Canon EOS M100 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1X Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS M100 vs OM-D E-M1X - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS M100 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1X Specs

EOS M100

  • Introduced in August 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 – 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 108.2 x 67.1 x 35.1mm³ (4.3″ x 2.6″ x 1.4″)
  • 302g (9.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M100


  • Introduced in January 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 20 megapixel
  • 18 frames/second
  • 64 – 25600 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 144.4 x 156.8 x 75.4mm³ (5.7″ x 6.2″ x 3.0″)
  • 997g (32.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X

EOS M100 vs OM-D E-M1X 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:

Better choice: Canon EOS M100

Canon EOS M100 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1X Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS M100 a better choice

EOS M100


Larger sensor (5)

APS-C Four Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

24.20 20.40
Built-in flash (2)

Weighs less (2)

(9.7 oz.)
(32.2 oz.)
More portable (2)


Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M100 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.

The EOS M100 scores 16 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M1X

EOS M100


Higher speed (4, frames/second)

6 18
Auto Focus points (4)

49 121
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 25600 ISO 64 – 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)

7 80
Image stabilizer (3)

Better Video (2)

1920 x 1080 4096 x 2160
External microphone (2)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

295 870
USB 3.0 (2)

GPS (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 sensitivity. We also like the larger selection of lenses, the optical image stabilizer and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the OM-D E-M1X is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, 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.

Yields 29 points for the OM-D E-M1X.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS M100


Sensor cleaning

Sensor resolution (MP)

1.04 1.04
Articulated screen

Touch screen


Canon EOS M100 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1X Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS M100 and OM-D E-M1X

EOS M100 und OM-D E-M1X, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS M100 und OM-D E-M1X, view from above

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS M100

Olympus OM-D E-M1X


We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.

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