Olympus OM System 1 Specifications, Tests and Review

Product Type
Digital camera - 4K - mirrorless system
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds
ISO (Max)
Sensor Resolution
20.4 Megapixel
Sensor Type
Stacked BSI Live MOS
3" LCD display
Touch Screen
Battery Type
Olympus BLX-1 Lithium Ion

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Product Type Digital camera - 4K - mirrorless system
Lens Included Body only
Height 9.16 cm
Width 13.48 cm
Depth 7.27 cm
Weight 511 g
Weight Details Camera body only: 511 g
Camera with battery and memory card: 599 g
Protection Splashproof, freezeproof, dust-proof, IP53
SENSOR Olympus OM System 1
Sensor Resolution 20.4 Megapixel
Optical Sensor Type Stacked BSI Live MOS
Total Pixels 22,900,000 pixels
Effective Sensor Resolution 20,400,000 pixels
Optical Sensor Size Four Thirds (4/3")
Frame Rate (Max Resolution) 30 fps
Sensor Dust Reduction Yes
Sensor Features Supersonic Wave Filter (SWF)
Image Stabiliser Optical (5-axis image sensor shift mechanism)
Built-in Optical Image Stabiliser Yes
Sensors Digital level metre
PROCESSOR Olympus OM System 1
Image Processor TruePic X
LENS Olympus OM System 1
Lens Mounting Type Micro Four Thirds
FOCUSING Olympus OM System 1
Auto Focus TTL contrast and phase detection
Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty 1053
Auto Focus Features Focus Peaking function
AE/AF Control AI Focus AF
Face Detection Eye Detect AF, Face Detection AF/AE
VIEWFINDER Olympus OM System 1
Viewfinder Type Electronic - OLED
Viewfinder Colour Support Colour
Viewfinder Resolution 5,760,000 pixels
Optical Viewfinder Field Coverage 100%
Optical Viewfinder Dioptric Correction Range -4 to +2
Field of View Crop Factor 2
ISO (Max) 102400
Extended ISO (Max) 102400
Extended ISO (Min) 80
Light Sensitivity ISO 200-102400, ISO 80-102400
Exposure Metering Multi-segment, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure Metering Zones 324
Bracketing Modes Art Filter bracketing, Dynamic Range Bracketing, focus bracketing, ISO sensitivity bracketing, Flash Exposure Bracketing, white balance bracketing
Special Effects Monotone, Vivid, soft focus, natural, Flat, portrait, Water Colour, Diorama, Cross Process, partial colour, Grainy Film, Light Tone, Pop Art, Pale & Light Colour, pin hole, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Bleach Bypass, High Key, Low Key, Key Line, Vintage, Instant Film, Colour Creator, Underwater
White Balance Custom, automatic, presets
Shutter Type Mechanical, electronic
Max Shutter Speed 1/32000 sec
Min Shutter Speed 60 sec
Exposure Compensation ±5 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
White Balance Bracketing Yes
X-sync Speed 1/250sec, 1/8000 sec
Exposure Range EV -5.5-19 (ISO 100)
DISPLAY Olympus OM System 1
Type 3" LCD display
Touch Screen Yes
Display Format 1,620,000 pixels
Display Form Factor Folding
FLASH Olympus OM System 1
Camera Flash External flash
Flash Modes Fill-in mode, slow synchro, flash OFF mode
Features AF illuminator
Digital Video Format H.264, MOV, H.265, MPEG-4 AVC
Image Recording Format JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
Max Video Resolution 4096 x 2160
Audio Signal Format Linear PCM
Microphone Operation Mode Stereo
Microphone Features Wind noise reduction
MEMORY Olympus OM System 1
Memory Card Slot SD card
Supported Memory Cards SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDHC UHS-I Memory Card, SDXC UHS-I Memory Card, SDHC UHS-II Memory Card, SDXC UHS-II Memory Card
Image Storage 5184 x 3888
Battery Type Olympus BLX-1 Lithium Ion
Details Olympus BLX-1 Li-ion rechargeable battery (included)
CONNECTIONS Olympus OM System 1
Interface HDMI, USB-C, IEEE 802.11b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2
Print Standard Exif Print support
Flash Terminal Hot shoe, PC terminal
Connector Type USB 3.0 (USB Type-C)
Remote control input (sub-mini phone 2.5 mm)
HDMI output (19 pin micro HDMI Type D)
Microphone (mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm)
Headphones (mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm)
FEATURES Olympus OM System 1
Self-Timer Delay 2sec, 12sec, custom
Continuous Shooting Speed 120 frames per second
Additional Features Built-in speaker, auto power save, histogram display, in-camera red-eye removal, cropping an image, resizing an image, shadow point display, interval shooting mode, highlight point display, USB charging, in-camera RAW processing, HDR image enhancement technology, high-speed recording, Dual Axis Electronic Level, silent shooting, GPS via mobile, multiple exposure capture, Focus Stacking, anti-flicker, Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) recording, 80-megapixel High Resolution mode
OTHERS Olympus OM System 1
Included Accessories Shoulder strap, AC power adaptor, USB cable, cable clip, cable protector
Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
Min Operating Temperature -10 °C

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