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80%
Apr 30, 2012
84%
Nov 6, 2009
82%
Jun 11, 2012
Feb 8, 2012
Sep 1, 2009
Feb 7, 2012
 
EU: € 1099 (Body only) UK: £1149.99 EU: € 1299 (with M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm 1:3.5-6.3)
 
US: $2999.95 UK: £2599.99 EU: €2829
 
SLR-style mirrorless
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
Magnesium alloy
 
Magnesium alloy
 
4608 x 3456
5184 x 3456
7360 x 4912
4608 x 3072, 4608 x 2592, 3456 x 3456, 2592 x 3456, 3200 x 2400, 3200 x 1800, 3216 x 2144, 2400 x 2400, 1824 x 2432, 2560 x1920, 2560 x 1440, 2544 x 1696, 1920 x 1920, 1440 x 1920, 1920 x 1440, 1920 x 1080, 1920 x 1280, 1440 x 1440, 1104 x 1472, 1600 x 1200, 1536 x 864, 1584 x 1056, 1216 x 1216, 864 x 1152, 1280 x 960, 1280 x 720, 1296 x 864, 960 x 960, 720 x 960, 1024 x 768, 1024 x 576, 1008 x 672, 768 x 768, 576 x 768, 640 x 480, 640 x 360, 624 x 416, 480 x 480, 384 x 512
5184 x 3456, 3888 x 2592, 3456 x 2304, 2592 x 1728
6144 x 4912, 6144 x 4080, 5520 x 3680, 4800 x 3200, 4608 x 3680, 4608 x 3056, 3680 x 2456, 3600 x 2400, 3072 x 2456, 3072 x 2040, 2400 x 1600
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
3:2
5:4, 3:2
16 megapixels
18 megapixels
36 megapixels
17 megapixels
19 megapixels
37 megapixels
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
TruePic VI
Dual Digic 4
Expeed 3
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Primary color filter
Primary Color Filter
Primary Color Filter
 
Auto (200 - 25600), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, (12800 with boost)
100 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (50 - 25600 with boost)
12
6
12
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
Yes (5)
Sensor-shift
No
No
RAW
RAW
RAW
 
Fine, Normal
Fine, Normal, Basic
  • JPEG
  • DCF
  • DPOF compatible
  • MPO compatible
 
  • NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed or uncompressed
  • TIFF (RGB)
  • JPEG
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
 
Yes
No
No
No
Yes (Live view image is magnified when the focus ring is rotated. (at S-AF+MF or MF mode))
Yes
Yes
35
19
51
Micro Four Thirds
Canon EF/EF-S
Nikon F
2×
1.6×
1×
 
Tilting
Fixed
Fixed
3
3
3.2
610,000
920,000
921,000
Yes
No
No
Touch control in electrostatic capacitance type OLED monitor
TFT color LCD, liquid-crystal monitor
TFT Color LCD with 170 degrees wide-viewing angle
Yes
Yes
Yes
Electronic
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
100%
100%
100%
1.15×
1×
0.7×
1,440,000
 
 
 
60 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
  • i Auto
  • Program AE
  • Aperture priority AE
  • Shutter priority AE
  • Manual
  • Bulb
  • Time
  • Scene select
  • Art Filter
 
  • Programmed auto with flexible program (P)
  • Shutter-priority (S)
  • Aperture priority (A)
  • Manual (M)
  • Portrait
  • e-Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Landscape + Portrait
  • Sport
  • Night
  • 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
  • 3D
 
 
No
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (pop-up)
 
12.00 m
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Yes (via Hot-shoe (FL-50/FL-50R, FL-36/FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R))
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus Sync connector)
Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless plus sync connector)
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync (2), Manual (3 levels)
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain, High-speed sync
1/250 sec
 
1/250 sec
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
 
  • S (single frame)
  • CL (continuous low speed)
  • CH (continuous high speed)
  • Q (quiet shutter-release)
  • MUP (mirror up)
  • Self-timer
9 fps
8 fps
4 fps
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Yes (2 to 20 sec, 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2 or 3 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
  • Spot
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (2 to 9 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3)
 
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (60, 50 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps), 640 x 424 (24 fps)
H.264, Motion JPEG
H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
Stereo
Mono
Mono
Mono
None
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC
Compact Flash (Type I or II), UDMA, Microdrive cards
Compact Flash (Type I), SD/SDHC/SDXC UHS-I compliant
 
None
None
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
Yes (Mini HDMI type-D)
Yes
Yes (Mini Type C)
Eye-Fi Connected
 
 
Yes (Optional (RM-UC1))
Yes (N3 connector)
Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )
 
Yes
Yes (Water-resistant, Dust-resistant)
Yes (Water and dust resistant)
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion BLN-1 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger
 
800
 
425 g (0.94 lb / 14.99 oz)
860 g (1.90 lb / 30.34 oz)
1000 g (2.20 lb / 35.27 oz)
122 x 89 x 43 mm (4.8 x 3.5 x 1.69)
148 x 111 x 74 mm (5.83 x 4.37 x 2.91)
146 x 123 x 82 mm (5.75 x 4.84 x 3.23)
 
 
Yes
Yes
No
Yes (by USB cable and PC)
Yes
None
Optional
Optional
 
GP-E2
GP-1