Absolute Reliability

The compact & lightweight body of E-M1 Mark III is built around high basic performances – Solid and lightweight magnesium alloy, dustproof / splashproof / freezeproof performance, and dust reduction system which is highly regarded by professional photographers. The high reliability, which meets the needs of demanding photographers who shoot in various fields, provides greater shooting freedom.

Dustproof / Splashproof / Freezeproof performace

The magnesium solid body built with Dustproof / Splashproof / -10℃ Freezeproof, which is highly regarded by professional photographers, enables shooting in any climate or condition. Splashproof performance is JIS/IEC protection class 1 (IPX1).
The combination with dustproof / splashproof M.Zuiko PRO lenses, the E-M1 Mark III allows photographers to concentrate while shooting in harsh environments including rain and dust-filled locations.

Power supply compatible with USB Power Delivery standard

The E-M1 Mark III is compatible with USB charging[1], it enables USB charging from power bank even while moving to the next shooting location. It is compatible with the USB PD standard[2][3] for a maximum power supply of 100W, the battery can be fully charged in as little as two hours. Power delivery from a power bank enables longer duration shooting outside without power source or in extremely cold environments.

  • 1. USB charging while power battery holder HLD-9 is attached charges the battery inside of the camera body only. There is no charging function with power input by AC adapter AC-5 (via HLD-9).
  • 2. Recommended accessories: Anker PowerPort III mini [USB quick charger] (Please use the Anker USB PowerLine II USB-C & USB -C 3.1(Gen2) cable.) Anker PowerCore +26800 PD [portable charger] (Please use the bundled cable.) ©Anker Japan Co., Limted. All rights reserved.
  • 3. 9V 3A, 15V 2A, or 15V 3A output power supply is required. Charging is only available while the camera is turned off. This feature cannot be used at battery levels of 10% or less.

Industry-leading Dust Reduction System

The E-M1 Mark III equips the Supersonic Wave Filter (SSWF) which vibrates at a super high speed over 30,000 times per second, to instantly remove dirt and dust which go into the body when swapping lenses and stay on the surface of the image sensor. Olympus pioneered the Dust Reduction System and has a long track record of reliability, and it has a coating introduced with OM-D E-M1X, reducing the possibility of dust in photos much more than before.

High durability shutter unit

The E-M1 Mark III is equipped with a high durability shutter unit rated for 400,000 operations[*], it meets the requirement of professional photographers who shoot high numbers of images in harsh environments.

  • According to Olympus testing conditions

LV boost

Allows for adjusting the brightness of the Live View (LV) display to suit the location, it makes easier to view subjects in dark scenes and the framing becomes easier. LV Display Speed Priority in LV Boost [On2] makes even easier to view subjects in dark scenes such as at night when photographing stars. Switching on and off LV Boost can be assigned on Functional buttons with E-M1 Mark III, LV Boost setting can be changed by turning the dial while pressing the button.

Better & flexible user interface

Four Custom modes which can be customised depending on the shooting objects, and a new control panel mode to check the essential camera settings at a glance are available.

  • Four custom modes
    Individual settings of saving options became possible for each custom mode (C1-C4), either overwriting the changed settings instantly on the custom mode or reset it.
  • Shooting information
    Support checking the essential settings at a glance.
  • My Menu
    Frequently used menu items can be registered for quick access, by pressing movie button when a menu item is selected. (up to 7 menu items x 5 pages: total 35 items)
  • Quick Image Selection
    Turn the dial while pressing the movie button to quickly select multiple images. Image selection for Share Order and deleting images becomes easier.
  • Pictures are for illustrative purposes only.
  • Screen captures in the monitor are composite images.