• 20.4MP Live MOS Micro Four Thirds Sensor
  • Dual TruePic VIII Image Processors
  • Integrated Vertical Grip, Dual Batteries
  • 2.36m-Dot 0.83x Electronic Viewfinder
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Reliability and Ergonomics

The E-M1X was designed for performance and functionality to meet the needs of busy photographers, with a focus on creating a stable grip when held horizontally or vertically, and controls that allow the photographer to concentrate while shooting with the viewfinder.


Horizontal grip Vertical grip

Integrated vertical grip

The integrated vertical grip delivers the same grip and controls whether the camera is held vertically or horizontally. Designed with deep finger rests in both the vertical and horizontal positions to provide a stable grip for photographers to shoot for long periods of time.


Size comparison when paired with a 600mm (35mm equivalent) maximum F4 lens
1. Company A: Full-frame SLR camera: approx. 5,500 g
2. OM-D E-M1X: approx. 2,300 g

Unrivaled portability

The unrivaled portability of the Micro Four Thirds System truly shines when carrying the camera with a telephoto lens attached. The system design enables handheld super-telephoto photography and holding the camera for a long period of time.


Optimal controls for viewfinder shooting

Multi point horizontal and vertical selector included on the rear panel

The height and shape of each and every button is varied to optimize operation

Embedded control dial

Graphical User Interface(GUI) to easily assign button and dial functions

Ergonomic layout: one function for each button

An ergonomic layout with a single function for each button lets photographers operate controls while concentrating on shooting through the viewfinder. The height and shape of each individual button is varied to prevent misoperation.


LOCK lever

C-LOCK setting screen

Customisable C-LOCK

The E-M1X includes a customizable lock which can be activated to lock the operation of buttons and levers. This is in addition to the standard LOCK for operating the camera in vertical position.

*If the power lever is assigned to the Fn lever, the Fn lever cannot be disabled.


High magnification and speed viewfinder

A new viewfinder featuring advanced optical design with a four-element configuration of aspherical lenses and lenses with a high refractive index creates an industry leading viewfinder. The E-M1X viewfinder has a high 0.83x magnification (35mm equivalent) with a clear edge to edge display of the image with no distortion. Functioning at a maximum frame rate of 120fps the high-speed progressive scan electronic viewfinder minimises display time lag down to 0.005 seconds for smooth display of fast-moving subjects. The two high-performance TruePic VIII image processors replicate dark tones smoother on the display. The viewfinder layout can be customized to suit your preference and when a magnification of 0.74x (35mm equivalent) has been selected it is optimised so that shooting information does not overlap with the subject; ensuring your focus remains on shooting moving subjects.


Enhanced dust, splash and freeze-proof construction

Weather sealing of the E-M1X exceeds the conventional weatherproof standard of IPX1 to provide peace of mind and reliability in punishing environments. This construction allows you to shoot without being affected by weather and without a rain cover. The dust, splash and freeze-proof sealing is maintained even when cables are connected to the remote cable, microphone, and headphone terminals. The rubber sealing used on Olympus Tough cameras is used to seal each of the camera covers including the SD card slot.

*The guaranteed operating environment (according to Olympus testing methods) is IPX1.
*RM-CB2 Remote Cable does not have a splash & dust proof construction.


Dust Reduction System

Olympus pioneered the Dust Reduction System and has a long track record of reliability. The Supersonic Wave Filter(SSWF) vibrates at a speed of more than 30,000 times per second to instantly remove dirt and dust. The E-M1X has a new coating on the sensor to reduce the possibility of dust in photos to a 10th of previous models, allowing for lenses to be swapped even in duty environments.


1. Heat pipe

Heat dissipation construction

The heat dissipation construction of the E-M1X is achieved via the use of a heat pipe to dissipate heat generated whilst shooting. In particular this feature limits issues caused by rising temperatures from continuous shooting or shooting videos in hot weather.


High-capacity battery

The E-M1X can accommodate two BLH-1 lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, the same as those used in the OM-D E-M1 Mark II. The batteries can easily be replaced even when the camera is attached to a monopod or tripod. Additionally the E-M1X is also compatible with the USB PD standard[1][2] for a maximum power supply of 100 W. Two batteries can be charged in as little as two hours.

*1 Recommended accessories
Anker PowerPort Speed 1 PD30 (USB quick charger)
(Please use the Anker USB PowerLine II USB-C & USB -C 3.1(Gen2) cable.
Anker PowerCore +26800 PD (portable charger)
(Please use the bundled cable.)
*2 9V 3A, 15V 2A, or 15V 3A output power supply is required. Charging is only available while the camera is turned off. This feature cannot be used at battery levels of 10% or less.
*Anker, PowerCore, and PowerPort are trademarks or registered trademarks of Anker Japan Co., Ltd.or its affiliates.


Highly durable shutter unit

The highly durable shutter unit is rated for 400,000 operations[*].

*According to Olympus testing conditions


My Menu

Quick image selection

New user interface

A new user interface has been designed based upon feedback from photographers and includes a new feature, My Menu. This new feature allows photographers to create their own dedicated menu for direct access to 35 items in 5 tabs with 7 items in each tab. The new user interface also allows quick multiple image selection by turning the dial whilst pressing the movie button for erasing or Share Order.


Improved Customisable AF System

The superior AF system from the OM-D E-M1 Mark II has been advanced to provide photographers more auto-focus capabilities than ever before. The ability to customise and inclusion of multi point selector allow the camera to have greater responsiveness to a subject’s size, movement and speed. In addition to the overall AF performance improvements, the E-M1X includes a new feature, Intelligent Subject Detection AF, developed from Deep Learning Technology.


121-point all cross-type On-chip Phase Detection AF

This model features the 121-point all cross-type On-chip Phase Detection AF system from the E-M1 Mark II which allows the freedom to compose how you need to easily capture subjects. The On-chip Phase Detection AF has no light flux limitations, allowing for high-precision AF even when shooting with a high speed lens such as an F1.2. With the E-M1X, tracking of unpredictable subjects is accurate during burst shooting as the camera continuously analyses captured AF information whilst shooting.


1. Horizontal hold / 2. Vertical hold

Multi Selector

The E-M1X is equipped with a multi directional AF point selector allowing you to quickly move the AF position while looking through the viewfinder. Even during sequential shooting and while recording video you can move the AF area to suit your subject.


Individual AF settings in vertical and horizontal shooting positions

MF operation during C-AF

Versatile AF customisation

You can set AF Target options and AF area positions in both horizontal and vertical shooting positions. Simply turn the focusing ring while shooting in C-AF to instantly switch to MF.

*MF during C-AF is supported on the M.Zuiko PRO series and M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm F3.5-6.3
*To use MF during C-AF, M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO must be updated to firmware version 1.2 or
later, and M.Zuiko Digital ED 25mm F1.2 PRO and M.Zuiko Digital ED 45mm F1.2 PRO must be updated to
firmware version 1.1 or later.


Single AF point: for shooting still and small subjects like landscapes and when shooting with a tripod.

Group 5-point AF: optimised for shooting moving subjects like people playing ball sports eg.soccer, rugby, etc.

Group 9-point AF: for shooting fast moving subjects like airplanes, fast sports, etc.

Group 25-point AF: for shooting moving subjects like birds and small animals when 121-point is too wide.

121-point AF: for split-second shooting of subjects that move around the entire screen.

Small point AF: for pinpoint focusing on smaller areas.

ON / OFF setting can be configured for C-AF Center Priority when an option other than single target / small target is selected for AF Target Mode. (The default setting is ON)
The camera will focus using the surrounding targets in the selected focus group if it is unable to focus using the center focus target. This helps track fast moving subjects effectively.

AF Target Modes

The E-M1X feature 6 AF Target modes for shooting small, large and fast moving subjects.


Configuration option 1- AF area settings: select from 11 vertical or horizontal points, or any odd number of individual points

Configuration option 2 – AF area movement steps: available in three levels for both vertical and horizontal direction

Custom AF target mode

Customise the AF target area on the E-M1X to suit the behavior of your subject. When customizing the AF area, you can select from 11 vertical or horizontal points, or an odd number of individual points to create your chosen AF area. Additionally, there is three levels customisation available for the AF area movement in both vertical and horizontal direction.


Intelligent Subject Detection AF

Developed using deep learning technology, the algorithms in Intelligent Subject Detection AF system allow the camera to detect specific subjects. Through the inclusion of two TruePic WIII image processors, real-time processing of the subject detection is possible which allows the camera to focus and track the optimal point of specific subjects for enhanced shooting accuracy.

*Only enabled for C-AF+TR.
*May not be detected depending on the subject or may be erroneously detected.


Subjects detectable by Intelligent Subject Detection AF

Motor vehicles: Formula cars, rally cars, motorcycles with Pinpoint AF on the driver’s helmet.

Aviation: airplanes, helicopters with Pinpoint AF on the airplane cockpit.

Railway: bullet trains, trains, steam locomotives with Pinpoint AF on the train conductor’s seat.


Examples of how Intelligent Subject Detection AF will appear to the photographer

1. AF Target / 2. Detected subject (up to 8)

1. AF Tracking position
Halfway press / full press (L sequential)


AF limiter

The AF limiter lets you set the AF operating range and concentrate exactly on the subject you want. Up to three user-set AF operating ranges can be set on all lenses. Custom operations enable instant On/Off switching and setting changes.

*Compatible with Four Thirds and Micro Four Thirds standard AF lenses.
*Lens settings take priority for Micro Four Thirds lenses with a focus limiter.
*Custom operations enable instant On/Off and setting changes.
*Distance setting values are rough estimates.


Face Priority and Eye Priority AF

Face Priority and Eye Priority AF automatically detect and focus on the subject’s face and eyes. This feature is particularly useful for portrait photography using a large-diameter lens.


AF low intensity limit -6EV

An AF low intensity limit of -6EV[*] is available for high-precision focusing even in dark locations and for low-contrast subjects.

*When using S-AF, ISO 100, and an F1.2 lens.


High-speed Performance for Capturing Split-second Movement

Never miss that split-second photo opportunity with ultra-high-speed sequential shooting that supersedes SLRs. The dual UHS-II card slots can accommodate a high-speed card in both slots to ensure high performance and usability during sequential shooting.


AF/AE tracking 18 fps high-speed sequential shooting

Whilst capturing at full 20.37 million effective pixels, the E-M1X is capable of maximum 18 fps[*] AF/AE tracking high-speed sequential shooting. Live View display is supported during sequential shooting for precise tracking of even fast-moving subjects. Inclusion of two TruePic VIII image processors improves processing speed and significantly reduces buffer clearing time for simultaneously recording two images, delivering highly responsive sequential shooting performance.

*When using a Toshiba SDXU-D032G. Silent Sequential L C-AF, shutter speed of 1/1000 sec, widest aperture setting, Face Priority OFF. Shooting speed drops when using ISO 8000 or above.


Maximum 60 fps AF/AE lock sequential shooting

Maximum 60 fps[*] AF/AE lock high-speed sequential shooting is available while capturing images at the full resolution of 20.37 million effective pixels. With sequential shooting performance that goes beyond SLRs, it is possible to capture split-second moments that the human eye cannot see in high definition.

*When using a Toshiba SDXU-D032G. Silent Sequential H S-AF or MF, shutter speed of 1/250. Shooting speed drops when using ISO 8000 or above.


Silent Mode

This mode allows you to turn off the mechanical shutter and all electronic sounds for silent shooting. Perfect for shooting in areas where shutter sounds are inappropriate, such as concert halls, etc.


Normal shooting
1. Half-press / 2. full-press

Pro Capture
1. Half-press / 2. full-press

Pro Capture mode

Recording begins on the first release, capturing up to 35 frames retroactively from the second release. Pro Capture makes it possible to record once-in-a-lifetime shots that you might otherwise miss due to the time lag between people’s reactions and camera operating time lag. Capture in both RAW and Jpeg with no frame blackout.

*Shooting speed drops when using ISO 8000 or above.
*The shutter speed is limited to the high end and the flash is disabled when using [Pro Capture Sequential Shooting].
*Pro Capture L is only available when using an Olympus brand Micro Four Thirds lens.
*ProCap L Sequential limits the aperture from the widest setting to F8.


Anti-flicker shooting mode

The Anti-flicker shooting mode reduces the effect of flickering that tends to occur under artificial lighting. The camera can detect the frequency of artificial lighting and activates the shutter at peak brightness to smooth out uneven exposure and colour between frames. This feature is particularly useful for shooting indoors.

*Flicker can only be detected if the light source flicker frequency is 100 Hz or 120 Hz. The continuous shooting speed drops while using this feature.


1. UHS-II compatible dual card slots

UHS-II compatible dual card slots

Inclusion of two TruePic VIII image processors allows the camera to feature dual card slots that can accommodate UHS-II cards for high-speed data transfer. Additionally, camera settings can be changed, and image playback display is also available while images are being written to the cards.

*Photos are for illustrative purposes only.
*Screen captures on the monitor are composite images.


Excellent Image Quality for the most demanding professional

The E-M1X is built around two TruePic VIII image processors to deliver high powered imaging performance to meet the requirements of busy pro photographers. The image stabilisation has also been advanced to achieve up to an amazing 7.5[*] shutter speed steps of compensation.


Dual TruePic VIII image processors

The dual TruePic VIII image processors in the E-M1X are paired with a 20M Live MOS sensor to create high image quality and high-speed processing of the 20MP that has not been achieved before.


20.4M Live MOS sensor

The optimised pixel optical system of the 20.4M LIVE MOS sensor in the E-M1X delivers improved sensitivity and a standard ISO sensitivity range of ISO 6400. Anti-reflective coating applied to the surface of the sensor to reduce flare and ghosting. This configuration also minimises movement distortion through faster signal read out speeds and enables 4K video recording with minimal power consumption.


Dual TruePic VIII Processors

The dual high-speed TruePic VIII image processors in this model allow for cutting-edge functionality, reduced the start-up time, faster recovery from sleep, enables dual UHS-II compatible card slots, Intelligent Subject Detect AF, Handheld High Res Shot, and Live ND. The optical performance of attached lenses are also maximised for natural depiction and high-definition imaging.


5-axis image stabilisation

Newly developed gyro sensor

The world’s best 7.5 shutter speed steps of compensation

When the E-M1X is paired with the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO, approximately 7.5 shutter speed steps[2] of compensation is achieved to deliver the world’s best compensation performance[1]. With approximately 7.0 shutter speed steps[3] achieved by the in-body 5-axis image stabilisation alone via a new gyro sensor that offers five times better camera shake detection accuracy than on previous models. Delivering amazing performance, resulting in blur-free handheld shooting even at a shutter speed of 4 seconds[4].

1. On interchangeable lens cameras available as of January 24, 2019.
2. Lens with 7.5 shutter speed steps of compensation performance: M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO, focal length: f=100mm (35mm equivalent f=200mm), halfway release image stabilisation: OFF, frame rate: high speed, CIPA standard compliant on 2 axes (Yaw/Pitch)
3. Lens with 7.0 shutter speed steps of compensation performance (body alone): M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 IS PRO, focal length: f=40mm (35mm equivalent f=80mm), CIPA standard compliant on 2 axes (Yaw/Pitch)
4. According to Olympus testing conditions. There are individual differences, and this is not guaranteed in all cases.


Normal shooting and Tripod High Res Shot

Tripod High Res Shot

The image sensor in the E-M1X is moved in 0.5 pixel increments to capture 8 images, which are then merged to form a single 50MP equivalent high-resolution photo. This feature is good for suppressing movement in the merged shot such as a rippling surface of water or leaves shaking in the wind.

*Resolution will be lower under inconsistent light sources due to flicker effects.
*If the subject moves during shooting, the resolution of the moving section will be lower than the rest of the image.
*The aperture can be set from the widest setting to F8 and the ISO sensitivity can be set up to 1600.
*For flash photography, set the sync speed to 1/50 sec or longer.
*RAW shots are 80MP equivalent.


1. hand shake that occurs while shooting

Handheld High Res Shot

High Res Shot capabilities have been advanced to allow the camera to achieve handheld high res shots. When activated, precise minor sensor shifts are used to capture 16 images which are then merged to create a high-resolution photo equivalent to 50MP. Perfect for capturing shots in locations where a tripod cannot be used or when moving around a lot during shooting.

*Resolution will be lower under inconsistent light sources due to flicker effects.
*If the subject moves during shooting, the resolution of the moving section will be lower than the rest of the image.
*The aperture can be set from the widest setting to F8 and the ISO sensitivity can be set up to 6400.
*The flash is not available.
*RAW shots are 50MP equivalent.
*Processing takes longer than with High Res Shot using tripod.


Live ND

This new feature virtually extends the exposure time and allows the capture of images with slow shutter speed effect by merging multiple exposures together. Five levels of the LIVE ND effect can be selected from ND2 (1 step) and ND32 (5 steps) and the effect of the slow shutter speed can be seen LIVE in the viewfinder or LCD screen before capturing[1]. This feature not only removes the trouble of changing filters according to the shooting scene or lens, but is also useful for lenses that are difficult to attach filters to.

*1: When LV simulation is on.
*The expected effect may not be obtained depending on the subject and scene.
*If the ND step setting increases when the flash is off, the maximum ISO sensitivity setting is 800, and the maximum shutter speed is 1/30 (set to ND2), the speed drops.

Standard shooting

ND filter used

Live ND
Four images are composited to virtually extend the exposure time
Note: ND4 (2 steps) used as an example.


Live Composite, Live Bulb, and Live Time

The E-M1X includes a new ‘B’ for Blub on the mode dial and three long exposure modes; Live Composite, Live Blub and Live Time, allowing photographers flexibility with long exposure captures. Live Composite mode captures a base image and then only adds sections that become brighter in the scene in Live View. Live Bulb, allows photographers to see in Live View how the image is developing whilst keeping the shutter open for however long the shutter release button is pressed. Live Time, opens the shutter with the first press of the shutter release button and closes it with the second press whilst showing the photographer how the image is developing in Live.


1. The cut area guide is displayed when shooting

Focus Stacking mode

Focus Stacking mode records an image that is in focus from foreground to background by combining multiple images together. In the E-M1 Mark II this function was locked to 8 shots, with the E-M1X you can select from 3 to 15 shots to use for compositing.The greater the number of shots selected the larger the depth of field created. This features functionality has also been improved by including guide lines to show where the images will be cut after they are recorded.


Focus Bracketing

With Focus Bracketing up to 999 images can be recorded. These can then be used with commercial software to create a photo with even greater depth of field and in-focus area than can be obtained with Focus Stacking.



M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO, 1/400 sec, F6.3, ISO 200

Keystone Compensation

This feature delivers the same effect as shooting with a shift lens. The effects can be seen on the Live View screen while applying trapezoidal compensation and perspective enhancement simultaneously to the horizontal and vertical directions of the image.


Before correction

After correction

In-body Fisheye Compensation

This feature makes it possible to remove the fisheye effect of the M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO making it possible to use as a wide-angle lens. The correction effect of this compensation can be seen in Live View on the camera monitor or viewfinder.


Live View Boost

Allows for adjustment the brightness of the Live View (LV) display to suit the location. LV Display Speed Priority has been added to LV Boost [On2] to make it even easier to view subjects in dark scenes such as at night when photographing stars. This feature also assists with framing of shots in dark locations.


Flicker Scan

When using Silent Mode (electronic shutter), the shutter speed can be fine tuned with this feature to reduce the striped patterns that tend to occur when shooting indoors under artificial lighting. The up/down button or dial can be used to set a shutter speed that minimises the effects of flickering. Additionally this feature can also be used when recording video.

*Photos are for illustrative purposes only.
*Screen captures on the monitor are composite images.


System Expandability

A variety of software options are available to accommodate the different work flow styles of professional camera users. Additionally, the dust, splash and freeze proof design of the camera has been extended to a full line-up of accessories.


Olympus Workspace

This new image editing software supports a variety of photography work styles. In particular, emphasis has been placed on operation and functionality that meets the needs of professional camera users, such as greater freedom over screen layout, and advanced RAW processing and editing capabilities. In addition to the filters and controls that have migrated from Olympus Viewer 3, Olympus Workspace includes new Clarity and Dehaze editing filters.


Olympus Capture

This camera control software for PCs was developed due to popular demand by photographers. It enables wired and wireless transfer (via Wi-Fi) of recorded images, making it a powerful assistant in studio for the photography work process. It also supports 5 GHz band high-speed communication.

*The camera and PC must be connected via USB and pairing needs to be set  ahead of time.


Olympus Image Share

Easily transfer data over Wi-Fi from the camera to a smartphone with this app. Configuring Wi-Fi connection settings is easy, simply scan the QR code within the app. If you select photos that you want to share ahead of time on the camera (Share Order), selections are automatically imported without having to use the app. The app also supports authentic remote shooting control from your smartphone.


1. GPS / 2. Barometer / 3. Compass / 4. Temperature Sensor

Field Sensor System

The E-M1X is equipped with a field sensor system which includes sensors for GPS, barometer, compass, and thermometer; which are convenient for wildlife and nature photography where location information is necessary for image management.


Optimal accessories for telephoto lens photography

MC-20 M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter

This high-performance teleconverter doubles the focal length. It features a 9-element, 4-group lens construction (1 HR lens) and utilises the high image quality and superb optical performance of a master lens. The lightweight, compact 150-gram body features splashproof, dustproof, and freezeproof performance.


MC-14 M.Zuiko Digital 1.4x Teleconverter

This dustproof, splashproof, and freezeproof high-performance teleconverter changes the master lens focal length to 1.4x.


EE-1 Dot Sight

This dot sight is perfect for sports photography and birdwatching with a telephoto lens. A red reticle (target mark) inside the dot sight can be aligned with the subject for high-speed, accurate sighting.



FL-900R Electronic Flash

This high-powered flash has a maximum guide number of 58. It is weather sealed with dust, splash, and freeze proof to -10℃ performance and is compatible with high-speed sequential shooting.


FL-700WR Electronic Flash

This compact, lightweight flash has a maximum guide number of 42. It supports wireless radio wave communication and can be used as a commander or receiver. This model is also weather sealed with dust, splash, and freeze proof performance to -10℃.


STF-8 Macro Flash

This is a compact, lightweight and weather sealed twin flash. A greater range of creativity is possible when used with an M.Zuiko Digital lens PRO series or macro lens.


Other separately available accessories

AC-5 AC Adapter

This AC adapter is for use in studio photography. The rated input voltage ranges from 100 to 240 V for use around the world.


RM-CB2 Release Cable

This release cable has an L-shaped pin jack (2.5 mm diameter) terminal. It is particularly useful for shooting long exposures when using a tripod.


Cable protector

Cable clip

Bundled with a cable protector and cable clip

This model comes with a cable protector that protects connectors when a USB or HDMI cable are connected and a general-purpose clip to keep the USB cable and HDMI cable from being disconnected from the camera body.


CBG-12 Camera Bag

Backpack designed with the utmost care and specifications for pro photographers.
The emblem in the centre is a genuine Micro Four Thirds mount.


CBG-10 System Camera Bag

This system camera bag efficiently stores the camera body, lenses, and external flash.


CSS-P118 Shoulder Strap

This 30 mm wide shoulder strap can be hand washed (40℃ or less). The front is cloth and the back features a soft-textured material.

*Photos are for illustrative purposes only.
*Screen captures on the monitor are composite images.


OM-D Movie: Cinema-quality Handheld Videos

OM-D Movie capability provides powerful image stabilisation for handheld cinema-quality 4K video recording. The E-M1X also features OM-Log mode, providing a flat colour profile for shooting and post production colour grading for videographers.


Dust, splash, and freeze proof construction

Highly reliable dust, splash and freeze proof weather sealing of the E-M1X is also great for shooting video. Even when cables are connected to the microphone and headphone terminals the weather sealing is maintained, allowing you to shoot with the need of a rain cover and stay nimble while shooting.


Handheld 4K and Cinema 4K shooting

In addition to the powerful 5-axis in-body image stabilisation the E-M1X has dedicated video electronic stabilisation for handheld 4K and Cinema 4K (C4K) shooting. The image stabilisation strength has three levels to allow the photographer flexibility to match their position and movement.


High Bit Rate recording and multi-frame support

4K recording is available in 102 Mbps and Cinema 4K (C4K) recording is available in 237 Mbps high bit rates. Multi Frame Rate (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p) is also supported.

Image size Frame rate Bit rate
4K 30P, 25P, 24P 102 Mbps
Cinema 4K (C4K) 24P 237 Mbps
FHD 60P, 50P, 30P, 25P, 24P ALL-Intra (202 Mbps), SuperFine (52 Mbps), Fine (30 Mbps), Normal (18 Mbps)

  • ALL-Intra (202 Mbps) frame rate is available in 30P, 25P, and 24P only.
HD 60P, 50P, 30P, 25P, 24P ALL-Intra (102Mbps), SuperFine (26Mbps), Fine (14Mbps), Normal (10Mbps)


1. 8bit Code Value / 2. Exposure amount [EV] / 3. OM-Log400 / 4. Flat / 5. Natural


OM-Log400 + Grading


OM-Log400 without grading


OM-Log mode is now available for colour grading in post-production and editing. OM-Log provides a high degree of freedom during shooting without worrying about overexposure, loss of details in dark sections and highlights. A LUT (Look Up Table) file is also available for grading using Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve.


Group 9-point

Group 25-point

AF tracking sensitivity settings

Operation speed settings

AF improvements for video shooting

Active use of On-chip Phase Detection AF and improved algorithms has resulted in precision focusing during video shooting. Group 9-point and Group 25-point have been added to AF Target for shooting video, and AF setting customisation has also been improved.


HDMI Monitor connection

This model is equipped with HDMI Monitor connection for authentic video production tasks. Support for 4:2:2 output enables a greater range of colour correction, Monitor Mode enables external monitor use, and Recording Mode enables recording to an external monitor. A magnified display is also possible on the camera monitor while recording video. Signal synchronisation is also supported for HDMI output recording.

*When recording simultaneously on the camera, 4:2:0 is upsampled to 4:2:2.
*Some functions may not be available depending on the external recorder.


High Speed Movie (120 fps)

High Speed Movie (120 fps) now supports Full HD recording for more creative control.


Other features

  • 96 kHz/24 bit high-res audio supported when connected to a high-res compatible external microphone
  • White noise when using an external microphone is reduced thanks to new hardware
  • The aperture, shutter speed, ISO, and white balance can be set individually for still images and video recording

*Photos are for illustrative purposes only.
*Screen captures on the monitor are composite images.



Product Type

Product type Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens system camera
Memory SD, SDHC[*], SDXC[*]

  • UHS-I, II compatible
Sensor size 17.4 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. 20.4 million pixels
Total number of pixels: Approx. 21.8 million pixels
Aspect ratio: 1.33 (4:3)
Dust reduction Supersonic Wave Filter (image sensor dust reduction system)


Still Photo Recording

Recording format DCF2.0, Exif2.31
File format RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG
Recording image size [RAW] 5184 x 3888 pixels
[JPEG] 5184 x 3888 pixels – 1024 x 768 pixels
Dual Slot Settings Standard, Auto Switch, Dual Independent, Dual Same

  • When two cards are inserted, card to be saved on to or to be viewed can be designated.
Folder creation and selection With
Copy Copy single file, copy multiple files and copy all

  • When copied, the new file will be given a different name from that of the original file.


Image Stabilisation System

Type Built-in 5-axis[*] sensor-shift image stabilisation for movie and still photos

  • yaw / pitch / roll / vertical shift / horizontal shift
Mode 4 modes (S-IS AUTO, S-IS1, S-IS2, S-IS3), OFF
Live View image stabilisation Activation by half-pressing shutter button or pressing AEL / AFL button, enlarging view
Focal length setting 11 settings: 10 programmable settings (10 lenses), 1 open setting
Lens IS priority With
5-axis Sync IS With[*]

  • When using M.Zuiko Digital lenses equipped with image stabilisation
Stabilisation performance 7.0 EV[*]

  • Based on CIPA measurement conditions. When using M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO (focal length =40mm (35mm equivalent: 80mm))

7.5 EV[*]

  • Based on CIPA measurement conditions. When using M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 PRO (focal length =100mm (35mm equivalent: 200mm)), halfway release image stabilization Off, Frame rate: High



Finder type Eye-level electronic viewfinder, approx. 2.36M dots
Field of view / Viewfinder magnification Approx. 100% / Approx. 1.48x[1]-1.65x[2] (-1m-1, 50mm lens, Infinity)

  • 1: Finder Style 1, 2 (aspect ratio 4:3)
  • 2: Finder Style 3 (aspect ratio 4:3)
Eye point / Diopter adjustment range Approx. 21mm (-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 / trichotomy /golden grid / scale / diagonal / movie grid

  • grid colour is selectable
Level Gauge 2-axis (horizontal / vertical) level gauge
Finder Style 3 styles
Brightness and Colour Temperature Control Adaptive brightness technology (EVF Auto Luminance) / ±7 level manual brightness control / ±7 level manual colour temperature control
S-OVF (Simulated OVF) Expands the Live View dynamic range.

  • Available in the EVF when in P, A, S, M and B modes. Art filter, WB and exposure are not reflected in EVF.


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
Live View Boost Live View Boost 1, Live View Boost 2[*] (For dark situations)

  • Settings can be specified for each shooting mode
  • Live View Boost 2: Frame Rate Priority or Quality Priority selectable
  • Off: Brightness in Live View shows specified exposure settings.



Monitor type 3.0-inch vari-angle monitor[*]

  • Approx.1037k dots (3:2), electrostatic capacitance touch panel
Touch control Shutter release, Touch AF (AF area selection, AF area size adjustment) AF targeting pad, frame forward / backward, magnified playback, Super Control Panel, Wi-Fi connection, movie controls
Tilting capability With (mirror display when monitor is in self portrait position)
Brightness / Colour temperature control ±7 levels / ±7 levels
Colour tone select Vivid / Natural



AF system High-speed imager AF: Imager phase detection AF and imager contrast AF used in combination: When a Four Thirds lens (mount adapter sold separately necessary) is attached, imager phase detection AF is always enabled).
AF working range EV -3.5 – 20 (S-AF, ISO approx.100, with a F2.8 lens)
Focusing point / Focusing point selection mode 121-point cross-type phase detection AF and 121-point contrast AF / All target, single target (normal / small), group target (5-area / 9-area / 25-area), custom target 1-4 (AF area and its increment steps selectable)
Focus mode Single AF (S-AF)[1] / Continuous AF (C-AF)[1] / Manual Focus (MF) / AF tracking (C-AF + TR)[1] / Preset MF[2]

  • 1 AF+MF selectable
  • 2 Distance setting values are rough estimates and not compatible lens except the AF lens.
AF performance C-AF lock (5 steps) , AF scanner (3 types) , C-AF Center Priority , C-AF Center Start
AF limiter With (Fn button can be assigned to On / Off and up to 3 distance settings can be saved.)

  • Distance setting values are rough estimates.
AF targeting pad With (activate / deactivate with double tap on rear monitor)
Magnified frame AF 3x , 5x , 7x , 10x , 14x

  • Autofocusing is possible in the magnified frame; can be assigned to button to turn magnify frame AF on / off and to activate magnification; touch icon on monitor to turn off; enables selection of focusing point from 800 or more.
Super spot AF With[*] (Contrast AF in center of the monitor when magnified)

  • Available only when a Micro Four Thirds lens is attached.
Face detection AF / Eye detection AF With
Eye Detection AF mode: off, nearer-eye priority, right-eye priority, left-eye priority
Intelligent Subject Detection AF With
Formula cars, rally cars, motorcycles, aircrafts, helicopters, bullet trains, standard trains, steam locomotives
Manual focus assist Focus ring rotation activates Live View image magnification and / 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
AF Focus Adj. Adjust all, adjust by lens (for Phase detection AF only)
AF illuminator With


Exposure Control (Still)

Metering system (TTL Image sensor metering) Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), center-weighted average metering, spot metering[*], spot metering with highlight control, spot metering with shadow control

  • Also available AF target spot metering
Metering range EV -2 – 20 (ISO approx.100, with a F2.8 lens)
Exposure mode / Shooting mode P: program AE (program shift can be performed), A: aperture priority AE, S: Shutter priority AE, M: Manual, B: Bulb (Live Bulb, Live Time and Live Composite are available), Custom 1~4
ISO sensitivity AUTO ISO (default): LOW (approx.64) ‐ 6400 with customizable default and upper limit (200 – 6400)
Manual ISO: LOW (approx.64, approx.100), 200 – 25600 (adjustable in 1/3 or 1 EV steps)
Exposure compensation ±5 EV, adjustable by 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps
When shooting in HDR or in video, only adjustable up to ±3 EV steps
Live View only reflects up to ±3 EV steps
AE lock Locks with a half-press of the shutter button (can be set to AEL / AFL button as well)
Anti-Flicker Shooting With



Shutter type Focal-plane shutter (mechanical shutter): 1/8000 – 60 sec., with selectable EV adjustment steps (1/3, 1/2, 1)

  • Live Bulb / LiveTime: selectable exposure time (1 / 2 / 4 / 8 / 15 / 20 / 25 / 30 min.), with 8-min. default setting
  • Live Composite: 3 hours maximum shooting time

Electronic first curtain shutter (Anti-shock mode): 1/320 – 60 sec.,
Electronic shutter (Silent mode): 1/32000 – 60 sec.,
Flicker Scan: Video recording 1/30 (50 fps: 1/50, 60 fps: 1/60, Highspeed: 1/120) -1/250.0, Still 1/50.0-1/7634

  • Video recording S / M mode, Still S / M silent mode only. Selectable with a minimum of 0.1



Sequential shooting maximum speed [Sequential shooting H] approx. 15 fps with selectable 10-15 fps
[Sequential shooting L] approx. 10 fps with selectable 1-10 fps
[Anti-shock sequential shooting L] approx. 8.5 fps with selectable 1-8 fps
[Silent sequential shooting H] approx. 60 fps with selectable 15, 20, 30, 60 fps
[Silent sequential shooting L] approx. 18 fps with selectable 1-10, 15, 18 fps
[Pro Capture H] approx. 60 fps with selectable 15, 20, 30, 60 fps
[Pro Capture L] approx. 18 fps with selectable 1-10, 15, 18 fps

  • When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO
  • Maximum sequential shooting speed may be affected by several factors including lens used, brightness, aperture, shutter speed, and ISO setting
  • When in Pro Capture mode, slower shutter speeds and flash can not be used
  • Pro Capture L mode is available when an M.Zuiko lens or lens without communication capability is attached. (Auto-focus is not available for lenses without communication capability).
  • In Pro Capture L mode, the minimum aperture is F8.
  • When ISO is 8000 or above, 30 fps becomes the maximum sequential shooting speed, and the actual shooting speed may become slower than the set shooting speed by a few frames per second. When using ISO Bracketing, performance will be affected at ISO 2000 or above
  • Focus and exposure are fixed at the values of the first shot when using sequential shooting H
  • Maximum sequential shooting speed is 8.5 fps for anti-shock sequential shooting L, even when set to 9 or 10 fps
Sequential shooting frame count 1- 99 frames
Pre-shutter Frames (For Pro Capture mode only) Number of frames recorded prior to full-press of the shutter button can be set from 0 to 35 frames.
Sequential shooting maximum recordable frames[*] [Sequential shooting H 15 fps] RAW: Max. 103 frames, JPEG (LF): Max. 132 frames
[Sequential shooting L 10 fps] RAW: Max. 287 frames, JPEG (LF): Until card is full
[Silent sequential shooting H 60 fps] RAW: Max. 49 frames, JPEG (LF): Max. 49 frames
[Silent sequential shooting L 18 fps] RAW: Max. 74 frames, JPEG (LF): Max. 89 frames

  • When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO and the Toshiba SDXU-D032G memory card with standard card setting in slot 1.
  • Low ISO processing: Priority is given to sequential shooting
Self-timer Operation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., custom (Wait time: 1-30 sec., Shot interval: 0.5 / 1 / 2 / 3 sec., Number of shots: 1-10, Every time AF: On / Off)



Flash intensity control method TTL Auto, Auto[*], Manual, Super FP[*] (FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL)

  • Available on the external flash
Flash mode 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.

  • When using Super FP: 1/125-1/8000 sec.
  • When using electronic shutter: 1/50 sec. up to ISO 6400, 1/20 sec. for ISO 8000 and higher, and 1/20 sec. for ISO bracketing
Flash intensity control Up to ±3 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable
Compatible external flash FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-900R, STF-8, FL-700WR


Wireless Flash Control

Compatible external flash FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-900R, FL-700WR
Control method Triggered and controlled by Olympus Wireless RC Flash system compatible flashes:
Commander flashes: FL-LM3 and FL-600R, FL-900R, STF-8, FL-700WR
External Flash intensity type TTL Auto, Auto, Manual, FP-TTL-AUTO, FP-MANUAL
Channel 4 channels
Group No. 4 groups (External flash 3 groups + commander flash)
Radio wireless control With


White Balance

White balance mode Auto WB, 7 Preset WBs, 4 Capture WBs, Custom WB (Kelvin setting)
White balance compensation ±7 steps along A-B / G-M axis


Colour Mode

Colour matrix sRGB, Adobe RGB


Picture Mode

Mode i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e-Portrait, Underwater, Colour Creator, Art Filters
Gradation Auto, Normal, High Key, Low Key

  • except when using e-Portrait, Underwater, Art Filters, Colour Creator
Hilight and shadow control ±7 steps each for highlight, shadow, midtone


Art Filter

Art Filter
(Variation / Art 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)
Bleach Bypass (I, II / a, b, c, d, e, f, i)
Instant Film (- / a, b, c, d, e, f, i)
Detail of Art Effect 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 color) 18 colour selectable


Colour Creator

Colour Creator Colour pattern : 30 colours / Saturation setting -4 – +3



Exposure bracketing 2, 3 or 5 frames in 0.3, 0.7, 1.0 EV steps selectable, 7 frames in 0.3, 0.7 EV steps selectable
ISO bracketing 3 frames in 0.3, 0.7, 1.0 EV steps selectable
White balance bracketing 3 frames in 2, 4, 6 selectable steps for 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, Colour Creator selectable
Focus bracketing 3 to 999 shots, focus steps adjustable from 1 to 10 (compatible with Micro Four Thirds lenses)
Focus stacking With[*]

  • Angle of view becomes slightly smaller (The cut area guide is displayed)

Compatible with:
M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 PRO,
M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO,
M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO,
M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO,
M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO + M.Zuiko Digital 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14,
M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO + M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20,
M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO,
M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm F3.5 Macro,
M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm F2.8 Macro,
M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4.0 IS PRO,
M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4.0 IS PRO + M.Zuiko Digital 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14,
M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4.0 IS PRO + M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20


HDR Function

HDR(Auto composite) HDR1, HDR2 (painting-like)

  • ISO sensitivity is fixed at 200, and maximum shutter speed setting is 4 sec.
  • Exposure compensation can be performed.
Bracketing for HDR post process 3 or 5 frames in 2.0 or 3.0 EV steps, or 7 frames in 2.0 EV steps.

  • This sequential shooting H AE bracketing is specifically designed for shooting images that will be HDR-processed on a PC.


Keystone Compensation

Keystone Compensation With (can be confirmed in Live View)

  • Horizontal and vertical compensation can be performed simultaneously*up to ±20 step of horizontal and vertical compensation can be performed simultaneously.


Fisheye Compensation

Fisheye Compensation 3 styles (can be confirmed in Live View)

  • Underwater correction compatible
  • Enabled when M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO is used.


Live ND

Live ND With

  • S / M mode only, flash can not be used, ISO up to 800, the maximum shutter speed is 1 / 30 (when ND2 is set) and the speed drops if the number of ND steps is raised


High Res Shot

Resolution Equivalent to 50 megapixels / 25 megapixels

  • Available in P / A / S / M mode, RAW+JPEG or JPEG.
  • JPEG: 8160 x 6120 (50M), 5760 x 4320 (25M) / RAW: 10368 x 7776
  • RAW data can be developed in-camera. You need to install Olympus Workspace to develop on a PC.
Shutter Type / Shutter Speed Electronic shutter / 1/8000 – 60 sec.


Handheld High Res Shot

Resolution Equivalent to 50 megapixels / 25 megapixels

  • Available in P / A / S / M mode, RAW+JPEG or JPEG.
  • JPEG: 8160 x 6120 (50M), 5760 x 4320 (25M) / RAW: 8160 x 6120
  • Flash can not be used
  • RAW data can be developed in-camera. You need to install Olympus Workspace to develop on a PC.
Shutter Type / Shutter Speed Electronic shutter / 1/8000 – 60 sec.


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, 30sec.


Silent Mode

Shutter Type / Shutter Speed Electronic shutter / 1/32000 – 60 sec.
Shutter start delay 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30 sec.
Silent Mode Settings Settings for sound, AF illuminator, and flash can be set to On / Off separately (default setting is Off for all three)


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, Max 999 frames.
Creating Time-lapse movie automatically available


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


One Push Tele-converter

Magnification x2


Level Gauge

Detection 2-axis


Video Recording

Recording format MOV (MPEG-4AVC / H.264)
Mode / frame rate / compression method [MOV]
4096 x 2160 (C4K) / 24p / IPB (approx. 237 Mbps)
3840 x 2160 (4K) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (approx. 102 Mbps)
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, C4K 24.00 fps
FHD ALL-I (A-I: ALL-Intra / approx. 202 Mbps),
FHD IPB (SF: Super Fine / approx. 52 Mbps, F: Fine / approx. 30 Mbps, N: Normal / approx. 18 Mbps)
HD ALL-I (A-I:ALL-Intra / approx. 102 Mbps),
HD IPB (SF: SuperFine / approx. 26 Mbps, F: Fine / approx. 14 Mbps, N: Normal / approx. 10 Mbps)

  • Frame rates may drop when particular Art Filters is used.
  • Class 10 or higher SD card is recommended for shooting movies.
  • UHS-II or UHS-I U3 card is recommended for 4K, C4K, ALL-I shooting.
Maximum recording time Approx. 29 min.
Art Filter Movie With (Frame rates may drop when certain Art Filters are used)
One-push Movie Digital Converter Approx. 3x
Time Lapse Movie 3840 x 2160 (4K) / 5 fps
1920 x 1080 (FHD) / 5 fps, 10 fps, 15 fps
1280 x 720 (HD) / 5 fps, 10 fps, 15 fps, 30 fps
Quick Movie / Slow Movie With (Both or either of the two may not be available depending on the frame rates.
High speed movie 120 fps (1920 x 1080 / MOV)
Image Stabilisation for Movie M-IS1[*] (multi motion IS by Image sensor shift and electronic image stabiliser),
M-IS2 (multi motion IS by Image sensor shift), Off

  • Field of view varies when using M-IS1. Using lens which is equipped with image stabilisation can be given top priority.
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
REC Bit With
Live View Output via HDMI Monitor Mode (outputs video and info display to a connected monitor)[1]
Record Mode (outputs video only, with no info display)[2]

  • 1 While recording, footage is simultaneously displayed on the HDMI monitor and on the camera, but the info display is shown only on either one of the two. While playing movies, footage is simultaneously displayed on the HDMI monitor (normal size) and on the camera (normal size or enlarged). However, the image can not be enlarged on the camera when a movie is being recorded.
  • 2 Movie quality is set to YCbCr 4:2:2 (8 bit), frame rate follows movie setting (24p, 30p and 60p settings are not recommended.), and sound will be recorded.
Movie Picture Mode Flat, OM-Log 400

  • View assist compatible
Exposure Control Program AE, aperture priority AE, shutter priority AE, manual Flicker scan[1] (1/250 – 1/30.0[2])

  • 1 Available only when in S, M mode. Selectable from minimum increment of 0.1.
  • 2 50 fps movie: 1/50.0 sec., 60 fps movie: 1/60.0 sec.
AE Lock With


Recording (Sound)

Recording format Wave Format (Stereo linear PCM / 16-bit, Sampling frequency 48 kHz)

  • High-Resolution Audio (Stereo linear PCM / 24-bit, Sampling frequency 96 kHz) compatible
Microphone / Speaker Built-in stereo microphone / built-in mono speaker

  • External stereo microphone can be attached
Microphone function Wind noise reduction, recording volume, microphone volume limiter,
Audio dubbing possible for still pictures (up to 30 sec.)

  • May affect audio quality.
IC recorder linkage Slate Tone / Synchronised Audio Rec-Movie Rec

  • LS-100 compatible


Wi-Fi Function

GPS info. Function Available (Via GPS smartphone)

  • Built-in GPS info given priority
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

  • P, A, S, M, B and drive mode can be selected. Aperture, shutter speed, exposure, ISO sensitivity, white balance and sequential shooting can be adjusted.
Image Share File Type: JPEG[*], MOV

  • Marking function for image share.
Easy Connection Connect using a QR code,
Connect using Bluetooth (View, Transfer only)


Tethered shooting

Tethered shooting Via USB cable (camera can be operated by both PC or camera controls)
Via Wi-Fi (Transfer of recorded images to PC via access point, 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz available)


GPS / Field Sensor System

GPS / Field Sensor System GPS (GLONASS, QZSS), compass, manometer, temperature sensor, Acceleration sensor



Playback mode Single-frame, information display, index display (4 / 9 / 25 / 100 frames), calendar, enlargement (2x – 14x), movie (with sound, FFREW / Pause), picture rotation (auto), Light Box display
Information display Histogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight / Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF


Image Editing

Movie Editing function Trimming (beginning / end) / in-movie image extraction (4K only)
Editing function RAW data edit, Gradation auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye fix, Saturation, Resize (1280 x 960, 640 x 480, 320 x 240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Post recording
RAW data edit RAW data edit based on settings of the camera (including e-Portrait, Colour Creator, Art Filter, ART-BKT).
Edited data can be previewed and up to 2 types of custom settings used for editing can be saved. preview capability.



Print function Print reservation (DPOF)



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



My Menu 35 items in 5 tabs with 7 items each
Mode dial my set 4 types of settings can be configured to C1-C4 modes on mode dial.
Menu my set Available (Settings configured to C1-C4 can be called up via the menu even in P, A, S, M and B modes.

  • Some items including shooting mode may not be called up.
Multi Selector customisation With
Dial customisation Dial function and dial direction are customisable for both dials
Lever Customization Select assignment from 3 different modes, power switch, or off (no function assignment)
Button Customization Up to 39 functions can be assigned to buttons

  • Up to 24 functions can be assigned for movie recording
  • Buttons on lenses can also be customized from the camera
  • Some buttons may have restrictions to what functions can be assigned
Copyright Settings / Lens info Settings With / With (save up to 10 lenses)


Input / Output

USB / Remote controller connector USB Type-C / ⌀2.5 Pin Jack (when using separately available RM-CB2).
HDMI connector Micro HDMI (type D)
Flash attachment Hot shoe, sync terminal
Wireless LAN Built-in (IEEE 802.11a / b / g / n / ac)
Bluetooth Built-in (Bluetooth Ver.4.2 BLE)
Microphone input jack ⌀3.5 stereo mini jack (plug-in power on / off)
Headphone connector ⌀3.5 stereo mini jack
PC interface Superspeed (USB 3.0)
DC connector AC-5 compatible


Power Requirements

Battery Two BLH-1 Li-ion batteries (included)

  • It can be operated even when only one BLH-1 Li-ion battery is equipped.
Battery status display Remaining power (10 steps, %, or by-minute display), shot count, degradation
AC Adapter AC-5 AC adapter is separately available
USB bus power A USB PD bus power can be used

  • PD compliant Camera: Rev 3.0 Ver. 1.0a
USB charging Built-in battery is charged with AC-5 / USB

  • When the camera power is off
  • Performance varies depending on different USB devices
Sleep mode With (1 / 3 / 5 min. off)
Number of recordable images Approx. 870 shots (using 2 BLH-1 and Toshiba SDXU-D032G with IS ON, with no flashes attached, based on CIPA test standards)
Approx. 2,580 shots (using quick sleep mode, under Olympus testing conditions based on CIPA test standards)
Battery life for movie recording Approx. 170 minutes[*] (under standard JEITA testing)
Approx. 350 minutes[*] (when zoom and other operational functions are not used)

  • When repeatedly recording at the maximum time of 29 minutes


Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions W: 144.4 mm, H: 146.8 mm, D: 75.4 mm (based on CIPA standards: excludes protrusions)
Weight Approx. 997 g (with 2 BLH-1 batteries and 2 Memory cards, based on CIPA standards, without eyecup)
Approx. 849 g (body only)


Operating Environment

Temperature -10℃ – +40℃ (when in operation) / -20℃ – +60℃ (when stored)
Humidity 30% – 90% (when in operation) / 10% – 90% (when stored)


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