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Advantages of the Olympus OM-D E-M1X

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Battery life
Much longer battery life
870 shots vs 220 shots
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Around 4x more shots per battery charge
Continuous shooting
Shoots much faster
60 fps vs 24 fps
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2.5x faster continuous shooting
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Viewfinder size
Significantly larger viewfinder
0.72x vs 0.22x
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Around 11x larger viewfinder
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
25,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
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The OM-D E-M1X's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/2000s
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4x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA

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Size
Much smaller
102×58×41 mm vs 144×147×75 mm
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6.5x smaller
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Weight
Much lighter
299 g vs 997 g
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3.3x lighter
Screen resolution
Higher resolution screen
1,228k dots vs 1,037k dots
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Around 20% higher resolution screen
Thickness
Thinner
1.6" vs 3"
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Around 50% thinner
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$979.00 vs $2,999.00
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The best price we've seen is $2,020 cheaper (3.1x less)
Focus points
Slightly more focus points
315 vs 121
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Set focus accurately within the frame
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths
Continuous shooting Fast continuous shooting Help
OM-D E-M1X60 fps
Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VA24 fps
Autofocus Both use faster phase detection autofocus Help
fast and accurate
Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
Great for movies
Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
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Common Weaknesses

Snapsort is not aware of any interesting weaknesses shared by these two products.

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OM-D E-M1X
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