• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • 1 inch 115.3mm2
  • 14.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Olympus OM-D E-M10
  • Nikon S2
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Olympus E-M10 II
E-M10 vs E-M10 II
 
General
Model Number: E-M10 S2
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $799.99 $449.95
Street Price: $409.50 $399.00
Date Available: 2014-03-15 2014-06-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 18.2 oz (515 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
6.7 oz (190 g)
Size: 4.7 x 3.2 x 1.8 in.
(119 x 82 x 46 mm)
4.0 x 2.4 x 1.2 in.
(101 x 61 x 29 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Aptina
Effective Megapixels: 16.1 14.2
Sensor Format: 4/3 1 inch
Sensor size: 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm) 115.28mm2 (13.10mm x 8.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.75 microns 2.85 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x 2.7x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
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: 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)
4592 x 3072 (14.1 MP, Other),
3440 x 2296 (7.9 MP, 3:2),
2288 x 1528 (3.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG JPEG (Exif 2.3), 12-bit NEF RAW
Continuous-mode frames/second: 8.1 60.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p (24Mbps/​16Mbps))
1280x720 (30p (12Mbps/​8Mbps))
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
768x288 (400p)
416x144 (1200p)
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG) MOV H.264/MPEG-4 AVC with AAC sound
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds Nikon 1
Lens: Olympus M.Zuiko 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II R 1 Nikkor 11-27.5mm f/3.5-5.6
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 84mm 30 - 74mm
Focal Length (actual): 14 - 42mm 11 - 27.5mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 2.50x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22; 7 diaphragm blades (circular) f/3.5 (W) / f/5.6 (T) - f/16
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 37.0mm 40.5mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: 2x n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 81-area multiple AF / All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target Hybrid autofocus (phase detection/contrast-detect AF); Single-point (135 focus areas, center 73 support phase-detect), auto-area (41 focus areas), subject tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF; 1.44M-dot, 100% coverage, 1.15x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor  
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: 1,440,000 dots n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.58x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.15x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,037,000 dots (345,600 px) 460,800 dots (153,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 14.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 200 200
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, 200 - 12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Lamp, Fluorescent, Daylight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Custom WB, One-touch WB Auto, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset Manual, Underwater; All except preset manual with fine tuning
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/16000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 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 Matrix, Center-weighted (4.5mm), Spot (2mm)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 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 Scene modes: Portrait, Night Landscape, Landscape, Night Portrait, Close-up; Creative: Creative modes: Pallet, HDR, Easy Panorama, Soft, Miniature Effect, Selective Color, Cross Process, and Toy Camera Effect; Motion Snapshot; Best Moment Capture mode
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds 2, 5, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 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 Fill flash, slow sync, red-eye reduction, slow sync with red-eye reduction, rear-curtain sync, rear curtain with slow sync
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.8 m / 19.0 ft. 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: GN=5.8 (ISO100, m) / GN= 8.2 (ISO200, m) Lens dependent.
Max Flash Sync: 1/250s Built-in Flash, 1/200s External Flash*; *FL-50R: 1/180s 1/60
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG 12-bit NEF RAW
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG) MOV H.264/MPEG-4 AVC with AAC sound
Included Memory: No memory included  
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
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,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed
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 HDMI out (Type D, Micro)
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): 8.1 60.0
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): 320 shots 270 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BLS-5 Proprietary EN-EL22
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BLS-5 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary EN-EL22a Lithium-ion rechargeabe
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Olympus Viewer 3 CD-ROM ViewNX 2 / Short Movie Creator CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in black or silver. Available in Black, White, Red and Yellow.