Olympus OM-D E-M5 III vs Pentax K-S2 Comparison



Let’s compare the Olympus OM-D E-M5 III vs Pentax K-S2.

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 Pentax K-S2. While Olympus OM-D E-M5 III has 4/3 sensor, Pentax K-S2 has APS-C sensor and 20.4 has a 20.4 MP and Pentax K-S2 has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Olympus OM-D E-M5 III Pentax K-S2
  Olympus OM-D E-M5 III Front Pentax K-S2 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Olympus Ricoh
Megapixels 20.4 20.1
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 2.0x 1.5x
AA Filter None Optional
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 51200
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, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Startup Time 1.0 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) SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching: 11 points (9 cross type focus points in the center)
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, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Shutter Speed Range 1/32000 - 60 sec 1/6000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 26 28
AW Buffer Size 23 9
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,037,000 dots (345,667 px) 921,600 dots (230,400 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF; 2.68M-dot OLED, 1.20x - 1.37x magnification, 100% coverage, 27mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., 20.5mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.5 diopter
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 4096x2160 (24p) 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/180
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0, 3.5mm external mic jack, 2.5mm wired remote jack Micro (Type D) HMDI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 410 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 14.6 oz (414 g) includes batteries 30.3 oz (859 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 4.9 x 3.4 x 2.0 in. (125 x 85 x 50 mm) 4.8 x 3.6 x 2.6 in. (122 x 91 x 65 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2019-11-30 2015-02-15