Olympus OM-D E-M1 vs Fujifilm X-T1

Olympus OM-D E-M1
Fujifilm X-T1

Reasons to buy the Olympus OM-D E-M1

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,400k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.71x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-T1

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1000 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm X-T1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus OM-D E-M1.

competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$867 body only

$1,138 with 12-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,530 - $1,799 body only

$1,899 with 40-150mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Sony Alpha 7 II

Sony Alpha 7 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,190 - $1,298 body only

$1,430 - $1,498 with 28-70mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Touch screen No touch screen

Fujifilm X-T1 Competitors

Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-T10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 body only

$699 with 16-50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Fujifilm X-T2

Fujifilm X-T2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,499 - $1,699 body only

$1,761 - $1,799 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Fujifilm X-T20

Fujifilm X-T20

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 body only

$899 with 16-50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing

discussion

Olympus OM-D E-M1
OM-D E-M1
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Fujifilm X-T1
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Ghmjr (11:50 AM, October 05, 2014)
The em1 has the same size lcd as the xt1, the evf is larger on the xt1, fujifilm now has 15 lenses. I wonder how the xt1 would compare if these corrections were made.
 
guest (10:59 PM, August 30, 2014)
xt1 has more than 8 compatible lens that are stated here
 
AdelphosChaz (3:24 PM, February 01, 2014)
X-T1 does not have a built in flash but it does have a 0.77x viewfinder rather than the here stated 0.50