Nikon D4Olympus OM-D E-M5
Top 9%1,381 points
Top 9%
Top 38%943 points
Top 38%
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Megapixels
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Top 95%
747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Nikon D4 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5: 64 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

0.62% more megapixels (photo).
16.2MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.1MP
291
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
36 x 23.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
17.3 x 13mm
246
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
51
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
35
189
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
11fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
9fps
173
0

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Nikon D4
Olympus OM-D E-M5
26% have it
151
0

6. weight

755g lighter.
1180g
HTC Re: 65.5g
425g
142
0

7. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
204800ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
25600ISO
126
0

8. video recording

50% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps
115
0

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
2600shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
310shots
114
0

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Nikon D4
Olympus OM-D E-M5
34% have it
100
0

11. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Nikon D4
11% have it
84
0

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Nikon D4
Olympus OM-D E-M5
48% have it
84
0

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.000125s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.00025s
81
0

14. pixel density

17.87% higher pixel density.
442ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
375ppi
77
0

15. width

38mm narrower.
160mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
122mm
76
0

16. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Nikon D4
25% have it
76
0

17. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D4
26% have it
73
0

18. height

67.5mm shorter.
156.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
89mm
71
0

19. volume

4.84x less body volume.
2261cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
466.89cm³
71
0

20. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
610k dots
71
0

21. resolution

1.51x higher resolution.
1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
901 x 676px
69
0

22. battery power

1.64x more battery power.
2000mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX: 4360mAh
1220mAh
69
0

23. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D4
Olympus OM-D E-M5
23% have it
67
0

24. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Nikon D4
9% have it
67
0

25. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Nikon D4
15% have it
62
0

26. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Nikon D4
14% have it
58
0

27. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.2"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3"
58
0

28. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Nikon D4
Olympus OM-D E-M5
22% have it
58
0

29. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Nikon D4
Olympus OM-D E-M5
17% have it
57
0

30. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon D4
Olympus OM-D E-M5
18% have it
57
0

31. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Nikon D4
Olympus OM-D E-M5
73% have it
56
0

32. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Nikon D4
30% have it
56
0

33. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Nikon D4
Olympus OM-D E-M5
26% have it
54
0

34. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Nikon D4
Olympus OM-D E-M5
43% have it
54
0

35. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon D4
Olympus OM-D E-M5
52% have it
52
0

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