Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Canon EOS R vs Olympus OM-D E-M1X Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS R
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
EOS R vs OM-D E-M1X Sensors
On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:
Better choice: Canon EOS R
EOS R vs OM-D E-M1X: Viewfinder
EOS R has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.76x.
OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.83x.
Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.
EOS R (0.76x)
OM-D E-M1X (0.83x)
Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras.
Canon EOS R VS Olympus OM-D E-M1X Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS R a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||Four Thirds|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||31.30||20.40|
|Auto Focus points (4)||5955||121|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||64 - 25600 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||3.68||2.36|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||2.10||1.04|
|Weighs less (2)||660g|
|More portable (2)||1127cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.
The EOS R scores 28 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M1X
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||18|
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||80|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||4096 x 2160|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||870|
Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the built-in GPS.
Yields 17 points for the OM-D E-M1X.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Canon EOS R VS Olympus OM-D E-M1X Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS R and OM-D E-M1X
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS R
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.
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