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Nov 29, 2003
Jun 24, 2003
Feb 5, 2015
 
 
$1099 (body only)
 
Large SLR
SLR-style mirrorless
 
Magnesium alloy
 
2560 x 1920
4608 x 3456
1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
 
4:3
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
5 megapixels
16 megapixels
6 megapixels
17 megapixels
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
 
High resolution mode produces Raw images at 9216 x 6912 or JPEGs at 7296 x 5472.
CCD
CMOS
 
TruePic VII
 
sRGB, AdobeRGB
 
Primary color filter
 
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600*, 3200*
Auto, 200-25600, expands to 100-25600
 
100
12
7
Yes
Yes (4 slots)
No
Sensor-shift
 
5-axis
RAW
RAW
Standard, High, Super High
Superfine, fine, normal, basic
 
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (Olympus ORF format)
  • MPO (3D)
 
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
 
Yes
No
 
Yes (lens focus by wire)
Yes
3
81
Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
2×
2×
 
No
Fully articulated
1.8
3
134,000
1,037,000
No
Yes
 
TFT-LCD
No
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Electronic
100%
100%
0.96×
1.48×
 
2,360,000
 
60 sec
60 sec
1/4000 sec
1/8000 sec
 
1/16000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
 
Yes
 
  • iAuto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Bulb
  • Time
 
  • 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
No (Compact external flash included)
Yes (Olympus hot-shoe, PC Sync)
Yes (via hotshoe)
Auto, Auto FP, Manual, Red-Eye
Auto, redeye, fill, off, redeye slow sync, slow sync, 2nd-curtain slow sync, manual
 
1/250 sec
 
  • Single
  • Sequential (hi/lo)
  • Self-timer
3.0 fps
10.0 fps
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)
 
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
 
±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
 
Yes (+/- 7 stops in each A-B/G-M axis)
 
 
1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 640 x 480 (30p)
 
MPEG-4, H.264, Motion JPEG
 
Supports ALL-I and IBP recording modes
None
Stereo
 
Mono
 
Compact Flash (Type I or II)
SD/SDHC/SDXC
None
 
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
No
Yes (micro-HDMI)
 
Yes
 
No
 
Built-In
 
802.11b/g/n
Yes (Wire/ InfraRed)
Yes (wired and via smartphone)
 
Yes
Yes
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
 
BLN-1 lithium-ion battery & charger
 
310
735 g (1.62 lb / 25.93 oz)
469 g (1.03 lb / 16.54 oz)
141 x 104 x 81 mm (5.55 x 4.09 x 3.19)
124 x 85 x 45 mm (4.88 x 3.35 x 1.77)
 
No
Yes
No
Yes
 
None