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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Sony Alpha 5000 Specs
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OM-D E-M1X vs Alpha 5000 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: Sony Alpha 5000
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Sony Alpha 5000 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.40||20.10|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||18||3|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||25|
|Better sensibility (4)||64 - 25600 ISO||100 - 16000 ISO|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||50|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.46|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||4096 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||870||420|
|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 larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the OM-D E-M1X is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina 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 38 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha 5000
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||APS-C|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||997g|
|More portable (2)||1707cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha 5000 are the larger sensor, 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 11 points for the Alpha 5000.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Sony Alpha 5000 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and Alpha 5000
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Sony Alpha 5000
We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.
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