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

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
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

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$889 body only

$1,247 with 12-50mm lens

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$763 - $1,198 body only

$859 with 14-42mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 - $549 body only

$434 - $600 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Size Smaller
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Fujifilm X-T1 Competitors

Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-T10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$580 - $599 body only

$699 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,699 body only

$2,099 with 35mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,098 - $3,198 body only

$1,398 with 28-70mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Faster video autofocus
Startup delay Significantly more startup delay

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