Take a look between the comparison of Fujifilm X-E2 and Olympus OM-D E-M5, the Fujifilm X-E2 features 16.3MP, APS-C, X-Trans II CMOS Sensor and EXR Processor II on the other hand Olympus OM-D E-M5 features 16.1MP Live MOS Sensor and TruePic VI Image Processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.
Fujifilm X-E2 Major Features
- 16.3MP, APS-C, X-Trans II CMOS Sensor
- EXR Processor II
- 3.0″ 1,040k-Dot LCD Monitor
- 0.5″ 2,360k-Dot OLED Viewfinder
- Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
- Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity
- Continuous Shooting up to 7 fps
- Intelligent Hybrid AF System
- Digital Split Image and Focus Peaking
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Major Features
- 16.1MP Live MOS Sensor
- TruePic VI Image Processor
- Micro Four Thirds System
- 3.0″ 610k-Dot Tilting OLED Monitor
- 1440k-Dot Electronic Viewfinder
- Full HD 1080i Video at 60fps
- Optical 5-Axis Image Stabilization
- ISO 200-25,600
- Dustproof and Splash-Proof Construction
- FAST Auto Focus System
Fujifilm X-E2 vs. Fujifilm X-E1 Specification Comparison Table.
Fujifilm X-E2 is 1year 8 month older than Olympus OM-D E-M5.
Megapixel: Fujifilm X-E2 and Olympus OM-D E-M5 both camera same megapixel count.
Bigger Sensor Size: Fujifilm X-E2 features bigger sensor size than Olympus OM-D E-M5, hence you get better dynamic range, improved High ISO performance and better color and contrast reproduction compared to Olympus OM-D E-M5
No lowpass filter in Fujifilm X-E2 – Fjifilm’s X-Trans bespoke pixel array (with randomized pixel pattern) completely eliminate the need of an optical low-pass filter. Hence you get supersharp images with more color and contrast,
Intelligent Hybrid AF in X-E2: Fujifilm X-E2 features advance AF system that combines two technology Phase + Contrast system, with the help of these two technology Clear focus can be attained in as little as 0.08 seconds. Olympus E-M5 features contrast based AF system.
5-Axis Image Stabilization in Olympus OM-D E-M5 – Olympus E-M5 features world’s first 5-axis image-stabilization mechanism inside the body, the current IS mechanism of all camera worldwide features 2 axis based Image Stabilization System. No Image Stabilization available in X-E2.
ISO: Fujifilm X-E2 and Olympus OM-D E-M5 both camera feature same ISO range.
Shutter: Olympus OM-D E-M5 features better shutter and fast shooting speed compared to Fujifilm X-E2.
Video: Olympus OM-D E-M5 and Fujifilm X-E2 both camera have full HD video recording @ 60fps.
Display: Fujifilm X-E2 features bigger and high resolution display compared to Olympus OM-D E-M5, on the other hand E-M5 tilting display. I prefer tilting over the fixed one.
Battery Life (CIPA): Olympus OM-D E-M5 battery rating is 360 shots and other hand Fujifilm X-E2 350 shots. According to CIPA.
Dimensions: Olympus OM-D E-M5 is smaller and lighter than Fujifilm X-E2.
Price: Fujifilm X-E2 with 18-55mm Lens: $1,399.00 and Olympus OM-D E-M5 with 12-50mm Lens: $1,299.00
Verdict: We recommend Fujifilm X-E2 over OMD E-M5, the Fujifilm X-E2 features better sensor, advance AF system and NO built-in lowpass filter.