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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Sony Alpha A7S Specs
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
All specs: Main page for Alpha A7S
OM-D E-M1X vs Alpha A7S 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 A7S
OM-D E-M1X vs Alpha A7S: Viewfinder
OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.83x.
Alpha A7S 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 A7S (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 A7S Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.40||12.20|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||18||5|
|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||3840 x 2160|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||870||380|
|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 selection of lenses, the optical image stabilizer and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Alpha A7S: 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 32 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7S
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||Full frame|
|Better sensibility (4)||64 - 25600 ISO||50 - 409600 ISO|
|Weighs less (2)||997g|
|More portable (2)||1707cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7S are the larger sensor, the larger sensitivity and the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X. Another advantage over the OM-D E-M1X: the more compact size.
Yields 13 points for the Alpha A7S.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Sony Alpha A7S Dimensions|
Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and Alpha A7S
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Sony Alpha A7S
We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.
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