• 4/3 226.2mm2
  • 20.4 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800

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Differences

Olympus E-M1X advantages over Fujifilm X-Pro3

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Lens selection
    Excellent vs Good
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • High resolution composite
    Yes vs No
    Combine multiple shots to form a super hi-res version
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • Longer video battery life
    90 vs 45 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 870 vs 440 shots
    Capture more photos
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.83x vs 0.66x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    60.7 fps vs 20.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    60.7 fps vs 20.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode

Fujifilm X-Pro3 advantages over Olympus E-M1X

  • Less expensive
    $1800 vs $2999
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Thinner
    46 mm vs 75 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    497g vs 997g
    Lighter weight
  • More dots on screen
    1620k vs 1037k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    26.1 vs 20.4 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 60 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    79 vs 49 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Dual card slots
    Both provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Terrific overall image quality for a 20MP 4/3" sensor; Very good high ISO performance this sensor size; Very impressive & improved AF performance; Extremely fast, responsive overall performance; New Intelligent Subject Detection AF feature works well; More video features; Outstanding IBIS.

  • Image quality not improved from (updated) E-M1 II; Faces tough competition with image quality at this price point, especially at higher ISOs; EVF feels somewhat outdated; Expensive for a Micro Four Thirds camera.

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic GH5

Olympus E-M1X
Panasonic GH5
  • $2999
  • 4/3
  • High resolution composite
  • Built-in GPS
  • $1398
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
Fujifilm X-Pro3
Panasonic GH5
  • $1800
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $1398
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive

Compared to Panasonic G9

Olympus E-M1X
Panasonic G9
  • $2999
  • 4/3
  • Built-in GPS
  • Longer video battery life
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
Fujifilm X-Pro3
Panasonic G9
  • $1800
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Leica CL

Olympus E-M1X
Leica CL
  • $2999
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $2795
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X-Pro3
Leica CL
  • $1800
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $2795
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More viewfinder magnification

Compared to Sony A6400

Olympus E-M1X
Sony A6400
  • $2999
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lens selection
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm X-Pro3
Sony A6400
  • $1800
  • APS-C
  • Top deck display
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Panasonic G95

Olympus E-M1X
Panasonic G95
  • $2999
  • 4/3
  • High resolution composite
  • Built-in GPS
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm X-Pro3
Panasonic G95
  • $1800
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $1198
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
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