Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Fujifilm X-T3 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

OM-D E-M1X vs X-T3 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Fujifilm X-T3 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-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-M1X vs X-T3 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-T3 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Fujifilm X-T3

OM-D E-M1X vs X-T3: Viewfinder

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

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

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-T3 (0.75x)

Simulated viewfinder of the OM-D E-M1XSimulated viewfinder of the X-T3

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.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Fujifilm X-T3 Other Specs Comparison

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

OM-D E-M1X

X-T3

Better sensibility (4)64 - 25600 ISO160 - 12800 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)8025
Image stabilizer (3)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21603840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)870390
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are the larger sensitivity, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the built-in GPS.

The OM-D E-M1X scores 17 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X-T3

OM-D E-M1X

X-T3

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4026.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)1820
Auto Focus points (4)121425
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.363.69
Weighs less (2)997g
(32.2 oz.)
539g
(17.4 oz.)
More portable (2)1707cm³
(108 cu.in.)
723cm³
(46 cu.in.)

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 lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X. Another advantage over the OM-D E-M1X: the more compact size.

Yields 26 points for the X-T3.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

OM-D E-M1X

X-T3

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
WiFi
Environmental sealing
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Fujifilm X-T3 Dimensions

Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and X-T3

OM-D E-M1X und X-T3, front viewOM-D E-M1X und X-T3, front view

Top view of cameras

OM-D E-M1X und X-T3, view from aboveOM-D E-M1X und X-T3, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Fujifilm X-T3

17
26

We recommend Fujifilm X-T3 as better choice.

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