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Olympus OM-D E-M10
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Olympus OM-D E-M10 Digital Camera

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MILC 16.1MP 3x Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Sharing DNA with Olympus's acclaimed OM-D series, the new OM-D E-M10 is an elegant camera that looks as good as the photos it takes. Boasting a powerful TruePic VII image processor, interactive... More
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37 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This Olympus digital camera received a "Recommended" from Gagadget.com who decided that this camera was good.

Good Expert Reviews

Expert review site Cnetfrance.fr scored this MILC digital camera 85%. That puts this Olympus digital camera in the top 18% of all the cameras of a comparable age and spec.

User Reviews Are Excellent

OM-D E-M10 owners on average rated this digital camera as terrific.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Twelve Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers considered that it had a good viewfinder. Androo mentioned “The electronic viewfinder is so crisp” in their review. Three years ago Cadmanuk wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I love the electronic viewfinder that packs a lot of information right where you need it”. In the same month Chrisj wrote in their review “Easy to use, immediate, clear viewfinder with LOTS of information”.

Some Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers who reviewed the Olympus OM-D E-M10 wrote that it had a good screen. Bodsir wrote “The tilting screen is also great for when you want to take low shots without getting on your knees” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10. Daniel said in his review on Amazon “Tilt screen very good as well”. Funk gave it an excellent rating and said on Amazon “On the back of the camera is a screen you can flip out, so if you want to take pictures where it's awkward to look (e.g” in their review.

Several Olympus OM-D E-M10 owners who purchased it reckoned that it had an electronic viewfinder. Montrose wrote in their Olympus OM-D E-M10 review on Amazon “The EVF is a big positive”. P. Bradshaw wrote “Most were pure guess work because I couldn't see the screen! Recently I bought an Olympus Stylus 1 which has the same EVF as the OM-D EM10” in their Olympus OM-D E-M10 review. P. Bradshaw also said “I interchange - we have taken lots of really good photos between the pair of us - and we both love the EVF on both cameras”.

Several Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers who purchased the Olympus OM-D E-M10 concluded that it was mirrorless. Mr. R. D. Turner gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote in their review “I have been a longtime user of Digital SLR cameras and compact mirrorless micro 4/3rds cameras as well”.

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Good Quality Lens

Fourteen Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers thought it had a good lens. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 in January last year “For now it is fine with 150mm lens” and scored this digital camera 5 stars. Frank P. scored the product 5 stars and he said on Amazon “Usually I got much better result by using the fast 25mm lens without the flash” in his Olympus OM-D E-M10 review. Mary-Mary rated the Olympus OM-D E-M10 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “It is one of my favourite lens”.

A few Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers who reviewed it thought it had a good autofocus. Al wrote “The autofocus is also quick, accurate and no-nonsense” and rated this digital camera as excellent. Andy said “The touch screen to focus and expose is great - will be brilliant to get other people to take pictures”. Three years ago Frank P. gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “They turned out great when I mananged to set the focus correctly, very blurry otherwise” in his review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10.

Several Olympus OM-D E-M10 owners concluded that it had a good zoom. James Kaye wrote on Amazon “I got it with the pancake lens and a 40-150 zoom which both take lovely photos” in his review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10. Mr. R. D. Turner said on Amazon “I loved my Olympus Pen E-PM1 Compact System Camera Double Zoom Kit - Black (includes M”. P. Bradshaw said in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 on Amazon “Has the added advantage of a much better zoom”.

A number of customers who purchased it thought it had a good image stabiliser. Andy wrote two years ago “The 3 axis stabilisation is amazing”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers thought it was able to produce good images. Androo said “The lack of weather sealing is fine for a fair-weather photographer like me” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 and scored the product 5 stars. Androo also wrote “The 3-axis image stabiliser gets good reviews from the pros”. Three years ago B mentioned in their review of this digital camera “A fantastic option for travel photography”.

A few Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers agreed that this digital camera had a good picture resolution.

Three Olympus OM-D E-M10 owners said in their reviews that it had a good ISO range. Bodsir wrote “The photo of my dog was taken hand held at 1600 ISO f4.9 and remarkably 1/10 of a second which speaks volumes for the IS system as I am 70 years old”. Russ said “Since then I've had plenty of good results from ISO 400” in his review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 and rated it as excellent.

A few Olympus OM-D E-M10 owners agreed that the product was good in low light. Andy he said “The major winner for me is the low light performance” in his review. One Olympus OM-D E-M10 owner thought it had a good image sensor. Al said in his review on Amazon three years ago “You can toggle "blinkies" to check for sensor dynamic range clipping (clipped highlights flash orange”.

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Good Size

Fourteen Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers who bought the Olympus OM-D E-M10 said that it was compact. Frank P. wrote on Amazon “The 12-42mm "EZ" kit lens is beautifully compact, too” in his review. Three years ago Funk wrote on Amazon “Bigger than a compact (although found one in the end” in their Olympus OM-D E-M10 review. Funk also said “The sight on the top is excellent, although as a compact instead of SLR it doesn't have the same response”.

Several Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers who purchased the product mentioned that it was lightweight. Cadmanuk gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and mentioned “Now I have the best of both worlds; a small lightweight camera like my beloved OM10, with all the benefits of the digital age!”. Kfphotos wrote “So far so good small, compact, lightweight and the few test shots I have rattled off look fantastic, I really want to get out with it” in their review of this digital camera and gave the Olympus OM-D E-M10 a score of 5 stars. Mr. R. D. Turner said on Amazon “ZUIKO Digital 40 -150mm Lenses) complete with Panasonic 20mm Compact and Lightweight Digital Interchangeable Lens for Lumix G - Black” in their review.

Several Olympus OM-D E-M10 owners who bought the Olympus OM-D E-M10 concluded that it was a good body shape. Mr. R. D. Turner scored the Olympus OM-D E-M10 5 stars and mentioned in their review “This E-M10 has a metal body, lots of buttons”. Sam T. wrote on Amazon two years ago “Then realised front wheel has come off body so will need to return to Olympus for repair” in his review.

Two Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers who reviewed the Olympus OM-D E-M10 agreed that it was a good depth. James Kaye said in his review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 “This lens delivers fantastic pictures in low light with lovely depth of field and has completed my trio of lenses for the OM-D EM10” and gave it an excellent review score. James Kaye also mentioned “You have an ultra-fast lens for low light that offers lovely depth of field”.

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was heavy and bulky. Mary-Mary wrote on Amazon “Jackets and isnt heavy even with a few lenses in a rucksack or bag” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 and rated the product 5 stars. Tj mentioned in their review “If you don't want to carry heavy gear around, this is the camera for you”.

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Good Support

Several customers who bought this digital camera mentioned that it had good technical guidance. Mr Owl wrote “Full MASP (manual, aperture priority, shutter priority”. The Questionable Shredder mentioned in their Olympus OM-D E-M10 review “You have to download the full user manual from the Olympus website”. Wj said in their review of this digital camera “With a converter my old OM prime lenses are back in use, manual focus and all”.

Easy to Use

A number of Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Three years ago Androo mentioned on Amazon “It's just a pleasure to use” in their review. B said on Amazon “Easy to use, compact and lightweight delivering outstanding results” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Bradley wrote two years ago “The image quality is superb its way to use and still small enough to carry everywhere”.

Several Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers said in their reviews that the Olympus OM-D E-M10 was comfortable and easy to hold. Three years ago D. Blaikie gave it a score of 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon “A delight to hold and use”. Two years ago Imppact said in their Olympus OM-D E-M10 review “With a bigger lens attached, I quickly realised the camera is much more comfortable to hold”. Kfphotos scored the product 5 stars and wrote “I decided to go for the mk1 rather than the mk2 as it just felt more comfortable in my hand”.

A number of customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use the menus. Al said “You don't have to re-programme the dials and buttons (the default settings are sensible).”. Chrisj said “Quickly return to my settings whenever I wish”. Gtkovacs gave it a very good rating and mentioned last year “Excellent range of settings and modes”.

A few customers thought it was easy to handle. Three years ago Cadmanuk rated it as very good and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Its beautifully built; feels and handles like a quality piece of kit”. Imppact mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The handling was greatly improved by the addition of the Olympus ECG-1 dedicated grip”. Imppact also mentioned “The handling was greatly improved by the addition of the dedicated grip”.

Several customers who reviewed the product concluded that it had a touch sensitive screen. Androo gave the Olympus OM-D E-M10 a very good review and mentioned “The tilting, touch sensitive LCD is as slick” in their review of this digital camera. Funk mentioned on Amazon “It is also touch sensitive for menu scrolling”.

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Robust

A few Olympus OM-D E-M10 owners who purchased it thought it was well made. Androo gave the product an excellent review score and mentioned “In the hand it feels great - super dense and built like a little tank” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10. Barclay wrote in their Olympus OM-D E-M10 review three years ago “Compact and well built with a lacklustre lens” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Barclay also mentioned “Overall I'm impressed with build and solidity”.

One person who reviewed this digital camera thought it was sealed. Androo wrote on Amazon three years ago “None of the lenses I fancy are weather sealed” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10. One person mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

One customer concluded that the Olympus OM-D E-M10 was reliable. R J a mentioned two years ago “The problem is reliability” in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 however despite that they rated the product 2 stars.

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Nice Design

Several Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. Al wrote “If you know what you like, you have the flexibility to tune your camera exactly to your shooting style” in his review of this digital camera and rated it 5 stars. Barclay said three years ago “The kit lens is both beautiful and practical if you want a pocketable camera”. Cadmanuk scored it very highly and said on Amazon “These camera handled beautifully (and looked great”.

Four Olympus OM-D E-M10 owners who purchased the Olympus OM-D E-M10 mentioned that it was neat. Chrisj said “I have moved from my nice, small, neat Olympus E-510 DSLR which was about 6 or 7 years old.I bought this” and gave it an excellent review. Chrisj also mentioned “Neat and tidy - and still delivers outstanding results”.

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that it was a good design. F Armand Paulet wrote “A marvellous little piece of timeless design and uncompromising technology”. Mr Owl mentioned in his review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 on Amazon “Superb - this camera successfully pulls off 'retro' design with great performance”. Smile... mentioned on Amazon “Great build quality, great design and great picture quality” in their Olympus OM-D E-M10 review.

Some customers who bought this digital camera wrote that it was retro. Funk said three years ago “The design is slightly retro.” in their review. James Kaye mentioned in his review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 “Stunning retro form factor asides” and scored it very highly. P. Bradshaw mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The camera exudes premium quality and is quite retro in appearance” .

A number of Olympus OM-D E-M10 owners concluded that this digital camera was smooth. Androo mentioned “The E-M10 is smooth and detailed at ISO1600, fine at 3200” in their review of this digital camera. The Steel Remains said on Amazon “It is silent and smooth and the image stabilisation works well with it” in their review and rated the Olympus OM-D E-M10 5 stars.

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Good Product Quality

Several people who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality. Androo said on Amazon “Image quality is clearly better than my old SLR” in their review. Two years ago Bodsir scored the product very highly and wrote in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 on Amazon “While they are of excellent optical quality and third party vendors are increasing both the kit”. Bradley said in his review of this digital camera “I'm continually amazed by the quality of the camera it really makes me lookk like I know what I'm doing”.

Good Flash

Several Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers who bought the Olympus OM-D E-M10 agreed that it had a good flash. Frank P. mentioned “I was looking for a camera that is just as convenient, with a view-finder and a built-in flash” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Frank P. also said “I had excellent results with all lenses.I was disappointed with the results from the built-in flash, though”. Mary-Mary wrote in their review of this digital camera “It has a built in flash, pop up on the top” and scored it 5 stars.

Good Connectivity

Some Olympus OM-D E-M10 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was wifi compatible. Androo scored it very highly and wrote in their review “Even the wi-fi works brilliantly”. In January last year Mary-Mary mentioned in their Olympus OM-D E-M10 review “It has wifi”. R J a wrote on Amazon “I received a replacement from Amazon very quickly which was good, however the wifi did not work on this one, so I contacted Amazon”.

One person wrote in their reviews that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Montrose gave this digital camera a very good review score and mentioned “The HDMI socket is useful for connecting to a TV” in their review.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Several customers who bought it wrote that it was noisy. Barclay said in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 on Amazon “Noise levels are reasonable at high ISOs”. James Kaye said “It rarely (if ever) pops the flash up and can cope with low light and even at 1600 IOS the pictures are pretty noise free”.

A number of customers who reviewed the product wrote that it was quiet. The Steel Remains mentioned in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 on Amazon “New lenses use silent motors, internal” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Olympus Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Olympus is one of the better rated camera manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Olympus also has good reviews for its MILC cameras.

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Good Technical Features

Some people wrote that this digital camera had good features. Andy mentioned “There's so many great features (wifi etc” and scored the product 5 stars. Cadmanuk gave the Olympus OM-D E-M10 a very good rating and wrote in their review “Now I have the best of both worlds; a small lightweight camera much like my beloved OM10, with all the benefits of the digital environment coupled with great features”. Last year Kfphotos wrote in their review of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 “Great little camera with some great features”.

Good Video Capture

Several Olympus OM-D E-M10 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good for video recording. Mr. R. D. Turner said on Amazon “Mirrorless compact cameras like this Olympus are pocket-able in a coat or cargo trouser pocket and do great video” and gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars.

Supports Wi-Fi

The OM-D E-M10 supports wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the OM-D E-M10 do not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other cameras which support wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to consider including the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1[plb_2070627_price], or the Samsung NX300[plb_2096674_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Like most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the OM-D E-M10, the OM-D E-M10 supports Full HD video.

Alternative cameras which support Full HD video currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Alpha A5100[pl_2417436_price], or the Alpha A6000[pl_2165999_price] both from Sony or the Samsung NX300[plb_2096674_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other MILC cameras that came out around the same time as the OM-D E-M10, the OM-D E-M10 has a built-in flash.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1[plb_2070627_price], or the Samsung NX300[plb_2096674_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on cameras of a comparable type and age to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to look at including the Lumix DMC-GM1[pl_2070627_price], or the Lumix DMC-GM1[pl_2070627_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung NX300[plb_2096674_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might also be worth considering include the Sony Alpha A6000[plb_2165999_price] (MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the OM-D E-M10 is more than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently found HDMI connector type is Mini, but this HDMI connector type is not found on this camera. The HDMI connector types Micro are also found on this Olympus digital camera.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Olympus OM-D E-M10 is more than most MILC cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by MILC cameras that have been around for around the same time as the OM-D E-M10. The image formats supporteds "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Olympus camera.

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Electrical Viewfinder Type

This digital camera has an Electrical viewfinder type, which is the most commonly found viewfinder type on cameras of a similar age and spec to it. Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

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Stereo Audio System

This digital camera has a Stereo audio system, which is typical of many cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The OM-D E-M10 has a ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step) flash exposure correction which is wider than most MILC cameras that are a comparable age to it. Most comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a ±2EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction. This camera also have a ±3EV (1/2, 1/3 and 1 EV step) flash exposure correction. The flash exposure correction of all comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years ranges from ±1EV (1/3 EV step) (worst) to ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) (best).

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Olympus OM-D E-M10 is more than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. The most commonly found photo effects is Vivid, but this photo effects is not found on this Olympus digital camera. The photo effectss Black&White and Sepia are also found on this digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). Across all MILC cameras that were released more than two years ago the best still image resolution is 6000 x 4000 and the worst is 1024 x 768.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

Digital cameras of this type and age have display resolution (numeric)s of between 33 pixels and 1,300,000 pixels. The Olympus OM-D E-M10 has a quite high display resolution (numeric) (1,037,000 pixel) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the OM-D E-M10.

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Has Nine White Balances

The OM-D E-M10 has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. The most frequently found white balance is Auto, but this white balance is not found on this camera. The white balances Cloudy, Custom modes, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Shade, Sunny, Tungsten and Underwater are also found on this Olympus digital camera.

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Supports Ten ISO Sensitivitys

The OM-D E-M10 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras that have been around for more than two years. The ISO sensitivitys "100", "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400", "12800", "25600" and "Auto" are also supported by this Olympus camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most MILC cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Olympus digital camera features a Continuous Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on MILC cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Face detection", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on MILC cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 has a greater number of power sources than most digital cameras of this type and age. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most commonly supported power source type supported by MILC cameras that are a similar age to the OM-D E-M10.

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Supports Two Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the OM-D E-M10 is more than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly supported audio formats supported is AAC++, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this Olympus digital camera. The audio formats supporteds PCM and WAV are also supported by this digital camera.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

The OM-D E-M10 does not support video capability, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the OM-D E-M10 also do not support video capability.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support video capability which you might want to consider including the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

Most comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years are not 3D. The OM-D E-M10 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The OM-D E-M10 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Samsung NX300[plb_2096674_price] is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most MILC cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the OM-D E-M10 are not waterproof. The OM-D E-M10 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the OM-D E-M10, the OM-D E-M10 does not have an image stabilizer.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The OM-D E-M10 has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras of this type and age. The flash modess "Fill-in", "Flash off", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Olympus camera.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Olympus OM-D E-M10

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital camera was released over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the OM-D E-M10 has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the OM-D E-M10.

There are a number of other 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at including the Alpha A6000[pl_2165999_price], or the Alpha A5100[pl_2417436_price] both from Sony or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1[plb_2070627_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Megapixel

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 has a fairly average megapixel (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

If you would prefer a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the Sony Alpha A5100[plb_2417436_price] (24.3MP and higher rated).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 396 grams, the OM-D E-M10 has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the OM-D E-M10.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1[plb_2070627_price] (70g), the Samsung NX300[plb_2096674_price] (280g), or the Sony Alpha A6000[plb_2165999_price] (285g) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

This camera has a Live MOS sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Calendar
Histogram
Image Editing
Live View
Camera Playback
Built-In Processor
Playback Modes
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Built-In Flash

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Expert Reviews

(5)
27 November 2014

One of the most significant developments in digital photography has been the introduction of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras...

Ottima qualit immagine, anche in JPEG
Stabilizzatore su sensore molto efficace
Ottima costruzione e controlli completi
Con ottiche ingombranti meglio usare il grip opzionale
18 November 2015

En piochant ici et là dans les fonctionnalités et technologies de ses E-M1 et E-M5, le constructeur japonais Olympus propose un Micro 4/3 au design vintage à un tarif plus doux que le grand...

Le design et l'interface de l' Olympus OM D E 10 sont parfaitement adapts aux photographes dbutant comme aux plus avancs, son autofocus est rapide et il offre une qualit d'image correcte jusqu' 1600 I
Design rtro
Ergonomie
Qualit photo
Fremragende bildekvalitet for klassen, stor sker, pekeskjerm og nyttige funksjoner
L'appareil est relativement lent dmarrer, la qualit des photos et des vidos auraient pu tre meilleure
Exploitation du wifi
Sm knapper, lite hndgrep og feilplassert strmbryter
I pulsanti del pad direzionale sono piuttosto piccoli (ma precisi)
Menu complesso, con alcune funzionalit utili in voci poco chiare
24 July 2014

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Small yet fullfeatured, dual control dials make it easy to switch settings, builtin WiFi
The Olympus OMD E 10's design and interface works well for both beginning and advanced photographers, it has a wellrounded feature set, and it's fast enough for generalpurpose kidsandpets photography
Classic design provides a premium feel, fairly priced compared to existing E 1 and E 5 models in the OMD series, pop up flash and WiFi connectivity included, tilting LCD screen with high resolution
1.4 million dot eye level finder
Great image quality especially from RAW files
No microphone input
It produces goodbutnotgreat photos and videos
Smaller sensor size than other big name rivals, nose butts up against LCD screen when using eye level viewfinder
ContrastDetect AF struggles with small and lowcontrast subjects
Mediocre battery life
31 January 2014

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Has features from premium OMD siblings
Excellent lowlight performance
Great DSLR styling
Superb auto white balance (AWB)
Design
Dynamic range a tad poor
Only 3axis stabilisation
Tendency to oversharpen JPEGS
Stabilisation sur 3 axes seulement
Pas de tropicalisation
29 January 2014

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User Reviews

(73)
Reviewed 14 August 2016 by Easytiger
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent camera, aesthetically very nice, very comfortable to use with well thought out selectors and buttons...

Reviewed 29 July 2016 by Paul J Gscheidle
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this camera to replace an older model. It is familiar yet offers a few more "bells and whistles" than the old one.

Reviewed 21 July 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent performance from such a small camera.I may have to purchase another grip to use with longer and heavier lenses but for now it is fine with 150mm lens.Looking forward to exploring the... Read more…

Reviewed 29 June 2016 by KFPhotos

I am a keen amateur photographer and member of my local camera club. I purchased this as I wanted something lighter and more "pocketable" than my current digital slr set up. I have always been... Read more…

Reviewed 30 May 2016 by Tony
(Verified Purchase)

Good...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers olympus em10, olympus em10m, olympus em10ma, olympus em10mar, olympus em10dou, olympus em10doub, olympus em10panc, olympus em10mark, olympus em10marki, olympus em10doubl, olympus em10panca, olympus em10markii, canon v207050se000, olympus em10double, canon v207051be000, olympus em10pancak, canon v207051se000, canon v207053se000, canon v207055be000, canon v207052be000, canon v207055se000, canon v207052se000, canon v207053be000, canon v207050be000, olympus em10doublez, olympus em10pancake, olympus v207020se000, olympus v207053se000, olympus v207020be000, olympus em10doublezo
Barcodes 00012302123110, 00012302316499, 00050332187849, 00050332187856, 00050332187863, 00050332187870, 00635131600760, 00635131600876, 00739615964994, 00840102144901, 04017386233966, 04017386488656, 04017386714564, 04017386792302, 04017386879676, 04017386929777, 04545350046149, 04545350046156, 04545350046187, 04545350046200, 04545350046217, 04545350046415, 04545350046828, 04545350049201, 04545350049225, 04545350049287, 04545350049300, 04545350049324, 04545350049331, 04545350049379

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