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

Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
51,200 ISO
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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

$1,121 body only

$1,351 with 12-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$960 - $998 body only

$1,000 with 15mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $899 body only

$449 - $648 with 14-42mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
3D Takes 3D photos
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Fujifilm X-T1 Competitors

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,700 body only

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-T10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 body only

$899 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 body only

$593 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
HDR Has in-camera HDR
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