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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Sony Alpha A7R Specs
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
All specs: Main page for Alpha A7R
OM-D E-M1X vs Alpha A7R 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 A7R
OM-D E-M1X vs Alpha A7R: Viewfinder
OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.83x.
Alpha A7R has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.71x.
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 A7R (0.71x)
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 A7R Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||18||4|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||25|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||50|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||4096 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||870||340|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the optical image stabilizer, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the OM-D E-M1X is made easy by the superior video recording, 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 27 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7R
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||Full frame|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.40||36.40|
|Better sensibility (4)||64 - 25600 ISO||50 - 25600 ISO|
|Weighs less (2)||997g|
|More portable (2)||1707cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.
Yields 18 points for the Alpha A7R.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Sony Alpha A7R Dimensions|
Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and Alpha A7R
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Sony Alpha A7R
We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.
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