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Olympus E-M10 vs Zeiss ZX1

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 and the Zeiss ZX1 are two digital cameras that were announced, respectively, in January 2014 and September 2018. The E-M10 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the ZX1 is a fixed lens compact. The cameras are based on a Four Thirds (E-M10) and a full frame (ZX1) sensor. The Olympus has a resolution of 15.9 megapixels, whereas the Zeiss provides 37.4 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Olympus E-M10
versus
Zeiss ZX1
Olympus E-M10 Zeiss ZX1
Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
Micro Four Thirds lenses 35mm f/2.8
15.9 MP, Four Thirds Sensor 37.4 MP, Full Frame Sensor
1080/30p Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 200-25,600 ISO 80-51,200
Electronic viewfinder (1440k dots) Electronic viewfinder (6221k dots)
3.0 LCD, 1037k dots 4.3 LCD, 2765k dots
Tilting touchscreen Fixed touchscreen
8 shutter flaps per second 3 shutter flaps per second
In-body stabilizationno shake reduction
320 shots per battery charge250 shots per battery charge
119 x 82 x 46 mm, 396 g 142 x 93 x 46 mm, 800 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Olympus OM-D E-M10 and the Zeiss ZX1? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The side-by-side display below illustrates the physical size and weight of the Olympus E-M10 and the Zeiss ZX1. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive perspectives from the front, the top, and the back are available. All width, height and depth measures are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The E-M10 can be obtained in two different colors (black, silver), while the ZX1 is only available in black.

Size Olympus E-M10 vs Zeiss ZX1
Compare E-M10 versus ZX1 top
Comparison E-M10 or ZX1 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Zeiss ZX1 is notably larger (35 percent) than the Olympus E-M10. In this context, it is worth noting that neither the E-M10 nor the ZX1 are weather-sealed.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the ZX1 has a lens built in, whereas the E-M10 is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup. You can compare the optics available for the E-M10 and their specifications in the Micro Four Thirds Lens Catalog.

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. If you want to switch the focus of the display and review another camera pair, you can move across to the CAM-parator tool and choose from the broad selection of possible camera comparisons there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Olympus E-M10 119 mm 82 mm 46 mm 396 g 320 n Jan 2014 699 i
2.
 
Zeiss ZX1 142 mm 93 mm 46 mm 800 g 250 n Sep 2018 5,999 i
3.
 
Leica Q2 130 mm 80 mm 92 mm 718 g 370 Y Mar 2019 4,995 i
4.
 
Leica M10 139 mm 80 mm 39 mm 660 g 210 Y Jan 2017 6,595 i
5.
 
Leica Q Typ 116 130 mm 80 mm 93 mm 640 g 300 n Jun 2015 4,249 i
6.
 
Olympus E-PL10 117 mm 68 mm 39 mm 380 g 350 n Oct 2019 599 i
7.
 
Olympus E-PL9 117 mm 68 mm 39 mm 380 g 350 n Feb 2018 599 i
8.
 
Olympus E-M10 II 120 mm 83 mm 47 mm 390 g 320 n Aug 2015 649 i
9.
 
Olympus E-PL7 115 mm 67 mm 38 mm 357 g 350 n Aug 2014 599 i
10.
 
Olympus E-P5 122 mm 69 mm 37 mm 420 g 330 n May 2013 999 i
11.
 
Olympus E-PL6 111 mm 64 mm 38 mm 325 g 360 n May 2013 599 i
12.
 
Olympus E-PL5 111 mm 64 mm 38 mm 325 g 360 n Sep 2012 599 i
13.
 
Panasonic GX85 122 mm 71 mm 44 mm 426 g 290 n Apr 2016 799 i
14.
 
Panasonic FZ1000 137 mm 99 mm 131 mm 831 g 360 n Jun 2014 899 i
15.
 
Panasonic G6 122 mm 85 mm 71 mm 390 g 340 n Apr 2013 599 i
16.
 
Panasonic GX7 123 mm 71 mm 55 mm 402 g 350 n Aug 2013 999 i
17.
 
Sony RX1R II 113 mm 65 mm 72 mm 507 g 220 n Oct 2015 3,299 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. The listed launch prices provide an indication of the market segment that the manufacturer of the cameras have been targeting. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the sensor inside a digital camera is one of the key determinants of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Furthermore, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more possibilities to use shallow depth-of-field in order to isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors are more costly to manufacture and tend to lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Olympus E-M10 features a Four Thirds sensor and the Zeiss ZX1 a full frame sensor. The sensor area in the ZX1 is 284 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 2.0 and 1.0. The sensor in the E-M10 has a native 4:3 aspect ratio, while the one in the ZX1 offers a 3:2 aspect.

Olympus E-M10 and Zeiss ZX1 sensor measures

With 37.4MP, the ZX1 offers a higher resolution than the E-M10 (15.9MP), but the ZX1 nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 4.81μm versus 3.76μm for the E-M10) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the ZX1 is a much more recent model (by 4 years and 7 months) than the E-M10, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixel-units. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the E-M10 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Zeiss ZX1 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the ZX1 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 37.4 x 25 inches or 95.1 x 63.4 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 30 x 20 inches or 76.1 x 50.7 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 25 x 16.6 inches or 63.4 x 42.3 cm. The corresponding values for the Olympus E-M10 are 23 x 17.3 inches or 58.5 x 43.9 cm for good quality, 18.4 x 13.8 inches or 46.8 x 35.1 cm for very good quality, and 15.4 x 11.5 inches or 39 x 29.3 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Olympus OM-D E-M10 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 200 to ISO 25600, which can be extended to ISO 100-25600. The corresponding ISO settings for the Zeiss ZX1 are ISO 80 to ISO 51200 (no boost).

E-M10 versus ZX1 MP

Consistent information on actual sensor performance is available from DXO Mark for many cameras. This service assesses and scores the color depth ("DXO Portrait"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports") of camera sensors, and also publishes an overall camera score. The table below summarizes the physical sensor characteristics and sensor quality findings and compares them across a set of similar cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Olympus E-M10 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/30p22.812.3884 72
2.
 
Zeiss ZX1 Full Frame 37.4 7488 49924K/30p...... ..
3.
 
Leica Q2 Full Frame 46.7 8368 55844K/30p26.413.52491 96
4.
 
Leica M10 Full Frame 23.8 5952 3992none24.413.22133 86
5.
 
Leica Q Typ 116 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.312.72221 85
6.
 
Olympus E-PL10 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34564K/30p...... ..
7.
 
Olympus E-PL9 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34564K/30p...... ..
8.
 
Olympus E-M10 II Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p23.112.5842 73
9.
 
Olympus E-PL7 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/30p22.712.4873 72
10.
 
Olympus E-P5 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/30p22.812.4895 72
11.
 
Olympus E-PL6 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/30p...... ..
12.
 
Olympus E-PL5 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/30p22.812.3889 72
13.
 
Panasonic GX85 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34484K/30p22.912.6662 71
14.
 
Panasonic FZ1000 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p22.111.7517 64
15.
 
Panasonic G6 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p21.311.5639 61
16.
 
Panasonic GX7 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60p22.612.2718 70
17.
 
Sony RX1R II Full Frame 42.2 7952 53041080/60p25.813.93204 97

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. Both cameras under consideration are equipped with sensors that have a sufficiently high read-out speed for moving images, but the ZX1 provides a better video resolution than the E-M10. It can shoot movie footage at 4K/30p, while the Olympus is limited to 1080/30p.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a variety of features. The two cameras under review are similar with respect to both having an electronic viewfinder. However, the one in the ZX1 offers a substantially higher resolution than the one in the E-M10 (6221k vs 1440k dots). The table below summarizes some of the other core capabilities of the Olympus E-M10 and Zeiss ZX1 in connection with corresponding information for a sample of similar cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Olympus E-M101440 n 3.0 1037 tilting Y 1/4000s 8.0 Y Y
2.
 
Zeiss ZX16221 n 4.3 2765 fixed Y 1/1000s 3.0 n n
3.
 
Leica Q23680 n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/2000s 20.0 n Y
4.
 
Leica M10optical n 3.0 1037 fixed n 1/4000s 5.0 n n
5.
 
Leica Q Typ 1163680 n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/2000s 10.0 n Y
6.
 
Olympus E-PL10none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 8.6 Y Y
7.
 
Olympus E-PL9none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 8.6 Y Y
8.
 
Olympus E-M10 II2360 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 8.0 Y Y
9.
 
Olympus E-PL7optional n 3.0 1037 tilting Y 1/4000s 8.0 n Y
10.
 
Olympus E-P5optional n 3.0 1037 tilting Y 1/8000s 9.0 Y Y
11.
 
Olympus E-PL6optional n 3.0 460 tilting Y 1/4000s 8.0 n Y
12.
 
Olympus E-PL5optional n 3.0 460 tilting Y 1/4000s 8.0 n Y
13.
 
Panasonic GX852765 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 8.0 Y Y
14.
 
Panasonic FZ10002359 n 3.0 921 swivel n 1/4000s 12.0 Y Y
15.
 
Panasonic G61440 n 3.0 1036 swivel Y 1/4000s 7.0 Y n
16.
 
Panasonic GX72760 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/8000s 5.0 Y Y
17.
 
Sony RX1R II2360 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/4000s 5.0 n n

One difference between the cameras concerns the presence of an on-board flash. The E-M10 has one, while the ZX1 does not. While the built-in flash of the E-M10 is not very powerful, it can at times be useful as a fill-in light.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the ZX1 is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Olympus E-M10 has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

The E-M10 writes its imaging data to SDXC cards, while the ZX1 uses an internal SSD.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Olympus OM-D E-M10 and Zeiss ZX1 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Olympus E-M10Ystereomono--micro2.0Y--
2.
 
Zeiss ZX1Ystereomono---3.1YYY
3.
 
Leica Q2Ystereomono----Y-Y
4.
 
Leica M10Y------Y--
5.
 
Leica Q Typ 116Ystereomono--micro2.0YY-
6.
 
Olympus E-PL10Ystereomono--micro2.0Y-Y
7.
 
Olympus E-PL9Ystereomono--micro2.0Y-Y
8.
 
Olympus E-M10 IIYstereomono--micro2.0Y--
9.
 
Olympus E-PL7Ystereomono--micro2.0Y--
10.
 
Olympus E-P5Ystereomono--micro2.0Y--
11.
 
Olympus E-PL6Ystereomono--mini2.0---
12.
 
Olympus E-PL5Ystereomono--mini2.0---
13.
 
Panasonic GX85Ystereomono--micro2.0Y--
14.
 
Panasonic FZ1000YstereomonoY-micro2.0YY-
15.
 
Panasonic G6YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
16.
 
Panasonic GX7Ystereomono--mini2.0YY-
17.
 
Sony RX1R IIYstereomonoY-micro2.0YY-

The ZX1 is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Zeiss. In contrast, the E-M10 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the E-M10 was succeeded by the Olympus E-M10 II. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Olympus and Zeiss websites.

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Review summary

So what is the bottom line? Which of the two cameras – the Olympus E-M10 or the Zeiss ZX1 – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.

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Advantages of the Olympus OM-D E-M10:

  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • More flexible LCD: Has a tilting screen for odd-angle shots in landscape orientation.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/4000s vs 1/1000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (8 vs 3 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • More flexible: Accepts interchangeable lenses, so that lens characteristics can be altered.
  • More compact: Is smaller (119x82mm vs 142x93mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Longer lasting: Can take more shots (320 versus 250) on a single battery charge.
  • Sharper images: Has hand-shake reducing image stabilization built-in.
  • Easier fill-in: Is equipped with a small onboard flash to brighten deep shadow areas.

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Reasons to prefer the Zeiss ZX1:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (37.4 vs 15.9MP), which boosts linear resolution by 56%.
  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better image quality: Is equipped with a larger and more technologically advanced sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (4K/30p vs 1080/30p).
  • More detailed viewfinder: Has higher resolution electronic viewfinder (6221k vs 1440k dots).
  • Larger viewfinder image: Features a viewfinder with a higher magnification (0.74x vs 0.58x).
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (4.3" vs 3.0") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (2765k vs 1037k dots).
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Ready to shoot: Has an integrated lens, whereas the E-M10 necessitates an extra lens.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.1 vs 2.0).
  • Easier device pairing: Supports NFC for fast wireless image transfer over short distances.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • More prestigious: Has the Zeiss luxury appeal, which ensures a high resale value.

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the ZX1 is the clear winner of the contest (17 : 10 points). However, the relevance of individual strengths will vary across photographers, so that you might want to apply your own weighing scheme to the summary points when reflecting and deciding on a new camera. A professional sports photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a street photog, and a person interested in family portraits has distinct needs from a landscape shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

E-M10 10:17 ZX1

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Olympus E-M10 and the Zeiss ZX1 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera and Best Prime Lens Compact Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of technical specifications can provide a useful overview of the capabilities of different cameras, it remains partial and cannot reveal, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance when actually working with the E-M10 or the ZX1. User reviews that are available, for instance, at amazon can sometimes shed light on these issues, but such feedback is all too often partial, inconsistent, and inaccurate.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The following table reports the overall ratings of the cameras as published by some of the major camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Olympus E-M104/5..80/1005/55/5 Jan 2014 699 i
2.
 
Zeiss ZX1.......... Sep 2018 5,999 i
3.
 
Leica Q2....84/1004.5/54/5 Mar 2019 4,995 i
4.
 
Leica M104.5/5....4/54.5/5 Jan 2017 6,595 i
5.
 
Leica Q Typ 1165/5..80/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2015 4,249 i
6.
 
Olympus E-PL10....77/100..4/5 Oct 2019 599 i
7.
 
Olympus E-PL9..+..4.5/54/5 Feb 2018 599 i
8.
 
Olympus E-M10 II4.5/5+ +80/1005/55/5 Aug 2015 649 i
9.
 
Olympus E-PL74/5+..5/54/5 Aug 2014 599 i
10.
 
Olympus E-P55/5+ +78/1004.5/55/5 May 2013 999 i
11.
 
Olympus E-PL6.......... May 2013 599 i
12.
 
Olympus E-PL53/5+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 599 i
13.
 
Panasonic GX854.5/5+ +82/1005/55/5 Apr 2016 799 i
14.
 
Panasonic FZ10004/5+ +82/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2014 899 i
15.
 
Panasonic G64/5+ +..5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 599 i
16.
 
Panasonic GX74/5+79/1005/55/5 Aug 2013 999 i
17.
 
Sony RX1R II5/5..82/100..4.5/5 Oct 2015 3,299 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The above review scores should be interpreted with care, though. The ratings were established in reference to similarly priced cameras that were available in the market at the time of the review. Thus, a score needs to be put into the context of the launch date and the launch price of the camera, and comparing ratings of very distinct cameras or ones that are far apart in terms of their release date have little meaning. It should also be noted that some of the review sites have over time altered the way they render their verdicts.

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    Specifications: Olympus E-M10 vs Zeiss ZX1

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Olympus E-M10 Zeiss ZX1
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens Micro Four Thirds lenses 35mm f/2.8
    Launch Date January 2014 September 2018
    Launch Price USD 699 USD 5,999
    Sensor Specs Olympus E-M10 Zeiss ZX1
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Four Thirds Sensor Full Frame Sensor
    Sensor Size 17.3 x 13.0 mm 36.0 x 24.0 mm
    Sensor Area 224.9 mm2 864 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 21.6 mm 43.3 mm
    Crop Factor 2.0x 1.0x
    Sensor Resolution 15.9 Megapixels 37.4 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 pixels 7488 x 4992 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 3.76 μm 4.81 μm
    Pixel Density 7.08 MP/cm2 4.33 MP/cm2
    Moiré control no AA filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 1080/30p Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 200 - 25,600 ISO 80 - 51,200 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 25,600 ISO no Enhancement
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 72 ..
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 22.8 ..
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 12.3 ..
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 884 ..
    Screen Specs Olympus E-M10 Zeiss ZX1
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.58x 0.74x
    Viewfinder Resolution 1440k dots 6221k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 4.3inch
    LCD Resolution 1037k dots 2765k dots
    LCD Attachment Tilting screen Fixed screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Olympus E-M10 Zeiss ZX1
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus Peakingno Peaking Feature
    Continuous Shooting 8 shutter flaps/s 3 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterno E-Shutterup to 1/8000s
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inno Intervalometer
    Image StabilizationIn-body stabilizationno handshake reduction
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards Internal SSD
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single SSD
    Connectivity Specs Olympus E-M10 Zeiss ZX1
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 3.1
    HDMI Port micro HDMI no HDMI
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication no NFC NFC built-in
    Bluetooth Support no Bluetooth Bluetooth built-in
    Body Specs Olympus E-M10 Zeiss ZX1
    Battery Type BLS-5 DD-PS1A
    Battery Life (CIPA)320 shots per charge250 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 119 x 82 x 46 mm
    (4.7 x 3.2 x 1.8 in)
    142 x 93 x 46 mm
    (5.6 x 3.7 x 1.8 in)
    Camera Weight 396 g (14.0 oz) 800 g (28.2 oz)

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