Canon EOS M6 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1X Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS M6 vs OM-D E-M1X - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS M6 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1X Specs


  • Introduced in February 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 – 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 112 x 68 x 44.5mm³ (4.4″ x 2.7″ x 1.8″)
  • 390g (12.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M6


  • 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 M6 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 M6

Canon EOS M6 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1X Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS M6 a better choice



Larger sensor (5)

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

24.40 20.40
Built-in flash (2)

Weighs less (2)

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


Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M6 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 M6 scores 16 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M1X



Higher speed (4, frames/second)

7 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
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 that the battery has more stamina, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today’s image size and the requirements of 4K video and the built-in GPS.

Yields 27 points for the OM-D E-M1X.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor cleaning

Sensor resolution (MP)

1.04 1.04
Articulated screen

Touch screen

External microphone


Canon EOS M6 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1X Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS M6 and OM-D E-M1X

EOS M6 und OM-D E-M1X, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS M6 und OM-D E-M1X, view from above

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS M6

Olympus OM-D E-M1X


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