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

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

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

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

  • Introduced in August 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 121.5 x 83.6 x 49.5mm³ (4.8" x 3.3" x 1.9")
  • 410g (13.2 oz.)

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

OM-D E-M1X vs OM-D E-M10 Mark III 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 III sensor comparison

OM-D E-M1X vs OM-D E-M10 Mark III: 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 III 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 III (0.61x)

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

Better choice: Olympus OM-D E-M1X

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

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

OM-D E-M1X

OM-D E-M10 Mark III

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4016.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)188
Better sensibility (4)64 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better Video (2)4096 x 21603840 x 2160
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)870330
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 larger sensitivity. We also like the superior video recording, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the OM-D E-M10 Mark III: 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 24 points.

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

OM-D E-M1X

OM-D E-M10 Mark III

Built-in flash (2)
Weighs less (2)997g
(32.2 oz.)
410g
(13.2 oz.)
More portable (2)1707cm³
(108 cu.in.)
503cm³
(32 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M10 Mark III 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 III.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

OM-D E-M1X

OM-D E-M10 Mark III

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 III Dimensions

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

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

Top view of cameras

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

24
6

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

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