Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Review

Overall Score

73

Main Features

  • 16 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 50 mm, 410g.
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  • Replaced: OM-D E-M10 II

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Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Overview


First introduced in August, 2017, Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III is a 16 MP Mirrorless with a Four Thirds (17.4 x 13 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Olympus replaced the older Olympus E-M10 II with OM-D E-M10 Mark III. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Olympus E-M10 MIII with Olympus E-M10 II

Olympus E-M10 MIII Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Olympus E-M1 MIII 2020 20MP 200 - 25600 580g 134 x 91 x 69mm
Olympus OM-D E-M5 III Olympus E-M5 III 2019 20MP 200 - 25600 414g 125 x 85 x 50mm
Olympus OM-D E-M1X Olympus E-M1X 2019 20MP 200 - 25600 997g 144 x 147 x 75mm
Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Olympus E-M10 MIII 2017 16MP 200 - 25600 410g 122 x 84 x 50mm
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Olympus E-M1 II 2016 20MP 200 - 25600 574g 134 x 91 x 67mm

Proc and Cons of Olympus E-M10 MIII


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

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Tilting Screen
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
25600 Max Native ISO
8.6 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
1/4000s Electronic Shutter Speed
410g Light Body
2360k dot Viewfinder Resolution
±5 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
Touch Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
1040k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
UHS-II Memory Card Support
Timelapse Recording
121 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Environmental Sealing
No Articulating Screen
Low Battery Life: 330 shots
Type Scores

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III has an Overall Score of 73/100 and ranked #80 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #138 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Olympus E-M10 MIII Scores
Imaging score
53
Features score
84
Value for money score
87
Portability score
88
Overall score
73
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 MIII


Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III weighs 410g and has external dimensions of 122 x 84 x 50mm (4.8 x 3.31 x 1.97"). Considering that the average weight of Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras is 323g, Olympus E-M10 MIII is 87 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Olympus E-M10 MIII
410g
Average weight
323g
Min weight
180g
Max weight
561g

Thickness Comparison
Entry-Level Mirrorless Cameras


Olympus E-M10 MIII
50mm
Average Thickness
40mm
Min Thickness
23mm
Max Thickness
85mm

Here is the front and top view image of Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III with the dimensions:

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight OM-D E-M10 Mark III Dimensions OM-D E-M10 Mark III
Olympus OM-D E-M10 II Olympus E-M10 II 390 g 410 g 120 x 83 x 47 mm 122 x 84 x 50 mm
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II Olympus E-M5 II 469 g 410 g 124 x 85 x 45 mm 122 x 84 x 50 mm
Sony Alpha a6000 Sony A6000 344 g 410 g 120 x 67 x 45 mm 122 x 84 x 50 mm
Fujifilm X-T20 Fujifilm X-T20 383 g 410 g 118 x 83 x 41 mm 122 x 84 x 50 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 Panasonic GX85 426 g 410 g 122 x 71 x 44 mm 122 x 84 x 50 mm
Canon EOS M50 Canon M50 390 g 410 g 116 x 88 x 59 mm 122 x 84 x 50 mm
Sony Alpha a6300 Sony A6300 404 g 410 g 120 x 67 x 49 mm 122 x 84 x 50 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G85 Panasonic G85 505 g 410 g 128 x 89 x 74 mm 122 x 84 x 50 mm

Specifications of Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III


General
Brand Olympus
Model OM-D E-M10 Mark III
Announced August, 2017
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 2
Number of Lenses 103
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Tilting
Screen Resolution 1040k 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 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 8.6 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 5.80
Flash Modes Auto, redeye, slow sync, 2nd-curtain slow sync, redeye slow sync, fill-in, manual, off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Four Thirds
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 25600
Min Native ISO 200
Max Boosted ISO 0
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 330 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model BLS-50
Physical
Weight 410 g
Physical Dimensions 122 x 84 x 50 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I/II supported)
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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