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Sep 17, 2012
Sep 17, 2012
May 10, 2013
Aug 28, 2014
Feb 5, 2015
Oct 18, 2013
 
 
 
$599 (body only), $699 (with 12-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R lens)
$1099 (body only)
$999 / £799 body only, $1399 / £1199 with 18-55mm lens
 
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
SLR-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
 
 
Composite
Magnesium alloy
 
 
4608 x 3456
4608 x 3456
4608 x 3456
4608 x 3456
4896 x 3264
2560 x 1920, 1024 x 768
2560 x 1920, 1024 x 768
3200 x 2400, 1280 x 960
 
4896 x 2760,3264 x 3264, 3456 x 2304, 3456 x 1944, 2304 × 230, 2496 x 1664, 2496 x 1408 , 1664 × 1664
4:3
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 3:2, 16:9
16 megapixels
16 megapixels
16 megapixels
16 megapixels
16 megapixels
17 megapixels
17 megapixels
17 megapixels
17 megapixels
17 megapixels
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
APS-C (23.6 x 15.6 mm)
 
 
 
High resolution mode produces Raw images at 9216 x 6912 or JPEGs at 7296 x 5472.
 
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
 
TruePic VI
TruePic VII
TruePic VII
EXR Processor II
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
 
 
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
X-Trans
 
Auto (200 - 1600), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000, 20000, 25600
Auto (200 - 1600), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000, 20000, 25600
Auto, 200 - 25600
Auto, 200-25600, expands to 100-25600
Auto (200-6400), Manual (200-6400)
 
100
100
100
100
 
 
 
 
25600
8
8
7
7
7
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
Yes (4 slots)
Yes (4 slots)
Yes (1)
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
No
 
 
3.5 stops
5-axis
 
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
 
Fine, normal
Super fine, fine, normal, basic)
Superfine, fine, normal, basic
Fine, Normal
  • RAW
  • JPEG
  • RAW+JPEG
  • MPO(3D still)
  • RAW (Olympus ARW)
  • JPEG
  • MPO (3D still)
  • JPEG
  • Raw (ORF)
  • 3D (MPO)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (Olympus ORF format)
  • MPO (3D)
  • JPEG (Exif 2.3),
  • RAW (RAF format)
  • RAW+JPEG
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
 
 
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
35
35
81
81
 
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
Fujifilm X
2×
2×
2×
2×
1.5×
 
Tilting
Tilting
Tilting
Fully articulated
Fixed
3
3
3
3
3
460,000
460,000
1,037,000
1,037,000
1,040,000
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
 
TFT-LCD
TFT-LCD
TFT-LCD
TFT color LCD monitor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Electronic (optional)
Electronic (optional)
None
Electronic
Electronic
 
 
 
100%
100%
 
 
 
1.48× (0.74× 35mm equiv.)
 
 
 
 
2,360,000
2,360,000
 
60 sec
60 sec
60 sec
60 sec
30 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/4000 sec
 
 
 
1/16000 sec
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
  • i Auto
  • Program AE
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Bulb
  • Time
  • Scene select AE
  • Art Filter
  • Underwater
  • iAUTO
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Bulb/Time
  • iAuto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Bulb
  • Time
  • iAuto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Bulb
  • Time
  • Program AE
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual exposure
  • 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
  • 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
  • Portrait
  • e-Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Landscape + Portrait
  • Sport
  • Hand-held Starlight
  • 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
  • Portrait
  • e-Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Landscape + Portrait
  • Sport
  • Hand-held Starlight
  • 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
 
No (bundled external flash)
No (bundled external flash)
No (small external flash included)
No (Compact external flash included)
Yes (Pop-up)
7.00 m (bundled FL-LM1)
7.00 m (bundled FL-LM1)
 
 
7.00 m (@ ISO 200)
Yes (Clip-on FL-LM1 included, Hot-shoe)
Yes (Clip-on FL-LM1 included, Hot-shoe)
Yes (GN7 @ ISO 100)
Yes (via hotshoe)
Yes (via hot-shoe)
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync, Manual (3 levels)
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync, Manual (3 levels)
 
Auto, redeye, fill, off, redeye slow sync, slow sync, 2nd-curtain slow sync, manual
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain
1/250 sec
1/250 sec
1/250 sec
1/250 sec
1/180 sec
 
  • Single frame
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Single
  • Continuous (H, L)
  • Self-timer (2 or 12 sec, custom)
  • Single
  • Sequential (hi/lo)
  • Self-timer
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
8.0 fps
8.0 fps
8.0 fps
10.0 fps
7.0 fps
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Yes (2 or 12 sec, custom)
Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Average
  • Spot
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
(2, 3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(2, 3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±1 (at 1/3 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 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (3 frames in 2/4/6 stops in A-B/G-M axis)
Yes (+/- 7 stops in each A-B/G-M axis)
No
 
1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 640 x 480 (30p)
1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 30p)
MPEG-4, H.264, Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, Motion JPEG
H.264, Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, H.264, Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, H.264
 
 
 
Supports ALL-I and IBP recording modes
 
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC card
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (Mini HDMI type-C)
Yes (Mini HDMI type-C)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes (mini-HDMI)
 
No
No
Yes
 
 
No
No
No
 
Eye-Fi Connected
Eye-Fi Connected
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
 
FlashAir compatible
802.11b/g/n
802.11b/g/n
Image playback/sharing, geo-tagging
Yes (Optional RM-UC1)
Yes (Optional RM-UC1)
Yes (wired or via smartphone)
Yes (wired and via smartphone)
Yes ( Optional RR-90)
 
No
No
No
Yes
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion BLS-5 rechargeable battery & charger
BLS-5 lithium-ion battery and charger
BLS-50 lithium-ion battery & charger
BLN-1 lithium-ion battery & charger
Lithium-Ion NP-W126 rechargeable battery & charger
360
360
350
310
350
325 g (0.72 lb / 11.46 oz)
325 g (0.72 lb / 11.46 oz)
357 g (0.79 lb / 12.59 oz)
469 g (1.03 lb / 16.54 oz)
350 g (0.77 lb / 12.35 oz)
111 x 64 x 38 mm (4.37 x 2.52 x 1.5)
111 x 64 x 38 mm (4.37 x 2.52 x 1.5)
115 x 67 x 38 mm (4.53 x 2.64 x 1.5)
124 x 85 x 45 mm (4.88 x 3.35 x 1.77)
129 x 75 x 37 mm (5.08 x 2.95 x 1.46)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
None
None
None
None
None