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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Panasonic DMC G5 Specs
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
All specs: Main page for DMC G5
OM-D E-M1X vs DMC G5 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 G5: Viewfinder
OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.83x.
DMC G5 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.
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 G5 (0.70x)
Better choice: Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Panasonic DMC G5 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||6|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||23|
|Better sensibility (4)||64 - 25600 ISO||160 - 12800 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.36||1.44|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Better Video (2)||4096 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||870||340|
|USB 3.0 (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 better viewfinder and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the DMC G5: that the battery has more stamina, the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.
The OM-D E-M1X scores 39 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC G5
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||997g|
|More portable (2)||1707cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC G5 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 G5.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Panasonic DMC G5 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and DMC G5
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Panasonic DMC G5
We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.
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