I just received my E-M5 Mk III and...

bassman

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The combination of a lightweight body and the E-M1.2 insides makes a great combination for me. The M5.3+17/1.8 is under 18.8 ounces! It’s only 1.9 oz. heavier than a Fuji X100V. I’ve had plenty of dings and dents in metal bodied cameras, so I’ll hold judgement on how well the polycarbonate body will endure.
 
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The combination of a lightweight body and the E-M1.2 insides makes a great combination for me. The M5.3+17/1.8 is under 18.8 ounces! It’s only 1.9 oz. heavier than a Fuji X100V. I’ve had plenty of dings and dents in metal bodied cameras, so I’ll hold judgement on how well the polycarbonate body will endure.
It's bigger than a X100V though, especially the depth.
However for an interchangeable lens camera, the combo m43 body + 17f/1.8 is quite compact (and fun to use).
 

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I'll be very interested in any other comparisons to GX85, as mine has the dreaded rear dial failure and am trying to decide if E-M5 iii would be best route to go. Would like a water resistant system. Looks like the EVF is much better?
I've got a GX85 and the E-M5iii viewfinder is _much_ better in my opinion, however not not nearly as good as the GH5 that I'm switching away from. One thing I don't like is that the EVF seems much "brighter" than what my eye is seeing so I need to find out how to calibrate it.
 

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