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$0
71%
Aug 11, 2011
Apr 5, 2012
71%
Nov 23, 2011
77%
May 21, 2013
72%
Sep 20, 2011
Sep 17, 2012
Jun 13, 2011
Apr 5, 2012
Jun 30, 2011
Sep 17, 2012
Jun 30, 2011
Sep 17, 2012
 
 
With 14-42mm power zoom: US $749, With 14-42mm standard zoom: US $599
 
 
 
 
 
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
 
4000 x 3000
4000 x 3000
4032 x 3024
4608 x 3456
4032 x 3024
4608 x 3456
4000 x 3000, 4000 x 2672, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 1584, 2112 x 2112, 2048 x 1536, 2048 x 1360, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 904, 1504 x 1504
4000 x 2672, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 1584, 2112 x 2112, 2048 x 1536, 2048x1360, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 904, 1504 x 1504, 1440 x 1440
3200 x 2400, 2560 x 1920, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
2560 x 1920, 1024 x 768
3200 x 2400, 2560 x 1920, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
2560 x 1920, 1024 x 768
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
4:3
4:3
4:3
4:3
12 megapixels
12 megapixels
12 megapixels
16 megapixels
12 megapixels
16 megapixels
13 megapixels
13 megapixels
13 megapixels
17 megapixels
13 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)
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Venus Engine FHD
Venus Engine FHD
TruePic VI
 
Truepic VI
 
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
Auto, 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Auto, 160, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800
Auto (200 - 1600), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800
Auto (200 - 1600), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000, 20000, 25600
Auto (200 - 1600), 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800
Auto (200 - 1600), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000, 20000, 25600
5
5
8
8
8
8
Yes (2)
Yes (2)
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
Yes (2)
Yes (1)
Optical
Optical
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
Fine, Standard
Fine, Standard
 
 
 
 
 
  • RAW
  • RAW + Fine
  • RAW + Standard
  • Fine
  • Standard
  • MPO + Fine
  • MPO + Standard (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
 
  • RAW
  • JPEG
  • RAW+JPEG
  • MPO(3D still)
 
  • RAW
  • JPEG
  • RAW+JPEG
  • MPO(3D still)
 
  • 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
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • 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
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
 
Yes
 
Yes
 
Yes
Yes (2x, 4x)
Yes (2x, 4x)
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
23
23
35
35
35
35
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
2×
2×
2×
2×
2×
2×
 
Fixed
Fixed
Fixed
Fixed
Tilting
Tilting
3
3
3
3
3
3
460,000
920,000
460,000
460,000
460,000
460,000
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle
TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle
HyperCrystal LCD AR(Anti-Reflective) coating
 
HyperCrystal LCD AR(Anti-Reflective) coating
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
None
None
Electronic (optional)
Electronic (optional)
Electronic (optional)
Electronic (optional)
 
60 sec
60 sec
60 sec
60 sec
60 sec
60 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
 
  • i Auto
  • Program AE
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Bulb
  • Time
  • Scene select AE
  • Art Filter
  • Underwater
 
  • i Auto
  • Program AE
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Bulb
  • Time
  • Scene select AE
  • Art Filter
  • Underwater
 
  • Clear Portrait
  • Silky Skin
  • Backlit Softness
  • Clear in Backlight
  • Relaxing Tone
  • Sweet Child's Face
  • Distinct Scenery
  • Bright Blue Sky
  • Romantic Sunset Glow
  • Vivid Sunset Glow
  • Glistening Water
  • Clear Nightscape
  • Cool Night Sky
  • Warm Glowing Nightscape
  • Artistic Nightscape
  • Glittering Illuminations
  • Clear Night Portrait
  • Soft Image of a Flower
  • Appetizing Food
  • Cute Dessert
  • Freeze Animal Motion
  • Clear Sports Shot
  • Monochrome
 
  • 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
Yes (Pop-up)
Yes (Pop-up)
No
No (bundled external flash)
No
No (bundled external flash)
6.30 m
6.30 m
 
7.00 m (bundled FL-LM1)
 
7.00 m (bundled FL-LM1)
No
No
Yes (Clip-on FL-LM1 included, Hot-shoe)
Yes (Clip-on FL-LM1 included, Hot-shoe)
Yes (Clip-on FL-LM1 included, Hot-shoe)
Yes (Clip-on FL-LM1 included, Hot-shoe)
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
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, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync, Manual (3 levels)
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync, Manual (3 levels)
 
 
 
1/250 sec
 
1/250 sec
 
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
 
 
 
 
3.2 fps
4.0 fps
5.5 fps
8.0 fps
5.5 fps
8.0 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec (3 images))
Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec (3 images))
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±2 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
±2 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 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)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (3 frames 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 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 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
 
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1280 x 720p (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60, 50 fps), 1280 x 720p (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 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 (60 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
AVCHD, Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, AVCHD
AVCHD, Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, H.264, Motion JPEG
AVCHD, Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, H.264, Motion JPEG
Mono
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
None
Mono
 
Mono
None
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
None
None
 
 
 
 
 
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)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (mini HDMI TypeC)
Yes (mini HDMI TypeC)
Yes (Mini HDMI type-C)
Yes (Mini HDMI type-C)
Yes (Mini HDMI type-C)
Yes (Mini HDMI type-C)
 
 
 
Eye-Fi Connected
 
Eye-Fi Connected
No
No
Yes (Optional RM-UC1)
Yes (Optional RM-UC1)
Yes (Optional RM-UC1)
Yes (Optional RM-UC1)
 
No
No
No
No
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion BLS-5 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion BLS-5 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion BLS-5 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion BLS-5 rechargeable battery & charger
300
360
330
360
300
360
264 g (0.58 lb / 9.31 oz)
267 g (0.59 lb / 9.42 oz)
265 g (0.58 lb / 9.35 oz)
269 g (0.59 lb / 9.49 oz)
313 g (0.69 lb / 11.04 oz)
325 g (0.72 lb / 11.46 oz)
108 x 67 x 32 mm (4.25 x 2.64 x 1.26)
108 x 67 x 37 mm (4.25 x 2.64 x 1.46)
110 x 64 x 34 mm (4.33 x 2.52 x 1.34)
110 x 64 x 34 mm (4.33 x 2.52 x 1.34)
110 x 64 x 37 mm (4.33 x 2.52 x 1.46)
111 x 64 x 38 mm (4.37 x 2.52 x 1.5)
 
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
None
None
None
None
None
None