E‑M5 Mark III

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Break free from the chains of bulkier equipment. The E-M5 Mark III is one of the most lightweight and compact cameras in its class to date - giving you full freedom of movement. And it has all you need to set off and live out your passion for photography or videography. Although ultra-small in size, it packs a high-level system of advanced technology and shooting features. Letting you get the amazing image quality you crave with ease

E‑M5 Mark III

85.2mm 125.3mm
366g (body only)

Effective pixels

20.4 Megapixels

Type

Sensor shift

Method

TTL phase difference detection system, contrast detection system (when non high‑speed contrast AF compatible lens is used, it works as MF assist)

Focus areas

121 points * /

Monitor size

7.6cm / 3.0'' (3:2)

Box Contents

Camera Body (Silver)
FL‑LM3 Flash

Type

Lens mount

Micro Four Thirds

Image Sensor

Type

4/3'' Live MOS sensor

Effective pixels

20.4 Megapixels

Filter array

Primary colour filter (RGB)

Aspect ratio & area

4:3 / 17.3 x 13.0mm

Full resolution

21.8 Megapixels

Engine

Type

TruePic VIII

Filter

Dust reduction filter

Supersonic Wave Filter

Viewfinder

Type

Electronical Viewfinder

Pixel number

2.360K dots

Diopter adjustment

Equipped ‑4.0 ‑ +2.0 diopters / built‑in type

Field of view

Approx. 100%

Magnification

Max. 1.37x with a 50mm lens set to infinity at ‑1 dioptre (depending on selected viewfinder style)

Eye point

27mm at ‑1 dioptre from eyepiece lens

Style

3 styles selectable

Displayed information

Exposure mode
Histogram
Live Pre-view function
Metering mode
IS activating mode
FP flash
Flash
Exposure level indicator
Exposure compensation value indicator
Exposure compensation indicator
Battery check
Auto bracket
AF lock
AF confirmation mark
AF frame (super impose)
Aperture value
Highlight & Shadow
Level Gauge
White balance
Number of storable sequential pictures
Shutter speed

Correction of colour temperature

+/‑ 7 levels

S-OVF

Expands the Live View dynamic range

*Available in the EVF when in P, A, S and M modes. Art filter, WB and exposure are not reflected in EVF.

Live View

Displayed information

Highlight & Shadow
Face detection
Custom
Focus peaking
Flash intensity
Number of storable pictures
Flash mode
Flash status
Super FP
Spot metering area
Shooting information
AF confirmation mark
AF frame display
Exposure compensation value
Focal length
Touch Panel Condition
White Balance
Sequential shooting mode
ISO
Metering mode
Face / Eye detection mode
Record mode
Battery check
Shooting mode
Focus mode
Auto bracket
IS activating mode
AE lock
Shutter speed
Aperture
Level Gauge
Histogram
Wi-Fi

Field of view

Approx. 100%

Magnification levels

3 / 5 / 7 / 10 / 14x

Dynamic range expansion

When in HDR1 or HDR2

Display modes

Level Gauge
Magnified View
Comparison
Off
Grid (4 types)
Standard information
Histogram
Grid

Image Stabiliser

Type

Sensor shift

Modes

Five‑dimensional, vertical or horizontal activation, automatic

Effective Compensation Range

Up to 6.5 EV steps (Sync IS)

Up to 5.5 EV steps

Based on CIPA measurement conditions

Live View stabilisation

Available

Lens IS priority

Available

Focusing System

Method

TTL phase difference detection system, contrast detection system (when non high‑speed contrast AF compatible lens is used, it works as MF assist)

Focus areas

121 points * /

121 points contrast AF

All target, single target (normal / small), group target (5‑area / 9‑area / 25‑area)

* All cross type

AF lock

Available; Locked by first position of shutter release button in single AF mode, AE/AF lock button (customised)

Modes

Manual focus
Stacking
Preset MF**
Continuous AF*
Single AF*
AF* Tracking

* incl. manual override

** Distance setting values are rough estimates and only AF lenses can be used.

AF illuminator

Equipped

Manual focus

Available; With enlarged focusing area or focus peaking

Face Detection extension

Right side priority
Near side priority
Left side priority
Eye Detect AF: Off

Predictive AF

Available

AF tracking

Available; Available in continuous AF mode

Focus peaking

Colour selection

White, black, red, yellow

Intensity

High / Normal / Low

Back light effect

On / Off

Focus Bracketing Mode

Number of images

3 - 999 shots

Step size

10 levels

Compatible with: All Micro Four Thirds AF lenses

Focus Stacking Mode

Technology

8 shots are taken at different focus points and automatically composited together into a single image

Compatible with: M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm F2.8 Macro, M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm F3.5 Macro, M.Zuiko Digital ED 7‑14mm F2.8 PRO, M.Zuiko Digital ED 12‑40mm F2.8 PRO, M.Zuiko Digital ED 12‑100mm F4 IS PRO, M.Zuiko Digital ED 40‑150mm F2.8 PRO, M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO, M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 PRO

M.Zuiko Digital 1.4x Teleconverter MC‑14, M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC‑20

Angle of view becomes slightly smaller

Exposure System

Modes

Custom shooting
Programme automatic
Aperture priority
Shutter priority
Manual
Bulb
HDR
Time
Movie

Exposure compensation

+/‑ 5 EV (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps)

Note: Monitor and EVF displays only up to ±3 EV.

Exposure bracketing

2 / 3 / 5 frames (+/‑ 1/3, 2/3, 1 EV steps)

7 frames (+/‑ 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 EV steps)

ISO bracketing

3 frames (1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps)

AE lock

Available

My Mode

3 settings storable

Shadow Adjustment Technology

Flicker Scan: Available for M, S and silent mode (can be confirmed in Live View)

HDR bracketing

3 / 5 frames (+/‑ 2 / 3 EV steps)

7 frames (+/‑ 2 EV steps)

Multi-Exposure

Max. number of frames

2 frames (shooting)

3 frames (editing)

Auto gain control

Available

Frame assistance

Live View

Light Metering

Method

TTL open aperture light metering

Zones

324 zones Multi‑pattern Sensing System

Detection range

‑2 ‑ 20 EV (17mm f2.8, ISO 100)

Modes

Spot metering
ESP light metering
Highlight
Centre weighted metering
Shadow

Art Filter

Modes

Pin Hole
Key Line
Diorama
Pale & Light Colour
Vintage
Cross Process
Dramatic Tone
Gentle Sepia
Instant Film
Bleach Bypass
Partial Colour*
Light Tone
Grainy Film
Pop Art
Soft Focus
Water colour

Variation / Effect

Available

Art Filter bracketing

Art Filters selectable

* 18 colours selectable

Sensitivity

Auto

(customisable, default ISO LOW ‑ 6400)

Manual

ISO LOW ‑ 25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV ISO steps

Shutter

Shutter type

Computerised focal‑plane shutter

Self timer

2s / 12s / Custom

Shutter Speeds

Shutter speed range

1/8000 ‑ 60s (in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps)

Bulb mode

Up to 30 minutes (selectable longest time in the menu, default: 8 minutes)

High res shot

Shutter type

Electronic shutter

Shutter speed

1/8000 ‑ 60s

Start delay

0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15. 30s

Resolution

JPEG: 8160 x 6120 / 5760 x 4320 RAW: 10368 x 7776

Equivalent to 50M / 25M pixel sensor (8 shots combined into a single JPEG using sensor shift)

Available in P/A/S/M mode

You need to install Olympus Workspace to develop on a PC.

Anti-shock mode

Shutter type

Electronic first curtain shutter

Shutter speed

1/320* ‑ 60s

Start delay

0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30s

* For speeds over 1/320 sec., mechanical shutter will automatically be selected.

Silent mode

Shutter type

Electronic shutter

Shutter speed

1/32000 ‑ 60s

Start delay

0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15. 30s

Flicker Scan

Stills

1/7634 ‑ 1/50s

Movies

1/250 ‑ 1/30s *

* Frame rates greater 30fps are limited to their reciprocal value

White Balance

AUTO WB system

Advanced detection system with Live MOS sensor

Manual White balance (One-Touch)

Available

White balance bracketing

3 frames / +/‑ 2, 4, 6 mired steps

One-touch white balance

4 custom settings can be registered

Custom WB

1 setting can be registered at Kelvin temperature (2000K ‑ 14000K)

Preset values

Tungsten
Flourescent 1
Overcast
Sunlight
Underwater
Shade
Flash

Auto Flash adjustment

Off / Auto WB / Flash

Keep warm colour

On / Off

Sequence Shooting

Speed (H)

Approx. 10fps

Max. number of frames: RAW 150 / JPG (LF): Up to card capacity

Speed (L)

6fps

Max. number of frames: RAW / JPG (LF): Up to card capacity

Silent mode

Speed (H)

Approx. 30fps

Max. number of frames: RAW 23 / JPG (LF): 26

Speed (L)

Approx. 10fps

Max. number of frames: RAW 152 / JPG (LF): Up to card capacity

Pro Capture mode

Speed (H)

Approx. 30fps

Speed (L)

Approx. 10fps

Pre-shutter Frames

0 - 14 frames (recorded by half release prior to full release)

Frame count limiter

1- 99 frames / Off (unlimited frames) (incl. pre‑shutter frames)

Conditions

Memory card: TOSHIBA SDHC UHS‑II R95 W90 EXCERIA™

When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12‑40mm F2.8 Pro

Maximum sequential shooting speed may be affected by several factors including lens used, brightness, aperture, shutter speed, and ISO setting.

The actual shooting speed may become slower than the set shooting speed by a few frames per second. When using ISO Bracketing, performance will be affected at ISO 2000 or above.

Image Processing

Colour space

sRGB / AdobeRGB

Sharpness + Contrast

5 levels

Contrast

5 levels

Saturation

5 levels

Black & White filter

Yellow, Orange, Red, Green

Black & White toning

Sepia, Blue, Purple or Green in Black & White mode

Picture mode

Gradation

4 levels (auto, high key, normal, low key)

Engine

TruePic VIII

Art Filter bracketing

Available

Tele converter effect

2x

Fisheye compensation

Available when M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm Fisheye PRO is attached Angle of view adjustable in 3 levels Compensation automatically ON when using Underwater Modes, available (can be confirmed in Live View)

Internal Flash

Type

Detachable flash with bounce capability (bundled)

Modes

TTL-Auto
Off
Fill-in
Slow synchronisation 2nd curtain
Slow synchronisation
Slow synchronisation with red-eye reduction
Red-eye reduction
Manual (Full, 1/4, 1/16, 1/64)
Manual
AUTO

Flash compensation

+/‑ 3 EV / 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps

Guide number

12.9 (ISO 200)

X-sync speed

1/250s

External Flash Control

X-sync speed

1/250s / 1/8000s (Super FP Mode)

Type

TTL AUTO, AUTO, MANUAL, FP TTL AUTO, FP MANUAL

Modes

Auto
Slow synchronisation
2nd curtain and slow synchronisation
Fill-in for exclusive flash
Manual
Red-eye reduction

Intensity

+/‑ 3 EV (1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps)

Note: Some functions are only available if they are supported by the external flash.

Compatible external flash

FL‑14, FL‑20, FL‑36R, FL‑50R, FL‑300R, FL‑600R, FL‑700WR, FL‑900R, STF‑8

Wireless Flash Control

Number of channels

4 channels

Compatible external flash

FL‑36R, FL‑50R, FL‑300R, FL‑600R, FL‑700WR, FL‑900R

Control method

Triggered and controlled by bundled flash

Group setting

4 groups

Available when used together with cameras compatible with the Olympus wireless RC flash system.

Radio wireless control

Available

Monitor

Monitor type

Vari‑angle LCD ‑ Touch Panel

Monitor size

7.6cm / 3.0'' (3:2)

Resolution

1037K dots

Brightness adjustment

+/‑ 7 levels

Colour balance

+/‑ 7 levels Vivid (default) / Natural

Touch Control fucntions

Super Control Panel
AF area enlargement
AF area selection
Art Filter
Scene Modes
Shooting mode
Shutter release
Wi-Fi connection
Enlargement
Enlargement playback
Frame forward/backward
Live Guide

Level Gauge

Detection

2‑axis

Display

Rear display and viewfinder

Super Control Panel

Displayed information

Shutter speed
Histogram
Internal temperature warning
Drive mode
Flash mode
Noise reduction
White balance compensation value
White balance
Contrast compensation value
Sharpness compensation value
Colour saturation compensation value
Gradation
Colour space
Flash compensation value
Exposure level view
Exposure mode
Metering mode
Number of storable frames
Face detection
AEL notification
Focus mode
AF frame
AE bracketing
Battery indicator
ISO
Exposure compensation indicator
Aperture value
Record mode

Recording Formats

RAW

12bit

RAW & JPEG

Applied parallel recording

JPEG

Applied

Aspect ratio

4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9 / 6:6 / 3:4

Image Size

RAW

5184 x 3888 compressed

5184 x 3888 Fine (compression: 1/4)

Still Image Recording

EXIF

2.3

DCF

Applied

RAW

Applied

Movie Recording System

Recording format

MOV(MPEG‑4AVC/H.264)

Picture mode

Flat

Time code

Rec run / Free run

Drop frame / Non‑drop frame

Image Stabilisation Mode

Applied Sensor shift

M‑IS1 (Image sensor shift and electronic image stabilizer with multi motion IS)

M‑IS2 (Image sensor shift with multi motion IS)

4K Movie quality

4096 x 2160 (C4K) / 24p / IPB (approx. 237 Mbps)

3840 x 2160 (4K) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (approx. 102 Mbps)

HD Movie quality

Full HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9) / 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL‑I (A‑I), IPB (SF, F, N) (MOV)

Full HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9) / 60p, 50p / IPB (SF, F, N) (MOV)

HD 1280 x 720 (16:9) / 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL‑I (A‑I), IPB (SF, F, N) (MOV)

ALL‑I: ~ 202 Mbps

FullHD IPB (SF: ~52Mbps, F: ~30Mbps)

HD IPB (SF: ~26Mbps, F: ~14Mbps, N: ~10Mbps)

Maximum Recording Time

29min (MOV)

Max. file size

4GB (AVCHD)

Exposure Modes

Aperture priority
Manual
Programme automatic
Shutter priority

* Frame rate may drop when using certain art filter

Class 10 or higher SD card is recommended for movie shooting

UHS‑II or UHS‑I U3 card is recommended for ALL‑I shooting

Movie Specialties

High-Speed Recording

1920x1080 (MOV) / 120fps

Time lapse

4k, 1080p, 720p (AVI Motion JPEG®)

Fast motion

Available

Slow motion

Available

Movie effects

Old Film
Art fade
Multi shot echo
One push tele-converter
One shot echo

Art Filter

Vintage
Soft Focus
Pop Art
Pin Hole
Cross Process
Bleach Bypass
Partial Colour*
Light Tone
Key Line
Grainy Film
Gentle Sepia
Dramatic Tone
Diorama
Pale & Light Colour

* 18 colours selectable

Frame rate limited to 30fps or lower

HDMI Live View

Monitor mode

Video signal and info display is processed

While recording, footage is simultaneously displayed on the HDMI monitor and on the camera, but the info display is shown only on either one of the two.

While playing movies, footage is simultaneously displayed on the HDMI monitor (normal size) and on the camera (normal size or enlarged).

Record mode

Only video signal is processed

Movie quality is set to YCbCr 4:2:2 (8 bit), frame rate follows movie setting (24p, 30p and 60p settings are not recommended.), and sound will be recorded.

Flicker Scan

Available in M mode (can be confirmed in Live View)

Sound Recording System

Internal microphone

Stereo

Recording format

High quality sound recording (Stereo linear PCM/24‑bit, Sampling frequency 96kHz)

Stereo PCM/16bit, 48kHz, Wave Format Base

Image footage

30s

Speaker

Equipped

Microphone functions

Volume limiter
Recording Volume
Wind Noise Reduction
Audio Dubbing

View Images

Modes

Index
Calendar
Zoom
Movie
Slide show
Light box
Single

Auto rotation

Available

Histogram in playback mode

Available

Shooting information

Off / On

Highlight/Shadow point warning

Available

Erase / Protect / Copy Function

Erase modes

Single, All, Selected

Image protect mode

Single frame, Selected frames, All Frames, Release protect (Single/All selected)

Image Editing

Editing functions

Correction of brightness
Correction of saturation
Resize
Correction of colour balance
Shadow Adjustment
RAW data edit
Red-eye reduction
Trimming
e-Portrait
Aspect ratio
Sepia
Black & White

Menu

Menu languages in camera

English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croatian, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovak, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian

Customisation Options

Fn Button

Equipped

My Mode

1 setting storable (Can be set to mode dial.)

Factory reset

Full / Basic

Programmable button

Equipped

Interface

Media

SD Memory Card (SDHC, SDXC, UHS‑I, UHS‑II compatible) Class 10 or higher SD card is recommended for movie shooting UHS‑II or UHS‑I U3 card is recommended for 4K, C4K, ALL‑I shooting.

HDMI™

Applied Micro connector (Type D) *

"HDMI", the HDMI logo and "High‑Definition Multimedia Interface" are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.

USB 2.0 High Speed

Applied

Wireless connectivity

Wi-Fi
Bluetooth®

Communication method

Bluetooth® Low Energy Ver.4.2

Wi‑Fi is a registered trademark of the Wi‑Fi Alliance.

The Bluetooth® word mark and logos are registered trademarks owned by the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. and any use of such marks by OLYMPUS CORPORATION is under license.

Hot shoe

Equipped

Microphone jack

3.5 ø mm mini‑jack

Wi-Fi Functions

Easy Connection

QR code setting

Wireless Shooting

Short movie
Movie recording
Zoom
Bulb mode
P/A/S/M exposure modes
Touch AF & Shutter
Self timer
Rec View
Power off
Live View
Live Composite

Power Supply

Battery

BLS‑50 Lithium‑Ion Battery (included)

Sleep mode

1, 3, 5, 10 min. and off selectable.

Battery life

Image shooting

310 shots (using Toshiba SDHC UHS‑I Card Exceria with IS on, with no flashes attached , based on CIPA test standards)

Movie recording

60min (standard JEITA conditions) 110min (when zoom and other operational functions are not used)

USB charging

Performance varies depending on different USB devices

Environment

Temperature

‑10 ‑ 40°C Operating temperature / ‑20 ‑ 60°C storage temperature

Humidity

30 ‑ 90% operation humidity / 10 ‑ 90% storage humidity

Dimensions

Width

125.3mm

Height

85.2mm

Depth

49.7mm

Weight

414g (including battery and memory card)

366g (body only)

Exterior

Available Colours

Black
Silver
  • BLS‑50 Lithium‑Ion Battery
  • BCS‑5 Battery Charger
  • Shoulder Strap
  • Micro Four Thirds body cap (BC‑2)
  • Operating Instructions
  • Warranty Card
  • CB‑USB12 USB cable

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