• 4/3 226.2mm2
  • 20.4 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 17.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 75.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Olympus OM-D E-M1 II
  • Panasonic Lumix DC-LX100 II
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Predecessor: Olympus E-M1
E-M1 vs E-M1 II
Panasonic LX100
LX100 vs LX100 II
Successor:    
General
Model Number: E-M1 II LX100 II
Alternate Model Number(s):   LX100M2
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $1999.99 $999.99
Street Price: $1,599.00 $897.99
Date Available: 2016-12-31 2018-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 20.2 oz (574 g)
includes batteries
13.8 oz (392 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.3 x 3.6 x 2.7 in.
(134 x 91 x 69 mm)
4.5 x 2.6 x 2.5 in.
(115 x 66 x 64 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: Live MOS Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Panasonic
Effective Megapixels: 20.4 17.0
Sensor Format: 4/3 4/3
Sensor size: 226.2mm2 (17.40mm x 13.00mm) 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 3.36 microns 3.36 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 2.0x n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: Yes No
DxO Sensor Score: 80  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.7  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.8  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,312  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3712 x 2784 (10.3 MP, 4:3),
2624 x 1968 (5.2 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3)
4736 x 3552 (16.8 MP, 4:3),
4928 x 3288 (16.2 MP, 3:2),
5152 x 2904 (15.0 MP, Other),
3552 x 3552 (12.6 MP, 1:1),
3360 x 2520 (8.5 MP, 4:3),
3504 x 2336 (8.2 MP, 3:2),
3840 x 2160 (8.3 MP, 16:9),
2528 x 2528 (6.4 MP, 1:1),
2368 x 1776 (4.2 MP, 4:3),
2496 x 1664 (4.2 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1776 x 1776 (3.2 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG, 12-bit lossless compressed RAW (.ORF), RAW + JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 60.6 11.3
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 4096x2160 (24p)
3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
4096x2160 (15p/12p/8p/6p/3p)
3840x2160 (25p/24p/15p/12p/8p/6p/3p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/25p/24p/15p/12p/8p/6p/3p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/25p/24p/15p/12p/8p/6p/3p)
3840x2160 (30p/24p)
1920x1080 (60p/60i/30p/24p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG) AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Micro Four Thirds n/a
Lens: n/a LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMILUX; 11 elements in 8 groups (5 Aspherical Lenses / 8 Aspherical Surfaces / 2 Dual-sided Aspherical Surface ED Lenses)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   24 - 75mm
Focal Length (actual):   10.9 - 34mm
Zoom Ratio:   3.13x
Aperture Range:   f/1.7 (wide) / f/2.8 (tele) - f/16; 9 diaphragm blades (circular)
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range:   50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x (4x in movie mode) Up to 4x at full resolution
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Advanced Dual FAST AF: Hybrid Phase-detect/Contrast-detect AF, 121 AF points, all cross-type; All target, group target (9-area or 5- area), single target Contrast Detection: 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area (flexible / scalable), Pinpoint (Full area touch is available), Face/Eye Detection, Tracking
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF; High-speed (120fps) low latency (6ms) 2.36M-dot LCD, 1.30x - 1.48x magnification, 100% coverage, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor 0.38-inch EVF (Live View Finder), 2764K-dots equivalent (field sequential), ~100% coverage, ~1.39x / 0.7x (35mm equiv.) magnification, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: 2,360,000 dots 921,600 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.74x 0.70x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 1.48x 1.39x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,037,000 dots (345,667 px) 1,240,000 dots (413,300 px)
Touchscreen: Yes Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes No
Selfie Screen: Yes No
Max Playback Zoom: 14.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 200 200
ISO Settings: AUTO ISO: LOW (approx. 64) - 6400 with customizable upper limit (200 - 6400); Manual ISO: Low (approx. 64) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, Intelligent ISO, ISO 200 - 25600, extendable to 100; 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Lamp, Fluorescent, Daylight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Custom WB (Kelvin), One-touch WB (4); WB Tuning: +/-7 steps along A-B / G-M axis AWB, AWBc, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2/3/4, Color Temperature Setting (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/32000 - 60 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight control, Spot metering with shadow control Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: 3 Custom settings; Art Filter (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Water Color, Vintage, Partial Color, Soft Focus Effect, Pin-Hole Effect, White Edge Effect, Frame Effect, Star Light Effect, Blur Effect, B&W Effect, Picture Tone, Shade Effect), Underwater Wide/Underwater Macro, HDR1/2, Live Bulb, Live Time, Live Composite, Focus Stacking Creative Control: Expressive, Retro, Old Days, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Monochrome, Dynamic Monochrome, Rough Monochrome, Silky Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Toy Pop, Bleach Bypass, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Fantasy, Star Filter, One Point Color, Sunshine (22 filters); Creative Panorama
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds 2, 10, 3 shots in 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: 80.0 megapixels No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: Flash Auto, Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual 1/1 (FULL) - 1/64 Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off; 1st. Curtain Sync, 2nd Curtain Sync.
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 9.0 m / 29.5 ft. 7.0
Flash Range Description: Bundled FL-LM3 flash has GN of 9m/ISO 100 Bundled flash has GN=7m (ISO 100)
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/4000
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II UHS-I
Other Memory: Slot 1: UHS-II, Slot 2: UHS-I  
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit lossless compressed RAW (.ORF), RAW + JPEG RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG) AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired or via Wi-Fi Via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type-D), USB 3.0 Type C, 3.5mm external mic jack, 3.5mm external headphone jack, 2.5mm wired remote jack Micro-B USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type-D)
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 0.54
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): <0.3 0.54
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 60.6 11.3
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 51 109
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 60.6 11.2
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 51 34
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 60.6 11.2
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 50 33
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.11 seconds 0.16 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):   0.15 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.052 seconds 0.190 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.37 seconds 0.55 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.032 seconds 0.037 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 0.8 seconds 2.8 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.6 seconds 1.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.9 seconds 3.8 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 440 shots 300 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   240 shots
Battery Life, Video: 90 minutes 35 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BLH-1 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: 1720mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 1025mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BLH-1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes No
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Olympus Viewer 3 PHOTOfunSTUDIO and SILKYPIX Developer Studio downloads
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: