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|The E-M10 looks a lot like the E-M5 - featuring a similarly angular 'prism' hump but, unlike the more expensive model, the M10's hump houses a small flash.
It's not a terribly powerful unit, with a Guide Number of 5.8m at ISO 100. But it does allow remote control of external flashes, such as the comparatively affordable FL-300R.
|The rear control dial now sits on a raised platform, giving a little more separation between the dial and other controls. The front dial is close-by, and easy-to-reach with your index finger.|
|The viewfinder is essentially the same as that on the E-M5, offering a large, 800 x 600 pixel view. It's not as high resolution as the E-M1 (or the higher-end cameras from Fujifilm or Sony), but the 'adaptive brightness' system makes it nice to work with.
As with the E-M1, the M10's eye sensor is disabled if you pull the rear screen away from the body - a little detail that makes a big difference to usability.
The mode dial on the top plate has the usual Olympus options, including iAuto, Art Filters, Scene modes, and 'Photo Story'.
|Under the mode dial is the release for the pop-up flash, which is quite difficult to get at. Next door to that is the diopter adjustment wheel for the EVF.|
|The rear controls of the E-M10 closely resemble those of the E-M5 but, presumably because they're not weather-sealed, they feel more responsive (rather than exhibiting the slightly spongy feel of the E-M5).|
|The I/O ports are under a rubber cover, and include USB + A/V output and micro HDMI.|
Unlike the E-M5, both the battery and card are located in the same slot, which is less convenient for tripod work.