Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Olympus OM-D E-M10 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

OM-D E-M1X vs OM-D E-M10 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Olympus OM-D E-M10 Specs

OM-D E-M1X

  • 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

OM-D E-M10

  • Introduced in January 2014
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 8 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
  • 119.1 x 82.3 x 45.9mm³ (4.7″ x 3.2″ x 1.8″)
  • 396g (12.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M10

OM-D E-M1X vs OM-D E-M10 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: OM-D E-M1X an OM-D E-M10 sensor comparison

OM-D E-M1X vs OM-D E-M10: Viewfinder

OM-D E-M1X has an electronic viewfinder and it’s resolution is 2.36 megapixel with magnification of 0.83x.

OM-D E-M10 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.44 megapixel, it’s magnification is 0.58x.

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)

OM-D E-M10 (0.58x)

Better choice: Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Olympus OM-D E-M10 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice

OM-D E-M1X

OM-D E-M10

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

20.40 16.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)

18 8
Auto Focus points (4)

121 81
Better sensibility (4)

64 – 25600 ISO 200 – 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)

2.36 1.44
Better Video (2)

4096 x 2160 1920 x 1080
External microphone (2)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

870 320
USB 3.0 (2)

GPS (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 sensitivity, the better viewfinder 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.

The OM-D E-M1X scores 32 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M10

OM-D E-M1X

OM-D E-M10

Built-in flash (2)

Weighs less (2)

997g
(32.2 oz.)
396g
(12.8 oz.)
More portable (2)

1707cm³
(108 cu.in.)
450cm³
(28 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M10 are the built-in flash, the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.

Yields 6 points for the OM-D E-M10.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

OM-D E-M1X

OM-D E-M10

Sensor format

Four Thirds Four Thirds
Sensor cleaning

Lens selection

80 80
Image stabilizer

Sensor resolution (MP)

1.04 1.04
Articulated screen

Touch screen

WiFi

Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Olympus OM-D E-M10 Dimensions

Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and OM-D E-M10

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Olympus OM-D E-M10

32
6

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

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