Fujifilm X-T3 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T3 vs OM-D E-M1 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T3 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1 Specs

X-T3

  • Introduced in September 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 26 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 160 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 132.5 x 92.8 x 58.8mm³ (5.2" x 3.7" x 2.3")
  • 539g (17.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T3

OM-D E-M1

  • Introduced in September 2013
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 130.14 x 93.5 x 63.1mm³ (5.1" x 3.7" x 2.5")
  • 497g (16.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1

X-T3 vs OM-D E-M1 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:

Infographic: X-T3 and OM-D E-M1 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm X-T3

X-T3 vs OM-D E-M1: Viewfinder

X-T3 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.69 megapixel with magnification of 0.75x.

OM-D E-M1 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.74x.

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.

X-T3 (0.75x)

OM-D E-M1 (0.74x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X-T3Simulated viewfinder of the OM-D E-M1

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.

Fujifilm X-T3 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T3 a better choice

X-T3

OM-D E-M1

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1016.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)2010
Auto Focus points (4)42581
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.692.36
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)390350
USB 3.0 (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T3 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the better viewfinder and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the X-T3 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The X-T3 scores 29 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M1

X-T3

OM-D E-M1

Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO200 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)2580
Image stabilizer (3)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1 are the larger sensitivity, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer.

Yields 10 points for the OM-D E-M1.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T3

OM-D E-M1

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
Similar weight539g497g
Similar size723cm³768cm³
WiFi
Environmental sealing
Fujifilm X-T3 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1 Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T3 and OM-D E-M1

X-T3 und OM-D E-M1, front viewX-T3 und OM-D E-M1, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T3 und OM-D E-M1, view from aboveX-T3 und OM-D E-M1, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T3

Olympus OM-D E-M1

29
10

We recommend Fujifilm X-T3 as better choice.

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