Nikon V3 vs. Olympus E-M10

The Nikon 1V3 features 18.4MP CX-Format CMOS Sensor and EXPEED 4A Image Processor on the other hand Olympus E-M10 features 16 MP Live MOS Sensor and TruePic VII Image Processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.

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Major Difference

Nikon V3 vs. Olympus OM-D E-M10 Specification Comparison Table.

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Megapixel:  The Nikon V3 features more resolution compared to Olympus OM-D E-M10, so you will get large printouts and you can also re-compose /crop  your images after shooting.

Low pass filter:  Nikon V3 have no built-in low pass filter, so you get super Sharpe images even when viewed at 100% without moiré or aliasing problem, on the other Olympus OM-D E-M10  does have built-in low pass filter, hence Nikon V3 better compared to Olympus OM-D E-M10.

Bigger Sensor Size:  Olympus OM-D E-M10 have bit bigger sensor size compared to Nikon V3, bigger sensors captures more light and have better color depth, improved noise performance and increased dynamic range.

More AF Points: Nikon V3 Fast Hybrid AF system uses a total of 276 AF points (171 Contrast and 105 Phase) to do AF, so we have no doubt that Nikon V3 will do more quick and precise AF than Olympus OM-D E-M10.

Better low light performance – The Olympus OM-D E-M10 have more ISO range compared to Nikon V3, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 features more ISO range hence you get better low-light images at HIGH ISO range.

Better Shutter Range: Nikon V3 features better shutter range of 30 sec – 1/16000 in order to clearly record and freeze even the fastest movements into a ultra-sharp imageFast shutter range will help you to capture amazing action shots,  on the other  hand Olympus OM-D E-M10 shutter range is limited to 60 sec 1/4000 only.

Top Continuous shooting speed: Nikon V3 features fast shooting speed compared to Olympus OM-D E-M10

Better Video Mode: Nikon V3 features full HD video recoding @ 60 and 30 fps frame rate. HD video recoding @ 120 fps, 60 fps and 30 fps.

Supported formats Nikon V3 supperts standard recoding format e-VR. Additionally, Movie e-VR image stabilization is available to help minimize the appearance of camera shake.

Other Video Feature of Nikon V3

  • Clear audio is recorded via an on-board stereo microphone
  • full-resolution still images
  • especially prevalent

Olympus OM-D E-M10 features full HD video recoding @ 30 fps frame rate. HD video recoding @ 30 fps.

Supported formats Additionally, full HD 1080p movie recording is supported at 30 fps with stereo sound

  • Other Video Feature of Olympus OM-D E-M10
  • either the MOV
  • AVI format
  • Simultaneous shooting, up to 5 fps
  • possible in P/A/S/M modes at 5.8MP
  • interrupting the movie recording


Nikon V3 vs. Olympus OM-D E-M10  2Olympus OM-D E-M10features touch screen display with+1,037,000 (screen dots)  on the other hand Nikon V3 have touch screen display with +921,000 Screen dots, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Olympus OM-D E-M10.

Viewfinder: Olympus OM-D E-M10 features EVF 100% viewfinder on the other hand Nikon V3 have optional viewfinder,

Battery Life (CIPA): Nikon V3 battery rating is 324 shots and other hand Olympus OM-D E-M10 battery rating is 320 shots. According to CIPA.

Dimensions: Nikon V3 is smaller than Olympus OM-D E-M10.

Weight: Nikon V3  light-weight than Olympus OM-D E-M10.

High ISO Test Between Nikon V3 vs. Olympus E-M10 

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Verdict: The Nikon V3 features super fast AF speed and better video modes, on the other hand the Olympus E-M10 features nigger sensor and more ISO range, on So if you are a sports photographer we recommend you to buy Nikon V3, otherwise go for Olympus E-M10 and you will get better image quality.

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