Olympus E-M10 IV Review

Overall Score

71

Main Features

  • 20 MP Four Thirds CMOS Sensor
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2360k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 8 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 122 x 84 x 49 mm, 383g.
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Olympus E-M10 IV Overview


First introduced in August, 2020, Olympus E-M10 IV is a 20 MP Mirrorless with a Four Thirds (17.4 x 13 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

Olympus E-M10 IV Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Olympus E-M10 IV Olympus E-M10 IV 2020 20MP 200 - 25600 383g 122 x 84 x 49mm
Olympus OM-D E-M10 II Olympus E-M10 II 2015 16MP 200 - 25600 390g 120 x 83 x 47mm
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Olympus E-M10 2014 16MP 200 - 25600 396g 119 x 82 x 46mm

Proc and Cons of Olympus E-M10 IV


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Olympus E-M10 IV with competitors in entry-level mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
Touch Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
25600 Max Native ISO
Manual Focus
1/s Electronic Shutter Speed
Timelapse Recording
121 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Bluetooth Connectivity
Tilting Screen
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
20MP High Resolution Sensor
8.7 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
383g Light Body
2360k dot Viewfinder Resolution
±5 EV AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/s
No Environmental Sealing
Low Battery Life: 360 shots
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/s
Low Screen Resolution: 1,040kk dots
Type Scores

Olympus E-M10 IV has an Overall Score of 71/100 and ranked #90 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #164 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Olympus E-M10 IV Scores
Imaging score
55
Features score
80
Value for money score
82
Portability score
88
Overall score
71
Average Scores in Entry-Level Mirrorless
Imaging Score
52
Features Score
61
Value For Money Score
76
Portability Score
91
Overall score
63

Physical Dimensions of Olympus E-M10 IV


Olympus E-M10 IV weighs 383g and has external dimensions of 122 x 84 x 49mm (4.8 x 3.31 x 1.93"). Considering that the average weight of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras is 323g, Olympus E-M10 IV is 60 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Olympus E-M10 IV
383g
Average weight
323g
Min weight
180g
Max weight
561g

Thickness Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Olympus E-M10 IV
49mm
Average Thickness
40mm
Min Thickness
23mm
Max Thickness
85mm

Here is the front and top view image of Olympus E-M10 IV with the dimensions:

Olympus E-M10 IV

Specifications of Olympus E-M10 IV


General
Brand Olympus
Model E-M10 IV
Announced August, 2020
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 2×
Number of Lenses 107
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 1,040kk pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 2360
Viewfinder Coverage 100%%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.62
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 121
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/ sec
Continuous Shooting 8.7 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 7.20 m (at ISO 200)
Flash Modes Redeye, fill-in, off, redeye slow-sync (1st-curtain), slow sync (1st-curtain), slow sync (2nd-curtain), manual
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±±5 EV EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Four Thirds
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 5184 x 3888
Max Native ISO 25600
Min Native ISO 200
Max Boosted ISO 25600
Min Boosted ISO 100
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 360 shots
Battery Type Built-in
Battery Model BLS-50
Physical
Weight 383 g
Physical Dimensions 122 x 84 x 49 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II supported)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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