Olympus OM-D E-M5 III vs Canon EOS R Comparison



Let’s compare the Olympus OM-D E-M5 III vs Canon EOS R.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Olympus OM-D E-M5 III and Canon EOS R. While Olympus OM-D E-M5 III has 4/3 sensor, Canon EOS R has 35mm sensor and 20.4 has a 20.4 MP and Canon EOS R has a 30.3 MP resolution.

  Olympus OM-D E-M5 III Canon EOS R
  Olympus OM-D E-M5 III Front Canon EOS R Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Olympus Canon
Megapixels 20.4 30.3
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 2.0x 1.0x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 6720 x 4480 (30.1 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 40000
Full ISO Settings AUTO ISO: LOW (approx. 64) - 6400 with customizable upper limit (200 - 6400); Manual ISO: Low (approx. 64) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, 100-40000 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2)
Startup Time 2.1 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Advanced Dual FAST AF: Hybrid Phase-detect/Contrast-detect AF, 121 AF points, all cross-type; All target, group target (25, 9 or 5-area), single target (normal/small) Phase Detection AF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Max. 5655 points (selectable); Face+Tracking AF (with eye detection), 1-point AF ([AF frame size] can be set to [Small]), Expand AF Area (Above, below, left and right/Around); Zone AF Large Zone AF (Vertical/Horizontal)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO ISO: LOW (approx. 64) - 6400 with customizable upper limit (200 - 6400); Manual ISO: Low (approx. 64) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, 100-40000 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 51200 (H1) and 102400 (H2)
Shutter Speed Range 1/32000 - 60 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 26 126
AW Buffer Size 23 65
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,037,000 dots (345,667 px) 2,100,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF; 2.68M-dot OLED, 1.20x - 1.37x magnification, 100% coverage, 27mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor EVF; 0.5-inch OLED, 3.69 million dots, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 4096x2160 (24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24/23.98p)
Video File Format MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG) MP4 (Video: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio:ALL-I: Linear PCM; IPB: AAC)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/200s
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0, 3.5mm external mic jack, 2.5mm wired remote jack Mini HDMI (Type C), USB-C SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 1), 3.5mm stereo microphone and headphone jacks, remote jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 350 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E22 battery grip
Weight 14.6 oz (414 g) includes batteries 48.0 oz (1,360 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 4.9 x 3.4 x 2.0 in. (125 x 85 x 50 mm) 5.3 x 3.9 x 3.3 in. (136 x 98 x 84 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,199.00 Buy from Amazon for $2,299.00
Release Date 2019-11-30 2018-10-15