Olympus OM-D E-M10 review

A more affordable OM-D with most of the E-M5's features

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As part of our image quality testing for the Olympus OM-D E-M10, we've shot our resolution chart.

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them, check out our full explanation of our camera testing resolution charts.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

JPEG

ISO 200

Full ISO 200 image, see the cropped (100%) versions below.

ISO 200

ISO 200, score: 26 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

ISO 400

ISO 400, score: 26 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

ISO 800

ISO 800, score: 24 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

ISO 1600

ISO 1600, score: 22 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

ISO 3200

ISO 3200, score: 18 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

ISO 6400

ISO 6400, score: 14 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

ISO 12800

ISO 12800, score: 10 (Click here to see the full resolution image)

ISO 25600

ISO 25600, score: N/A (Click here to see the full resolution image)

Raw

ISO 200

ISO 200, score: 26 (Click here to see full resolution image)

ISO 400

ISO 400, score: 26 (Click here to see full resolution image)

ISO 800

ISO 800, score: 24 (Click here to see full resolution image)

ISO 1600

ISO 1600, score: 22 (Click here to see full resolution image)

ISO 3200

ISO 3200, score: 18 (Click here to see full resolution image)

ISO 6400

ISO 6400, score: 14 (Click here to see full resolution image)

ISO 12800

ISO 12800, score: 12 (Click here to see full resolution image)

ISO 25600

ISO 25600, score: N/A (Click here to see full resolution image)

Tech Specs

Product TypeMirrorless Camera Body Only
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenYes
Wireless LANYes
Effective Camera Resolution16.1 Megapixel
USBYes
HDMIYes
Product FamilyOM-D
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC UHS-I), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC UHS-I)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourSilver
Brand NameOlympus
FeaturesFace Detection, Live View, Orientation Sensor, Continuous Shooting Mode, Time Lapse Function
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMPEG-4 AVC, MOV, Motion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Weight (Approximate)350 g
Image Sensor Size4/3" (18 mm x 13.50 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height82.3 mm
Width119.1 mm
Depth45.9 mm
Image FormatsJPEG, RAW, MPO
External FlashOptional
Focus ModesAuto, Manual
ManufacturerOlympus Corporation
Product ModelE-M10
Product NameOM-D E-M10 Mirrorless Camera
Product LineOM-D
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part NumberV207020SE000
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.olympus.co.uk
Marketing Information

E-M10: Small on size - big on performance

The new E-M10 is a super-slim, beautifully designed, light-weight system camera offering amazing value for best performance in class. A Micro Four Thirds camera packed with sophisticated technologies: large electronic viewfinder, high performance 3-axis image stabilisation and high-speed auto-focus, it also comes equipped with built-in flash and WiFi. The E-M10 outperforms DSLR cameras both in size and imaging excellence!

Package Contents
  • OM-D E-M10 Mirrorless Camera
  • BLS-5 Battery
  • BCS-5 Battery Charger
  • EP-14 Micro Four Thirds Body Cap (BC-2)
  • Shoulder Strap
  • CB-USB6 USB Cable
  • Software Media
  • Operating Instructions
  • Warranty Card
Limited Warranty1 Year