Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III

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: 4096 x 2160
64
Overall Score
44
Image Quality
78
Speed Performance
87
Versatility
69
Comfort
Portrait

47

Portrait
Landscape

45

Landscape
Sport

70

Sport
Street

71

Street
Everyday

73

Everyday

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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
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Olympus
OM-D E-M1 Mark III
64 47 45 70 71 73 $2,106.63
Canon EOS R6 Mark II Canon
EOS R6 Mark II
78 67 67 86 76 78 buy on
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73 70 71 73 72 72 buy on
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Sigma fp L Sigma
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Olympus OM System OM-1 Olympus
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67 47 46 75 74 75 buy on
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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III: concluding remarks and technical specifications

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is a mirrorless camera launched on 02/11/2020.

Technically speaking, the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III ranks in the best 25% of its category (and in the best 93 of all cameras in our database) scoring 64 overall. The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III weights 580 gr and spans 134 x 91 x 69 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-D E-M1 Mark III behaves better than average in its category for:

  • Speed Performance - Score 78, ranks in the category best 3%.
  • Comfort - Score 69, ranks in the category best 50%.
  • Versatility - Score 87, ranks in the category best 19%.

On the contrary, the performance of Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is below the category average in:

  • Image Quality - Score 44, ranks among the worst 36% 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 47, ranks in the best 49% of its category. Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III works well for Portrait photography, however even better options are available, which you may want to take into account.
  • Landscape - Good, score 45, ranks in the best 46% of its category. Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III works well for Landscape photography, however even better options are available, which you may want to take into account.
  • Sport - Great, score 70, ranks in the best 8% of its category. Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is perfect for Sport photography, one of the best in its class.
  • Street - Great, score 71, ranks in the best 8% of its category. Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is perfect for Street photography, one of the best in its class.
  • Everyday - Great, score 73, ranks in the best 5% of its category. Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is perfect for everyday photography, one of the best in its class.

Last but not least, the price. You can find the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III sold on Amazon for a price comprised between 2106.63 USD and 2106.63 USD, which is in the average for this camera category.

Overall, Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III is a good value for money. However, alternatives are also available, which you may want to take into consideration before taking the final decision. Click here to see alternative options.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III technical specs

Sensor Type

Sensor Type

CMOS

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

103

Focal Length Multiplier

2

Screen Type

Screen Type

Fully articulated

Screen Size

3.0"

Screen Resolution

1037Kdot

Live View

yes

Touch Screen

yes

Viewfinder

Viewfinder

Electronic

Viewfinder Resolution

2360000.0

Viewfinder Coverage

100

Viewfinder Magnification

0.74

Features

Min Shutter Speed

60s

Max Shutter Speed

1/8000s

Continuous Shooting

60fps

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

no

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

121

Number of Cross Focus Points

121

Video Features

Video Resolutions

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

Max Video Resolution

4096x2160

Video Formats

MPEG-4 H.264

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

580g

Physical Dimensions

134 x 91 x 69 mm

Battery Life

420

Battery Type

Battery Pack

Battery Model

BLH-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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