Is Micro Four Thirds Dead – Cameralabs Discusses If It Is Or Not

Is Micro Four Thirds cameras dead? Is the end near and is Olympus going to shut down it’s camera division? Gordon and Doug of Cameralabs Cafe Podcast discuss the EM5 III and the fine health of Micro 4/3.

With rumors of Olympus shutting down its camera division many people want to know if it is time to jump ship. Should I make the move to Full Frame, go the crop sensor route, or just start using my phone to take all of my photos.

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Some basic specs on the Olympus EM5 III:

20MP Live MOS Sensor
Portable, weather-sealed design
TruePic VIII Image Processor
Compact, In-Body 5-Axis Image Stabilization (up to approx. 5.5 EV steps of compensation)
121-Point All-Cross-Type On-Chip Phase Detection AF
10fps high-speed sequential shooting with AF/AE Tracking
30fps maximum sequential shooting speed with focus and exposure locked
Six AF Target Options: Single, Group 5-point, Group 9-point, Group 25-point, 121-point & Small
4K Video supports C4K and 4K 30p video recording
2.36 Million dot OLED Viewfinder (image magnification of 0.67X with long eye point for easy viewing even with glasses)
Custom Mode for easy access to preferred settings
50MP Tripod High-Res Shot
Pro Capture
Focus Bracketing & Focus Stacking
Wi-Fi Compatible with Bluetooth® Version 4.2 BLE
Dust Reduction System with Super Sonic Wave Filter
USB Charging
Anti-Flicker Shooting


You can buy the new Olympus EM5 III when available here.