Lens mount Micro Four Thirds
Type 4/3'' Live MOS sensor
Effective pixels 20.4 Megapixels
Filter array Primary colour filter (RGB)
Aspect ratio & area 4:3 / 17.3 x 13.0mm
Full resolution 21.8 Megapixels
Type TruePic IX
Dust reduction filter Supersonic Wave Filter
Type OLED Electronic Viewfinder
Pixel number 2.360K dots
Diopter adjustment Equipped -4.0 - +2.0 diopters / built-in type
Angle of view Approx. 100%
Magnification Max. 1.37x with a 50mm lens set to infinity at -1 dioptre (depending on selected viewfinder style)
Eye point 27mm at -1 dioptre from eyepiece lens
Style 3 styles selectable
Displayed information Aperture value Shutter speed AF frame (super impose) AF confirmation mark AF lock Auto bracket Battery check Exposure compensation indicator Exposure compensation value indicator Exposure level indicator Exposure mode Flash FP flash IS activating mode Metering mode Number of storable sequential pictures White balance Level Gauge Highlight & Shadow Live Pre-view function Histogram
Correction of colour temperature +/- 7 levels
S-OVF Expands the Live View dynamic range
*Available in the EVF when in P, A, S and M modes. Art filter, WB and exposure are not reflected in EVF.
Displayed information Aperture Shutter speed Auto bracket AE lock Focus mode Shooting mode Battery check IS activating mode Face / Eye detection mode Record mode SO Sequential shooting mode White Balance Metering mode Exposure compensation value AF frame display AF confirmation mark Shooting information Spot metering area Super FP Flash status Touch Panel Condition Focal length Flash mode Histogram Level Gauge Highlight & Shadow Live ND Focus peaking Number of storable pictures Custom Face detection Flash intensityWi-Fi
Field of view Approx. 100%
Magnification levels 3 / 5 / 7 / 10 / 14x
Dynamic range expansion When in HDR1 or HDR2
Display modes Comparison Grid (4 types)Grid Histogram Level Gauge Magnified View Standard information Off
Type Sensor shift
Modes Five-dimensional, vertical or horizontal activation, automatic
Effective Compensation Range Up to 7.5 EV steps (Sync IS)
Up to 6.5 EV steps
Based on CIPA measurement conditions
Live View stabilisation Available
Lens IS priority Available
Method TTL phase difference detection system, contrast detection system (when non high-speed contrast AF compatible lens is used, it works as MF assist)
Focus areas 121 points * /
121 points contrast AF
All target, single target (normal / small), group target (5-area / 9-area / 25-area), custom target 1-4 (AF area and its increment steps selectable)
* All cross type
AF lock Available; Locked by first position of shutter release button in single AF mode, AE/AF lock button (customised)
Modes Manual focus Single AF* Continuous AF* Preset MF** AF*  Tracking Stacking Starry Sky AF
* incl. manual override
** Distance setting values are rough estimates and only AF lenses can be used.
AF illuminator Equipped
Manual focus Available; with enlarged focusing area, focus peaking and focus indicator
Face Detection extension Eye Detect AF: Off Left side priority Near side priority Right side priority
Predictive AF Available
AF tracking Available; Available in continuous AF mode
Focus peaking
Colour selection White, black, red, yellow
Intensity High / Normal / Low
Back light effect On / Off
Focus Bracketing Mode
Number of images 3 - 999 shots
Step size 10 levels
Compatible with: All Micro Four Thirds AF lenses
Focus Stacking Mode
Technology 8 shots are taken at different focus points and automatically composited together into a single image
Compatible with: 7-14mm F2.8 PRO, 8-25mm F4 PRO, 12-40mm F2.8 PRO, 12-40mm F2.8 PRO II, 12-45mm F4 PRO, 12-100mm F4 IS PRO, 40-150mm F2.8 PRO 40-150mm F4.0 PRO, 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 IS, 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO, 8mm F1.8 Fisheye PRO, 30mm F3.5 Macro, 60mm F2.8 Macro, 300mm F4 PRO
1.4x Teleconverter MC-14, 2x Teleconverter MC-20
Angle of view becomes slightly smaller
Modes Programme automatic Aperture priority Shutter priority Manual Bulb Time Movie HDR Custom shooting
Exposure compensation +/- 5 EV (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps)
Note: Monitor and EVF displays only up to ±3 EV.
Exposure bracketing +/‑ 5 EV (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps)
7 frames (+/- 1/3, 1/2, 2/3 EV steps)
ISO bracketing 3 frames (1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps)
AE lock Available
My Mode 3 settings storable
Enhancement function Shadow Adjustment Technology
Flicker Scan: Available for M, S and silent mode (can be confirmed in Live View)
In-Built Live ND
ND2, ND4, ND8, ND16 (+1, 2, 3 or 4 steps)
HDR bracketing 3 / 5 frames (+/- 2 / 3 EV steps)
3 / 5 frames (+/- 2 / 3 EV steps) 7 frames (+/- 2 EV steps)
Max. number of frames 2 frames (shooting)
3 frames (editing)
Auto gain control Available
Frame assistance Live View
Method TTL open aperture light metering
Zones 324 zones Multi-pattern Sensing System
Detection range -2 - 20 EV (17mm f2.8, ISO 100)
Modes ESP light metering Spot metering Centre weighted metering Highlight Shadow
Modes Pop Art Soft Focus Pale & Light Colour Light Tone Grainy Film Pin Hole Diorama Cross Process Dramatic Tone Gentle Sepia Key Line Water colour Vintage Partial Colour* Bleach Bypass Instant Film
Variation / Effect Available
Art Filter bracketing Art Filters selectable
Art Filters selectable * 18 colours selectable
Auto (customisable, default ISO LOW - 6400)
Manual ISO LOW - 25600 in 1/3 or 1 EV ISO steps
Shutter type Computerised focal-plane shutter
Self timer 2s / 12s / Custom
Shutter speed range 1/8000 - 60s (in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps)
Bulb mode Up to 30 minutes (selectable longest time in the menu, default: 8 minutes)
High res shot
Shutter type Electronic shutter
Shutter speed 1/8000 - 60s
Start delay 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15. 30s
Resolution JPEG: 10368x7776 / 8160 x 6120 / 5760 x 4320 RAW: 10368 x 7776
Equivalent to 80M / 50M / 25M pixel sensor (8 shots combined into a single JPEG using sensor shift)
Available in P/A/S/M mode
You need to install OM Workspace to develop on a PC.
Handheld High res shot
Shutter type Electronic shutter
Shutter speed 1/8000 - 60s
Resolution JPEG: 8160 x 6120 / 5760 x 4320 RAW: 8160 x 6120
Equivalent to 50M / 25M pixel sensor (8 shots combined into a single JPEG using sensor shift)
Available in P/A/S/M mode
Flash can not be used
Anti-shock mode
Shutter type Electronic first curtain shutter
Shutter speed 1/320* - 60s
Start delay 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15, 30s
* For speeds over 1/320 sec., mechanical shutter will automatically be selected.
Silent mode
Shutter type Electronic shutter
Shutter speed 1/32000 - 60s
Start delay 0, 1/8, 1/4, 1/2, 1, 2, 4, 8, 15. 30s
Flicker Scan
Stills 1/7634 - 1/50s
Movies 1/250 - 1/30s *
* Frame rates greater 30fps are limited to their reciprocal value
AUTO WB system Advanced detection system with Live MOS sensor
Manual White balance (One-Touch) Available
White balance bracketing 3 frames / +/- 2, 4, 6 mired steps
One-touch white balance 4 custom settings can be registered
Custom WB 1 setting can be registered at Kelvin temperature (2000K - 14000K)
Preset values Tungsten Fluorescent 1 Sunlight Flash Overcast Shade Underwater
Auto Flash adjustment Off / Auto WB / Flash
Keep warm colour On / Off
Speed (H) Approx. 10fps
Max. number of frames: RAW 149 / JPG (LF): Up to card capacity
Speed (L) 6fps
Max. number of frames: RAW / JPG (LF): Up to card capacity
Silent mode Speed (H)
Approx. 30fps
Max. number of frames: RAW 18 / JPG (LF): 20
Speed (L) Approx. 10fps
Max. number of frames: RAW 138 / JPG (LF): Up to card capacity
Pro Capture mode
Speed (H) Approx. 30fps
Speed (L) Approx. 10fps
Pre-shutter Frames 0 - 14 frames (recorded by half release prior to full release)
Frame count limiter 1- 99 frames / Off (unlimited frames) (incl. pre-shutter frames)
Conditions Memory card: KIOXIA KSDXU-A064G
When using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 Pro
Maximum sequential shooting speed may be affected by several factors including lens used, brightness, aperture, shutter speed, and ISO setting.
The actual shooting speed may become slower than the set shooting speed by a few frames per second. When using ISO Bracketing, performance will be affected at ISO 2000 or above.
Interval shooting Interval: 1s - 24h
Max. number of frames: 9999
Colour space sRGB / AdobeRGB
Sharpness + Contrast 5 levels
Contrast 5 levels
Saturation 5 levels
Black & White filter Yellow, Orange, Red, Green
Black & White toning Sepia, Blue, Purple or Green in Black & White mode
Picture mode
Gradation 4 levels (auto, high key, normal, low key)
Engine TruePic IX
Art Filter bracketing Available
Tele converter effect 2x
Fisheye compensation Available when M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm Fisheye PRO is attached Angle of view adjustable in 3 levels Compensation automatically ON when using Underwater Modes, available (can be confirmed in Live View)
X-sync speed 1/250s / 1/8000s (Super FP Mode)
Modes Auto Red-eye reduction Slow synchronisation 2nd curtain and slow synchronisation Fill-in for exclusive flash Manual
Intensity +/- 3 EV (1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps)
Note: Some functions are only available if they are supported by the external flash.
Compatible external flash FL-14, FL-20, FL-36R, FL-50R, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-700WR, FL-900R, STF-8
Number of channels 4 channels
Compatible external flash FL-36R, FL-50R, FL-300R, FL-600R, FL-700WR, FL-900R
Control method Triggered and controlled (Olympus Wireless RC Flash system)
Group setting 4 groups
Available when used together with cameras compatible with the Olympus wireless RC flash system.
Monitor type Vari-angle LCD - Touch Panel
Monitor size 7.6cm / 3.0'' (3:2)
Resolution 1037K dots
Brightness adjustment +/- 7 levels
Colour balance +/- 7 levels Vivid (default) / Natural
Touch Control functions


Radio wireless control
AF area enlargement AF area selection Art Filter Enlargement Enlargement playback Frame forward/backward Live Guide Scene Modes Shooting mode Shutter release Super Control Panel Wi-Fi connection
Detection 2-axis
Display Rear display and viewfinder
Displayed information Battery indicator Record mode Shutter speed Aperture value Exposure compensation indicator ISOAE bracketing AF frame Focus mode AEL notification Face detection Number of storable frames Metering mode Exposure mode Exposure level view Flash compensation value Colour space Gradation Colour saturation compensation value Sharpness compensation value Contrast compensation value White balance White balance compensation value Noise reduction Flash mode Drive mode Internal temperature warning Histogram
RAW 12bit
RAW & JPEG Applied parallel recording
JPEG Applied
Aspect ratio 4:3 / 3:2 / 16:9 / 6:6 / 3:4
RAW 5184 x 3888 compressed
5184 x 3888 Fine (compression: 1/4)
EXIF 2.3
DCF Applied
RAW Applied
Recording format MOV(MPEG-4AVC/H.264)
Picture mode Flat, OM-Log400
Time code Rec run / Free run
Drop frame / Non-drop frame
Image Stabilisation Mode Applied Sensor shift
M-IS1 (Image sensor shift and electronic image stabilizer with multi motion IS)
M-IS2 (Image sensor shift with multi motion IS)
4K Movie quality 4096 x 2160 (C4K) / 24p / IPB (approx. 237 Mbps)
3840 x 2160 (4K) / 30p, 25p, 24p / IPB (approx. 102 Mbps)
HD Movie quality Full HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9) / 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL-I (A-I), IPB (SF, F, N) (MOV)
Full HD 1920 x 1080 (16:9) / 60p, 50p / IPB (SF, F, N) (MOV)
HD 1280 x 720 (16:9) / 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p / ALL-I (A-I), IPB (SF, F, N) (MOV)
ALL-I: ~ 202 Mbps
FullHD IPB (SF: ~52Mbps, F: ~30Mbps)
HD IPB (SF: ~26Mbps, F: ~14Mbps, N: ~10Mbps)
Maximum Recording Time Up to card capacity
Max. file size 4GB (AVCHD)
Exposure Modes Aperture priority Manual Programme automatic Shutter priority
* Frame rate may drop when using certain art filter
Class 10 or higher SD card is recommended for movie shooting
UHS-II or UHS-I U3 card is recommended for ALL-I shooting
Rec Indicator Red Recording Frame during shooting available
Vertical Video Available
High-Speed Recording 1920x1080 (MOV) / 120fps
Time lapse 4k, 1080p, 720p (AVI Motion JPEG®)
Fast motion Available
Slow motion Available
Art Filter Cross Process Diorama Dramatic Tone Gentle Sepia Grainy Film Key Line Light Tone Pale & Light Colour Pin Hole Pop Art Soft Focus Vintage Partial Colour* Bleach Bypass
* 18 colours selectable
Frame rate limited to 30fps or lower
HDMI Live View
Monitor mode Video signal and info display is processed
While recording, footage is simultaneously displayed on the HDMI monitor and on the camera, but the info display is shown only on either one of the two.
While playing movies, footage is simultaneously displayed on the HDMI monitor (normal size) and on the camera (normal size or enlarged).
Record mode Only video signal is processed
Movie quality is set to YCbCr 4:2:2 (8 bit), frame rate follows movie setting (24p, 30p and 60p settings are not recommended.), and sound will be recorded.
Flicker Scan Available in M mode (can be confirmed in Live View)
Speaker Built-in mono speaker
Internal microphone Built-in stereo microphones
External stereo microphone can be attached
Recording format High quality sound recording (Stereo linear PCM/24-bit, Sampling frequency 96kHz)
Stereo PCM/16bit, 48kHz, Wave Format Base
Image footage 30s
Microphone functions Wind Noise Reduction Recording Volume Volume limiter Audio Dubbing