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Olympus OM-D E-M10

£359.00
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A multi award winning MILC digital camera, perfect for wildlife photography
MILC 16.1MP Live MOS Black Dec 2014
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Olympus OM-D E-M10 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Olympus OM-D E-M10 number 114 across all digital cameras.
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577 Reviews + 23 Awards
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Average
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Good Features
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
70
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has very good expert reviews and exceptional user reviews with 96% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received 23 awards including a "Recommended" award from Gagadget.com plus five other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from Techradar plus four other sites. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Olympus digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
The OM-D E-M10 has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) depending on lens used
Wide range of aspherical lenses depending on lens used

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 76 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also excellent for sports photography, ranking number 75 in sports photography cameras, but good for portrait photography, ranking number 100 in portrait photography cameras.
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How Big is the Olympus OM-D E-M10?

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 is 119.1mm wide and 82.3mm tall. It is 45.9mm deep and weighs 396g.

Olympus OM-D E-M10 front dimensions

Olympus OM-D E-M10 size in context

Olympus OM-D E-M10 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

23 Industry Awards

Amongst digital cameras, this Olympus camera is one of the most highly awarded.

The writers at review sites Gagadget.com, Digitaltrends.com, Akam.no, Focus-Numerique.fr, Trusted Reviews and Hi-Tech.mail.ru/ all thought that concluded that they would endorse this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

This Olympus camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by websites Techradar, Photoreview.com.au, PC Mag, Reviewed.com and Ephotozine all of whom thought that this digital camera was terrific.

The writers at review websites Ljudochbild.se, Lydogbillede.dk and Lydogbilde.no all concluded that this camera would make a great purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

This Olympus camera received a "Gold" award from both review websites What Digital Camera and Onfoto.ru, both of which thought that this camera was fantastic.

The writers at three more expert review sites all said that this camera was very good. This Olympus camera received an "Essential" award from PhotographyBlog.com, it received a "Dave's Pick" award from Imaging Resource.com and Mashable.com gave it a "Mashable Choice" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on 46 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this digital camera is 87%. This puts this camera in the top 9% of all the cameras when ranked by average expert review score.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, based on 531 user reviews this Olympus camera has an exceptional overall user rating. Over 78% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 96% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This puts this Olympus digital camera in the top 20% of all the digital cameras when ranked by average user review score.

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Olympus Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 6,224 expert and owner reviews (including 1,337 verified purchases), Olympus has very good reviews for its cameras. Olympus also has very good reviews specifically within its digital cameras range. 90% of those that bought a Olympus digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Average Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and good features but is over 6 months old, and at £359.00 it is more expensive than 54% of cameras.


Features

Average Megapixels

The Olympus OM-D E-M10's sensor megapixels of 16.1MP is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Olympus digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivities (max) of digital cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. The Olympus OM-D E-M10's ISO sensitivity (max) of 25,600 is quite high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 13% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The OM-D E-M10 has a built-in flash, as do 66% of digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Olympus OM-D E-M10's weight of 396g is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The OM-D E-M10 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 75% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 features brightness adjustment, unlike 79% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The OM-D E-M10 features flash exposure compensation. 80% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The OM-D E-M10 features saturation adjustment. 88% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Wide Range of Aspherical Lenses Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the aspherical lens depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of aspherical lenses are possible with this camera.

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Has a Touchscreen

The OM-D E-M10 has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 84% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite High Display Resolution

The display resolution of the OM-D E-M10 of 1,040,000 pixels is in the highest 15% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest display resolution of digital cameras is 3 pixels, the highest is 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels.

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Features Calendar

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 features calendar, which is unusual. 86% of digital cameras do not feature calendar.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Supports Live View

The OM-D E-M10 supports live view. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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Has a Wind Filter

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 has a wind filter, unlike 96% of digital cameras which do not have a wind filter.

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Features Noise Reduction

The OM-D E-M10 features noise reduction, unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not feature noise reduction.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the OM-D E-M10 of 3" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since December 2014.


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