Product Type

Product Type Micro Four Thirds interchangeable lens system camera
Memory SD, SDHC (UHS-I / II), SDXC(UHS-I / II)
Sensor size 17.4 mm x 13.0 mm (Micro Four Thirds)
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds Mount

Image Sensor

Image sensor type 4/3 Live MOS Sensor
Number of pixels Number of effective pixels: Approx. 20.4 million pixels
Total number of pixels: Approx. 21.8 million pixels
Aspect ratio 4:3
Dust reduction Supersonic Wave Filter (image sensor dust reduction system)

Still Photo Recording

Recording format DCF2.0, Exif2.31
File format JPEG, RAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG+RAW
Recording image size RAW: 5184 x 3888
JPEG: 5184 x 3888 to 1024 x 768

Image Stabilization System

Image stabilization type Built-in 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization
Image stabilization mode S-IS AUTO, S-IS1, S-IS2, S-IS3, OFF
Stabilization performance Compensation steps (Body only): 6.5
  • When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO
    Focal length: 40mm (35mm equivalent: 80mm)
Compensation steps (Sync IS): 7.5
  • When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO
    Focal length: 100mm (35mm equivalent: 200mm), halfway release image stabilization Off
5-axis Sync IS Available
  • When using the M.Zuiko Digital lenses equipped with image stabilization
Focal length setting 11 settings: 10 programmable settings (10 lens), 1 open setting
  • Lenses without communication function can be registered


Finder type Eye-level OLED electronic viewfinder, approx. 2.36M dots
Field of view / Viewfinder magnification Approx. 100% / Approx. 1.23x[*1] to 1.37x[*2] (-1m-1, 50mm lens, Infinity)
  • 1: Finder Style 1, 2 (aspect ratio 4:3)
  • 2: Finder Style 3 (aspect ratio 4:3)
Eye point / Diopter adjustment range Approx. 27mm (-1m-1, Distance from rear lens surface) / -4 to +2m-1
Display Grid Off / normal grid / trichotomy /golden grid / scale / diagonal / movie grid
  • grid color is selectable
Level Gauge 2-axis (horizontal/vertical) level gauge
Finder Style 3 styles
Brightness and Color Temperature Control Adaptive brightness technology (EVF Auto Luminance) / ±2 level manual brightness control /±3 level manual color temperature control
S-OVF (Simulated OVF) Available
Eyecup EP-15 (bundled), Large eyecup EP-16 (optional)


Monitor type 3.0-inch vari-angle monitor (electrostatic capacitance touch panel), Approx. 1.04M dots (3:2),
Touch control Shutter release, Touch AF (AF area selection, AF area size adjustment), Face selection by touch operation, AF targeting pad, Frame forward/backward, Magnified playback, Live Guide, Super Control Panel, Wi-Fi connection
Tilting capability Swivel type (mirror display when monitor is in self portrait position)
Brightness / Color temperature control ±7 levels / ±7 levels
Color tone select Vivid / Natural


AF system High-speed imager AF
  • Imager phase detection AF and imager contrast AF used in combination
AF working range Lowest luminance (-3.5 EV) / Highest luminance (20 EV)
  • ISO approx. 100, with F2.8 lens
Focusing point / Focusing point selection mode Cross-type phase detection AF (121 points), Contrast AF (121 points) / All target, Single target (Normal), Single target (Small), Group target (5 area), Group target (9 area), Group target (25 area), Custom target*(AF area and its increment steps selectable)
  • Number of saved custom target settings: 4
Focus mode Single AF (S-AF), Single AF+MF (S-AF+MF), Continuous AF (C-AF), Continuous AF+MF (C-AF+MF), Manual Focus (MF), AF tracking (C-AF + TR), AF tracking+MF (C-AF + TR+MF), Preset MF, Starry sky AF (S-AF), Starry sky AF+MF (S-AF+MF)
C-AF tracking sensitivity settings 5 steps
C-AF Center Priority Available
C-AF Center Start Available
AF limiter Available
  • Up to 3 distance settings can be saved
AF targeting pad Available
Magnified frame AF 3x, 5x, 7x, 10x, 14x
Super spot AF Available
Face detection AF / Eye detection AF Available
Magnify MF Available
Peaking function Available
Focus indicator Available
AF Focus Adj. Available
AF illuminator Available

Exposure Control (Still)

Metering system
(TTL Image sensor metering)
Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center-weighted average metering, Spot metering*, Spot metering with highlight/shadow control*
  • Also available AF target spot metering
Metering range Lowest luminance (-2 EV) / Highest luminance (20 EV)
  • ISO approx. 100, with F2.8 lens
Shooting mode AUTO (Live Guide can be used)
Program AE (Program shift can be performed)
Aperture priority AE
Shutter priority AE
Bulb (Live Bulb, Live Time and Live Composite are available)
Scene select  AE
Art Filter
ISO sensitivity (AUTO) LOW (approx.64) to 6400
ISO sensitivity (MANUAL) LOW (approx.64, approx.100), 200 to 25600
Exposure compensation ±5 EV (adjustable by 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps)
  • Live View only reflects up to ±3 EV steps
AE lock Available
  • Locks with a half-press of the shutter button (can be set to other buttons)
Anti-Flicker Shooting Available


Focal-plane shutter (mechanical shutter) 1/8000 to 60 sec, Live Bulb, LiveTime, Live Composite
Electronic first curtain shutter 1/320 to 60 sec
  • Shutter speed faster than 1/320 sec will be automatically switched to mechanical shutter.
Electronic shutter (Silent mode) 1/32000 to 60 sec
  • Settings for sound, AF auxiliary light, and flash can be set to ON/OFF separately, default setting is Off for all three
Flicker Scan Video recording 1/30 to 1/250.0
Still 1/50.0 to 1/6944
  • Video recording S/M mode, Still S/M silent mode only


Sequential shooting maximum speed [Sequential shooting H] approx. 10 fps with selectable 5 -10 fps
[Sequential shooting L] approx. 6 fps with selectable 1-6 fps
[Anti-shock sequential shooting L] approx. 5.5 fps with selectable 1-6 fps
[Silent sequential shooting H] approx. 30 fps with selectable 15, 20, 30 fps
[Silent sequential shooting L] approx. 10 fps with selectable 1-10 fps
[Pro Capture H] approx. 30 fps with selectable 15, 20, 30 fps
  • Slower shutter speeds and flash cannot be used.
[Pro Capture L] approx. 10 fps
  • Slower shutter speeds and flash cannot be used.
  • Compatible lenses are limited.
  • The minimum aperture is f/8.
Sequential shooting maximum recordable frames
  • When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO II and the KIOXIA KSDXU-A064G memory card with standard card setting.
  • Low ISO processing: Priority is given to sequential shooting.
Sequential shooting H 10 fps [RAW]: Approx. 149 [JPEG LF]: Until card is full
Sequential shooting L 6 fps [RAW]: Until card is full [JPEG LF]: Until card is full
Silent sequential shooting H 30 fps
[RAW]: Approx. 18 [JPEG LF]: Approx. 20
Silent sequential shooting L 10 fps
[RAW]: Approx. 138 [JPEG LF]: Until card is full


Flash intensity control method TTL Auto, Manual, Auto, Super FP (FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL)
  • Auto and Super FP are available on the external flash
Flash mode Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync. (1st curtain), Slow sync. (1st curtain), Slow sync. (2nd curtain), Manual (1/1 (FULL) to 1/64)
Synchronization speed 1/250 sec.
  • When using Super FP: 1/125-1/8000 sec.
  • When using electronic shutter: 1/50 sec. up to ISO6400, 1/20 sec. for ISO 8000 and higher, and 1/20 sec. for ISO bracketing
Flash intensity control ±3 EV (1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable)
Compatible external flash FL-LM3, FL-600R, FL-900R, STF-8, FL-700WR

Wireless Flash Control

OM SYSTEM (Olympus)
Wireless RC Flash system
(Triggered and controlled by flash)
Compatible external flash
FL-600R, FL-900R, FL-700WR
Commander flashes FL-LM3, FL-600R, FL-900R, STF-8, FL-700WR
Radio wireless control Available
External Flash intensity type TTL Auto, Manual, Auto, FP-TTL AUTO, FP-MANUAL
Channel 4 channels
Group No. 4 groups (External flash 3 groups + commander flash)

White Balance

White balance mode Auto WB, 7 WB presets, 4 Capture WB, Custom WB (Kelvin setting)
White balance compensation ±7 steps along A-B / G-M axis
  • Including Custom WB

Color Mode

Color matrix sRGB, Adobe RGB

Picture Mode

Picture Mode i-Finish, Vivid, Natural, Flat, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e-Portrait, Underwater, Color Creator, Art Filters
Gradation 4 types (Auto, Normal, High Key, Low Key)
  • Except when using e-Portrait, Underwater, Art Filters, Color Creator
Highlight and shadow control ±7 steps each for highlight, shadow, midtone

Art Filter

Art Filter Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Water Color, Vintage, Partial Color (18 color selectable), Bleach Bypass, Instant Film


Exposure bracketing 2, 3 or 5 frames (0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable), 7 frames (0.3/0.7EV steps selectable)
ISO bracketing 3 frames (0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable)
White balance bracketing 3 frames (A-B/G-M axis*)
  • Selectable in 2, 4, 6 steps each
Flash bracketing 3 frames (0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable)
Art Filter bracketing i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, Art Filters, Color Creator, Underwater selectable
Focus bracketing 3 to 999 frames (step 1 to 10 selectable)
Flash charge time (0, 0.1, 0.2, 0.5, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30 sec. selectable)
Focus stacking Available
Focus stacking compatible lens M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm F2.8 PRO
M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm F4.0 PRO
M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO
M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO II
M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-45mm F4 PRO
M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO
M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO
M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm F4.0 PRO
M.Zuiko Digital ED 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS
M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO
M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO
M.Zuiko Digital ED 30mm F3.5 Macro
M.Zuiko Digital ED 60mm F2.8 Macro
M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm F4.0 IS PRO
M.Zuiko Digital 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14
M.Zuiko Digital 2x Teleconverter MC-20

HDR Function

HDR (Auto composite) HDR1, HDR2 (painting-like)
  • ISO sensitivity is fixed at 200, and maximum shutter speed setting is 4 sec.
Bracketing for HDR postprocess 3 or 5 frames (2.0 or 3.0 EV steps), 7 frames (2.0 EV steps)

Keystone Compensation

Keystone Compensation Available

Fisheye Compensation

Fisheye Compensation 3 Styles
  • Enabled when M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO is used.

Live ND

Live ND Available
  • S/M mode only, flash cannot be used, ISO up to 800, the maximum shutter speed is 1/60 (when ND2 is set) and the speed drops if the number of ND steps is raised.

High Res Shot

Handheld High Res Shot JPEG (50M) 8160 x 6120
JPEG (25M) 5760 x 4320
RAW 8160 x 6120
Tripod High Res Shot JPEG (50M) 8160 x 6120
JPEG (25M) 5760 x 4320
RAW 10368 x 7776

Live Bulb / Live Time

Live Bulb / Live Time Available
  • Update interval time 0.5 sec. to 60 sec.

Live Composite

Live Composite Available
  • Update interval time 0.5 sec. to 60 sec.

Interval Mode

Interval Mode Available
  • Creating Time-lapse movie is possible with interval shooting up to 999 frames.
  • Time priority, Frame priority selectable
  • Exposure smoothing is available

Multi Exposure

Multi Exposure 2 frames / auto gain adjustment, exposure on recorded picture (RAW)

Multi Aspect

Multi Aspect 4:3 (Default), 3:2, 16:9, 1:1, 3:4

One Push Tele-converter

Magnification 2x

Level Gauge

Detection 2-axis (horizontal / vertical)

Video Recording

Video recording format MOV (MPEG-4AVC/H.264)
4096 x 2160 (C4K) 24p / IPB (Approx. 237Mbps)
3840 x 2160 (4K) 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (Approx. 102Mbps)
1920 x 1080 (FHD) 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL-I (Approx. 202Mbps), IPB (Approx. 52Mbps, Approx. 30Mbps, Approx. 18Mbps)
60p, 50p / IPB (Approx. 52Mbps, Approx. 30Mbps, Approx. 18Mbps)
1280 x 720 (HD) 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL-I (Approx. 102Mbps), IPB (Approx. 26Mbps, Approx. 14Mbps, Approx. 10Mbps)
Maximum recording time -
Art Filter Movie Available
  • Frame rates may drop when certain Art Filters are used.
One-push Movie Digital Converter Approx. 3x
Time Lapse Movie 3840 x 2160 (4K) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps, 30fps
1920 x 1080 (FHD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps, 30fps
1280 x 720 (HD) / 5fps, 10fps, 15fps, 30fps
Quick Movie / Slow Movie Available
High speed movie 120 fps (1920 x 1080 / MOV)
Image Stabilization for video recording M-IS1 (multi motion IS by Image sensor shift and electronic image stabilizer),
M-IS2 (Multi motion IS by Image sensor shift), OFF
  • Field of view varies when using M-IS1. Using lens which is equipped with image stabilization can be given top priority.
Grid Line Available
Focus Peaking 4 colors
Time code Rec run / free run, drop frame / non-drop frame
Live View Output via HDMI Monitor mode / Record mode / RAW mode
  • In monitor mode, the image cannot be enlarged on the camera when a movie is being recorded.
  • In record mode, 4K / C4K cannot be set.
  • In record mode, movie quality can be set to YCbCr 4:2:2 (8 bit).
Movie Picture Mode Flat, OM-Log400
AE Lock Available

Recording (Sound)

Sound recording format Wave Format (Stereo linear PCM/16-bit, Sampling frequency 48 kHz)
High-Resolution Audio recording Stereo linear PCM/24-bit, Sampling frequency 96 kHz
Microphone / Speaker Built-in stereo microphone / built-in mono speaker
  • External stereo microphone can be attached
Microphone function Wind noise reduction, recording volume, microphone volume limiter
  • Audio dubbing possible for still pictures (up to 30 sec.)

Wireless Connection

GPS info. Function Available
  • Via GPS smartphone
Wireless Shooting Live View, Rec View, Wireless Touch AF shutter, Self Timer (w/ Countdown guidance, Sequential shooting, movie recording capability), Wireless Release, Movie Recording, Power Off
Image Share Available
  • Marking function for image share is available.
Easy Connection Connect using a QR code
Connect using Bluetooth (View, Transfer only)

Web Camera

Web Camera UVC (USB Video Class) / UAC (USB Audio Class)


Playback mode Single-frame, Information display, Index display (4/9/25/100 frames), Calendar, Enlargement (2x to 14x), Movie (with sound, FF/REW/Pause), Picture rotation (auto)
Information display Histogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight/Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF

Image Editing

Movie Editing function Trimming (beginning / end) / In-movie image extraction (4K only)
Editing function RAW data edit, Gradation auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye fix, Saturation, Resize (1280 x 960, 640 x 480, 320 x 240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Post recording
RAW data edit RAW data edit based on settings of the camera (including e-Portrait, Color Creator, Art Filter, ART-BKT).


Print function Print reservation (DPOF)

Menu language

Languages 18 languages selectable:
- English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Turkish, Thai

Weatherproof construction

Splashproof Type / Dustproof IEC Standard publication 60529 IP53 (applies when the body is used with our splashproof lens. When used an IP53 lens, performance is IP53, When used with an IPX1 lens, performance becomes IPX1.) / Dustproof
Freezeproof -10°C


USB USB Micro-B (USB2.0 Hi-Speed)
Remote controller connector Ø2.5Pin Jack (Optional remote cable RM-CB2, remote controller RM-WR1 can be used)
HDMI connector Micro HDMI (type D)
Flash attachment Hot shoe
Wireless LAN Built-in (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
Bluetooth Built-in (Bluetooth Ver.4.2 Bluetooth Low Energy)
Microphone input jack Ø3.5 stereo mini jack (plug-in power on/off)

Power Requirements

Battery BLS-50 Li-ion battery
Battery status display Remaining power (4 steps)
USB charging Built-in battery can be charged with USB
  • When the camera power is off
  • Performance varies depending on different USB devices
Sleep mode 1/3/5 min., Off
Number of recordable images Standard mode: 310 shots / Quick sleep mode: 660 shots
  • With KIOXIA KSDXU-A064G, IS ON, with no flashes attached, based on CIPA test standards
Battery life for movie recording Under standard JEITA testing: 60 minutes
When zoom and other operational functions are not used: 110 minutes

Dimensions / Weight

Dimensions Approx. 125.3 mm (W) x 85.2 mm (H) x 49.7 mm (D)
  • Based on CIPA standards: excludes protrusions
Weight Based on CIPA standards, with 1x BLX-1 battery and 1 memory card, without eyecup): 414 g
Body only: 366 g

Operating Environment

Temperature -10°C to +40°C (when in operation), -20°C to +60°C (when stored)
Humidity 30% to 90% (when in operation), 10% to 90% (when stored)

Box contents

Box contents Body, USB cable, Shoulder strap, Instruction manual, Warranty card, BLS-50 Li-ion battery, F-5AC AC adapter
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