Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

OM-D E-M1X vs OM-D E-M10 Mark II - Side by side

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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II 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

OM-D E-M10 Mark II

  • Introduced in August 2015
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 119.5 x 83.1 x 46.7mm³ (4.7" x 3.3" x 1.8")
  • 390g (12.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M10 Mark II

OM-D E-M1X vs OM-D E-M10 Mark II 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:

Info graphic: OM-D E-M1X an OM-D E-M10 Mark II sensor comparison

OM-D E-M1X vs OM-D E-M10 Mark II: Viewfinder

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

OM-D E-M10 Mark II has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.61x.

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)

OM-D E-M10 Mark II (0.61x)

Simulated viewfinder of the OM-D E-M1XSimulated viewfinder of the OM-D E-M10 Mark II

Better choice: Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Other Specs Comparison

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

OM-D E-M1X

OM-D E-M10 Mark II

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4016.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)188
Auto Focus points (4)12181
Better sensibility (4)64 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better Video (2)4096 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)870320
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 superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the OM-D E-M10 Mark II: that the battery has more stamina, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video and the built-in GPS.

The OM-D E-M1X scores 28 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II

OM-D E-M1X

OM-D E-M10 Mark II

Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)997g
(32.2 oz.)
390g
(12.6 oz.)
More portable (2)1707cm³
(108 cu.in.)
464cm³
(29 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M10 Mark II are the built-in flash, the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.

Yields 6 points for the OM-D E-M10 Mark II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

OM-D E-M1X

OM-D E-M10 Mark II

Sensor formatFour ThirdsFour Thirds
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection8080
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
WiFi
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II Dimensions

Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and OM-D E-M10 Mark II

OM-D E-M1X und OM-D E-M10 Mark II, front viewOM-D E-M1X und OM-D E-M10 Mark II, front view

Top view of cameras

OM-D E-M1X und OM-D E-M10 Mark II, view from aboveOM-D E-M1X und OM-D E-M10 Mark II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II

28
6

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

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