range

DxO Low Light ISO

Exposure Modes

Multi-Segment

yes

Average

yes

Spot

yes

Partial

no

AF-Area

no

Center Weighted

yes

Autofocus

AF Touch

yes

AF Continuous

yes

AF Single

yes

AF Tracking

yes

AF Selective

yes

AF Center

yes

AF MultiArea

yes

AF Live View

yes

AF Face Detection

yes

AF Contrast Detection

yes

AF Phase Detection

yes

Number of Focus Points

1053

Number of Cross Focus Points

1053

Video Features

Video Resolutions

Max Video Resolution

4096x2160

Video Formats

MPEG-4 H.264 H.265 HEVC

Microphone Port

yes

Headphone Port

yes

Connectivity

Wireless Connectivity

Built-in

HDMI

yes

USB

USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)

Physical

Environmental Sealing

yes

Water Proof

no

Dust Proof

no

Shock Proof

no

Crush Proof

no

Freeze Proof

no

Weight

599g

Physical Dimensions

135 x 92 x 73 mm

Battery Life

520

Battery Type

Battery Pack

Battery Model

BLX-1

Other Features

Self Timer

Yes (2 or 12 secs, custom)

Timelapse Recording

yes

GPS

no

Storage Type

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

Storage Slots

2

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