Olympus OM-D E-M5 III vs Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Comparison



Let’s compare the Olympus OM-D E-M5 III vs Canon EOS-1D X Mark II.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Olympus OM-D E-M5 III and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II. While Olympus OM-D E-M5 III has 4/3 sensor, Canon EOS-1D X Mark II has 35mm sensor and 20.4 has a 20.4 MP and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II has a 20.2 MP resolution.

  Olympus OM-D E-M5 III Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
  Olympus OM-D E-M5 III Front Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Olympus Canon
Megapixels 20.4 20.2
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 2.0x 1.0x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full 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 (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800, H3: 409600
Startup Time 0.8 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Advanced Dual FAST AF: Hybrid Phase-detect/Contrast-detect AF, 121 AF points, all cross-type; All target, group target (25, 9 or 5-area), single target (normal/small) Phase Detect : 61 AF points (all support f/8) with max 41 cross-type points, 5 dual cross (f/2.8 and f/5.6)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode 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 (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800, H3: 409600
Shutter Speed Range 1/32000 - 60 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 26 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 23 Unlimited
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,037,000 dots (345,667 px) 1,620,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF; 2.68M-dot OLED, 1.20x - 1.37x magnification, 100% coverage, 27mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter, Ec-C6 screen provided, can be changed to Ec-A, B or L; Intelligent VF II
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 4096x2160 (24p) 4096x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG) MOV (4K Movie: Motion JPEG, Full HD Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / CFast / CFast 2.0
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support CF and CFast slots
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/250
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0, 3.5mm external mic jack, 2.5mm wired remote jack System extension terminal, Mini HDMI (Type-C), remote terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes No
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No Yes
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 1210 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 14.6 oz (414 g) includes batteries 54.5 oz (1,544 g) includes batteries
Size 4.9 x 3.4 x 2.0 in. (125 x 85 x 50 mm) 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,199.00 Buy from Amazon for $5,499.00
Release Date 2019-11-30 2016-04-15