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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Sony Alpha A6500 Specs
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
All specs: Main page for Alpha A6500
OM-D E-M1X vs Alpha A6500 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 A6500
OM-D E-M1X vs Alpha A6500: Viewfinder
OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.83x.
Alpha A6500 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 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)
Alpha A6500 (0.70x)
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. However, with these two cameras the difference is considerable in any case.
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Sony Alpha A6500 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||18||11|
|Better sensibility (4)||64 - 25600 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||50|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Better Video (2)||4096 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||870||350|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Alpha A6500: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video, the built-in GPS.
The OM-D E-M1X scores 22 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A6500
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||APS-C|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.40||24.20|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||425|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||997g|
|More portable (2)||1707cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A6500 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Sony are the built-in flash, the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.
Yields 20 points for the Alpha A6500.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Sony Alpha A6500 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and Alpha A6500
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Sony Alpha A6500
We advise to choose the newest model: Olympus OM-D E-M1X.
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