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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Panasonic DC GX9 Specs
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
All specs: Main page for DC GX9
OM-D E-M1X vs DC GX9 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 DC GX9: Viewfinder
OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.83x.
DC GX9 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)
DC GX9 (0.70x)
Better choice: Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Panasonic DC GX9 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.40||20.30|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||18||8|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||49|
|Better sensibility (4)||64 - 25600 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Better Video (2)||4096 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||870||260|
|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 DC GX9: 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 DC GX9
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.36||2.76|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||1.24|
|Weighs less (2)||997g|
|More portable (2)||1707cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DC GX9 are the better viewfinder, the built-in flash and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.
Yields 12 points for the DC GX9.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Panasonic DC GX9 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and DC GX9
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Panasonic DC GX9
We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.
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