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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Officially Announced

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Olympus has introduced the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III, updating the OM-D E-M5 range with a compact, lightweight mirrorless camera that has plenty of features and incorporates a lot of technology found previously in the higher-end E-M1 Mark II.

Designed for photography enthusiasts and semi-professionals, the OM-D EM-5 Mark III features weather-sealing, high-performance autofocus capabilities and a powerful image stabilisation system.  Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III provides a combination of a 20.4 Megapixel Live MOS sensor and the high-speed TruePic VIII image processor from Olympus’ flagship model OM-D E-M1 Mark II as well as a new compact in-body 5-axis image stabilisation system.

The Micro Four Thirds shooter also comes with 121-point all cross-type on-chip phase detection autofocus system, 10fps burst shooting, 4K 30P high-definition video recording, 2.36 million-dot OLED viewfinder, and USB charging.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Pricing

The OM-D E-M5 Mark III will be available in late November in your choice of black and silver bodies. The body is priced at $1199, while adding the 14-150mm F4-5.6 II lens brings the cost up to $1799. A battery grip, the ECG-5, features a shutter release and control dial and will sell for $169.

Pre-Orders : Olympus E-M5 III at AmazonAdorama, B&Hphoto

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Previews and Samples

Image samples and hands-on at Explora. More E-M5 III image samples at Dpreview.

E-M5 Mark III preview at Dpreview.

E-M5III press text can be found on GuidetoCamera

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III  Key Features

  • Lightweight, weathersealed system
  • 20 MP Live MOS sensor
  • Powerful new TruePic VIII engine
  • 5-axis in-body image stabilisation with up to 6.5 EV compensation*
  • 121-point all-cross-type Dual Phase & Contrast Detection AF
  • 30 fps silent electronic shutter
  • Cinema 4K video with OM-D Movie
  • Versatile shooting features: Live Composite, 50MP Tripod HR Shot, Pro Capture, Focus Stacking

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III Videos

Official introduction videos: