Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV vs Olympus OM-D E-M10 III Comparison



Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV vs Olympus OM-D E-M10 III.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV and Olympus OM-D E-M10 III. While Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV has 35mm sensor, Olympus OM-D E-M10 III has 4/3 sensor and 61.0 has a 61.0 MP and Olympus OM-D E-M10 III has a 16.1 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV Olympus OM-D E-M10 III
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A7R IV Front Olympus OM-D E-M10 III Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Olympus
Megapixels 61.0 16.1
Sensor Type CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Format 35mm 4/3
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 2.0x
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 9504 x 6336 (60.2 MP, 3:2) 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 32000 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings AUTO (ISO 100-12800; selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 AUTO: ISO Low (100) - 25600 (customizable, Default 200-6400) / Manual ISO Low (100) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Startup Time 1.0 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Fast Hybrid 4D AF: 567 points (PDAF), APS-C mode with full-frame lens: 325 points (PDAF), with APS-C lens: 247 points (PDAF) / 425 points (contrast-detection AF); Wide (567 points (PDAF), 425 points (CDAF))/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot/Tracking (Wide/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot); Touch AF High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 121-area multiple AF / All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target (Normal/Small) / Eye Detection (Nearer, Left, Right) / Magnified (up to 14x, over 800 AF points)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO (ISO 100-12800; selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 32000, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 AUTO: ISO Low (100) - 25600 (customizable, Default 200-6400) / Manual ISO Low (100) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 68 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 30 33
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px) 1,037,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 1.3 cm (0.5 type) 5.76M-dot UXGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter, Approx. 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens, 18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1, eye sensor EVF; 2.36M-dot OLED, 100% coverage, 1.23x magnification (0.62x 35mm eq.), 19.2mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support Dual SD UHS-II slots
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/250s Built-in Flash, 1/200s External Flash*; *FL-50R: 1/180s
Internal connections USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1), Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone jacks Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type-D)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 530 shots 330 shots
Battery Types NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable BLS-50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 23.5 oz (665 g) includes batteries 17.7 oz (503 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.1 x 3.8 x 3.1 in. (129 x 96 x 78 mm) 4.8 x 3.3 x 1.9 in. (122 x 84 x 50 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $3,498.00 Buy from Amazon for $499.00
Release Date 2019-09-01 2017-09-30