Olympus E-M1 vs. Sony Alpha NEX-6

Olympus E-M1 vs. Sony Alpha NEX-6  – Take a look between the comparison of Olympus OM-D E-M1 and Sony Alpha NEX-6, the Olympus OM-D E-M1 features 16.3MP Live MOS Sensor and TruePic VII Image Processor on the other hand Sony Alpha NEX-6  features 16.1MP Exmor APS-C Size CMOS Sensor and Bionz Image Processor , take a look at the Major Specification Below.


Olympus OM-D E-M1 Major Features

  • 16.3MP Live MOS Sensor
  • TruePic VII Image Processor
  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • FAST Dual Phase- & Contrast-Detection AF
  • Interactive 2,360k-Dot EVF
  • 3.0″ 1,037k-Dot Tilting LCD Touchscreen
  • 5-Axis Image Stabilization with IS Auto
  • Built-In Wireless Connectivity
  • 10 fps and 1/8000 sec. Top Shutter Speed
  • Dust/Splash/Freezeproof Mag. Alloy Body


Sony Alpha NEX-6 Major Features

  • 16.1MP Exmor APS-C Size CMOS Sensor
  • 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens Included
  • Fast Hybrid AF With Phase-Detection AF
  • 3″ 921K-Dot TFT LCD
  • XGA OLED Tru-Finder EVF
  • Captures 1080 HD Video
  • Wi-Fi Capable
  • Built-In Flash
  • Fast 10fps Burst Shooting
  • PlayMemories Camera Apps

Major Difference

Olympus OM-D E-M1 vs. Sony Alpha NEX-6 Specification Comparison Table.  


Olympus E-M1 is 1 years older than Sony Alpha NEX-6.

Megapixel: Olympus E-M1 features more megapixels compared to Sony Alpha NEX-6 but Sony Alpha NEX-6 features bigger sensor than Olympus E-M1.

AF System: Olympus E-M1 and Sony Alpha NEX-6 both camera feature same type of contrast based AF system.

More AF Points: Sony Alpha NEX-6 have More AF points Compared to Olympus E-M1, hence you get more area under AF points with Sony Alpha NEX-6.

ISO: Olympus E-M1 and Sony Alpha NEX-6 both camera feature same ISO range.

Shutter: Olympus E-M1 features better shutter range compared to Sony Alpha NEX-6, but Olympus E-M1 and Sony Alpha NEX-6 both camera feature same top shooting speed.

Better Video Mode: Sony Alpha NEX-6 features better video mode compared to Olympus E-M1. With Sony NEX 6 you get 60 fps frame rate at Full HD  mode Olympus E-M1 limited to 30fps only.

Display: Olympus E-M1 features high resolution display compared to Sony Alpha NEX-6.

Battery Life (CIPA): Sony Alpha NEX-6 battery rating is 360 shots and other hand Olympus E-M1 350 shots. (minor difference)

Dimensions: Olympus E-M1 is smaller than Sony Alpha NEX-6.

Weight: Olympus E-M1 lighter than Sony Alpha NEX-6.

Price: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera with 12-50mm Lens: $1,299.00 and Sony Alpha NEX-6 Mirrorless Digital Camera with 16-50mm Zoom Lens: $798.00

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