Benchmarks Real world tests of OM-D E-M5 vs Fujifilm X-T1

Resolution Results from photos of standard resolution charts

OM-D E-M5
2,600 LPH
Fujifilm X-T1
2,300 LPH

Shutter lag Delay to take a photo when prefocused

OM-D E-M5
56 ms

Startup delay Delay from power on to first photo

OM-D E-M5
1,100 ms
Fujifilm X-T1
1,000 ms

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

OM-D E-M5
9 fps

Battery life How many photos per battery charge (CIPA)

OM-D E-M5
500 photos
Fujifilm X-T1
350 photos

Features Key features of the OM-D E-M5  vs Fujifilm X-T1 

Megapixels Maximum resolution images are captured at

OM-D E-M5
15.9 MP
Fujifilm X-T1
16.3 MP

Max ISO Maximum light sensitivity of the sensor

OM-D E-M5
25,600 ISO
Fujifilm X-T1
51,200 ISO

Screen size Larger screens make it easier to preview and review photos

Viewfinder size Large viewfinders are brighter and more comfortable to use

Pixel size How much area of the sensor is dedicated to each pixel

OM-D E-M5
14.1 microns
Fujifilm X-T1
22.6 microns

Reviews Word on the street

Specifications Full list of technical specs

sensor

OM-D E-M5  vs
Fujifilm X-T1 
Type LiveMOS CMOS
Megapixels 15.9 MP 16.3 MP
Resolution 4608 x 3456 4664 x 3496
Size Four Thirds APS-C
Area 17.3 x 13 mm 23.6 x 15.6 mm
Crop factor 2.1x 1.5x
Pixel size 14.1 microns 22.6 microns
Light sensitivity 200 ISO to 25,600 ISO 200 ISO to 6,400 ISO
Codecs
RAW
JPEG
Self cleaning sensor Yes Yes
Tested vertical resolution 2,600 LPH 2,300 LPH
Tested horizontal resolution 2,600 LPH 2,300 LPH

focus system

Type Contrast detection Hybrid detection
Supports continuous Yes Yes

viewfinder

Viewfinder mirror Opaque None
Viewfinder Yes Yes
Type Electronic Electronic
Coverage 100% 100%
Magnification 0.92x 0.77x
Viewfinder size 0.44x 0.5x
Display type LCD OLED

performance

Max continuous shooting 9 fps 8 fps
Battery life 500 350
Continuous shooting
9 fps, JPEG
8 fps
Shutter lag 56 ms 51 ms
Startup delay 1,100 ms 1,000 ms

video

OM-D E-M5  vs
Fujifilm X-T1 
Video 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
Shoots video in 24p No No
Shoots high speed video No No
External mic jack Proprietary 3.5mm
Autofocus while shooting video Contrast detection Contrast detection
Autofocus type Contrast detection Contrast detection
Autofocus supports continuous Yes Yes

display

Type OLED LCD
Size 3" 3"
Resolution 610 k dots 1,040 k dots
Has a touch screen Yes No
Has a flip out screen Yes Yes
Supports live view Yes Yes

shutter

Min 60 s 30 s
Max 1/4000 s 1/4000 s

form factor

Size 122 x 89 x 43 mm 129 x 89.8 x 46.7 mm
Thickness 43 mm 46.7 mm
Weight 425 g 440 g
Is weather sealed Yes Yes

features

Is a smart camera No No
Includes a GPS No No
Supports HDR No No
Automatic panorama No Yes
Create realistic 3D images Yes No
Image stabilization
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