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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Panasonic DMC GX7 Specs
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
All specs: Main page for DMC GX7
OM-D E-M1X vs DMC GX7 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 GX7: Viewfinder
OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.83x.
DMC GX7 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.76 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 GX7 (0.70x)
Better choice: Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Panasonic DMC GX7 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||23|
|Better sensibility (4)||64 - 25600 ISO||200 - 25600 ISO|
|Better Video (2)||4096 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||870||320|
|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 superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the DMC GX7: 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 Panasonic DMC GX7
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.36||2.76|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||997g|
|More portable (2)||1707cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX7 are the better viewfinder, the built-in flash and the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X. Another advantage over the OM-D E-M1X: the more compact size.
Yields 10 points for the DMC GX7.
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 GX7 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and DMC GX7
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Panasonic DMC GX7
We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.
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