Olympus E-M5 II vs. Samsung NX1

The Olympus OM-D E-M5 II features 16.1/40MP Live MOS Sensor and TruePic VI Image Processor on the other hand Samsung NX1 features 28.2MP BSI APS-C CMOS Sensor and DRIMe V Image Signal Processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II vs. Samsung NX1 1

Major Difference

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II vs. Samsung NX1 Specification Comparison Table.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II vs. Samsung NX1 3

Megapixel:  Olympus OM-D E-M5 II has more resolution than Samsung NX1, but having more resolution will not improve the image quality.


Bigger Sensor Size:  Samsung NX1 have bit bigger sensor size compared to Olympus OM-D E-M5 II, the bigger sensor area gives you more dynamic range in your images, more color depth and better low light performance aka less amount of noise visible during HIGH ISO mode.

The NO-OLPF benefit – Since the Olympus OM-D E-M5 II model doesn’t have low-pass filter, we will sure see improvement in noise performance due to the absence of Optical Low pass filter.

Image Stabilization:  5-axis image-stabilization mechanism reduces the effects of camera motion and image blur, the new IS system is effective on five different kinds of movement: horizontal shift, vertical shift, rotary motion, as well as the yaw and pitch.

More AF Points: Samsung NX1 have More AF points Compared to Olympus OM-D E-M5 II, hence you get more area under AF points with Samsung NX1.

AF System:  The Samsung NX1 uses phase + contrast based system (Hybrid AF system), a total number of 209 AF points is utilized while acquiring AF, on the Olympus OM-D E-M5 II have contrast AF system with 35 number of AF points. So NX1 will do better AF then Olympus E-M5 II.

Better low light performance – The Samsung NX1 comes with more ISO range compared to Nikon Olympus OM-D E-M5 II, The Standard ISO range of Samsung NX1, the expandable ISO range is 100-51200, on the other hand Olympus OM-D E-M5 II standard ISO range is expandable ISO range is 200-25600.

Better Shutter Range: Olympus OM-D E-M5 II features better shutter range compared to Samsung NX1Fast shutter range will help you to capture amazing action shots.

Top Continuous shooting speed: Samsung NX1 features fast shooting speed compared to Olympus OM-D E-M5 II.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II video Mode: Olympus OM-D E-M5 II features full HD video recording @60fps. HD video recording @60fps.

Samsung NX1 Video Mode: Samsung NX1 features 4k video recording @ 30fps frame rate. Full HD video recoding@60 and 50fps.

Supported formats Samsung NX1 the NX1 accommodates UHS-I or UHS-II memory cards and employs HEVC (H.265) compression. Additionally, video may be recorded directly to an external device with a 4:2:2 (8-bit) output signals.

Display: Samsung NX1features bigger and high resolution display compared to Olympus OM-D E-M5 II.

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II vs. Samsung NX1 2

Samsung NX1features large tilting+touchscreen display on the other hand Olympus OM-D E-M5 II has tilting display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Samsung NX1.

High ISO Test Between Olympus OM-D E-M5 II vs. Samsung NX1

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II vs. Samsung NX1 5Image analysis – Olympus E-M5 II 16 MP sensor vs Samsung NX1 28 MP sensor, the more resolution and bigger sensor size is actually doesn’t helping Samsung, so both camera image quality is approx same at ISO 12800 and ISO 25600.

Comparison Verdict: The specification of the Samsung NX1 is too much advance compared to Olympus E-M5 II, not need to repeat the things again that you have already seen the the comparison table.

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