(FT5) Those are the full E-M10III specs!


These are the full Olympus E-m10III specs we just got from one of our trusted sources. The camera will be announced on August 31 at 6-7 am London time. You can follow the live blogging here on 43rumors!

Sensor and Processor:

Sensor Type: 4/3″ Live MOS Sensor
Effective Pixels: 16.1 million
Total Pixels: 17.2 million
Aspect Ratio: & Area 4:3 / 17.4 x 13.0mm
Dust Reduction: Super Sonic Wave Filter
Processor Type: TruePicTM VIII


Focus Modes: Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF)*1 / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR)*1
*1 While Four-Thirds lens is attached, only S-AF (single target) or MF for video are available.Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF)*1 / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR)*1
Super Spot AF: Available*(Contrast AF in center of the monitor when magnified) *Available only when a Micro Four Thirds lens is attached
Face priority AF / Eye priority AF: Available Eye priority AF mode : off / nearer-eye priorit
Focusing Points / Focusing Points Selection Mode: Available Eye priority AF mode : off / nearer-eye priority
Focusing Points / Focusing Points Selection Mode: 121-point contrast AF All target, group target (9-area), single targe
AF Illuminator: Available
AF Targeting Pad: Available (activate / deactivate with double tap on rear monitor)
Manual Focus Assist: Focus ring rotation activates Live View image magnification and/or focus peaking when in S-AF+MF or MF mode
Peaking Function: Activate with Fn button or focus ring Change peaking settings using the Info button Color selection: white, black, red, yellow

Image stabilization:

IS System Type: Built-in 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization for video and still photos (compensates for yaw, pitch, roll, vertical shift, horizontal shift
Live View Image Stabilization: Activation by half-pressing shutter button or enlarging view
Stabilization Performance: 4.0 EV steps* *Based on CIPA measurement conditions. When using M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-6.3 EZ (focal length =42mm (35mm equivalent with 84mm)
Available manual focal length setting: Input focal length: 0.1 to 1000 mm (0.1 step)


Shutter Type: Computerized focal-plane, high-speed mechanical shutter Silent electronic shutter
Shutter Speed: Mechanical Shutter: 1/4000 – 60 sec. (1/3 EV steps selectable) Live Bulb/Live Time: Max. 30 min. (selectable in menu settings, with 8-min. default setting) Live composite: Max. 3 hours. Electronic first curtain shutter (Anti-shock mode) : 1/320 – 60 sec. Electronic shutter (Silent mode): 1/16000 – 30 secMechanical Shutter: 1/4000 – 60 sec. (1/3 EV steps selectable)
Sequential Shooting Maximum Speed: *When using the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14‐42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ *SS=1/250[Sequential shooting H mode] approx 8.6 fps (IS ON/OFF) *Focus and exposure are fixed at the values for the first shot. [Sequential shooting L mode] approx 4.8 fps (IS ON/OFF/43rumors)
Max. Recordable Pictures in Sequential Shooting: * With TOSHIBA SDHC UHS-II R260・W240 EXCERIA™ PRO [RAW] Max. ∞ frames (in seq. shooting L) Max. 22 frames (in seq. shooting H) [JPEG; LN] Max. ∞ frames (in seq. shooting L) Max. 36 frames (in seq. shooting H) * When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 Pro

Viewfinder Monitor:

Finder Type: Eye-level electronic viewfinder, approx. 2.36M dots
Field of View / Viewfinder Magnification: Approx. 100% / Approx.1.23x (50mm lens, Infinity, -1m-1)
Eye Point / Diopter Adjustment: Range Approx. 19.2mm (-1m-1, Distance from rear lens surface) / -4 ~ +2m-1
Preview: Live View preview (without depth of field preview lock)
Rear Monitor Size: *Approx.1040k dots (3:2), electrostatic capacitance touch panel 3.0-inch tilting monitor*
Touch Control: Shutter release, AF area selection, AF area size adjustment, AF touch pad, frame forward/backward, magnified playback, Live Guide, Super Control Panel, Art Filter, Scene, Wi-Fi connection, video controls, video effects, video teleconvertertimer)
Tilting Capability: Upward tilting angle : up to 85 degrees Downward tilting angle : up to 45 degrees

Exposure Control / Flash:

Metering System: Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), center-weighted average metering, spot metering, spot metering with highlight control, spot metering with shadow control
Metering Range: EV -2 – 20 (using f2.8 lens, ISO 100)
Exposure Mode / Shooting Mode: can select from 11 functions to assign to buttons.
ISO Sensitivity: AUTO ISO (default) : LOW (approx.100) ‐ 6400 with customizable upper limit (200 – 25600) Manual ISO : LOW (approx.100), 200 – 25600 (adjustable in 1/3 steps)AUTO ISO
Flash Intensity Control Mode: TTL Auto, Auto*, Manual, Super FP*(FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL)
* Available on the external flashTTL Auto, Auto*, Manual, Super FP*(FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL)
Built-in Flash: TTL Flash, GN=5.8 (ISO100・m) / GN= 8.2 (ISO200・m)
Flash Mode: Sync.(1st curtain), Fill-in, Manual(1/1(FULL)~1/64), Flash Off. *AUTO and SCN onlyFlash Auto*, Redeye, Slow Sync.(1st curtain, 43r), Slow Sync.(2nd curtain), Red-eye Slow
Synchronization Speed: 1/250 sec.* *Super FP:1/125-1/4000sec *FL-50R: 1/180 sec. Others: 1/200 sec.1/250 sec.*
Compatible External Flash: FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-900R, STF-8, FL-LM3

Memory / Image Recording (File Format):

Compatible Memory: SD (SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I, UHS-II, Eye-Fi Card*1 compatible) *1 Not compatible with Endless Memory.SD (SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I, UHS-II, Eye-Fi Card*1 compatible
Recording Format: DCF2.0, Exif2.3
File Format: RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW + JPEG

White Balance / Color Mode:

White Balance Mode: Auto WB, 6 Preset WBs, 4 Capture WBs, Custom WB(Kelvin setting)
White Balance Compensation: ±7 steps in each A-B/G-M axis * Except for Custom WB
Color Mode: sRGB, Adobe RGB

Bracketing / HDR:

Exposure Bracketing: Available as AE Bracketing in Advanced Photo mode. 3 frames in 1.0 EV steps, 5 frames in 0.7 EV steps.Available as AE Bracketing in Advanced Photo mode.
Focus Bracketing: Available as Multi Focus Shot in Scene mode and Focus Bracketing in Advanced Photo mode. Shoots 8 frames. When in Advanced Photo mode, focus steps can be adjusted in 2 levels. Compatible with Micro Four Thirds lenses only.Available as Multi Focus Shot in Scene mode and Focus Bracketing in Advanced Photo mode. Shoots 8 frames.
HDR (Auto Composite): Available as Backlight HDR in Scene mode and HDR in Advanced Photo mode. ISO sensitivity is fixed at 200, and maximum shutter speed setting is 4 seconds.
HDR1 is available in both modes. HDR2 (painting-like) is available in Advanced Photo mode only. Exposure compensation can be performed in Advanced Photo mode only.Available as Backlight HDR in Scene mode and HDR in Advanced Photo mode. ISO sensitivity is fixed at 200, and maximum shutter speed setting is 4 seconds.

Video / Audio Recording:

Video Recording Format: MOV(MPEG-4AVC/H.264)
Movie Mode / Frame Rate / Compression Method:

3840 × 2160 (4K) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (approx. 102 Mbps)
1920 x 1080 (FHD) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (SF, F, N)
1920 x 1080 (FHD) / 60p, 50p / IPB (SF, F, N)
1280 x 720 (HD) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (SF, F, N)

60p: 59.94 fps, 50p: 50.00 fps, 30p: 29.97 fps, 25p: 25.00 fps,
24p: 23.98 fps, C4K 24.00 fps
FHD IPB (SF: SuperFine / approx. 52 Mbps, F: Fine / approx.. 30 Mbps,
N: Normal / approx. 18 Mbps)
HD IPB(SF:SuperFine / approx.26Mbps, F:Fine / approx.14Mbps、N:Normal / approx.10Mbps)
*Frame rates may drop when particular Art Filters and Movie Effects are used.
*Class 10 or higher SD card is recommended for shooting movies.
*UHS-II or UHS-I U3 card is recommended for 4K shooting.
3840 × 2160 (4K) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (approx. 102 Mbps)
1920 x 1080 (FHD) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (SF, F, N)
1920 x 1080 (FHD) / 60p, 50p / IPB (SF, F, N)
1280 x 720 (HD) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (SF, F, N)

Connectivity / Power Requirements:

USB Connector USB Micro-B
Remote Connector Not Available
HDMI Connector Micro HDMI (type D)
Flash Attachment Hot shoe
Wireless LAN Built-in(IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
PC Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
TV Interface Not Available
Battery BLS-50 Li-ion battery (included)
Battery Status Display Remaining power (4 steps)
Sleep Mode Available (1/3/5 min. off)
Number of Recordable Pictures Approx.330 shots when using BLS-50, with Live View constantly on, using M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ and TOSHIBA SD card, based on CIPA testing standards
Battery Life for Movie Recording Approx. 80 minutes* (under standard JEITA testing)
Approx. 140 minutes* (when zoom and other operational functions are not used)
*When repeatedly recording at the maximum time of 29 minutes, using M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ, 4K video shooting.

Weights & Dimensions / Operating Environment / Box Contents

Weight Approx. 410 g (with BLS-50 battery and Memory card, based on CIPA standards)
Approx. 362 g (body only)
Dimensions W:121.5mm H:83.6mm D:49.5mm
(based on CIPA standards: excludes protrusions)
Operating Temperature Range-10℃ ~ +40℃ (when in operation) / -20 ~ +60℃ (when stored)
Operating Humidity Range30 – 90% (when in operation) / 10 – 90% (when stored)
Box ContentsBody, USB cable, shoulder strap, instruction manual, warranty card, BLS-50 Li-ion battery , BCS-5 Li-ion battery charger


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