LCD and Viewfinder
Olympus E-M1X has a Fully Articulated 3" LCD screen with a resolution of 1,037k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen
type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips. For those of you who loves shooting self portraits or group photos, Olympus E-M1X will make your life easier with its Selfie friendly
E-M1X has a built-in Electronic viewfinder. The viewfinder has a resolution of 2,360kdots and coverage of 100%. 100% coverage ensures that what you see in the viewfinder while shooting matches exactly what you will get later in your image, helping accurate framing your shots and minimizes the need for cropping images later.
Max Shutter speed
Olympus E-M1X can shoot continuously at max speed of 60.0 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec
. E-M1X also has an electronic shutter which can shoot silently at max speed of 32000
. One thing to keep in mind is that electronic shutter may cause rolling shutter effects on your images in certain conditions.
Unfortunately E-M1X doesn't have a built-in flash but it has a flash shoe for mounting external flashes.
Olympus E-M1X features both Contrast Detection and Phase Detection autofocus (AF) systems which ensures speed and accuracy of focusing in most situations. The AF system has 121 points to choose from. Olympus E-M1X also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
Macro shooters will love Olympus E-M1X's Focus Stacking feature. In this mode, E-M1X automatically composites multiple shots taken at different focal positions using focus bracketing to create a single image with maximum depth of field.
With Olympus E-M1X, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 4096 x 2160 at 60p, 30p, 25p, 24p fps with bit rates up to 237 mbps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. This means that Olympus E-M1X provides 4K (Ultra-HD)
video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.It is also a big step up from its predecessor E-M1 II
which has a max video resolution of 4096 x 2160 only. If you are thinking of upgrading your E-M1 II and shoot a lot of video, this is a big factor to consider in favor of E-M1X.
E-M1X has a built-in Yes microphone and a Mono speaker. Olympus E-M1X also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Olympus E-M1X a very suitable camera high quality videography.
4K Photo Mode
Utilizing its 4K Video recording abilities in a creative way, Olympus E-M1X sports a 4K Photo Mode where you can capture 8 MP photos from 4K videos.
Using a software such as Adobe Lightroom on your PC or in-camera function, you can review the 4K video frame by frame and extract the image that you like the most.
Connectivity and Storage
Olympus E-M1X features built-in wireless (Wi-Fi)
connectivity ( 802.11ac + Bluetooth) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.Olympus E-M1X's Bluetooth
connectivity feature comes handy for connecting other devices that supports it. One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our E-M1X. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect E-M1X to compatible devices via its HDMI port or Yes (USB-PD allows charging by laptop or external power bank) port.
Olympus E-M1X is powered by a proprietary battery which provides a shooting life of 870 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 360 shots, Olympus E-M1X has a good battery life for its class.
Battery Life Comparison in Pro Mirrorless Cameras
Olympus E-M1X is the longest battery life Pro Mirrorless camera in our database. The closest competitor in this class is Fujifilm GFX 100 with its 800 shots battery life. Check the comparison of Olympus E-M1X vs Fujifilm GFX 100 or take a look at Longest battery life Mirrorless cameras list.
Olympus E-M1X Features Compared to Main Competitors