Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Fujifilm X-Pro1 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

OM-D E-M1X vs X-Pro1 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Fujifilm X-Pro1 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

X-Pro1

  • Introduced in May 2012
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 200 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Hybrid
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • No WiFi
  • 139.5 x 81.8 x 42.5mm³ (5.5" x 3.2" x 1.7")
  • 450g (14.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-Pro1

OM-D E-M1X vs X-Pro1 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 X-Pro1 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Fujifilm X-Pro1

OM-D E-M1X vs X-Pro1: Viewfinder

OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.83x.

The X-Pro1 features an electronic viefinder with a resolution of 1.44 Megapixel and a magnification of around 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)

X-Pro1 (0.60x)

Simulated viewfinder of the OM-D E-M1XSimulated viewfinder of the X-Pro1

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 Fujifilm X-Pro1 Other Specs Comparison

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

OM-D E-M1X

X-Pro1

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)186
Auto Focus points (4)12149
Better sensibility (4)64 - 25600 ISO200 - 6400 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)8025
Image stabilizer (3)
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)870300
WiFi (2)
USB 3.0 (2)
GPS (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 rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the OM-D E-M1X is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection. Finally, there's the the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video, the built-in GPS.

The OM-D E-M1X scores 40 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X-Pro1

OM-D E-M1X

X-Pro1

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.23
Weighs less (2)997g
(32.2 oz.)
450g
(14.5 oz.)
More portable (2)1707cm³
(108 cu.in.)
485cm³
(31 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-Pro1 are the larger sensor, that the display has a higher resolution and the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X. Another advantage over the OM-D E-M1X: the more compact size.

Yields 11 points for the X-Pro1.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

OM-D E-M1X

X-Pro1

Sensor cleaning
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Fujifilm X-Pro1 Dimensions

Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and X-Pro1

OM-D E-M1X und X-Pro1, front viewOM-D E-M1X und X-Pro1, front view

Top view of cameras

OM-D E-M1X und X-Pro1, view from aboveOM-D E-M1X und X-Pro1, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Fujifilm X-Pro1

40
11

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

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