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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Canon EOS M Specs
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OM-D E-M1X vs EOS M 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:Advantage: Canon EOS M
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Canon EOS M Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.40||18.00|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||18||4|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||31|
|Better sensibility (4)||64 - 25600 ISO||100 - 12800 ISO|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||7|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Better Video (2)||4096 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||870||230|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Olympus are the larger sensitivity, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the articulated display, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS M: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video and the built-in GPS.
The OM-D E-M1X scores 36 points.
Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS M
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||APS-C|
|Weighs less (2)||997g|
|More portable (2)||1707cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M are the larger sensor, the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.
Yields 9 points for the EOS M.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Canon EOS M Dimensions|
Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and EOS M
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Canon EOS M
We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.
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