Olympus OM-D E-M1X Review

OLYMPUS OM-D E-M1X

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The Olympus OM-D E-M1X is a Micro Four Thirds mount camera from Olympus with a 17.4 x 13 mm (Four Thirds) MOS sensor. You can view the best Olympus mirrorless cameras here.

The Olympus OM-D E-M1X Mirrorless Camera is a high-end camera that offers great features and performance. It has a 20.4MP Live MOS Micro Four Thirds Sensor that is able to capture stunning images and videos. It also has dual TruePic VIII Image Processors that help to improve image quality. The camera has an integrated vertical grip that makes it easy to hold and shoot photos and videos. Additionally, it has dual batteries that allow you to shoot for longer periods of time without having to worry about running out of power. The camera also has a 2.36m-Dot 0.83x Electronic Viewfinder that is perfect for shooting photos and videos. The camera also has a 3.0″ 1.037m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen that is easy to use and navigate. The camera also has DCI 4K/24p & UHD 4K/30p Video Recording that allows you to capture stunning videos and photos in high resolution. Lastly, the camera has 5-Axis Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization that helps to reduce camera shake for smooth videos and photos.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X Key Features

  • 20.4MP Live MOS Micro Four Thirds Sensor
  • Dual TruePic VIII Image Processors
  • Integrated Vertical Grip
  • Dual Batteries
  • 2.36m-Dot 0.83x Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0″ 1.037m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
  • DCI 4K/24p & UHD 4K/30p Video Recording
  • 5-Axis Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization
  • 15 fps Shooting and Expanded ISO 25600
  • 121-Point All Cross-Type Phase-Detect AF
  • Weather-Sealed Construction

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Frequently Asked Questions

What’s included with the Olympus OM-D E-M1X?
Included with the Olympus OM-D E-M1X are: Olympus OM-D E-M1X Mirrorless Camera, 2 x Olympus BLH-1 Lithium-Ion Battery (7.4V, 1720mAh), 2 x Olympus BLH-1 Lithium-Ion Battery (7.4V, 1720mAh), 2 x Olympus BCH-1 Battery Charger, Shoulder Strap, USB Cable, CP-1 Cable Protector, Cable Clip, Limited 1-Year Warranty. You can also usually find Olympus OM-D E-M1X bundle kits with additional accessories and lenses included.

What lens mount does the Olympus OM-D E-M1X have?
The Olympus OM-D E-M1X has a Micro Four Thirds lens mount. This is a popular lens mount, so you should have no issues finding Micro Four Thirds lenses. This lens mount is also available on the following cameras: Olympus OM-D E-M1X, Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark III, Olympus PEN E-PL10, Panasonic Lumix G9, Panasonic Lumix GH5 II, Panasonic Lumix GH5, Panasonic Lumix GH5S, Panasonic Lumix GH6, OM SYSTEM OM-1, OM SYSTEM OM-5

What kind of sensor does the Olympus OM-D E-M1X have?
The Olympus OM-D E-M1X has a 17.4 x 13 mm (Four Thirds) MOS sensor.

What is the resolution of the Olympus OM-D E-M1X?
The Olympus OM-D E-M1X’s 17.4 x 13 mm (Four Thirds) MOS sensor has the following resolutions – Actual: 21.8 Megapixel
Effective: 20.4 Megapixel (5184 x 3888).

Does the Olympus OM-D E-M1X have image stabilization?
The Olympus OM-D E-M1X has Sensor-Shift, 5-Axis image stabilization. Image stabilization is important for photographers interested in shooting in low light without relying on a tripod.

What size and resolution screen does the Olympus OM-D E-M1X have?
The Olympus OM-D E-M1X’s screen is 3.0″ and has a resolution of 1,037,000 Dots.

How many autofocus points does the Olympus OM-D E-M1X have?
The Olympus OM-D E-M1X has the following autofocus points – Phase Detection: 121 (121 Cross-Type)
Contrast Detection: 121.

What is the material construction of the Olympus OM-D E-M1X?
The Olympus OM-D E-M1X is made of Magnesium Alloy.

Does the Olympus OM-D E-M1X have a built-in ND filter?
The Olympus OM-D E-M1X has a 1 to 5 Stop Electronic ND Filter built into the camera.

Can the Olympus OM-D E-M1X shoot photos and video?
The Olympus OM-D E-M1X can shoot stills & video. This is arguably the most important feature to check before purchasing a camera. You don’t want to be caught off guard when you go to shoot video and your camera only takes photos.

What batteries does the Olympus OM-D E-M1X take?
The Olympus OM-D E-M1X takes the following batteries: 2 x BLH-1 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 7.4 VDC, 1720 mAh.

How are the Olympus OM-D E-M1X’s dimensions?
The Olympus OM-D E-M1X has dimensions of 5.7 x 5.8 x 3″ / 144.4 x 146.8 x 75.4 mm.

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