Product typeMicro Four Thirds interchangeable lens system camera
MemorySD Memory Card*1 (SDHC, SDXC, UHS-I compatible, Eye-Fi Card compatible*2 )

*1: Class 6 or higher is recommended for Movie shooting.

*2: Not compatible with Endless Memory.

Screen size17.3 mm (H) x 13.0 mm (V)
Lens mountMicro Four Thirds Mount
Product type4/3 Live MOS Sensor
Number of pixels / Aspect ratioNumber of effective pixels : Approx. 16.1 million pixels

Total number of pixels : Approx. 17.2 million pixels

Aspect ratio : 1.33 (4:3)

Dust reductionSupersonic Wave Filter (image sensor dust reduction system)
Recording formatDCF, DPOF compatible / Exif, PRINT Image Matching III, MPO compatible
File formatRAW (12-bit lossless compression), JPEG, RAW+JPEG, MPO(3D still)
Recording image size[RAW] 4608 x 3456 pixels

[JPEG] 4608 x 3456 pixels - 640 x 480 pixels

File sizeRAW: 4608(H)x3456(V) (approx. 1/1.5 lossless compressed) Approx. 17MB

Set1(LF): 4608(H)x3456(V) (1/4 compressed) Approx. 7.5MB

Set2(LN): 4608(H)x3456(V) (1/8 compressed) Approx. 3.5MB

Set3(MN): 3200(H)x2400(V) (1/8 compressed) Approx. 1.7MB

Set4(SN): 1280(H)x960(V) (1/8 compressed) Approx. 0.4MB

TypeBuilt-in (Image sensor shift type for movie & still, 3-axis* image stabilization) *yaw/pitch/roll
Mode4 modes (S-I.S.AUTO, S-I.S.1, S-I.S.2, S-I.S.3), OFF
IS for Live View imageAvailable (by half-pressing the shutter button or enlarging operation)
Focal length settingAvailable
Available manual focal length settingInput focal length : 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
Stabilization performance3.5 EV*

*Based on CIPA measurement conditions.

When using M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ (focal length =42mm (35mm equivalent with 84mm))

Lens IS priorityAvailable
Shutter speed range60 - 1/4000 sec. (Not available when Bulb or Time is selected.)
AF systemHigh-speed imager AF
Focus modeSingle AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF)* / Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR) *

*C-AF and AF tracking are not available with non-mFTS lenses. It works as S-AF in C-AF mode.

Full-time AFAvailable
Magnified frame AFSelectable from over 800 AF points

Magnification x5, x7, x10(Default), x14 selectable

Super Spot AF: Selectable from center of enlarge view(0.02% - 0.16% in view image)

Enlarged view focus point check by magnify button*

*: Available with old lenses without data communication

Face detection AF / Eye detection AFAvailable / Available

Eye Detection AF mode : Off / Nearer-eye priority / Right-eye priority / Left-eye priority

Focusing point / Focusing point selection mode81-area multiple AF
/ All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target,(normal) Single target(small)
Peaking functionAvailable on Fn button or Manual Focus

Type : White edge, Black edge

AF illuminatorAvailable
Manual focus assist * Customize functionFocus ring rotation activates Live View image magnification and/or focus peaking. (when in S-AF+MF or MF mode)
Shutter typeElectronic focal-plane shutter
Shutter speed1/4000 - 60 sec., with selectable EV adjustment steps (1/3, 1/2, 1)

Bulb/Time: selectable exposure time (1/2/4/8/15/20/25/30 min.), with 8-min. default setting

Metering system -(TTL Image sensor metering)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 rangeEV -2 - 20 (using 17mm f2.8, ISO 100)
Exposure mode*0 - 20 EV when the frame ratio is set at high speed.
Scene select AEiAuto, P: Program AE (Program shift can be performed), A: Aperture priority AE, S: Shutter priority AE, M: Manual, Bulb, Time, Scene select AE, Art Filter,

Underwater wide / macro* , My Set

*Selectable from menu as a function on Fn button

*My set can be set to mode dial function

Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Sport, Hand-held Starlight*1, Night scene, Night + Portrait, Children, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Fisheye Conv., Wide Conv., Macro Conv.,Panning, 3D*2,

*1 8 images automatically shot and combined into a single image composite

*2 For 3D lens(H-FT012 by Panasonic) only, still photo only

ISO sensitivityAUTO ISO : LOW(approx. 100) ‐25600 (customizable, Default: LOW-1600)

Manual ISO : LOW(approx.100), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable

Exposure compensationStill photo ±5 EV, movie ±3 EV, with selectable EV adjustment steps (1/3, 1/2, 1)

*Movie shooting, monitor and EVF displays only up to ±3 EV.

AE lockLocks at 1st release of shutter button (can be set to Fn1/Rec button)
White balance modeAuto WB, 7 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
Preset white balance7 preset WBs (3000K - 7500K):

Sunny (5300K), Shadow (7500K), Cloudy (6000K), Incandescent (3000K), Fluorescent (4000K), Underwater, WB Flash (5500K)

Color matrixsRGB, Adobe RGB
Modei-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Art Filters
GradationAuto, Normal, High Key, Low Key (except Art Filters)
Sequential shooting maximum speedSequential shooting H mode: Approx 8.0 fps (Focus and exposure are fixed at the values for the first shot)

Sequential shooting L mode: Approx 3.7 fps (When using the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm f3.5-6.3 EZ)

Max. recordable pictures RAW: Max. 20 frames (in 3.7 seq. shooting L) Max. 16 frames (in 8 seq. shooting H)

JPEG: Max. ∞p>* When using the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 EZ


Self-timerOperation time: 12 sec., 2 sec., custom (Wait time: 1-30sec., Shot interval: 0.5/1/2/3sec., Number of shots: 1-10, Every time AF: ON/OFF)
GPS info. FunctionAvailable (by using Smartphone GPS data)
Wireless ShootingLive View, Rec View, Wireless Touch AF shutter*, Self Timer (w/Countdown guidance, Sequential shooting, Short movie recording capability), Wireless Release, Power Off

*Selectable from iAuto / ART / PASM (Live Bulb, Live Time)

*Control settings for aperture, shutter speed, exposure, ISO sensitivity, white balance and Drive Mode.

Image ShareFile Type: JPEG*, MOV

Connect to up to 4 devices simultaneously. Marking function for image share.

*Excluding MPO file.

Easy ConnectionQR code setting
Monitor type3.0-inch tilting monitor*

*Approx.1037k dots (3:2), electrostatic capacitance type touch panel

Touch controlShutter release, Enlargement, AF area selection, AF area size adjustment, Frame forward/backward, Enlargement playback, Live Guide, Super Control Panel, Art Filter selection, Scene mode selection, Wi-Fi connection, Selfie shutter release
Tilting angleUpward tilting angle: up to 80 degrees

Downward tilting angle: up to 180 degrees

Brightness / Color temperature control±7 levels / ±7 levels
Color tone selectVivid / Natural
Live ViewApprox. 100% field of view,Exposure compensation preview, WB adjustment preview,Gradation auto preview, Face detection preview (up to 8 faces),Grid line, Magnification display (x5/x7/x10/x14)

Display modes: Standard, Histogram, Highlight & shadow, Level Gauge, Off (Image Only)

PreviewLive Preview can be assigned to a custom preset button

*push once to activate and deactivate

Exposure bracketing2, 3 or 5 frames in 0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable, 7 frames in 0.3/0.7EV steps selectable

*AE-BKT can be programmed to the Fn-button.

ISO bracketing3 frames in 0.3/0.7/1.0EV steps selectable
White balance bracketing3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in each A-B/G-M axis.
Flash bracketing3 frames in 0.3/0.7/1.0EV step selectable
Art Filter bracketingi-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, Art Filters selectable
HDR(Auto composite)HDR1, HDR2 (painting-like)

※ISO sensitivity is fixed at 200, and maximum shutter speed setting is 1 sec.

※4 images automatically shot at different exposures and combined into a single high dynamic range image composite.

Bracketing for HDR post process3 or 5 frames in 2.0/3.0EV steps selectable, 7 frames in 2.0EV steps selectable.

*This function does not execute HDR processing.

*HDR function can be programmed to the Fn-button.

Update interval time0.5 sec - 60 sec
Update interval time / composite method0.5 sec - 60 sec / Lighten Mode (Bright area prioritization)
Interval ModeCreates time-lapse movie automatically
Number of picture / Function2 frames / Auto gain, Exposing on Recorded picture(RAW)
Aspect Ratio4:3(Default) / 3:2 / 16:9 / 1:1 / 3:4
Mode (Variation / Effect)Pop Art (I, II / a.b.c.d.e.f.)
Soft Focus ( - / c.e.),Pale & Light Color (I, II / a.b.c.d.f.)
Light Tone ( - / d.f.)
Grainy Film (I, II / b.c.d.g.h)
Pin Hole (I, II, III / d.)
Diorama ( - / d.)
Cross Process (I, II / b.c.d.f.)
Gentle Sepia ( - / a.b.c.d.f.)
Dramatic Tone (I / b.c.d.e.f.) (II/ b.c.d.e.f.g.h)
Key Line (I, II / a.b.c.d.e.)
WaterColor(I, II / a.b.c.d.)
Vintage (I, II, III / a.b.c.d.e.f.i)
Partial Color(I, II, III / a.b.c.d.e.f)
Art Effect a. Soft Focus Effect
b. Pin-Hole Effect
c. White Edge Effect
d. Frame Effect
e. Star Light Effect
f. Blur Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)
g. B&W Effect (Yellow, Orange, Red, Green)
h. Pict. Tone (Sepia, Blue, Purple, Green)
i. Shade Effect (Top & bottom, Left & Right)
Color Ring (for partial color)18 color selectable
Setting MenuColor Saturation / Color Image / Brightness / Blur Background / Express Motions / Shooting Tips

Multiple Effects can be used simultaneously

Type (Variation / Frame / Number of dividedparts)

Fun Frame Ⅰ,Ⅱ,Ⅲ /-/--

Speed ( -/ - /AEF

Zoom in / out Ⅰ,Ⅱ/a, c / A, G)

Layout Ⅰ,Ⅱ,Ⅲ,Ⅳ/ / -

Frame Effecta. White Frame
b. White Frame & White Edge Effect
c. Black Frame
d. White Frame & Pin Hole Effect
Aspect & Window PatternA. 4:3, 2 frames
B. 4:3, 3 frames
C. 1:1. 2 frames
D. 1:1, 3 frames
E. 1:1, 4 frames
F. 16:9. 5 frames
G. 16:9, 2 frames
Recording formatMOV (MPEG-4AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Movie ModeMOV:

Full HD: 1920(H)x1080(V), 30p (29.97fps) Recording

24Mbps (Fine) / 16Mbps (Normal): Aspect 16:9

HD: 1280(H)x720(V), 30p (29.97fps) Recording

12Mbps (Fine) / 8Mbps(Normal): Aspect 16:9"

AVI Motion JPEG:

HD: 1280(H) x 720(V), 30fps*, Aspect 16:9

SD: 640(H) x 480(V), 30fps*, Aspect 4:3

*Excluding some Art Filters

Maximum Recording TimeMOV:
Full HD: Approx. 29min (Normal) / Approx. 22min (Fine)
HD: Approx. 29min (Normal) / Approx. 29min (Fine)

HD : Approx. 7min*
SD : Approx. 14min*

*Excluding some Art Filters

Movie FunctionMovie Effect : One-shot echo / Multi-echo / Art Fade / Old Film

Art Filter Movie, Aperture-prioritized Movie, Shutter Speed-Prioritized Movie, Manually Shot Movie

One-push Movie Digital Converter×4* Available on Movie effect mode
Time Lapse MovieAvailable AVI Motion JPEG1280×720,10fps)
Image Stabilization for MovieM-IS (Image sensor shift and electronic image stabilizer with multi motion IS), Off
AE LockAvailable
Exposure control (Movie)P: Program AE, A: Aperture priority AE, S: Shutter speed priority AE, M: Manual, Art Filter

* S mode and M mode : Shutter speed is limited in less than 1/30 sec

Compression ratioMotion-JPEG Format : 1/12(HD), 1/8(SD)
File sizeMOV Format : Max 4GB
Recording formatWave Format (Stereo linear PCM/16-bit, Sampling frequency 48kHz)
Microphone functionWind noise reduction, Recording volume, Microphone volume limiter

Audio dubbing possible for still pictures (up to 30 sec.)

Maximum Recording TimePicture with Sound: 30sec.

Movie: depends on Movie Recording Time

Compatible external flashFL-50R, FL-36R, FL-300R, FL600R
Control methodTriggered and controlled by bundled flash FL-LM1

(Olympus Wireless RC Flash system compatible)

External Flash intensity typeTTL Auto, Auto, Manual, FP-TTL-AUTO, FP-MANUAL
Channel 4 channels
Group No. 4 groups (External flash 3 groups + commander flash*)

*FL-LM1 / FL-600R

Playback modeSingle-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
Information displayHistogram (independent luminance / RGB available), Highlight/Shadow point warning, AF frame, Photographic information, OFF
Languages34 languages selectable : 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
My set4 settings recordable / Available to set to mode dial.
Editing functionRAW data edit, Gradation auto, Monochrome, Sepia, Red-eye fix, Saturation, Resize (1280x960, 640x480, 320x240), Trimming, Aspect, e-Portrait, Image Overlay, Postrecording
RAW data editRAW data edit based on settings of the camera (including e-Portrat, Color Creator, Art Filter, ART-BKT).

2 programmable settings, preview capability.

Print functionPrint reservation (DPOF), Direct print (PictBridge compatible)
USB/AV/Remote controller connectorDedicated multi-connector [USB: USB2.0 Hi-Speed, Video: NTSC/PAL selectable, Optional Remote cable RM-UC1 compatible.]
HDMI connectorMicro HDMI Type-D)
Flash attachmentHot shoe
Accessory Port 2Dedicated multi-connector [Available for VF-2/VF-3/VF-4, SEMA-1, MAL-1 and PP-1.]
Wireless LANBuilt-in IEEE 802.11b/g/n
PC interfaceUSB2.0 Hi-Speed
TV interfaceHDMI (HD/Stereo Sound), conventional video-out (SD/Mono Sound)
BatteryBLS-50 Li-ion battery (included)
Sleep modeAvailable (1/3/5 min. off)
Number of recordable picturesApprox. 350 shots (IS ON)
Dimensions114.9mm W x 67mm H x 38.4mm D
4.5"w x 2.6"h x 1.5"d [body only]
WeightApprox. 357g [CIPA guideline compliant, with BLS-50 battery and Memory card]

Approx. 309g
10.9 ounces [without batttery and card] [body only]

Temperature0 ~ +40℃ (operation) / -20 ~ +60℃ (storage)
Humidity30 - 90% (operation) / 10 - 90% (storage)
Box contentsBody, Flash FL-LM1, Li-ion battery BLS-50, Li-ion battery charger BCS-5, USB cable, Shoulder strap, OLYMPUS Viewer 3 (CD-ROM), Instruction manual, Warranty card

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