Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Hasselblad X1D Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

OM-D E-M1X vs X1D - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Hasselblad X1D 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

X1D

  • Introduced in June 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Medium format
  • 50 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount XCD
  • WiFi built-in
  • 150 x 98 x 71mm³ (5.9" x 3.9" x 2.8")
  • 725g (23.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X1D

OM-D E-M1X vs X1D 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 X1D sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Hasselblad X1D

OM-D E-M1X vs X1D: Viewfinder

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

X1D has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 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)

X1D (0.75x)

Simulated viewfinder of the OM-D E-M1XSimulated viewfinder of the X1D

Better choice: Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Hasselblad X1D Other Specs Comparison

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

OM-D E-M1X

X1D

Sensor cleaning (3)
Higher speed (4, frames/second)183
Auto Focus points (4)1211
Better sensibility (4)64 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)803
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)870
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, 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 that the display has a higher resolution, the articulated display and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the OM-D E-M1X is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

The OM-D E-M1X scores 30 points.

Otherwise why to choose Hasselblad X1D

OM-D E-M1X

X1D

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsMedium format
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4050.00
Weighs less (2)997g
(32.2 oz.)
725g
(23.4 oz.)
More portable (2)1707cm³
(108 cu.in.)
1044cm³
(66 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X1D are the larger sensor, the 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 14 points for the X1D.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

OM-D E-M1X

X1D

Touch screen
External microphone
WiFi
GPS
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Hasselblad X1D Dimensions

Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and X1D

OM-D E-M1X und X1D, front viewOM-D E-M1X und X1D, front view

Top view of cameras

OM-D E-M1X und X1D, view from aboveOM-D E-M1X und X1D, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Hasselblad X1D

30
14

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

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