Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

Lumix GX880 vs OM-D E-M1 - Side by side

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Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1 Specs

Lumix GX880

  • Introduced in May 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 106.5 x 64.5 x 33mm³ (4.2" x 2.5" x 1.3")
  • 270g (8.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Lumix GX880

OM-D E-M1

  • Introduced in September 2013
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 130.14 x 93.5 x 63.1mm³ (5.1" x 3.7" x 2.5")
  • 497g (16.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1

Lumix GX880 vs OM-D E-M1 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:

Info graphic: Lumix GX880 an OM-D E-M1 sensor comparison

Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic Lumix GX880 a better choice

Lumix GX880

OM-D E-M1

Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO200 - 25600 ISO
Built-in flash (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Weighs less (2)270g
(8.7 oz.)
497g
(16.0 oz.)
More portable (2)227cm³
(14 cu.in.)
768cm³
(48 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix GX880 are the larger sensitivity, the built-in flash and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the Lumix GX880 is made easy by the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1 and the more compact size.

The Lumix GX880 scores 12 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M1

Lumix GX880

OM-D E-M1

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0016.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)610
Auto Focus points (4)4981
Image stabilizer (3)
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)210350
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Olympus are the optical image stabilizer, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 21 points for the OM-D E-M1.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Lumix GX880

OM-D E-M1

Sensor formatFour ThirdsFour Thirds
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection8080
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
WiFi
Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Lumix GX880 and OM-D E-M1

Lumix GX880 und OM-D E-M1, front viewLumix GX880 und OM-D E-M1, front view

Top view of cameras

Lumix GX880 und OM-D E-M1, view from aboveLumix GX880 und OM-D E-M1, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic Lumix GX880

Olympus OM-D E-M1

12
21

We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1 as better choice.

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