Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Panasonic DC G9 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

OM-D E-M1X vs DC G9 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Panasonic DC G9 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

DC G9

  • Introduced in November 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 20 megapixel
  • 20 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 136.9 x 97.3 x 91.6mm³ (5.4" x 3.8" x 3.6")
  • 659g (21.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC G9

OM-D E-M1X vs DC G9 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 DC G9 sensor comparison

OM-D E-M1X vs DC G9: Viewfinder

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

DC G9 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 3.68 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.83x.

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)

DC G9 (0.83x)

Simulated viewfinder of the OM-D E-M1XSimulated viewfinder of the DC G9

Better choice: Draw

Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Panasonic DC G9 Other Specs Comparison

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

OM-D E-M1X

DC G9

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.4020.30
Better sensibility (4)64 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better Video (2)4096 x 21603840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)870400
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the OM-D E-M1X is made easy by that the battery has more stamina and the built-in GPS.

The OM-D E-M1X scores 16 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC G9

OM-D E-M1X

DC G9

Higher speed (4, frames/second)1820
Auto Focus points (4)121225
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.363.68
Weighs less (2)997g
(32.2 oz.)
659g
(21.3 oz.)
More portable (2)1707cm³
(108 cu.in.)
1220cm³
(77 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC G9 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the better viewfinder. We also like the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.

Yields 16 points for the DC G9.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

OM-D E-M1X

DC G9

Sensor formatFour ThirdsFour Thirds
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection8080
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
External microphone
WiFi
Environmental sealing
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Panasonic DC G9 Dimensions

Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and DC G9

OM-D E-M1X und DC G9, front viewOM-D E-M1X und DC G9, front view

Top view of cameras

OM-D E-M1X und DC G9, view from aboveOM-D E-M1X und DC G9, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Panasonic DC G9

16
16

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