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E‑M5 Mark III, Olympus, System Cameras ; Micro 4/3 Cameras, OM-D
E‑M5 Mark III, Olympus, System Cameras ; Micro 4/3 Cameras, OM-D
E‑M5 Mark III, Olympus, System Cameras ; Micro 4/3 Cameras, OM-D
E‑M5 Mark III, Olympus, System Cameras ; Micro 4/3 Cameras, OM-D
E‑M5 Mark III, Olympus, System Cameras ; Micro 4/3 Cameras, OM-D
E‑M5 Mark III, Olympus, System Cameras ; Micro 4/3 Cameras, OM-D
E‑M5 Mark III, Olympus, System Cameras ; Micro 4/3 Cameras, OM-D
E‑M5 Mark III, Olympus, System Cameras ; Micro 4/3 Cameras, OM-D
E‑M5 Mark III, Olympus, System Cameras ; Micro 4/3 Cameras, OM-D

E‑M5 MARK III

SILVER

All you need. Break free.
  • Compact & lightweight like no other
  • Brilliant image quality

Available versions:

E‑M5 MARK III

BLACK

All you need. Break free.
  • Compact & lightweight like no other
  • Brilliant image quality

Available versions:

Specifications

Type

  • Lens mount

    Micro Four Thirds

Image Sensor

  • Type

    4/3'' Live MOS sensor

  • Effective pixels

    20.4 Megapixels

  • Filter array

    Primary colour filter (RGB)

  • Aspect ratio & area

    4:3 / 17.3 x 13.0mm

  • Full resolution

    21.8 Megapixels

Engine

  • Type

    TruePic VIII

Filter

  • Dust reduction filter

    Supersonic Wave Filter

Viewfinder

  • Type

    Electronical Viewfinder

  • Pixel number

    2.360K dots

  • Diopter adjustment

    Equipped ‑4.0 ‑ +2.0 diopters / built‑in type

  • Field of view

    Approx. 100%

  • Magnification

    Max. 1.37x with a 50mm lens set to infinity at ‑1 dioptre (depending on selected viewfinder style)

  • Eye point

    27mm at ‑1 dioptre from eyepiece lens

  • Style

    3 styles selectable

  • Displayed information

    • Aperture value
    • Shutter speed
    • AF frame (super impose)
    • AF confirmation mark
    • AF lock
    • Auto bracket
    • Battery check
    • Exposure compensation indicator
    • Exposure compensation value indicator
    • Exposure level indicator
    • Exposure mode
    • Flash
    • FP flash
    • IS activating mode
    • Metering mode
    • Number of storable sequential pictures
    • White balance
    • Level Gauge
    • Highlight & Shadow
    • Live Pre-view function
    • Histogram
  • Correction of colour temperature

    +/‑ 7 levels

  • S-OVF

    Expands the Live View dynamic range

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

Live View

  • Displayed information

    • Aperture
    • Shutter speed
    • Auto bracket
    • AE lock
    • Focus mode
    • Shooting mode
    • Battery check
    • IS activating mode
    • Face / Eye detection mode
    • Record mode
    • ISO
    • Sequential shooting mode
    • White Balance
    • Metering mode
    • Exposure compensation value
    • AF frame display
    • AF confirmation mark
    • Shooting information
    • Spot metering area
    • Super FP
    • Flash status
    • Touch Panel Condition
    • Focal length
    • Flash mode
    • Histogram
    • Level Gauge
    • Highlight & Shadow
    • Focus peaking
    • Number of storable pictures
    • Custom
    • Face detection
    • Flash intensity
    • WiFi
  • Field of view

    Approx. 100%

  • Magnification levels

    3 / 5 / 7 / 10 / 14x

  • Dynamic range expansion

    When in HDR1 or HDR2

  • Display modes

    • Comparison
    • Grid (4 types)
    • Grid
    • Histogram
    • Level Gauge
    • Magnified View
    • Standard information
    • Off

Image Stabiliser

  • Type

    Sensor shift

  • Modes

    Five‑dimensional, vertical or horizontal activation, automatic

  • Effective Compensation Range

    Up to 6.5 EV steps (Sync IS)

  • Up to 5.5 EV steps (CIPA)

  • Live View stabilisation

    Available

  • Lens IS priority

    Available

Focusing System

  • Method

    TTL phase difference detection system, contrast detection system (when non high‑speed contrast AF compatible lens is used, it works as MF assist)

  • Focus areas

    121 points * /

  • 121 points contrast AF

  • All target, single target (normal / small), group target (5‑area / 9‑area / 25‑area)

  • * All cross type

  • AF lock

    Available; Locked by first position of shutter release button in single AF mode, AE/AF lock button (customised)

  • Modes

    • Manual focus
    • Single AF*
    • Continuous AF*
    • Preset MF**
    • AF* Tracking
    • Stacking
  • * incl. manual override

  • ** Distance setting values are rough estimates and only AF lenses can be used.

  • AF illuminator

    Equipped

  • Manual focus

    Available; With enlarged focusing area or focus peaking

  • Face Detection extension

    • Eye Detect AF: Off
    • Left side priority
    • Near side priority
    • Right side priority
  • Predictive AF

    Available

  • AF tracking

    Available; Available in continuous AF mode

  • Focus peaking

  • Colour selection

    White, black, red, yellow

  • Intensity

    High / Normal / Low

  • Back light effect

    On / Off

  • Focus Bracketing Mode

  • Number of images

    3 - 999 shots

  • Step size

    10 levels

  • Compatible with: All Micro Four Thirds AF lenses

  • Focus Stacking Mode

  • Technology

    8 shots are taken at different focus points and automatically composited together into a single image

  • Compatible with: M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm F2.8 Macro, M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm F3.5 Macro, 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 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO, M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4.0 PRO

  • M.Zuiko Digital 1.4x Teleconverter MC‑14, M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC‑20

  • Angle of view becomes slightly smaller

Exposure System

  • Modes

    • Programme automatic
    • Aperture priority
    • Shutter priority
    • Manual
    • Bulb
    • Time
    • Movie
    • HDR
    • Custom shooting
  • Exposure compensation

    +/‑ 5 EV (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps)

  • Note: Monitor and EVF displays only up to ±3 EV.

  • Exposure bracketing

    2 / 3 / 5 frames (+/‑ 1/3, 2/3, 1 EV steps)

  • 7 frames (+/‑ 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 EV steps)

  • ISO bracketing

    3 frames (1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps)

  • AE lock

    Available

  • My Mode

    3 settings storable

  • Shadow Adjustment Technology

  • Flicker Scan: Available for M, S and silent mode (can be confirmed in Live View)

  • HDR bracketing

    3 / 5 frames (+/‑ 2 / 3 EV steps)

  • 7 frames (+/‑ 2 EV steps)

Multi-Exposure

  • Max. number of frames

    2 frames (shooting)

  • 3 frames (editing)

  • Auto gain control

    Available

  • Frame assistance

    Live View

Light Metering

  • Method

    TTL open aperture light metering

  • Zones

    324 zones Multi‑pattern Sensing System

  • Detection range

    ‑2 ‑ 20 EV (17mm f2.8, ISO 100)

  • Modes

    • ESP light metering
    • Spot metering
    • Centre weighted metering
    • Highlight
    • Shadow

Art Filter

  • Modes

    • Pop Art
    • Soft Focus
    • Pale & Light Colour
    • Light Tone
    • Grainy Film
    • Pin Hole
    • Diorama
    • Cross Process
    • Dramatic Tone
    • Gentle Sepia
    • Key Line
    • Water colour
    • Vintage
    • Partial Colour*
    • Bleach Bypass
    • Instant Film
  • Variation / Effect

    Available

  • Art Filter bracketing

    Art Filters selectable

Sensitivity

  • Auto

    (customisable, default ISO LOW ‑ 6400)

  • Manual

    ISO LOW ‑ 25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV ISO steps

Shutter

  • Shutter type

    Computerised focal‑plane shutter

  • Self timer

    2s / 12s / Custom

Shutter Speeds

  • Shutter speed range

    1/8000 ‑ 60s (in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps)

  • Bulb mode

    Up to 30 minutes (selectable longest time in the menu, default: 8 minutes)

  • High res shot

  • Shutter type

    Electronic shutter

  • Shutter speed

    1/8000 ‑ 60s

  • Start delay

    0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15. 30s

  • Resolution

    JPEG: 8160 x 6120 / 5760 x 4320 RAW: 10368 x 7776

  • Equivalent to 50M / 25M pixel sensor (8 shots combined into a single JPEG using sensor shift)

  • Available in P/A/S/M mode

  • You need to install Olympus Workspace to develop on a PC.

  • Anti shock mode

  • Shutter type

    Electronic first curtain shutter

  • Shutter speed

    1/320* ‑ 60s

  • Start delay

    0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30s

  • * For speeds over 1/320 sec., mechanical shutter will automatically be selected.

  • Silent mode

  • Shutter type

    Electronic shutter

  • Shutter speed

    1/32000 ‑ 60s

  • Start delay

    0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15. 30s

  • Flicker Scan

  • Stills

    1/7634 ‑ 1/50s

  • Movies

    1/250 ‑ 1/30s *

  • * Frame rates greater 30fps are limited to their reciprocal value

White Balance

  • AUTO WB system

    Advanced detection system with Live MOS sensor

  • Manual White balance (One-Touch)

    Available

  • White balance bracketing

    3 frames / +/‑ 2, 4, 6 mired steps

  • One-touch white balance

    4 custom settings can be registered

  • Custom WB

    1 setting can be registered at Kelvin temperature (2000K ‑ 14000K)

  • Preset values

    • Tungsten
    • Flourescent 1
    • Sunlight
    • Flash
    • Overcast
    • Shade
    • Underwater
  • Auto Flash adjustment

    Off / Auto WB / Flash

  • Keep warm colour

    On / Off

Sequence Shooting

  • Speed (H)

    Approx. 10fps

  • Max. number of frames: RAW 150 / JPG (LF): Up to card capacity

  • Speed (L)

    6fps

  • Max. number of frames: RAW / JPG (LF): Up to card capacity

  • Silent mode

  • Speed (H)

    Approx. 30fps

  • Max. number of frames: RAW 23 / JPG (LF): 26

  • Speed (L)

    Approx. 10fps

  • Max. number of frames: RAW 152 / JPG (LF): Up to card capacity

  • Pro Capture mode

  • Speed (H)

    Approx. 30fps

  • Speed (L)

    Approx. 10fps

  • Pre-shutter Frames

    0 - 14 frames (recorded by half release prior to full release)

  • Frame count limiter

    1- 99 frames / Off (unlimited frames) (incl. pre‑shutter frames)

  • Conditions

    Memory card: TOSHIBA SDHC UHS‑II R95 W90 EXCERIA™

  • 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.

  • 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.

Image Processing

  • Colour space

    sRGB / AdobeRGB

  • Sharpness + Contrast

    5 levels

  • Contrast

    5 levels

  • Saturation

    5 levels

  • Black & White filter

    Yellow, Orange, Red, Green

  • Black & White toning

    Sepia, Blue, Purple or Green in Black & White mode

  • Picture mode

  • Gradation

    4 levels (auto, high key, normal, low key)

  • Engine

    TruePic VIII

  • Art Filter bracketing

    Available

  • Tele converter effect

    2x

  • Fisheye compensation

    Available when M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm Fisheye PRO is attached Angle of view adjustable in 3 levels Compensation automatically ON when using Underwater Modes, available (can be confirmed in Live View)

Flash

  • Type

    Detachable flash with bounce capability (bundled)

  • Modes

    • AUTO
    • Manual
    • Manual (Full, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64)
    • Red-eye reduction
    • Slow synchronisation with red-eye reduction
    • Slow synchronisation
    • Slow synchronisation 2nd curtain
    • Fill-in
    • Off
    • TTL-Auto
  • Flash compensation

    +/‑ 3 EV / 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps

  • Guide number

    12.9 (ISO 200)

  • X-sync speed

    1/250s

External Flash Control

  • X-sync speed

    1/250s / 1/8000s (Super FP Mode)

  • Type

    TTL AUTO, AUTO, MANUAL, FP TTL AUTO, FP MANUAL

  • Modes

    • Auto
    • Red-eye reduction
    • Slow synchronisation
    • 2nd curtain and slow synchronisation
    • Fill-in for exclusive flash
    • Manual
  • Intensity

    +/‑ 3 EV (1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps)

  • Note: Some functions are only available if they are supported by the external flash.

  • Compatible external flash

    FL‑14, FL‑20, FL‑36R, FL‑50R, FL‑300R, FL‑600R, FL‑700WR, FL‑900R, STF‑8

Wireless Flash Control

  • Number of channels

    4 channels

  • Compatible external flash

    FL‑36R, FL‑50R, FL‑300R, FL‑600R, FL‑700WR, FL‑900R

  • Control method

    Triggered and controlled by bundled flash

  • Group setting

    4 groups

  • Available when used together with cameras compatible with the Olympus wireless RC flash system.

  • Radio wireless control

    Available

Monitor

  • Monitor type

    Vari‑angle LCD ‑ Touch Panel

  • Monitor size

    7.6cm / 3.0'' (3:2)

  • Resolution

    1037K dots

  • Brightness adjustment

    +/‑ 7 levels

  • Colour balance

    +/‑ 7 levels Vivid (default) / Natural

  • Touch Control fucntions

    • AF area enlargement
    • AF area selection
    • Art Filter
    • Enlargement
    • Enlargement playback
    • Frame forward/backward
    • Live Guide
    • Scene Modes
    • Shooting mode
    • Shutter release
    • Super Control Panel
    • Wifi connection

Level Gauge

  • Detection

    2‑axis

  • Display

    Rear display and viewfinder

Super Control Panel

  • Displayed information

    • Battery indicator
    • Record mode
    • Shutter speed
    • Aperture value
    • Exposure compensation indicator
    • ISO
    • AE bracketing
    • AF frame
    • Focus mode
    • AEL notification
    • Face detection
    • Number of storable frames
    • Metering mode
    • Exposure mode
    • Exposure level view
    • Flash compensation value
    • Colour space
    • Gradation
    • Colour saturation compensation value
    • Sharpness compensation value
    • Contrast compensation value
    • White balance
    • White balance compensation value
    • Noise reduction
    • Flash mode
    • Drive mode
    • Internal temperature warning
    • Histogram

Recording Formats

  • RAW

    12bit

  • RAW & JPEG

    Applied parallel recording

  • JPEG

    Applied

  • Aspect ratio

    4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9 / 6:6 / 3:4

Image Size

  • RAW

    5184 x 3888 compressed

  • 5184 x 3888 Fine (compression: 1/4)

Still Image Recording

  • EXIF

    2.3

  • DCF

    Applied

  • RAW

    Applied

Movie Recording System

  • Recording format

    MOV(MPEG‑4AVC/H.264)

  • Picture mode

    Flat

  • Time code

    Rec run / Free run

  • Drop frame / Non‑drop frame

  • Image Stabilisation Mode

    Applied Sensor shift

  • M‑IS1 (Image sensor shift and electronic image stabilizer with multi motion IS)

  • M‑IS2 (Image sensor shift with multi motion IS)

  • 4K Movie quality

    4096 x 2160 (C4K) / 24p / IPB (approx. 237 Mbps)

  • 3840 x 2160 (4K) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (approx. 102 Mbps)

  • HD Movie quality

    Full HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9) / 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL‑I (A‑I), IPB (SF, F, N) (MOV)

  • Full HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9) / 60p, 50p / IPB (SF, F, N) (MOV)

  • HD 1280 x 720 (16:9) / 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL‑I (A‑I), IPB (SF, F, N) (MOV)

  • ALL‑I: ~ 202 Mbps

  • FullHD IPB (SF: ~52Mbps, F: ~30Mbps)

  • HD IPB (SF: ~26Mbps, F: ~14Mbps, N: ~10Mbps)

  • Maximum Recording Time

    29min (MOV)

  • Max. file size

    4GB (AVCHD)

  • Exposure Modes

    • Aperture priority
    • Manual
    • Programme automatic
    • Shutter priority
  • * Frame rate may drop when using certain art filter

  • Class 10 or higher SD card is recommended for movie shooting

  • UHS‑II or UHS‑I U3 card is recommended for ALL‑I shooting

Movie Specialties

  • High-Speed Recording

    1920x1080 (MOV) / 120fps

  • Time lapse

    4k, 1080p, 720p (AVI Motion JPEG®)

  • Fast motion

    Available

  • Slow motion

    Available

  • Movie clips

    1, 2, 4, 8s

  • (Extension up to 16s by pressing record button before clip ends.)

  • Movie effects

    • Multi shot echo
    • One shot echo
    • Art fade
    • One push tele-converter
    • Old Film
  • Art Filter

    • Cross Process
    • Diorama
    • Dramatic Tone
    • Gentle Sepia
    • Grainy Film
    • Key Line
    • Light Tone
    • Pale & Light Colour
    • Pin Hole
    • Pop Art
    • Soft Focus
    • Vintage
    • Partial Colour*
    • Bleach Bypass
  • * 18 colours selectable

  • Frame rate limited to 30fps or lower

  • HDMI Live View

  • Monitor mode

    Video signal and info display is processed

  • 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).

  • Record mode

    Only video signal is processed

  • 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.

  • Flicker Scan

    Available in M mode (can be confirmed in Live View)

Sound Recording System

  • Internal microphone

    Stereo

  • Recording format

    High quality sound recording (Stereo linear PCM/24‑bit, Sampling frequency 96kHz)

  • Stereo PCM/16bit, 48kHz, Wave Format Base

  • Image footage

    30s

  • Speaker

    Equipped

  • Microphone functions

    • Wind Noise Reduction
    • Recording Volume
    • Volume limiter
    • Audio Dubbing
  • Linking Olympus PCM Recorders

  • Functions

    Slate Tone / Synchronised Audio Rec‑Movie Rec

  • Compatible with: LS‑100

View Images

  • Modes

    • Single
    • Index
    • Clips
    • Calendar
    • Zoom
    • Movie
    • Slide show
    • Light box
  • Auto rotation

    Available

  • Histogram in playback mode

    Available

  • Shooting information

    Off / On

  • Highlight/Shadow point warning

    Available

Erase / Protect / Copy Function

  • Erase modes

    Single, All, Selected

  • Image protect mode

    Single frame, Selected frames, All Frames, Release protect (Single/All selected)

Image Editing

  • Editing functions

    • RAW data edit
    • Red-eye reduction
    • Sepia
    • Black & White
    • Resize
    • Correction of saturation
    • Correction of brightness
    • Correction of colour balance
    • Shadow Adjustment
    • Trimming
    • e-Portrait
    • Aspect ratio

Menu

  • Menu languages in camera

    English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovak, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian

Customisation Options

  • Fn Button

    Equipped

  • My Mode

    1 setting storable (Can be set to mode dial.)

  • Factory reset

    Full / Basic

  • Programmable button

    Equipped

Interface

  • Media

    SD Memory Card (SDHC, SDXC, UHS‑I, UHS‑II compatible) Class 10 or higher SD card is recommended for movie shooting UHS‑II or UHS‑I U3 card is recommended for 4K, C4K, ALL‑I shooting.

  • HDMI™

    Applied Micro connector (Type D) *

  • USB 2.0 High Speed

    Applied

  • Wireless connectivity

    • WiFi
    • Bluetooth®
  • * "HDMI", the HDMI logo and "High‑Definition Multimedia Interface" are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.

  • Hot shoe

    Equipped

  • Communication method

    Bluetooth® Ver.4.2 BLE

  • Microphone jack

    3.5 ø mm mini‑jack

Wi-Fi Functions

  • Easy Connection

    QR code setting

  • Wireless Shooting

    • Live View
    • Power off
    • Rec View
    • Self timer
    • Touch AF & Shutter
    • P/A/S/M exposure modes
    • Bulb mode
    • Zoom
    • Movie recording
    • Live Composite
    • Short movie

Power Supply

  • Battery

    BLS‑50 Lithium‑Ion Battery (included)

  • Sleep mode

    1, 3, 5, 10 min. and off selectable.

  • Battery life

  • Image shooting

    310 shots (using Toshiba SDHC UHS‑I Card Exceria with IS on, with no flashes attached , based on CIPA test standards)

  • Movie recording

    60min (standard JEITA conditions) 110min (when zoom and other operational functions are not used)

  • USB charging

    Performance varies depending on different USB devices

Environment

  • Temperature

    ‑10 ‑ 40°C Operating temperature / ‑20 ‑ 60°C storage temperature

  • Humidity

    30 ‑ 90% operation humidity / 10 ‑ 90% storage humidity

Dimensions

  • Width

    125.3mm

  • Height

    85.2mm

  • Depth

    49.7mm

  • Weight

    414g (including battery and memory card)

  • 366g (body only)

Exterior

  • Available Colours

    • Black
    • Silver