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  • Super fast AF, choose 81 AF points, Focus Peaking
  • 16 MP CMOS sensor w shift image stabilization
  • High speed shooting at 8fps (S-AF) or 3.5fps (C-AF)
  • Continuous shooting up to 8 fps
  • Compact, metal build, built-in flash for every day
  • ISO 200-25600
  • 3 Axis In-body Image Stabilization
  • 1080/30 fps HD video (H.264/Motion JPEG)
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OLYMPUS E-M10 Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera with M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 IIR Lens

In short, there’s nothing the Olympus E-M10 won’t be able to do for you—save for flying you to outer space, of course.

Learn about the OLYMPUS E-M10 Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera with M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 IIR Lens

Spaceships in science fiction rarely have this many features. Introducing the OLYMPUS E-M10 Mirrorless Digital Camera with M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 IIR Lens, a camera you can read about here at Adorama that, while it might not be able to visit distant galaxies, can certainly take your photography into the stratosphere. Virtually, anyway - you want to hang onto a camera like this, a camera with top-of-the-line image processing, a large and gorgeous viewfinder, built-in flash and Wi-Fi, and an autofocus system that’s light years ahead of other AF systems out there.

Product Highlights

  • Image processing that produces stunning precision. What is precision when you’re talking about a camera body like the Olympus E-M10? That means, time and time again, your 16MP Live MOS sensor, paired with the TruPic VII image processor, will reproduce accurate colors in extraordinary resolution. Now add a 3-axis in-body Image Stabilization – which Olympus did – and the results are nothing short of stellar.
  • Viewfinding gives you the flexibility to focus on effects and framing. Superior viewfinding provides a large, tiltable viewfinder that shows you your frames accurately, giving you a nice preview of the shot that you’re about to take. Tilting also means you can be flexible in your choice of shots—quite literally. Aim high!
  • Built-in Wi-Fi allows for easy image sharing. And let’s face it: image sharing is a part of the landscape for photographers and photography enthusiasts alike these days. Not only will this convenient image sharing make the whole process of uploading videos and images much easier, it can save you a lot of trouble even when you’re in a studio setting. That’s good news for professionals, hobbyists and even the newest of newbs.
  • Let’s talk speed. Okay, maybe this digital camera doesn’t have warp-speed, but the Olympus E-M10 has speed where it counts, including high-speed sequential shooting at 8fps (best in class), as well as fast autofocus that makes moving in and out between foreground and background as seamless and carefree as possible. And you’re going to need that kind of raw autofocus power if you’re going to use this camera to its fullest potential, because it will be capable of taking both landscapes and portraits in cinematic detail and resolution.
  • This 14-42mm, f/3.5-5.6 IIR lens is a standard wide zoom lens featuring 8 elements in 7 groups—which includes aspherical elements. The result of all of this intricate planning is consistent images across a range of focal lengths, including soft background blurring and subtle contrast with the subject in the foreground. You’ll be able to transition smoothly between light, dark, far, near and more, simply by mounting this Micro Four Thirds system lens.
  • Other features and effects include focus peaking in manual focus mode, a color creator, and HDR and HDR bracketing. What’s that? You want more? Ok! It can give you high-quality stills while shooting your movies, at 5fps (told you it’s fast!) It’s also got 12 art filters and nine art effects, for nearly endless creative options. 

From the Manufacturer
The Olympus E-M10 Digital Interchangeable Lens Camera with M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 IIR Lens (Black) boasts a powerful TruePic VII image processor, a large, interactive electronic viewfinder, built-in flash and Wi-Fi, a warp-speed AF system that allows sequential shooting at 8fps (yes, eight) and much more.

The E-M10 ups the ante by pairing a 16MP Live MOS sensor with the most powerful TruePic VII image processor for extraordinary resolution and accurate color rendition. Add 3-axis in-body image stabilization that compensates for horizontal and vertical angular shifts (yaw/pitch) as well as camera shake along the optical axis (roll) and you have a camera that captures incredibly sharp images and video, yet is compact enough to bring just about anywhere. A number of versatile external flashes (with wireless remote control capabilities) also play well with the E-M10 for situations that require additional lighting.

The E-M10's slim, elegant body is made of metal, tricked with meticulously engineered metal parts. (The 2x2 dial controls are particularly sweet). The E-M10 just feels right, substantial yet perfectly balanced. It's only fitting that a beautiful camera like this takes such beautiful photos.

Shooting at eye level is comfortably familiar. And when you get a live view of exposure, white balance and other useful information and the ability to control highlights, shadows, colors and more - as you do with the E-M10's electronic viewfinder - you're in position to take some of the best photos of your life. You can also apply various framing grids and a leveling guide for composing better photos and even monitor video recording.

The E-M10 is a marvel of thoughtful design and useful functionality. Built-in Wi-Fi for easy image sharing and wireless control, built-in flash for filling in the shadows and numerous creative tools, tiltable LCD monitor with touch screen.

You might want to wear your running shoes when using the E-M10. High-speed sequential shooting - at a best-in-class 8fps - and super high-speed FAST AF technology ensure that you won't miss the shot no matter how quickly your subject is moving. In fact, the autofocus tracking function is better than ever thanks to enhancements to the group target Continuous AF function. The E-M10 also provides an 81-point AF grid that covers the entire image frame, giving you more focus options than basic DSLRs.

Focus peaking in manual focus mode. Color Creator. HDR and HDR bracketing. Twelve Art Filters and nine Art Effects. Photo Story (including a new Zoom In/Out theme). Photo and Movie Capture (high-quality stills while shooting a movie - at an insane 5fps in P/A/S/M mode). Live Composite Mode for capturing starscapes intuitively. The E-M10 offers you an incredible array of easy-to-use creative tools that can transform your photos from excellent to spectacular.

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 IIR Lens utilizes Olympus' MSC (Movie & Still Compatible) focusing technology for fast and silent autofocus performance. Continuous focusing is extremely smooth during HD video capture, eliminating jarring focus transitions completely. A retractable two-stage barrel design ensures the smallest travel size in your bag.

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Features

  • FAST AF focuses at astonishing speed, plus 81 selectable AF points across the image area and Focus Peaking
  • Take high-speed sequential shots as fast as 8fps (S-AF) or 3.5fps (C-AF)
  • Super compact, premium retro-cool metal build and built-in flash-easy to carry and shoot anywhere, everyday
  • 3 Axis In-body Image Stabilization is particularly effective when taking high-magnification telephoto shots, smooth Full HD videos and long exposures
  • Built-in Wi-Fi for full wireless camera control and easy file sharing

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Specifications

Imaging: Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds
Imaging: Camera Format
Micro Four Thirds (2x Crop Factor)
Imaging: Pixels
Actual: 17.2 Megapixel
Effective: 16.1 Megapixel
Imaging: Max Resolution
15.9MP: 4608 x 3456
Imaging: Image Sensor Type/Size
4/3 Live MOS
Imaging: Image Processor
TruePic VII with Fine Detail Processing II Technology
Imaging: Image Stabilization
Built-in sensor-shift 3-Axis [compensates 3 types of movements (yaw/pitch/roll movements)]
4 modes (S-I.S.AUTO, S-I.S.1, S-I.S.2, S-I.S.3), OFF
Focal length setting: 8, 9, 10, 12, 15,16, 18, 24, 28, 30, 35, 40, 48, 50, 55, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, 90, 100, 105, 120, 135, 150, 180, 200, 210, 250, 300, 350, 400, 500, 600, 800, 1000
Imaging: Image Aspect Ratio
4:3(Default) / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1 / 3:4
Imaging: File Formats
Still Images: JPEG, MPO, RAW
Movies: MOV(MPEG-4AVC/H.264), AVI(Motion JPEG)
Audio: Stereo Linear PCM (16-bit), .WAV
Imaging: RAW Bit Depth
Imaging: Image Editing
RAW development, Gradation auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye fix, Saturation, Resize (1280x960, 640x480, 320x240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Post recording
Imaging: JPEG Editing
Shadow adjustment, Red-eye fix, Cropping, Aspect, Black&White, Sepia, Saturation, Resize, e-portrait
Imaging: RAW Editing
RAW development based on settings of the camera (including e-Portrait, Color Creator, Art Filter, ART-BKT)
2 programmable settings, preview capability
Imaging: Dust Reduction System
Imaging: Memory Card Type
AV Recording: Video Recording
AV Recording: Resolution
1920 x 1080: 30 fps
1280 x 720: 30 fps
640 x 480: 30 fps
AV Recording: Aspect Ratio
AV Recording: Video Clip Length
Up to 29 Min
AV Recording: Image/Video Recording
Yes; shoot (up to 5 fps in P/A/S/M modes) still images (3200x1800 pixels) without interrupting movie recording (Simultaneous)
AV Recording: Audio Recording
Built-in Mic: Stereo
Focus Control: Focus Type
Contrast Detection
Focus Control: Focus Mode
Single-AF (S-AF), Continuous-AF (C-AF), Manual Focus (M), S-AF + MF, AF tracking (C-AF + TR)
Focus Control: Autofocus Points
81 (AF grid covers whole frame); Group, Small and Super Spot AF targets available
Focus Control: Face and Eye Detection
Available; Eye Detection AF mode: Off / Nearer-eye priority / Right-eye priority / Left-eye priority
Focus Control: Manual Focus Assist
Yes; Focus Peaking function and Magnified Focus Assist function available
Focus Control: AF Illuminator
Performance: Shooting Burst Rate
Up to 8 fps in Single Autofocus mode (S-AF) [Sequential shooting H mode; Focus and exposure are fixed at the values for the first shot]
Up to 3.5 fps in Continuous Autofocus mode (C-AF) [Sequential shooting L mode; Focus and exposure are adjusted for every shot]
Performance: Shutter
Type: Mechanical
Speed: 60 - 1/4000 sec
Bulb Mode Selectable Exposure Time: 1/2/4/8/15/20/25/30 min
Performance: Self Timer
12 sec, 2 sec
Custom: 1-30 sec at 0.5, 1.0, 2.0, 3.0 sec intervals
Number of Shots: 1-10
Performance: Interval Recording
Yes; Interval Time 1sec. - 24 Hours, Max 999 frames
Performance: Connectivity
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
HDMI D (Micro) (out)
Hot Shoe for flash attachment
Performance: Wi-Fi Capable
Yes; Built-in Wireless LAN (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
Connect to up to 4 devices simultaneously via QR code
Geotagging and file (JPEG/MOV) sharing to smart devices possible via the free Olympus Image Share app
Wireless remote operation: Live View, Rec View, Wireless Touch AF shutter, Wireless Release, Power Off
Exposure Control: ISO Sensitivity
Auto, LOW (approx. 100) - 25600
Exposure Control: Metering Method
Center-weighted average metering, Multi-zone metering, Spot metering
Exposure Control: Exposure Modes
Manual (M), Aperture Priority (A), Shutter Priority (S), Programmed Auto (P), iAUTO, Scene Selection (SCN), Bulb, Time, Underwater, Art Filter
Metering Range: EV -2.0 - EV 20.0
Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps)
Exposure Control: White Balance Modes
Auto, Sunny(5300K), Shadow(7500K), Cloudy(6000K), Incandescent(3000K), Fluorescent(4000K), Underwater, WB Flash(5500K), Custom WB (Kelvin setting)
Exposure Control: Picture Modes
i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Color Creator, Art Filters
Creativity: Creative Functions
HDR, Bracketing, Color Creator, Highlight & Shadow Control, Live Composite (0.5 - 60 sec), Live Bulb, Photo Story, Art Filters, Photo & Movie Capture
Creativity: HDR Function
2 HDR modes available plus HDR bracketing (3 or 5 frames in 2.0/3.0 selectable EV steps, 7 frames in 2.0 selectable EV steps)
Creativity: Bracketing
Yes; HDR, Exposure, ISO, White Balance, Flash, Art Filter
Creativity: Art Filters
12 art filters available: Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Water Color
7 art effects available: Soft Focus, Pin-Hole, White Edge, Frame, Star Light, Diorama, Picture Tone
Creativity: Photo Story
4 modes available: Standard, Fun Frame, Speed, Zoom In/Out
Creativity: Level Gauge
2-axis; horizontal /vertical
Viewfinder: Type
Viewfinder: Pixel Count
Viewfinder: Coverage
Viewfinder: Magnification
Approx. 1.15x (35mm equivalent: 0.58x)
Viewfinder: Refresh Rate
Normal mode (60 fps): approx. 0.027 sec display lag time
High-speed mode (120 fps): approx. 0.007 sec display lag time
Viewfinder: Brightness Control
Automatic Adaptive Brightness Technology, 7 levels of manual settings also available
Viewfinder: Eye Sensor
Yes; automatic switching between viewfinder and monitor
Viewfinder: Eye Point
20.00 mm
Viewfinder: Diopter Adjustment
- 4 to +2 m
Monitor: Screen
3" Wide Touchscreen Tilting LCD
Monitor: Resolution (Pixels)
Monitor: Coverage
Monitor: Aspect Ratio
Monitor: Touch Control
Shutter release, Enlargement, Live Guide, AF area selection, AF area enlargement and decrease, Frame forward/backward, Enlargement playback, Super Control Panel, Art Filter selection, Scene mode selection, Wi-Fi connection
Monitor: Tilting Angle
Upward tilting angle: up to 80 degrees, Downward tilting angle: up to 50 degrees
Flash: Built-in Flash
Flash: Flash Modes
Auto, Fill-in, Manual, Off, Red-eye reduction, Slow sync, second-curtain sync, slow sync/red-eye reduction, TTL Auto
Flash: Max Sync Speed
1/250 sec with built-in flash, 1/200 sec with external flashes (excluding FL-50R; 1/800 sec)
Flash: Flash Compensation
-3 EV to +3 EV (in .3, .5 or 1 EV steps)
Flash: Dedicated Flash System
TTL Groups: 4 (3 external flash groups + built-in flash), Channels: 4
Flash: External Flash Connection
Hot Shoe, PC Terminal, Proprietary, Wireless
Flash: Compatible External Flashes
FL-50R, FL-36R, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R
Flash: Wireless Flash Control Method
Triggered and controlled by built-in flash (Olympus Wireless RC Flash system compatible)
Menus: Live Guide
Color saturation, Color image, Brightness, Blur Background, Express Motion, Shooting Tips
Menus: Live Control 1
Battery information, Shooting mode, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure compensation value, ISO sensitivity, Exposure compensation indicator, Exposure indicator, Flash intensity compensation indicator, Date, Auto BKT setting, NR setting, WB, Record mode, Flash Status, Image size, Drive mode, Flash intensity compensation value, Metering mode, Recordable still image number, Focusing mode, AF frame, Internal Temperature Warning, IS activating mode
Menus: Live Control 2
Face detection, My Mode, Multi Exposure, Aspect Ratio
Menus: Super Control Panel 1
Battery information, Shooting mode, Shutter speed, Aperture value, Exposure compensation value, ISO sensitivity, Exposure compensation indicator, Exposure indicator, Flash intensity compensation indicator, Date, Auto BKT setting, NR setting, WB, WB compensation value, Record mode, Flash Status, Record mode, Image size, Drive mode, Flash intensity compensation value
Menus: Super Control Panel 2
Metering mode, Recordable still image number, Focusing mode, AF frame, Color space, Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation, Internal Temperature Warning Gradation, IS activating mode, Face detection, My Mode, Multi Exposure, Aspect Ratio, Super FP
Menus: Playback
Single-frame, Information display, Index display (4/9/25/100 frames), Calendar, Enlargement (2x - 14x), Movie (with sound, FF/REW/Pause), Picture rotation (auto), Slideshow (with sound including BGM, Slide show effects, replaceable BGM), Light Box display
Menus: Information Display
Histogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight/Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF
Menus: Languages
34 languages available: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Croat, Slovenian, Hungarian, Greek, Slovakian, Turkish, Latvian, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Rumanian, Indonesian, Malay, Thai
Power: Battery
1 x BLS-5 Li-ion battery (included); Records approx. 320 shots per charge
Operating Environment
Temperature: 32 to 104deg.F (0 to 40deg.C)
Humidity: 30-90%
Temperature: -4 to 140deg.F (-20 to 60deg.C)
Humidity: 10-90%
Environmentally sealed
Lens: Type
Standard Wide Zoom
Lens: Focal Length
Lens: Construction
8 elements in 7 groups; Aspherical elements
Lens: Focusing mechanism
MSC (Movie & Still Compatible)
Lens: Maximum Image Magnification
Lens: Number of Blades
7 (circular aperture diaphragm)
Lens: Minimum Aperture
Lens: 35mm Equivalent Focal Length
Lens: Angle of View
75-29 degrees
Lens: Closest Focusing Distance
0.25mm (14-19mm), 0.3m (20-42mm)
Lens: Image Magnification
0.38x (35mm Equivalent Maximum)
Lens: Maximum Aperture
f3.5 (14mm) - f5.6 (42mm)
Lens: Filter Size
Lens Dimensions (D x L)
50.0 x 56.5mm / 1.97 x 2.22"
Dimensions (W x H x D)
4.7 x 3.2 x 1.8" / 119.38 x 81.28 x 45.72mm
Camera: 14oz / 396.89g (with battery and memory card)
Lens: 113g / 4oz
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Reviewed by 8 customers


Great features, excellent portability!


I started to really get into photography in 2005 when I started college. Over the next decade as I got more and more experience shooting I thought the best way to improve my photos was to upgrade all my gear from my entry level stuff to "prosumer" gear. I amassed a large collection of lenses, flashes, grips, bags, and tripods and somehow my photos didn't get any better. In fact, I found myself taking less and less photos until sometime last year I realized I hadn't even taken a single photo in over a year. Somehow, I felt obligated to haul all my gear with me whenever I went to take pictures, just on the off chance I would need an obscure lens or filter. I realized I had become a slave to all my gear to the point I didn't even want to take photos because it was such a chore. I decided to sell all my gear and go back to basics to try and rekindle my love for photography. After considering options from Fujifilm, Nikon, Panasonic, and Olympus I decided to get the E-M10 ad I've been very happy so far! My primary concern in my new camera was portability, and finding something that wouldn't be a burden to take anywhere. The E-M10 has that in spades. It's substantially smaller than even the smallest DSLR. I actually ended up getting a grip to help with the ergonomics a bit. The construction also exceeded my expectations. Every surface you touch feels substantial and well-built. It's also a very attractive camera. The screen is very high quality, however the viewfinder could be a little higher resolution. The touch screen is also a feature that could be of value to some, but I find myself using physical buttons far more. Having 2 control dials was something I definitely wanted, and both are well positioned and have a good feel. There is a pop-up flash that will work in a pinch as well as a shoe on top for a dedicated flash. There are both USB and HDMI ports on the side of the camera that are easy to access. On a side note, I wish someone would make a camera that you could charge with the battery in the body, because the charger is unnecessarily bulky and takes up valuable space in your bag! I'm trying to stay compact here Olympus! The micro four thirds system has a bevy of lenses from Olympus, Panasonic/Leica, Sigma, and others, so it's very easy to find a lens that suits your style. I usually keep a 17mm Olympus on the body most of the time. All the pictures I've taken so far have been of very good quality, very little noticeable difference between this and my old full-size DSLR. The in-body image stabilization was a clear advantage over the competition too. Overall I'm so glad I traded down to this camera. I am already carrying it with me to places and events I would have never taken my giant rig to. I can see this little camera reigniting my love of photography already!

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


love it


Best camera available

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


Great camera


Smaller than I expected Intuitive to use Very good image quality

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


Great Decision


As a long time Canon shooter, I have debated getting into mirrorless to make carrying a camera less of a chore, and to take better photos than my iPhone. Thus ensued months of investigation, reading every review I could get my hands on and struggling with my decision. I initially opted for the Nikon 1 V2. Bad decision. The real deal when it comes to weight and portability, shoots like a machine gun, but could not get 1 in 10 photos in focus at my grandkids soccer and basketball games. What good is all this technology if you are not getting "keepers"? Sold this camera and lenses. In the meantime, Sony came out with the A7, Fuji with the T1, and Olympus with the M-10. Made a tough decision even harder. After more research, purchased the Olympus M-10 (debated getting the M-1 for $700 more - in the end, I thrilled with my decision for the M-10). The camera may be the best I have ever owned, coupled with the Olympus 12-40MM 2.8 lens, the photos are wonderful. I find the camera easy to use, light weight to carry, quick to focus, does not shoot as fast as the Nikon, but now 90% of the pictures are keepers - quite an improvement! I also use the M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f4.0-5.6 R lens for taking action shots of my grandkids - use it mostly outdoors so the relatively slow lens is not an issue. If you are looking for the same kinds of benefits I was, you owe it to yourself to check out this Olympus camera. I cannot imagine finding a better one.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)


Amazing camera


I am a photo enthusiast and have been shooting Canon for many years - I have both full frame and APSC gear and some excellent Canon glass for both cameras. I have been very happy with these cameras, with the exception of their size and heft. It is a real drag to take pictures of my grandkids at their games, dragging around the hefty cameras and the (sometimes) even heavier glass to go with it. Getting lighter weight gear that would still take quality pictures is what got me interested in mirrorless cameras. I initially tried the Nikon 1 system, V2. It is really small, and the lenses are equally small, so that was a good fit. However, with the small sensor and the focus system, I had a great deal of difficulty getting focus on the right thing when taking action photos, and no matter what lens you attach, it is nearly impossible to get any bokeh. While it shoots at the speed of a machine gun, if only 10% of the photos are in focus I am not impressed. Sold the camera and moved on. Next I purchased the Fujifilm X100s. This is a great camera...I love everything about it. Excellent quality throughout. But not worth much trying to get a photo across a soccer field - it is just not suited for this type of photography. But I still have it and use it often for a walk-around camera and highly recommend it. But it was clear I needed something with more reach from a lens perspective. I had not considered the micro 4/3 cameras since I thought their sensor size might turn out like my disappointment with the Nikon. Wow, was I ever wrong. I purchased the Olympus OM-D M10. While it may be at the low end of the Olympus price range, it is on the high end of the performance range. I cannot imagine being more pleased with the OM-D M1, for $500 more; not sure I could ever have justified the price difference with the quality of this camera. Solid build. Wonderful photos. I find it easy to use and understand the menus, contrary to what some have said. Almost a perfect camera in every way - I especially like how fast if focuses - instead of 10% of my sport shots being keepers, I am now over 90%, and the 10% are my fault, not the fault of the camera. Of course, the quality of photos has a lot to do with the glass on the camera. I have the Olympus 12-40mm f2.8 and the Olympus M. 40-150mm F4.0-5.6 R Zoom Lens, and I love them both. The 12-40 has this cool feature that allows you to go from auto to manual focus by moving a ring on the lens - it is fast and foolproof, and have never had that feature on a lens before. I find the 12-40 (24mm-80mm equivalent) to be in the same class as my Canon EF70-200mm f2.8 for about half the price (and it is a lot smaller and lighter to boot!) I did so much research before I purchased this combination, and for once it really worked out. I am completely sold on the micro 4/3 system, and especially the quality of Olympus cameras and lenses.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)


all the OM-D you need in a small package


This is a proper OM-D camera, cut down in size maybe, but not missing many features. The wifi and focus peaking are new and very welcome additions. The image quality is awesome and the autofocus is fast (just like with the previous OM-D models). There are plenty of m4/3 lenses to choose from... I am very happy with my purchase! I can take DSLR-quality pictures with a camera that fits into a jacket pocket. The cons are few. As has no doubt been mentioned before, the menu system is needlessly complicated and is in bad need of an overhaul. I also wish there was an easier way to set up and recall custom settings - why doesn't Olympus put C1, C2 on the mode dial like so many other manufacturers? Other than that I can whole-heartedly recommend this amazing little camera. Thanks Olympus for not deliberately crippling it like many other brands would have!

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)


One of the best mirror less camera!!!


One of the best mirror less camera with all the bells and whistles. I used PL3,PM2 and PL5. So far this is the best camera i have ever used.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)


The camera I have been waiting for!


This is the camera I have been waiting for! I have owned 2 PEN cameras, the E-PL1, and the E-PM1 (which I still own), and like the great picture quality, compact size, and the interchangeable lenses of these cameras. The E-M10 has everything I love about the Olympus four-thirds cameras but with so many more great features! The body itself has a great build and feels solid and comfortable to hold. The built in flash is a big plus; I like to have a flash available whenever needed. The tilting touch screen is extremely useful, and I can always make sure I get what I want in focus by touching the screen at that point; no need to have to change the focal point manually. I like to just take good pictures and this camera makes it so easy with the front dials that control the shadow/highlight, magnify, and color creator adjustments. Especially love the color creator! This camera puts so many creative functions at my fingertips, and, with such ease of use, I will definitely use these functions regularly. The expansion of the Art Filters to include effects is a definite plus as well! The viewfinder, though something I would not particularly weigh heavily in buying a camera, is a definite plus as well. It will definitely come in handy. I have had this camera for about a week and am definitely pleased with it! Olympus has hit the mark with this camera! I have always liked the concept and great pictures of SLR's but have not liked the bulkiness of them and the PEN line has been a good alternative but the E-M10 is the ultimate! I have the 14-42 EZ lens on backorder and cannot wait to get it but have been shooting using the 45mm lens with awesome results. I used to purchase point and shoot cameras (always Olympus I may add) with the zoom being the primary focus. With the PEN series, and now the E-M10, I have traded the long zoom lens for picture quality and ultimate creativity!

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