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OM-D E-M1 Mark III
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Comparison

Discover the E-M1 Mark III difference.

Compare the E-M1 Mark III with two other high-quality and advanced OM-D cameras: the E-M1X and the E-M1 Mark II. Then opt for the OM-D which meets your photography needs best.

E-M1 Mark III
Firmware 1.2
E-M1X
Firmware 2.0

Reliability and mobility

Grip Optional vertical grip HLD-9 Integrated vertical grip
LOCK
-


Button lock


Button lock and C-LOCK
(to customise which buttons should be locked)
Function buttons Single function buttons Optimised single function buttons; buttons with different haptics to easily use them when looking through the viewfinder
Mobility Lightweight system Lightweight system
Viewfinder magnification 0.74x
(35mm equivalent) , Approx. 2.36M dot
0.83x
(35mm equivalent) , Approx. 2.36M dot
Weatherproof
(splash/dust/freezeproof)


Advanced sealing for:

remote cable
microphone
headphone terminals
Supersonic Wave Filter (SSWF)

Improved with new coating

Improved with new coating
Heat dissipation structure
-
Battery
Single battery support for one 1720 mAh BLH-1 battery; up to 900 images

Optional: with HLD-9 Grip

Double battery support for two 1720 mAh BLH-1 batteries; up to 2,580 images
USB power delivery In-camera charging and powering via USB; one battery can be charged in 2 hours In-camera charging and powering via USB or AC-5; two batteries can be charged simultaneously in 2 hours
Shutter 400,000
actuations
400,000
actuations
My Menu

Autofocus system

Cross type 121 -point 121 -point
Detection
On-chip phase detection, Contrast AF
Multi Selector (Joystick)
AF Customisation

User-generated arrays in addition to preset variation

User-generated arrays in addition to preset variation
Intelligent Subject Detection AF
-

(bird/motorsport/train/airplanes)
AF Target mode Group 25-point;
also 121-point, 5-point, 9-point
Group 25-point;
also 121-point, 5-point, 9-point
AF Limiter
Face Detection /
Eye Detection AF
(advanced)
AF sensitivity

Down to –6 EV
(with M.Zuiko Digital ED 45mm F1.2 Pro, ISO 100)

Down to –6 EV
(with M.Zuiko Digital ED 45mm F1.2 Pro, ISO 100)

High-speed performance

AF/AE Sequential Shooting with tracking Max. 18 fps (AF/AE tracking) Max. 18 fps (AF/AE tracking)
Silent Mode
AF/AE Sequential Shooting with lock Max. 60 fps Max. 60 fps
Anti-Flicker shooting / Flicker Scan
/
/
Dual SD card slot
(standard, auto switch, dual independent, dual same)

One slot is UHS-II compatible

Both slots are UHS-II compatible
RAW recordable up to 286 up to 287
Pro Capture

High image quality

TruePic TruePic IX Double TruePic VIII
Image stabilisation (IS)

body only
with M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO

Advanced IS 7.0 EV steps
7.5 EV steps

Advanced IS 7.0 EV steps
7.5 EV steps
High Res Shot
(50MP sensor equivalent)

Tripod/handheld

Tripod/handheld
Live ND Five levels: ND2, ND4, ND8, ND16, ND32 Five levels: ND2, ND4, ND8, ND16, ND32
Mode dial P, A, S, M, C1, C2, C3, C4, Movie, and B for easier access to Live composite, live bulb, live time P, A, S, M, C1, C2, C3, C4, Movie, and B for easier access to Live composite, live bulb, live time
Focus Stacking / Focus Bracketing Focus Stacking: Select from 3 to 15 shots, incl. display of crop frame of final image

Focus Bracketing: 3 to 999 shots
Focus Stacking: Select from 3 to 15 shots, incl. display of crop frame of final image

Focus Bracketing: 3 to 999 shots
Keystone compensation
(view effects in Live View while shooting)
In-body fisheye correction
(can be used as a wide lens without fisheye effect)
Live View Boost

Improved to make subjects easier to see when shooting in dark locations

Improved to make subjects easier to see when shooting in dark locations

System expandability

Olympus Workspace: faster, customisable layout for optimised vertical shots, five rating levels and seven colour marks
Olympus Capture

Tethered/wireless

Tethered/wireless
Bluethooth® 4.2 LE
Field sensor system
(barometer, compass, thermometer, GPS)
-
Fast image transfer Lightning speeds via Wi-Fi
(IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac)
Lightning speeds via Wi-Fi
(IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac)

OM-D Movie

Handheld IS

Improved (with three levels of IS)

Improved (with three levels of IS)
Weatherproof
(splash/dust/freezeproof)

Advanced sealing for:

remote cable
microphone
headphone terminals
Handheld 4K/C4K shooting
Changing lighting conditions OM400-log: movies without loss of detail in shadows or highlight blowouts through colour grading; LUT for grading tasks via Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve FLAT mode (LUT OM400-log available as download) OM400-log: movies without loss of detail in shadows or highlight blowouts through colour grading; LUT for grading tasks via Blackmagic Design’s DaVinci Resolve FLAT mode (LUT OM400-log available as download)
View assistant
OM-D Movie AF
(advanced focusing)

AF speed and AF sensitivity adjustable

AF speed and AF sensitivity adjustable
HDMI connection 4:2:2 output support; info display either on camera or on monitor; (ProRes RAW output with Atomos Ninja V) 4:2:2 output support; info display either on camera or on monitor; (ProRes RAW output with Atomos Ninja V)
High-Speed Movie (120fps)
Sound Improved sound quality thanks to new pre-amp Improved sound quality thanks to new pre-amp
Separate movie settings available
Duration of use

under standard JEITA testing
when zoom and other operational functions are not used



̴ ̴85 min
̴140 min


̴170 min
̴350 min

Additional features

Battery lifetime Up to 900 images Up to 2.580 images
Weight (body only) 504 g 997 g
Dimensions H: 90.9mm D: 68.9mm W: 134.1mm H: 146.8mm D: 75.4mm W: 144.4mm
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