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
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
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

$837 with 14-150mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Olympus PEN E-PL8

Olympus PEN E-PL8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$379 - $449 body only

$489 - $549 with 14-42mm lens

Size Significantly smaller
Thickness Significantly thinner
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,500 - $1,799 body only

$1,899 with 40-150mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

Fujifilm X-T1 Competitors

Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-T10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 body only

$793 with 16-50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$798 - $2,398 body only

$998 with 28-70mm lens

Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Fujifilm X-T2

Fujifilm X-T2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,265 - $1,599 body only

$1,619 - $1,899 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

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