Summary Olympus E-M1

Prices Price
Body only
With 12-40mm lens
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 18
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 31
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Four thirds 17.3x13mm
Screen resolution
Help 1,400k dots
Help 15.9 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 25,600 ISO
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The Olympus E-M1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Screen resolution High resolution screen Help
1,400k dots
Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
External mic jack External mic jack Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Dynamic range Wide dynamic range Help
12.7 EV
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Lens availability More lenses available Help
108 lenses
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
60 seconds


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The Olympus E-M1 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
757 ISO
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (130×94×63 mm)
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
15.9 MP
Announced Old Help
August 2013
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help




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Olympus OM-D E-M1

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