The OM-D Series Side-by-Side

I've been asked about the differences between the three OM-D models, so I thought I'd just put the main differentials into a simple table:

  E-M10 E-M5 E-M1
Sensor 16mp Sony CMOS
Sensor Stabilization 3-axis (yaw, pitch, roll) 5-axis (yaw, pitch, roll, vshift, hshift)
Weatherproofing None Dust and Splash Dust, Splash, Freeze
Max Frame Rate 8 fps (fixed focus), 3.5 fps (continuous) 9 fps (fixed focus), 4.2 fps continuous 10 fps (fixed focus), 6.5 fps continuous
EVF 1.44m, 1.15x, 20mm eyepoint 1.44m, .92x, 18mm eyepoint 2.36m, 1.3x, 21mm eyepoint
LCD 1.04m tilting touch 610k tilting touch 1.04m tilting touch
Focus System Contrast Contrast Phase Detect + Contrast
Shutter 60 to 1/4000 60 to 1/4000 60 to 1/8000
Flash Built-in External FL-LM2 included External FL-LM2 included
Other   Accessory slot Accessory slot, PC Sync socket
WiFi Yes, 802.11 b/g/n No Yes, 802.11 b/g/n
Weight (body) 12.3 ounces 12.9 ounces 15.6 ounces
Price (body) US$700 US$1000 US$1400


As you can probably guess by looking at the table, the E-M5 probably needs a slight update: WiFi, 1.04m rear LCD, for example. I wouldn't be surprised to see Olympus do something like that later this year so as to keep three current models nicely separated in terms of features/performance. 

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