Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Canon EOS M6 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

OM-D E-M1X vs EOS M6 - Side by side

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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Canon EOS M6 Specs

OM-D E-M1X

  • Introduced in January 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 20 megapixel
  • 18 frames/second
  • 64 - 25600 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 144.4 x 156.8 x 75.4mm³ (5.7" x 6.2" x 3.0")
  • 997g (32.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X

EOS M6

  • Introduced in February 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 112 x 68 x 44.5mm³ (4.4" x 2.7" x 1.8")
  • 390g (12.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M6

OM-D E-M1X vs EOS M6 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: OM-D E-M1X and EOS M6 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Canon EOS M6

Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Canon EOS M6 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice

OM-D E-M1X

EOS M6

Higher speed (4, frames/second)187
Auto Focus points (4)12149
Better sensibility (4)64 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)807
Image stabilizer (3)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)870295
USB 3.0 (2)
GPS (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 M6

OM-D E-M1X

EOS M6

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4024.40
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)997g
(32.2 oz.)
390g
(12.6 oz.)
More portable (2)1707cm³
(108 cu.in.)
339cm³
(21 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M6 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.

Yields 16 points for the EOS M6.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

OM-D E-M1X

EOS M6

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
WiFi
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Canon EOS M6 Dimensions

Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and EOS M6

OM-D E-M1X und EOS M6, front viewOM-D E-M1X und EOS M6, front view

Top view of cameras

OM-D E-M1X und EOS M6, view from aboveOM-D E-M1X und EOS M6, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Canon EOS M6

27
16

We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.

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