Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Panasonic Lumix S1 Specs
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
All specs: Main page for Lumix S1
OM-D E-M1X vs Lumix S1 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:Advantage: Panasonic Lumix S1
OM-D E-M1X vs Lumix S1: Viewfinder
OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.83x.
Lumix S1 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 5.76 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.78x.
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)
Lumix S1 (0.78x)
Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras.
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Panasonic Lumix S1 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||18||6|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||11|
|Better Video (2)||4096 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||870||400|
Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses 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 14 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic Lumix S1
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||Full frame|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.40||24.20|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||225|
|Better sensibility (4)||64 - 25600 ISO||100 - 51200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.36||5.76|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||2.10|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix S1 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution.
Yields 24 points for the Lumix S1.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Panasonic Lumix S1 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and Lumix S1
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Panasonic Lumix S1
We recommend Panasonic Lumix S1 as better choice.
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