Leica SL2 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1X Comparison



Let’s compare the Leica SL2 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1X.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Leica SL2 and Olympus OM-D E-M1X. While Leica SL2 has 35mm sensor, Olympus OM-D E-M1X has 4/3 sensor and 47.3 has a 47.3 MP and Olympus OM-D E-M1X has a 20.4 MP resolution.

  Leica SL2 Olympus OM-D E-M1X
  Leica SL2 Front Olympus OM-D E-M1X Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Leica Olympus
Megapixels 47.3 20.4
Sensor Type CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Format 35mm 4/3
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 2.0x
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 8368 x 5584 (46.7 MP, 3:2) 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 50 - Max 50000 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000 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
Startup Time 0.8 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast-detect AF with depth mapping "Leica Object Detection AF": 225 zones; Spot (can be shifted), Field (can be shifted), Multi-Field, Zone, Face detection, object Tracking, optional Touch AF; Smart AF (autonomously selects AFs and AFc), AFs (picture taken only after successful focusing), AFc (picture can be taken at any time), AF setting can be saved High-speed imager AF: Hybrid Phase-detect/Contrast-detect AF, 121 AF points, all cross-type; All target, group target (5-area / 9- area / 25-area), single target (normal / small), custom target (1-4)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000 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
Shutter Speed Range 1/40000 - 60 sec 1/32000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 100 49
AW Buffer Size 78 49
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 2,100,000 dots 1,037,000 dots (345,667 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display Yes No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 5.76M-dot "EyeRes" OLED, 0.78x magnification (50mm lens at infinity, -1dpt), 100% coverage, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, 120 fps, eye sensor EVF; High-speed (120fps) low latency (6ms) 2.36M-dot LCD, 1.48x - 1.65x magnification, 100% coverage, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 4992x3744 (30p/​25p/​24p) 4096x2160 (24p)
Video File Format MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio Format: 2ch 48 kHz/16 bit, AAC), MOV: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio Format: 2ch 48 kHz/16 bit, AC-3) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support Both slots support UHS-II Slot 1: UHS-II, Slot 2: UHS-II
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/250
Internal connections USB 3.1 Gen1 Type C, HDMI 2.0b Type A; 3.5mm mic/remote and headphone/remote jacks; Multifunctional interface in baseplate for optional handgrip Micro HDMI (Type-D), USB 3.0 Type C, 3.5mm external mic jack, 3.5mm external headphone jack, 2.5mm wired remote jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No Yes
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA)
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable 1720mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 32.7 oz (928 g) includes batteries 35.2 oz (997 g) includes batteries
Size 5.7 x 4.2 x 1.7 in. (146 x 107 x 42 mm) 5.7 x 5.8 x 3.0 in. (144 x 147 x 75 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $5,995.00 Buy from Amazon for $2,999.00
Release Date 2019-11-21 2019-02-28