Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Leica TL2 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

OM-D E-M1X vs TL2 - Side by side

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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Leica TL2 Specs


  • 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


  • Introduced in July 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 100 - 50000 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 94.00mm (3.7") Monitor
  • Lens mount L Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 134 x 69 x 33mm³ (5.3" x 2.7" x 1.3")
  • 400g (12.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for TL2

OM-D E-M1X vs TL2 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 TL2 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Leica TL2

Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Leica TL2 Other Specs Comparison

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



Sensor cleaning (3)
Auto Focus points (4)12149
Larger lens selection (3)8011
Image stabilizer (3)
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)4096 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)870250
GPS (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the optical image stabilizer, the articulated display 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 GPS.

The OM-D E-M1X scores 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Leica TL2



Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4024.32
Higher speed (4, frames/second)1820
Better sensibility (4)64 - 25600 ISO100 - 50000 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.30
Weighs less (2)997g
(32.2 oz.)
(12.9 oz.)
More portable (2)1707cm³
(108 cu.in.)
(19 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the TL2 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Leica are the larger sensitivity, 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 24 points for the TL2.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



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Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Leica TL2 Dimensions

Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and TL2

OM-D E-M1X und TL2, front viewOM-D E-M1X und TL2, front view

Top view of cameras

OM-D E-M1X und TL2, view from aboveOM-D E-M1X und TL2, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Leica TL2


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