Olympus OM-D E-M1 vs Olympus E-3

Winner
Olympus OM-D E-M1

58

Olympus E-3

34

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus OM-D E-M1

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,400k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-3

Battery life
Great battery life
610 shots
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Storage slots
More storage slots
2
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus OM-D E-M1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus E-3.

competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Smaller
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$826 body only

$1,058 with 12-40mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$511 - $899 body only

$999 with 14-150mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Olympus E-3 Competitors

Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D

Pro DSLR

$532 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Nikon D90

Nikon D90

Entry-level DSLR

$449 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Nikon D700

Nikon D700

Pro DSLR

$1,591 body only

$2,277 with 24-85mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage

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