Olympus has announced the launch of its latest mirrorless camera, the Olympus OM-D E-1 Mark III, the third iteration in the company’s E-M1 series. It is also the successor to the Olympus OM-D E-1 Mark II which was launched in 2016. Some of the key highlights of this E-1 Mark III include a compact and lightweight design, accurate AF (autofocus) especially Starry Sky AF which we will talk about a bit, including 4K video recording, high speed movie recording at 120fps and more. A lot.
Olympus OM-D E-1 Mark III Price
The Olympus OM-D E-1 Mark III is priced at $ 1,799.99 (approximately Rs. 1,28,550) for the body only. In addition, the camera is available for pre-order in the US with 12-40mm lens kits priced at $ 2,499.99 (approximately Rs. 1,78,520) and 12-100mm lens kits priced at $ 2,899.99 (approximately Rs. 2,07,100). The camera is scheduled to go on sale from February 28, 2020.
Olympus OM-D E-1 Mark III Features
The Olympus OM-D E-1 Mark III comes in an IPX1 weather-sealed package that makes it dust, splash and fridge proof. The camera has a 20.4 megapixel Live MOS 4ths sensor and is powered by a TruePic IX quad-core processor. It also has a 2.36M dot OLED electronic viewfinder and a 3.0-inch vari-angle touch LCD monitor. According to the company, the E-1 Mark III offers the world’s best 7.5 shutter speed steps, combined with the True Pic XI processor in a compact and lightweight body to achieve high image quality.
The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III packs a total of 121-point all-cross-type on-chip phase detection plus contrast detection AF and is capable of capturing up to 60 fps or up to 18 with AF / AE lock. AF / AE fps with continuous tracking. Olympus E-1 is also proud of the Mark III’s ability to do astrophotography. The Starry Sky AF mode found in the camera helps to take some bright pictures of celestial objects. And, with the built-in image stabilization system, you can shoot a handheld night sky with a wide or standard zoom lens.
Other key features include handheld high race shot mode, joystick multi-selector focus point control, live ND (neutral density) filter, OM-Log mode with 4K video recording 30/25 / 24fps, PRO capture lag-free electronic shutter mode. , 400,000 shot shutter life and much more.