Olympus OM-D E-M5 vs Fujifilm X-Pro1 Specs Comparison

Here is a brief comparison and specs table of the two popular advanced mirrorless camera bodies on the market: Olympus OM-D E-M5 and Fujifilm X-Pro1.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Advantages over Fujifilm X-Pro1

  • Sealed Body
  • IBIS - In Body Image Stabilization
  • Faster and more customizable AF system
  • Battery Grip option
  • Larger native lens selection (26 lenses vs. 3 lenses)
  • Cheaper(Body Only Price) - $999 vs $1.699
  • Smaller and Lighter
  • Tilting Screen

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Advantages over Olympus OM-D E-M5

  • Hybrid Viewfinder (EVF and OVF)
  • Better Image quality
  • Higher Resolution Screen: 1.230K dots vs. 610K dots
  • Smaller and Lighter
  • Better Depth of Field control due to larger sensor size (APS-C vs MFT)
  • ISO 100 option (extended)
  • 24p video recording option

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Specs Comparison : Olympus OM-D E-M5 vs Fujifilm X-Pro1

Model
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Fujifilm X-Pro1
Price
Body Only - $999
Body + 12-50mm Kit - $1.299
Body Only - $1.699
Body type
SLR-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Body material
Magnesium alloy
Magnesium
Max resolution
4608 x 3456
4896 x 3264
Image ratio
4:3
1:1, 3:2, 16:9
Effective Resolution
16.1 MP
16.3 MP
Sensor size
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor type
CMOS
CMOS
Lens mount
Micro Four Thirds
Fujifilm X
Focal length multiplier
2X
1.5X
Image Processor
TruePic VI
EXR Pro
Color space
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Primary colour filter
ISO Range
Auto 200 - 25600
Auto, 100-25600
White balance presets
12
7
Custom white balance
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Sensor-shift - 5-axis IS
No
Uncompressed format
RAW
RAW
Autofocus
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Multi-area
Selective single-point
Tracking
Single
Continuous
Face Detection
Live View
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Multi-area
Center
Single
Continuous
Live View
Autofocus assist lamp
Yes
Yes
Manual focus
Yes (Live view image magnification)
Yes
Articulated LCD
Tilting
Fixed
Screen size
3"
3"
Screen dots
610
1,230
Touch screen
Yes
No
Screen type
Touch control in electrostatic capacitance type OLED monitor
TFT color LCD monitor
Live view
Yes
Yes
Viewfinder type
Electronic - 1.44M dots
Hybrid - Electronic and Optical (tunnel)
Viewfinder coverage
100%
100%
Viewfinder magnification
1.15×
0.37×
Minimum shutter speed
60sec
30sec
Maximum shutter speed
1/4000sec
1/4000sec
Aperture priority
Yes
Yes
Shutter priority
Yes
Yes
Manual exposure mode
Yes
Yes
Subject / scene modes
Yes
No
Built-in flash
No
No
Flash range
-
-
External flash
Yes (via Hot-shoe (FL-50/FL-50R, FL-36/FL-36R, FL-30, FL-20, FL-14, FL-300R, FL-600R))
Yes (via hot-shoe with EF-20, EF-42, EF-X20)
Flash modes
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync (2), Manual (3 levels)
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear-curtain
Flash X sync speed
1/250 sec
1/180
Drive modes
Single, Continuous Self-Timer
Single, Continuous Self-Timer
Continuous drive
Yes (9 fps)
Yes (6 fps)
Self-timer
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modes
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Multi, Average, Spot
Exposure compensation
±3 EV (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±2 EV (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing
Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
No
Video Format
AVCHD,H.264, Motion JPEG
H.264
Microphone
Stereo
Stereo
Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (24 fps),
1280 x 720 (24 fps)
Storage types
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
USB
USB 2.0
USB 2.0
HDMI
Yes (Mini HDMI type-D)
Yes (Mini Connector)
Wireless
None
None
Remote control
Yes (Optional (RM-UC1))
Yes (InfraRed (optional))
Environmentally sealed
Yes
No
Battery
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery description
Lithium-Ion BLN-1 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion NP-W126 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)
-
300
Weight (inc. batteries)
425 g (0.94 lb / 14.99 oz)
450 g (0.99 lb / 15.87 oz)
Dimensions
122 x 89 x 43 mm (4.8 x 3.5 x 1.69")
140 x 82 x 43 mm (5.51 x 3.23 x 1.69")
Timelapse recording
No
No
GPS
None
None

Comments 

 
#1 Dan Lehman 2012-08-16 06:00
Your mistake is to give them BOTH the "advantage" (over the other) of being "Smaller and Lighter" --without dimensions, I can't comment on the first, but the Oly is shy of 1 oz. lighter (so, essentially equal :o).

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