Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III Mirrorless Digital Camera Body, Black


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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III at a Glance

Take your work to new heights without the weight. Our OM-D E-M1 Mark III is part of the world’s most portable camera system. Ergonomic and lightweight, the E-M1 Mark III works seamlessly with our compact M.Zuiko PRO lenses, so you move easier, react faster, and enjoy your photography more. Use the World’s Most Effective Image Stabilization to take spectacularly sharp handheld stills and video, no tripod needed. And our most advanced OM-D features help you conquer the most challenging shooting situations. The E-M1 Mark III. Expertly crafted to capture the world’s greatest images. Like yours.

Product Highlights:

60 Frames Per Second Continuous Shooting

7.0 EV Stops of Stabilization Performance

80MP High Res Shot Mode

Product Features:

Compact Delivers Big Benefits.

Why work with a portable camera system? You move easier. React quicker. Work longer. Go further. And be your most creative.

Unrivaled Portability: Combined with our M.Zuiko lenses, you’ll carry the world’s most portable camera system to take your work to exciting new places.

World’s Most Effective Image Stabilization: With our world-leading 5-Axis Sync IS, capture tack-sharp stills and smooth 4K video while enjoying the freedom of handheld shooting.

Truepic IX Processor: This fast powerful processor drives the compact E-M1 Mark III’s superior image quality, producing sharpness and vibrant color.

Bad Weather Happens. Your Camera’s Ready.

Built-in weathersealing and other features let you concentrate on getting your best shot instead of worrying about your camera gear.

Weathersealed and Dust Reduction: Never worry about shooting in bad weather or changing lenses in sub-par conditions.

Professional Quality Shutter: Sure, you’re tough on your camera. That’s why we designed a shutter unit that could stand years of use (and abuse).

Dual Card Slots: Manage your images easier. Dual card slots give you four recording settings to help you organize your photos and video.

Don’t Just Keep Up With Any Subject. Capture It.

Your work depends on a camera with scorching speed. Count on the E-M1 Mark III to reliably track and capture moving subjects for brilliant shots every time.

On-Chip Phase Detection and Contrast Detection AF: Wildlife. Automobiles. Sports. The E-M1 Mark III accurately follows any moving subject and always nails the shot.

60 FPS: Shoot at the speed of life. Take an astounding 60 high-resolution frames per second and capture split second action with ease.

Pro Capture: Capturing split second action used to be more luck than skill. Not anymore. Our Pro Capture feature makes nailing impossible shots easy.

Autofocusing That Helps You Nail Your Focus, Every Time.

Pinpoint accuracy. Effortless autofocusing. Greater functionality. Our innovative autofocus system will help you produce work that gets you more work.

Starry Sky AF: Astrophotography using manual focus can be time consuming and inaccurate. Our new Starry Sky AF Mode makes it easier to capture breathtaking astro shots.

Face Priority And Eye Priority AF: If you shoot portraits, switch on our most accurate Face and Eye Priority AF and take your work to new levels of sharpness and definition.

AF Target Modes: Easily customize your AF target to match your subject and its movement for accurate autofocusing performance.

You Have a Vision. We’ll Bring It to Life.

Photography is endlessly creative. The E-M1 Mark III is equipped with features to help you bring your ideas to fruition.

Live Modes (B Modes): Turn the mode dial to “B” and instantly access Live Composite, Live Bulb, and Live Time Modes to take stunningly beautiful long exposure shots.

Focus Stacking / Focus Bracketing: Shoot more creative macro shots with amazingly deep depth of field with Focus Stacking and Focus Bracketing.

Silent Modes: There are times when you want to be unseen and unheard. Silent Mode quiets all camera noise so you can shoot unnoticed.

Shoot Smooth 4K Video With Only Your Hands.

Leave the bulky stabilizing gear at home. Our powerful in-camera image stabilization system makes capturing smooth C4K/4K video effortlessly.

Handheld 4K / Cinema4k Shooting: Shoot crisp video with the E-M1 Mark III. Equipped with the world’s most effective image stabilization system for capturing smooth handheld 4K/C4K video.

OM-LOG: Shooting video in Log Mode gives you more freedom to make color corrections while editing in post-production.

High Speed 120FPS Movie: The E-M1 Mark III opens new avenues of creative expression with High Speed Movie Mode that captures 120 fps.

Product Specifications:


Body Material: Magnesium alloy body

Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds

Image Sensor

Type: 4/3″ Live MOS sensor

Effective Pixels: 20.4 Megapixels

Full Resolution: 21.8 Megapixels

Aspect Ratio and Area: 4:3 / 17.3 x 13.0mm

Filter Array: Primary colour filter (RGB)


Type: TruePic IX


Dust Reduction Filter: Supersonic Wave Filter


Type: Electronical Viewfinder

Pixel Number: 2360K dots

Magnification: Max. 1.48x with a 50mm lens set to infinity at -1 dioptre (depending on selected viewfinder style)

Angle of View: Approx. 100 percent

Style: 3 styles selectable

Brightness Adjustment: Adaptive Brightness Technology / Manual settings: +/- 7 levels

Correction of Color Temperature: +/- 7 levels

Diopter Adjustment: Equipped -4.0 – +2.0 diopters / built-in type

Eye Point: 21mm at -1 dioptre from eyepiece lens

S-OVF: Expands the Live View dynamic range

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

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


Monitor Type: Vari-angle LCD – Touch Panel

Resolution: 1037K dots

Monitor Size: 7.6cm / 3.0″ (3:2)

Brightness Adjustment: +/- 7 levels

Color Balance: +/- 7 levels

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

Level Gauge

Detection: 2-axis

Display: Rear display and viewfinder

Live View

Field of View: Approx. 100 percent

Dynamic Range Expansion: When in HDR1 or HDR2

Magnification Levels: 3 / 5 / 7 / 10 / 14x

Display Modes: Comparison, Grid (4 types), Grid, Histogram, Level Gauge, Magnified View, Standard information, Off

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

Super Control Panel

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

Image Stabiliser

Type: Sensor shift

Modes: Five-dimensional, vertical or horizontal activation, automatic

Live View Stabilisation: Available

Effective Compensation Range:

Up to 7.5 EV Steps Sync IS: When using M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4 PRO (focal length =100mm (35mm equivalent: 200mm)), halfway release image stabilization Off, Frame rate: High

Up to 7 EV Steps: When using M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO (focal length =40mm (35mm equivalent: 80mm))

Note: Based on CIPA measurement conditions

Focusing System

Method: TTL phase difference detection system, contrast detection system

Predictive AF: Available

Face Detection Extension: Eye Detect AF: Off, Left side priority, Near side priority, Right side priority

Manual Focus: Available, With enlarged focusing area or focus peaking

Focus Areas:

121 points / cross-type phase detection AF

121 points / contrast AF

All target, single target (normal / small), group target (5-area / 9-area / 25-area), custom target 1-4 (AF area and its increment steps selectable)

AF Illuminator: Equipped

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

AF Targeting Pad: Available (activate/deactivate with double tap on rear monitor)

AF Working Range: -6 – 20EV (ISO approx.100, with a f/1.2 lens)

AF Tracking:

Available, Available in continuous AF mode

Compatible with: All Micro Four Thirds AF lenses

Number of Images: 3 – 999 shots

Step Size: 10 levels

Modes: Continuous AF, AF Tracking, Bracketing, Preset MF, Stacking, Manual focus, Single AF

Back Light Effect: On / Off

Color Selection: White, black, red, yellow

Intensity: High / Normal / Low

Technology: 3-15 images are taken at different focus points and automatically composited together into a single image

Compatible Lenses: 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 8-25mm F4 PRO, M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO, M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO, M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4 PRO, M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4 IS PRO, M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO, M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS, M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO, M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4 PRO

Compatible Converter: M.Zuiko Digital 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14, M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20

Note: Angle of view becomes slightly smaller

Exposure System

Modes: Aperture priority, Manual, Programme automatic, Shutter priority, Bulb, Custom shooting, Custom 1, Custom 2, HDR, Movie, My Mode, Time

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)

HDR Bracketing:

3 / 5 frames (+/- 2 / 3 EV steps)

7 frames (+/- 2 EV steps)

AE Lock: Available

Enhancement Function:

Digital Shift (horizontal and vertical compensation can be performed simultaneously)

Shadow Adjustment Technology

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

My Mode: 4 settings storable


Max. Number of Frames: 2 frames (shooting)

Max. Number (editing): 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: Centre weighted metering, ESP light metering, Highlight, Shadow, Spot metering

Art Filter

Modes: Bleach Bypass, Cross Process, Diorama, Dramatic Tone, Gentle Sepia, Grainy Film, Key Line, Light Tone, Pale and Light Colour, Partial Colour (18 colours selectable), Pin Hole, Pop Art, Soft Focus, Vintage, Water colour

Variation / Effect: Available


Auto: ISO LOW 64 – 6400

Manual: ISO LOW – 25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV ISO steps


Shutter Type: Computerised focal-plane shutter

Durability: 400000 shots

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)

Shutter Type: Electronic shutter

Shutter Speed: 1/8000 – 60s

Start Delay: 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15. 30s


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

Equivalent to 80M / 50M / 25M pixel sensor (8 shots combined into a single JPEG using sensor shift)

Available in P/A/S/M mode

Shutter Type: Electronic shutter

Shutter Speed: 1/8000 – 60s


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

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

Available in P/A/S/M mode

Flash can not be used

Shutter Type: Electronic first curtain shutter

Shutter Speed: 1/320 – 60s (For speeds over 1/320 sec., mechanical shutter will automatically be selected)

Start Delay: 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30s

Shutter Type: Electronic shutter

Shutter Speed: 1/32000 – 60s

Start Delay: 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15. 30s

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

Auto Flash Adjustment: Off / Auto WB / Flash

Keep Warm Color: On / Off

White Balance Bracketing: 3 frames / +/- 2, 4, 6 mired steps

Custom WB: 1 setting can be registered at Kelvin temperature (2000K – 14000K)

Manual White Balance (One-Touch): Available

One-touch White Balance: 4 custom settings can be registered

Preset Values: Flash, Flourescent 1, Overcast, Shade, Sunlight, Tungsten, Underwater

Sequence Shooting

Speed (H):

Approx. 15fps

Max. Number of Frames: RAW 101 / JPG (LF): 134

Speed (L):


Max. Number of Frames: RAW 286 / JPG (LF): Up to card capacity

Pre-shutter Frames: 0 – 35 frames (recorded by half release prior to full release)

Speed (H): Approx. 60fps

Speed (L): Approx. 18fps

Speed (H):

Approx. 60fps

Max. Number of Frames: RAW 50 / JPG (LF): 50

Speed (L):

Approx. 18fps

Max. Number of Frames: RAW 76 / JPG (LF): 90



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.

When ISO is 8000 or above, 30 fps becomes the maximum sequential shooting speed. The actual shooting speed may become slower than set by a few frames per second. When using ISO Bracketing, performance will be affected at ISO 2000 or above.

Frame Count Limiter: 1 – 99 frames / Off (unlimited frames) (incl. pre-shutter frames)

Interval Shooting:

Interval: 1s – 24h

Max. Number of Frames: 9999

Image Processing

Art Filter Bracketing: Available

Color Space: sRGB / AdobeRGB

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)

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

Black and White Filter: Yellow, Orange, Red, Green

Black and White Toning: Sepia, Blue, Purple or Green in Black and White mode

Contrast: 5 levels

Engine: TruePic IX

Saturation: 5 levels

Sharpness and Contrast: 5 levels

Tele Converter Effect: 2x

External Flash Control

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


X-sync Speed: 1/250s / 1/8000s (Super FP Mode)

Intensity: +/- 3 EV ( 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps )

Compatible External Flash: FL-14, FL-20, FL-36R, FL-50R, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-700WR, FL-900R, STF-8 (Some functions are only available if they are supported by the external flash)

Wireless Flash Control

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

Control Method: Triggered and controlled (Olympus Wireless RC Flash system)

Group Setting: 4 groups

Compatible External Flash: FL-36R, FL-50R, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-700WR, FL-900R, STF-8

Number of Channels: 4 channels

Recording Formats

JPEG: Applied

RAW: 12bit

RAW and JPEG: Applied parallel recording

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

Still Image Recording

DCF: Applied

Dual SD card Settings:

Standard, Auto Switch, Dual Independent, Dual Same

When two cards are inserted, card to be saved onto or to be viewed can be designated

EXIF: 2.31

RAW: Applied

Image Size

RAW: 5184 x 3888 compressed

Large: 5184 x 3888 Fine (compression: 1/4)

Movie Recording System

Recording Format: MOV(MPEG-4AVC/H.264)

Picture Mode: Flat, OM-Log400 (View assist compatible)

Time Code:

Rec run / Free run

Drop frame / Non-drop frame

ALL-I: approx. 202 Mbps

FullHD IPB (SF: approx. 52Mbps, F: approx. 30Mbps)

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

Exposure Modes: Aperture priority, Manual, Programme automatic, Shutter priority

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)

Note: Frame rate may drop when using certain art filter

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)

HD 1280 x 720 (16:9) / 30p


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 Quality: 640 x 480 / 30p (AVI Motion JPEG)

Max. File Size: 4GB (AVCHD)

Maximum Recording Time: 29min (MOV)

Movie Specialties

Art Filter: Bleach Bypass, Cross Process, Diorama, Dramatic Tone, Gentle Sepia, Grainy Film, Key Line, Light Tone, Pale and Light Colour, Partial Colour (18 colours selectable), Pin Hole, Pop Art, Soft Focus, Vintage

Fast Motion: Available

Flicker Scan: Available in M mode (can be confirmed in 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.

High-Speed Recording: 1920×1080 (MOV) / 120fps

Time Lapse:

4k, 1080p,