Olympus E-M10 Review

 
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General
Model Number: E-M10
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $799.99
Street Price: $782.72
Date Available: 2014-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 18.2 oz (515 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? Yes
Size: 4.7 x 3.2 x 1.8 in.
(119 x 82 x 46 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Total Megapixels: 17.2
Effective Megapixels: 16.1
Sensor Format: 4/3
Sensor Size (dia.): 0.85"
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor-shift Stabilized: Yes
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
3200 x 2400 (7.7 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 980 (1.3 MP, Other),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Video Capture
Movie Mode: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480
Movie Frame Rate: 30p (24Mbps/16Mbps), 30p (12Mbps/8Mbps), 30p
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds
Kit Lens: Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 84 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22; 7 diaphragm blades (circular)
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x
Filter Thread: 37mm
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 81-area multiple AF / All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target
Face Detection: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF
Viewfinder Type: EVF; 1.44M-dot, 100% coverage, 1.15x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Display
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 1,037,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating LCD: Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 14.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: AUTO: ISO Low (100) - 25600 (customizable, Default 200-1600) / Manual ISO Low (100) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Lamp, Fluorescent, Daylight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Custom WB, One-touch WB
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight control, Spot metering with shadow control
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene select AE (Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Sport, Hand-held Starlight*1, 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., 3D*2; *1 8 images automatically shot and combined into a single image composite, *2 3D lens(H-FT012 by Panasonic) only, still only.), Art Filter, Underwater wide / macro
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse: Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Flash Auto, Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual(1/1 (FULL) - 1/64); Supports Olympus RC wireless system
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.8 m / 19.0 ft.
Flash Range Description: GN=5.8 (ISO100, m) / GN= 8.2 (ISO200, m)
Max Flash Sync: 1/250s Built-in Flash, 1/200s External Flash*; *FL-50R: 1/180s
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant: Yes
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi or optional Remote cable RM-UC1
Other Connection: Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB/remote connector
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BLS-5
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BLS-5 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 320
Software
Included Software: Olympus Viewer 3 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black or silver.

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