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

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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

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
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
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

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

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,139 body only

$1,980 with 12-40mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
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Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$649 - $899 body only

$1,127 with 14-150mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
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Olympus PEN-F

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 body only

$1,349 with 14-42mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Significantly smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Fujifilm X-T1 Competitors

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Fujifilm X-T2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,424 - $1,499 body only

$1,799 - $2,226 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,139 body only

$1,980 with 12-40mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Weight Slightly heavier
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Fujifilm X-Pro1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,314 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

discussion

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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