• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400

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Differences

Olympus E-M10 advantages over Fujifilm X-A10

  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.1 fps vs 6.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Fujifilm X-A10 advantages over Olympus E-M10

  • Less expensive
    $499 vs $799
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.82 vs 3.75 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 410 vs 320 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    10 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Great image quality especially from RAW files; Excellent dynamic range for a Four Thirds sensor; Very good high ISO performance; Realistic colors and excellent hue accuracy; Built-in Wi-Fi with remote control and sharing features; Improved HD video; Lightweight and very portable; Built-in pop-up flash; Minimal EVF lag time.

  • Contrast-Detect AF struggles with small and low-contrast subjects; Mediocre battery life; No external microphone or headphone jack; Mediocre burst speed with continuous AF; No weather sealing; Heavy-handed high ISO noise reduction.

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic GX7

Olympus E-M10
Panasonic GX7
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Higher effective ISO
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • $648
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm X-A10
Panasonic GX7
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $648
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm X-A2

Olympus E-M10
Fujifilm X-A2
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $550
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-A10
Fujifilm X-A2
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Newer
  • $550
  • APS-C
  • Hot shoe

Compared to Olympus E-M5 II

Olympus E-M10
Olympus E-M5 II
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Internal flash
  • $897
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • High resolution composite
Fujifilm X-A10
Olympus E-M5 II
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $897
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Olympus E-M10 II

Olympus E-M10
Olympus E-M10 II
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Fujifilm X-A10
Olympus E-M10 II
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm X-E2S

Olympus E-M10
Fujifilm X-E2S
  • $499
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X-A10
Fujifilm X-E2S
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
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