Fujifilm X-T3 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T3 vs OM-D E-M5 Mark II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T3 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II 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-M5 Mark II

  • Introduced in February 2015
  • 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
  • 123.7 x 85 x 44.5mm³ (4.9" x 3.3" x 1.8")
  • 469g (15.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M5 Mark II

X-T3 vs OM-D E-M5 Mark II 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-M5 Mark II sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm X-T3

X-T3 vs OM-D E-M5 Mark II: Viewfinder

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

OM-D E-M5 Mark II 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-M5 Mark II (0.74x)

Simulated viewfinder of the X-T3Simulated viewfinder of the OM-D E-M5 Mark II

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-M5 Mark II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T3 a better choice

X-T3

OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1016.10
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
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 the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.

The X-T3 scores 26 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

X-T3

OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Better sensibility (4)160 - 12800 ISO200 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)2580
Image stabilizer (3)
Longer battery life (3, photos)390750
Weighs less (2)539g
(17.4 oz.)
469g
(15.1 oz.)
More portable (2)723cm³
(46 cu.in.)
468cm³
(29 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M5 Mark II are the larger sensitivity, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the X-T3 and the more compact size.

Yields 17 points for the OM-D E-M5 Mark II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T3

OM-D E-M5 Mark II

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
WiFi
Environmental sealing
Fujifilm X-T3 VS Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T3 and OM-D E-M5 Mark II

X-T3 und OM-D E-M5 Mark II, front viewX-T3 und OM-D E-M5 Mark II, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T3 und OM-D E-M5 Mark II, view from aboveX-T3 und OM-D E-M5 Mark II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T3

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II

26
17

We recommend Fujifilm X-T3 as better choice.

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