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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Panasonic DMC G81 Specs
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
All specs: Main page for DMC G81
OM-D E-M1X vs DMC G81 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:
OM-D E-M1X vs DMC G81: Viewfinder
OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.83x.
DMC G81 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.74x.
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)
DMC G81 (0.74x)
Better choice: Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Panasonic DMC G81 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.40||16.00|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||18||9|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||49|
|Better sensibility (4)||64 - 25600 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Better Video (2)||4096 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||870||330|
|USB 3.0 (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 that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the DMC G81: 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 26 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC G81
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||997g|
|More portable (2)||1707cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC G81 are the built-in flash, the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.
Yields 6 points for the DMC G81.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Panasonic DMC G81 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and DMC G81
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Panasonic DMC G81
We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.
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