Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Fujifilm X-T30 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

OM-D E-M1X vs X-T30 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Fujifilm X-T30 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-T30

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 26 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 118.4 x 82.8 x 46.8mm³ (4.7" x 3.3" x 1.8")
  • 383g (12.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T30

OM-D E-M1X vs X-T30 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-T30 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Fujifilm X-T30

OM-D E-M1X vs X-T30: Viewfinder

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

X-T30 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.62x.

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-T30 (0.62x)

Simulated viewfinder of the OM-D E-M1XSimulated viewfinder of the X-T30

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-T30 Other Specs Comparison

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

OM-D E-M1X

X-T30

Higher speed (4, frames/second)188
Better sensibility (4)64 - 25600 ISO200 - 12800 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)8025
Image stabilizer (3)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21603840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)870380
USB 3.0 (2)
GPS (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the optical image stabilizer, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the X-T30: 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 23 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X-T30

OM-D E-M1X

X-T30

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4026.10
Auto Focus points (4)121425
Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)997g
(32.2 oz.)
383g
(12.4 oz.)
More portable (2)1707cm³
(108 cu.in.)
459cm³
(29 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T30 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are the built-in flash, the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.

Yields 20 points for the X-T30.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

OM-D E-M1X

X-T30

Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
WiFi
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Fujifilm X-T30 Dimensions

Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and X-T30

OM-D E-M1X und X-T30, front viewOM-D E-M1X und X-T30, front view

Top view of cameras

OM-D E-M1X und X-T30, view from aboveOM-D E-M1X und X-T30, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Fujifilm X-T30

23
20

We advise to choose the newest model: Fujifilm X-T30.

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