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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Canon EOS M5 Specs
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
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OM-D E-M1X vs EOS M5 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 M5
OM-D E-M1X vs EOS M5: Viewfinder
OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.83x.
EOS M5 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.60x.
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.
OM-D E-M1X (0.83x)
EOS M5 (0.60x)
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. However, with these two cameras the difference is considerable in any case.
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Canon EOS M5 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||18||9|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||49|
|Better sensibility (4)||64 - 25600 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||7|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better Video (2)||4096 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||870||295|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the larger selection of lenses, the optical image stabilizer and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the OM-D E-M1X is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, 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 27 points.
Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS M5
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||APS-C|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.40||24.40|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||1.62|
|Weighs less (2)||997g|
|More portable (2)||1707cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M5 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the built-in flash. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.
Yields 18 points for the EOS M5.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Canon EOS M5 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and EOS M5
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Canon EOS M5
We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.
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