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Olympus E-M5 III vs Panasonic FH10

Portability
80
Imaging
62
Features
88
Overall
72
Olympus OM-D E-M5 III front
 
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH10 front
Portability
97
Imaging
40
Features
26
Overall
34

Olympus E-M5 III vs Panasonic FH10 Key Specs

Olympus E-M5 III
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - Four Thirds Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 200 - 25600
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 4096 x 2160 video
  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • 414g - 125 x 85 x 50mm
  • Revealed October 2019
  • Previous Model is Olympus E-M5 II
  • Replacement is OM System OM-5
Panasonic FH10
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 26-130mm (F2.8-6.9) lens
  • 103g - 94 x 54 x 18mm
  • Announced January 2013
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Olympus E-M5 III vs Panasonic FH10 Overview

Below is a extended review of the Olympus E-M5 III vs Panasonic FH10, former being a Advanced Mirrorless while the other is a Small Sensor Compact by brands Olympus and Panasonic. There exists a sizable gap between the sensor resolutions of the E-M5 III (20MP) and FH10 (16MP) and the E-M5 III (Four Thirds) and FH10 (1/2.3") have totally different sensor sizing.

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The E-M5 III was released 6 years later than the FH10 and that is quite a significant difference as far as technology is concerned. Both the cameras have different body design with the Olympus E-M5 III being a SLR-style mirrorless camera and the Panasonic FH10 being a Compact camera.

Before we go right into a in-depth comparison, here is a brief overview of how the E-M5 III matches up vs the FH10 in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Olympus E-M5 III over the Panasonic FH10

 E-M5 III FH10 
AnnouncedOctober 2019January 2013More recent by 83 months
Focus manually Dial accurate focusing
Display typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Display dimensions3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution1040k230kCrisper display (+810k dot)
Selfie screen Take selfies
Touch display Easily navigate

Reasons to pick Panasonic FH10 over the Olympus E-M5 III

 FH10 E-M5 III 

Common features in the Olympus E-M5 III and Panasonic FH10

 E-M5 III FH10 

Olympus E-M5 III vs Panasonic FH10 Physical Comparison

For those who are going to lug around your camera, you're going to have to take into account its weight and measurements. The Olympus E-M5 III offers outside measurements of 125mm x 85mm x 50mm (4.9" x 3.3" x 2.0") and a weight of 414 grams (0.91 lbs) whilst the Panasonic FH10 has proportions of 94mm x 54mm x 18mm (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.7") having a weight of 103 grams (0.23 lbs).

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Remember that, the weight of an ILC will vary depending on the lens you choose during that time. The following is a front view overall size comparison of the E-M5 III vs the FH10.

Olympus E-M5 III vs Panasonic FH10 size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability score of the E-M5 III and FH10 is 80 and 97 respectively.

Olympus E-M5 III vs Panasonic FH10 top view buttons comparison

Olympus E-M5 III vs Panasonic FH10 Sensor Comparison

Normally, it is hard to visualise the contrast between sensor measurements just by going over technical specs. The graphic here may give you a stronger sense of the sensor measurements in the E-M5 III and FH10.

As you have seen, both of the cameras provide different megapixels and different sensor measurements. The E-M5 III featuring a larger sensor will make getting shallower depth of field less difficult and the Olympus E-M5 III will offer you more detail as a result of its extra 4MP. Greater resolution will make it easier to crop photos more aggressively. The younger E-M5 III will have an advantage in sensor technology.

Olympus E-M5 III vs Panasonic FH10 sensor size comparison

Olympus E-M5 III vs Panasonic FH10 Screen and ViewFinder

Olympus E-M5 III vs Panasonic FH10 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Olympus E-M5 III
Portrait photography with Panasonic FH10
77
you can focus manually
decent megapixels (20 megapixels)
decent sensor size (Four Thirds)
has face detection autofocus
supports RAW files
30
decent MP (16MP)
no manual focus
manual exposure not available
no external flash support
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
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Street Comparison

Olympus E-M5 III as a Street photography camera
Panasonic FH10 as a Street photography camera
83
fully articulated screen
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
decent sensor size (Four Thirds)
supports RAW files
boasts focus via touch
environment proofing
good high ISO (25,600)
64
built in image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than others (103 grams)
fixed screen
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
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Sports Comparison

Olympus E-M5 III Sports photography advice
Panasonic FH10 Sports photography advice
76
high shutter speed (1/8,000s)
silent shooting (1/32,000s)
high frames per second (30.0 frames/s)
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
decent megapixels (20MP)
decent sensor size (Four Thirds)
has tracking autofocus
environment proofing
sensor has phase detect autofocus
low battery pack (310 CIPA)
41
built in image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (16MP)
supports tracking autofocus
low frames per second (1.0 fps)
lack of shutter priority mode
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Olympus E-M5 III
Travel photography with Panasonic FH10
77
environment proofing
connects via bluetooth
boasts focus via touch
decent megapixels (20 megapixels)
selfie friendly screen
low battery pack (310 shots)
69
lighter than others (103g)
decent MP (16MP)
built-in flash
pretty wide (26mm)
lack of Timelapse function
screen isn't selfie friendly
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Olympus E-M5 III Landscape photography features
Panasonic FH10 Landscape photography features
77
you can focus manually
change lenses (Micro Four Thirds mount)
pretty good screen size (3 inches)
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
decent megapixels (20MP)
decent sensor size (Four Thirds)
good high ISO (25,600)
supports RAW files
environment proofing
low battery pack (310 per charge)
39
pretty wide (26mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (16 megapixels)
no manual focus
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
small screen (2.7 inches)
manual exposure not available
sensor is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW support
lack of Timelapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Olympus E-M5 III Vlogging factors
Panasonic FH10 Vlogging factors
84
selfie friendly screen
built-in touchscreen
image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
has face detection autofocus
video resolution high (4096 x 2160 pxls)
includes external microphone jack
31
pretty wide (26mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than others (103g)
sluggish max aperture (f2.8)
screen isn't selfie friendly
video res low (1280 x 720 resolution)
lack of external microphone socket
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Olympus E-M5 III vs Panasonic FH10 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Olympus E-M5 III and Panasonic FH10
 Olympus OM-D E-M5 IIIPanasonic Lumix DMC-FH10
General Information
Brand Name Olympus Panasonic
Model Olympus OM-D E-M5 III Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH10
Class Advanced Mirrorless Small Sensor Compact
Revealed 2019-10-17 2013-01-07
Physical type SLR-style mirrorless Compact
Sensor Information
Powered by TruePic VIII -
Sensor type MOS CCD
Sensor size Four Thirds 1/2.3"
Sensor measurements 17.4 x 13mm 6.08 x 4.56mm
Sensor surface area 226.2mm² 27.7mm²
Sensor resolution 20 megapixels 16 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 -
Peak resolution 5184 x 3888 4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO 25600 6400
Lowest native ISO 200 100
RAW support
Lowest enhanced ISO 64 -
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
AF continuous
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Number of focus points 121 -
Cross focus points - -
Lens
Lens mount Micro Four Thirds fixed lens
Lens focal range - 26-130mm (5.0x)
Highest aperture - f/2.8-6.9
Macro focus distance - 5cm
Number of lenses 107 -
Crop factor 2.1 5.9
Screen
Screen type Fully Articulated Fixed Type
Screen sizing 3" 2.7"
Screen resolution 1,040 thousand dots 230 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Screen tech - TFT LCD
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic None
Viewfinder resolution 2,360 thousand dots -
Viewfinder coverage 100% -
Viewfinder magnification 0.68x -
Features
Min shutter speed 60s 60s
Max shutter speed 1/8000s 1/1600s
Max silent shutter speed 1/32000s -
Continuous shutter rate 30.0 frames per sec 1.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes -
Set WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range no built-in flash 4.40 m
Flash modes Auto, redeye, fill, off, redeye slow sync, slow sync, 2nd-curtain slow sync, manual Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Syncro
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Max flash synchronize 1/250s -
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 4096 x 2160 @ 24p / 237 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 4096x2160 1280x720
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 Motion JPEG
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 414g (0.91 lbs) 103g (0.23 lbs)
Physical dimensions 125 x 85 x 50mm (4.9" x 3.3" x 2.0") 94 x 54 x 18mm (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.7")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 310 images 260 images
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model BLN-1 -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II supported) SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal
Card slots Single Single
Pricing at release $1,199 $110