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Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Sony NEX 6 Specs
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
All specs: Main page for NEX 6
OM-D E-M1X vs NEX 6 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 NEX 6
OM-D E-M1X vs NEX 6: Viewfinder
OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.83x.
NEX 6 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.73x.
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)
NEX 6 (0.73x)
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 Sony NEX 6 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice
|Sensor cleaning (3)|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.40||16.10|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||18||10|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||99|
|Better sensibility (4)||64 - 25600 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|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|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||870||360|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Olympus are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity 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, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the NEX 6: 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 41 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony NEX 6
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||APS-C|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||997g|
|More portable (2)||1707cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the NEX 6 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 NEX 6.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Sony NEX 6 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and NEX 6
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Sony NEX 6
We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.
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