Specifications


Product Type

Product Type Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens system camera
Memory SD Memory Card (SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I/II compatible, Eye-Fi Card compatible*)
  • Not compatible with Endless Memory
Sensor Size 17.3 mm (H) x 13.0 mm (V)
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds Mount

Image sensor

Product Type 4/3 Live MOS Sensor
Number of Pixels / Aspect Ratio Number of effective pixels : Approx. 16.1 million pixels
Total number of pixels : Approx. 17.2 million pixels
Aspect ratio : 1.33 (4:3)
Dust Reduction Supersonic Wave Filter (Image Sensor Dust Reduction System)

Recording (Still)

Recording Format DCF, DPOF compatible / Exif, Print Image Matching III, MPO compatible
File Format RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG, MPO(3D still)
Recording image size [RAW] 4608 x 3456 pixels
[JPEG] 4608 x 3456 pixels - 640 x 480 pixels

Image Stabilisation System

Type Built-in 5-axis* sensor-shift image stabilisation for movie and still photos
  • Compensates for yaw/pitch/roll/vertical shift/horizontal shift
Modes S-IS AUTO, S-IS1, S-IS2, S-IS3, OFF
Live View Image Stabilisation Activation by half-press or enlarging view.
Focal Length Setting Adjustable
Lens IS Priority Selectable  
Stabilisation Performance 4.0 EV steps*
  • Based on CIPA measurement conditions. When using M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-6.3 EZ (focal length =42mm (35mm equivalent with 84mm))
Available Manual Focal Length Setting Input focal length : 8, 9, 10, 12, 15,16, 17.5,18, 24, 25, 28, 30, 35, 40, 42.5,
48, 50, 55, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 100, 105, 120, 135, 150, 180, 200, 210, 250, 300, 350, 400, 500, 600, 800, 1000 

Finder

Finder Type Eye-level OLED viewfinder,  Approx. 2.36M-dot
Field of View / Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 100%  /  Approx. 1.08x[1] - 1.23x[2] (-1m-1, 50mm lens, Infinity)
1: at Finder Style 1, 2 (aspect 4:3)
2: at Finder Style 3 (aspect 4:3)
Eye point / Diopter adjustment range Approx. 19.2mm (-1m-1, Distance from rear lens surface) / -4 ~ +2m-1
Preview Live View preview with depth of field preview lock
Display Grid Off, normal grid, golden grid, scale, diagonal,  movie grid
Level Gauge 2-axis (horizontal / vertical) level gauge
Finder Style 3 styles
Brightness / Colour Temperature Control Adaptive brightness technology,  ±2 level manual control /±3 level manual control 
Expansion of Live View Dynamic Range S-OVF (simulated optical viewfinder)*
  • Available in the EVF when in P, A, S and M modes.  Art filter, WB and exposure are not reflected in EVF.
Eyecup Interchangeable with separately available EP-16 eyecup

Live View

Live View Approx. 100% field of view,
exposure compensation preview, WB adjustment preview,
gradation preview, face detection preview (up to 8 faces),
grid line, magnification display (x3/x5/x7/x10/x14),
Display modes: Standard, Histogram, Highlight & Shadow, Level Gauge, Off (Image Only)
Preview Preview with depth of field preview lock

Monitor

Monitor Type 3.0-inch tilting monitor*
  • Approx.1040k dots (3:2), electrostatic capacitance touch panel 
Touch Control Shutter release, magnification, AF area selection, AF area size adjustment, frame forward/backward, magnified playback, Live Guide, Super Control Panel, Art Filter selection, scene mode selection, Wi-Fi connection, 
Tilting Capability Upward tilting angle : up to 80 degrees
Downward tilting angle : up to 50 degrees
Brightness / Colour Temperature Control ±7 levels / ±7 levels
Colour Tone Select Vivid / Natural

Focusing

AF System High-speed Imager AF
Focus Mode Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF) / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR)
  • When a Four Thirds lens is attached, S-AF (Single Target) can only be used. Focus operates as MF during movie recording.
Full-time AF Available
Magnified Frame AF Selectable from over 800 AF points
Selectable magnification: x3, x5, x7, x10(Default), x14
Super Spot AF*
  • Available only when a Micro Four Thirds lens is attached
Face Detection AF / Eye Detection AF Available
Eye Detection AF Mode : Off / Nearer-eye Priority / Right-eye Priority / Left-eye Priority
Focusing Point / Focusing Point Selection Mode 81-area multiple AF/ All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target(normal), Single target (small)
AF Targeting Pad Available
  • Activate/deactivate with double tap on rear monitor
AF Illuminator Available
Manual Focus Assist Focus ring rotation activates Live View image magnification or focus peaking when in S-AF+MF or MF mode
Peaking Function Activate with Fn button or focus ring
Change peaking settings using the Info button
Colour selection: white, black, red, yellow
Intensity selection: high, normal, low
Back light effect: on, off

Exposure Control(Still)

Metering System
(TTL Image Sensor Metering)
Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Centre-weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight control, Spot metering with shadow control
Metering Range EV -2 - 20 (using 17mm f/2.8, ISO 100)
Exposure Mode i Auto, P: Program AE (Program shift can be performed), A: Aperture priority AE,
S: Shutter priority AE, M: Manual, Bulb, Time, Scene select  AE, Art Filter,
Underwater wide / macro* , My Set
  • Selectable from menu as a function on Fn button
  • My set can be set to mode dial function
Scene Select AE Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Sport, Hand-held Starlight[1], Night scene, Night + Portrait, Children, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Fisheye Conv., Wide Conv., Macro Conv.,Panning, 3D[2],
1 8 images automatically shot and combined into a single image composite
2 For 3D lens(H-FT012 by Panasonic) only, still photo only
ISO Sensitivity Auto ISO : Low (approx. 100) ‐ 25600 (Customizable, Defalut: Low - 1600)
Manual ISO : Low (approx.100), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Exposure Compensation Still photo ±5 EV, movie ±3 EV, with selectable EV adjustment steps (1/3, 1/2, 1)
  • HDR Shooting, monitor and EVF displays only up to ±3 EV.
AE Lock Locks with a half-press of the shutter button (Can be set to Fn button as well)

Shutter

Shutter Type Focal-plane shutter  /  1/4000 - 60 sec., with selectable EV adjustment steps (1/3, 1/2, 1)
Bulb/Time: Selectable exposure time (1/2/4/8/15/20/25/30 min.), with 8-min. default setting

Flash

Flash Intensity Control Method TTL Auto, Auto*, Manual, Super FP* (FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL)
  • Available on the external flash
Built-in Flash TTL Flash, GN=5.8 (ISO100/m) / GN= 8.2 (ISO200/m)
Flash Mode Flash Auto, Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual(1/1(FULL)~1/64)
Synchronisation Speed 1/250 sec.
 FL-LM3: 1/250 sec, FL-50R: 1/180sec., Others:1/200sec., Super FP:1/125-1/4000sec., RC mode:1/160sec.
Flash Intensity Control Up to ±3 EV in 0.3, 0.5, 1 EV steps selectable
Compatible External Flash FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R

Wireless flash control

Compatible External Flash FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-300R, FL600R
Control Method Triggered and controlled by the built-in flash
(Olympus Wireless RC Flash system compatible)
External Flash Intensity Type TTL Auto, Auto, Manual, FP-TTL-AUTO, FP-MANUAL
Channel 4 channels 
Groups 4 groups: 3 external flash + 1 commander flash*)
  • Built-in flash

Drive

Sequential Shooting Maximum Speed [Sequential Shooting H Mode] : Approx 8.5 fps
  • IS Off
  • Focus and exposure are fixed at the values for the first shot
    [Sequential shooting L Mode] : Approx 4.0 fps 
  • When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 14‐42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ
Max. recordable pictures
on sequential shooting *
[Raw]  Max. ∞ frames (in 4.0 seq. shooting L)  Max. 22 frames (in 8.5 seq. shooting H)
[JPEG]  Max. ∞ frames (in 4.0 seq. shooting L)  Max. 36 frames (in 8.5 seq. shooting H)
  • When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 Pro
  • With Toshiba SDHC UHS-II R260 / W240 Exceria™ Pro 
Self-timer Operation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., Custom (Wait time: 1-30sec., Shot interval: 0.5 / 1 / 2 / 3sec., Number of shots: 1-10, Every time AF: On / Off)

Bracketing

Exposure Bracketing 2, 3 or 5 frames in 0.3 / 0.7 / 1.0EV steps selectable, 7 frames in 0.3 / 0.7EV steps selectable
  • AE-bkt can be programmed to the Fn-button
ISO Bracketing 3 frames in 0.3 / 0.7 / 1.0EV steps selectable
White Balance Bracketing 3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in each A-B / G-M axis.
Flash Bracketing 3 frames in 0.3 / 0.7 / 1.0 EV step selectable
Art Filter Bracketing i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, Art Filters selectable
Focus Bracketing Available (3 to 999 shots, Focus steps adjustable from 1 to 10)
  • Compatible with Micro Four Thirds lenses

HDR Function

HDR (Auto Composite) HDR1, HDR2 (Painting-like)
  • ISO sensitivity is fixed at 200, and maximum shutter speed setting is 1 sec.
  • Exposure compensation can be performed.
Bracketing for HDR Postprocess 3 or 5 frames in 2.0 / 3.0 EV steps selectable, 7 frames in 2.0EV steps selectable.
  • This function does not execute HDR processing in PC
  • HDR function can be assigned to the Fn-button

Art Filter

Mode (Variation / Effect) Pop Art (I, II / a. b. c. d. e. f)
Soft Focus ( - / c.e)
Pale & Light Colour (I, II / a. b. c. d. f)
Light Tone ( - / d. f)
Grainy Film (I, II / b. c. d. g. h)
Pin Hole (I, II, III / d)
Diorama ( I, II / d)
Cross Process (I, II / b. c. d. f)
Gentle Sepia ( - / a. b. c. d. f)
Dramatic Tone (I / b. c. d. e. f) (II / b. c. d. e. f. g. h)
Key Line (I, II / a. b. c. d. e)
Watercolour (I, II / a. b. c. d)
Vintage (I, II, III / a. b. c. d. e. f. i)
Partial Colour (I, II, III / a. b. c. d. e. f)
Art Effects a. Soft Focus Effect
b. Pin-Hole Effect
c. White Edge Effect
d. Frame Effect
e. Star Light Effect
f. Blur Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)
g. B&W Effect (None, Yellow, Orange, Red, Green)
h. Pict. Tone (None, Sepia, Blue, Purple, Green)
i. Shade Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)
Colour Ring (for partial colour) 18 colour selectable

Photo Story

Type (Variation / Flame / Number of divided parts) Standard (Ⅰ,Ⅱ,Ⅲ,Ⅳ / a, b, c, d / A, B, C, D)
Speed ( - / - / A, E, F)
Zoom In / Out (Ⅰ,Ⅱ/ a, c / A, G)
Layout (Ⅰ, Ⅱ, Ⅲ, Ⅳ / - / - )
Fun Frame (Ⅰ, Ⅱ, Ⅲ / - / - )
Frame Effect a. White Frame
b. White Frame & White Edge Effect
c. Black Frame
d. White Frame & Pin Hole Effect
Aspect & Window Pattern A. 4:3, 2 frames
B. 4:3, 3 frames
C. 1:1, 2 frames
D. 1:1, 3 frames
E. 1:1, 4 frames
F. 16:9, 5 frames
G. 16:9, 2 frames
Hold Function Available

Movie

Recording format MOV (MPEG-4AVC / H.264) , AVI (Motion JPEG)
Mode / frame rate / compression method [MOV]
1920 x 1080(FHD) / 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL-I (A-I), IPB (SF, F, N)
1920 x 1080(FHD) / 60p, 50p / IPB (SF, F, N)
1280 x 720(HD) / 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL-I (A-I), IPB (SF, F, N)
  • 60p: 59.94 fps, 50p: 50.00 fps, 30p: 29.97 fps, 25p: 25.00 fps, 24p: 23.98 fps
  • FHD ALL-I (A-I: approx. 77Mbps)
  • FHD IPB(SF: approx. 52Mbps,F: approx. 30Mbps,N: approx. 18Mbps)
[AVI]
1280 x 720(HD) / 30p
640 x 480(SD) / 30p
  • Frame rates may drop when particular Art Filters and Movie Effect are used
  • Class 10 or higher SD card is recommended for shooting movies.
  • UHS-II or UHS-I U3 card is recommended for ALL-I shooting.
Maximum recording time [MOV]
Approx. 29min
[AVI] HD : Approx. 7min* / SD : Approx. 14min*
  • Excluding when particular Art Filters are used.
Art Filter Movie Available*
  • Frame rate: 30 fps or lower.
Movie Effect One-shot Echo / Multi-echo / Art Fade / Old Film
One-push Movie Digital Teleconveter ×4 (Can be activated only in Movie Mode with Movie Effect on)
Time Lapse AVI Motion JPEG
3840 × 2160(4K) / 5 fps
1920 × 1080(FHD) / 5 fps, 10 fps, 15 fps
1280 × 720(HD) / 5 fps, 10 fps, 15 fps, 30 fps
Photo in Movie Available (Mode 1* / Mode 2)
  • Mode 1 is available when recording framrate is less than 30p.
Clips 1, 2, 4, 8 sec. (Further continued shooting possible by pressing movie record button again)
Quick Movie / Slow Movie Available / Available
High Speed Movie Available at 120 fps, 640 X 480
Image Stabilisation for Movie M-IS1(Image sensor shift and electronic image stabiliser with multi motion IS),
M-IS2(Image sensor shift with multi motion IS), Off
  • Field of view is affected at M-IS1. Lens-IS priority is available.
Grid Line / Focus Peaking 4 types of grid lines / 4 colours for focus peaking
Time Code Rec Run / Free Run, Drop Frame / Non-drop Frame
Live View Output via HDMI With (GUI* is shown on connected device only, and peaking function is not available when connected by HDMI.)
  • GUI can be hidden on the connected device by pressing down on INFO button for recording an external drive under the following condition. Movie quality: YCbCr 4:2:2 / Frame rate: same as movie setting (24p, 30p and 60p settings are not recommended.) / Sound recording: not available
Exposure Control Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Priority AE, Manual
AE Lock Available

Recording (Sound)

Recording Format Wave Format (Stereo Linear PCM / 16-bit, Sampling Frequency 48 kHz)
Microphone / Speaker Built-in Stereo Microphone / Built-in Mono Speaker
Microphone Function Wind Noise Reduction*, Recording Volume, Microphone Volume Limiter Audio Dubbing Possible for Still Pictures (up to 30 sec.)
  • May affect audio quality.

White Balance

White Balance Mode Auto WB, 7 Preset WBs, 4 Capture WBs, Custom WB (Kelvin setting)
White balance compensation ±7 steps in each A-B / G-M axis
  • Except for Custom WB

Colour Mode

Colour matrix sRGB, Adobe RGB

Picture Mode

Mode i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e-Portrait, colour creater, Art Filters
Gradation Auto, Normal, High Key, Low Key [except Art Filters]

Keystone Compensation

Keystone Compensation Available (Can be confirmed on Live View)

Anti-shock Mode

Shutter Type / Shutter Speed Electronic First Curtain Shutter / 1/320* - 60 sec.
  • For speeds over 1/320 sec., mechanical shutter will automatically be selected.
Shutter Start Delay 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15. 30 sec.

Silent Mode

Shutter Type / Shutter Speed Electronic Shutter / 1/16000 - 60 sec.
Shutter Start Delay 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15. 30 sec.

Live Bulb / Live Time

Update Interval Time 0.5 sec. - 60 sec.

Live Composite

Update Interval Time / Composite Method 0.5 sec. - 60 sec. / Lighten Mode (Bright Area Prioritisation)

Interval Mode

Interval Mode Interval Time 1 sec. - 24 Hours, maximum 999 frames.
Automatic Time-lapse movie processing aviailable.

Multi Exposure

Number of Picture / Function 2 frames / Auto gain, Exposing on Recorded picture(RAW)

Multi Aspect

Aspect Ratio 4:3 (Default) / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1 / 3:4

Level Gauge

Detection 2-axis

One Push Tele-converter

Magnification x2

Wi-Fi

GPS info. Function Via smartphone GPS data
Wireless Shooting Live View, Rec View, Wireless Touch AF shutter, Self Timer (w / Countdown guidance, Sequential shooting, movie recording capability), Wireless Release, Movie Recording, Power Off
iAuto / ART / P / A / S / M (Live Bulb, Live Time and Live Composite) and drive mode can be selected.
  • Aperture, Shutter Speed, Exposure, ISO Sensitivity, White balance can be adjusted.
  • When in private connection
Image Share File Type: JPEG*, MOV
Connect to up to four devices simultaneously. Marking function for image share.
  • Excluding MPO file
Easy Connection QR code setting.

Playback

Playback Mode Single-frame, Information Display, Index Display (4 / 9 / 25 / 100 frames), Clips, Calendar, Enlargement (2x - 14x), Movie (With sound, FF / REW / Pause), Picture Rotation (Auto), Slideshow (With sound including BGM, Slide Show Effects, Replaceable BGM), Light Box Display
Information display Histogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight/Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF

Menu

Languages 34 languages selectable :
English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Malay, Thai

Image Editing

Editing Function Raw Data Edit, Gradation Auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye Fix, Saturation, Resize (1280x960, 640x480, 320x240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Postrecording
Raw Data Edit Raw data edit based on settings of the camera (Including e-Portrait, Colour Creator, Art Filter, Art-bkt). 2 Programmable Settings, Preview Capability.

Print

Print Function Print Reservation (DPOF), Direct Print (PictBridge compatible)

Input / Output

USB / AV / Remote Control Connector Dedicated Multi-connector [USB: USB 2.0 Hi-speed, Video: NTSC / PAL selectable, Optional Remote Cable RM-UC1 compatible. ]
HDMI Connector Micro HDMI (Type-D)
Flash Attachment Hot Shoe / Sync. terminal
Wireless LAN Built-in (IEEE 8.02.1 b / g / n)
PC Interface USB 2.0 Hi-speed
TV Interface HDMI Out (HD / Stereo), Video Out (SD / Mono)

Power Requirements

Battery BLS-50 Li-ion Battery (Included)
Sleep mode Available (1 / 3 / 5 min. off)
Number of Recordable Pictures Approx. 320 shots (using BLS-50 and TOSHIBA SD with IS on, based on CIPA standards)
Approx. 750 shots (when shot in Quick Sleep Mode, based on CIPA standards)
Battery Life (Movie)1 Approx. 80 minutes* (Under standard JEITA testing)
Approx. 150 minutes* (When zoom and other operational functions are not used)
  • When repeatedly recording at the maximum time of 29 minutes

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions 119.5 mm(W)×83.1 mm(H)×46.7 mm(D)
[CIPA guideline compliant, Excluding protrusions]
Weight Approx. 399 g [CIPA guideline compliant, with BLS-50 battery and Memory card]
Approx. 351 g [Body only]

Operating Environment

Temperature 0~ +40℃ (When in operation) / -20 ~ +60℃ (When stored)
Humidity 30 - 90% (When in operation) / 10 - 90% (When stored)

Box contents

Box Contents Body, USB Cable, Shoulder Strap, Olympus Viewer 3 (CD-ROM), Instruction Manual, Warranty card, BLS-50 Li-ion Battery, BCS-50 Li-ion Battery Charger
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  •  Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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