• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 37.00mm - 122.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
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Predecessor:    
Successor:   Olympus E-M10 II
E-M10 vs E-M10 II
General
Model Number: A800 E-M10
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $89.99 $799.99
Street Price: $89.95 $409.50
Date Available: 2011-02-15 2014-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.6 oz (186 g)
includes batteries
18.2 oz (515 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 3.7 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.
(94 x 62 x 31 mm)
4.7 x 3.2 x 1.8 in.
(119 x 82 x 46 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 10.0 16.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 4/3
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.69 microns 3.75 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   72
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   22.8
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   12.3
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   884
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
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) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.8 8.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30/​30 LP)
320x240 (30)
1920x1080 (30p (24Mbps/​16Mbps))
1280x720 (30p (12Mbps/​8Mbps))
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural)) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Micro Four Thirds
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 37 - 122mm 28 - 84mm
Focal Length (actual): 6.6 - 21.6mm 14 - 42mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.30x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.0 (W) to f/5.8 (T) f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22; 7 diaphragm blades (circular)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a 37.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 2x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 81-area multiple AF / All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   EVF; 1.44M-dot, 100% coverage, 1.15x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 1,440,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.58x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   1.15x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 115,000 dots 1,037,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 14.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   25600
Minimum ISO (native):   200
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600; Low Light: ISO 500-3200 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 Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom Auto, Lamp, Fluorescent, Daylight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Custom WB, One-touch WB
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 15 sec 1/4000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot 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 Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene Modes: Blur Reduction, Portrait, Kids & Pets, Face Self-timer, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Sunset, Fireworks, Long Shutter 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, custom seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off 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): n/a 5.8 m / 19.0 ft.
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 12 in.-9.8 ft. (W), 12 in.-6.6 ft. (T) (30cm-3.0m (W), 30cm-2.0m (T)) 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 Exposure Compensation:   +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural)) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi or optional Remote Cable RM-UC1
Connections (extended):   Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB/remote connector
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.56
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):   0.58
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):   Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.63
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.8 8.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   19
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   8.1
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   15
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   8.1
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   10
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.23 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.096 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.40 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.066 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   Full AF lag, Wide-area mode = 0.245s
Startup Time:   1.3 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   3.5 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 500 shots (NiMH AA) 320 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA Proprietary BLS-5
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium disposables, NiMH rechargeables Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 2 x AA Alkaline disposables 1 x Proprietary BLS-5 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Canon Software Suite CD-ROM Olympus Viewer 3 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Smart Auto. Available in red, black and silver. Available in black or silver.