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Top 13%
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 vs Nikon D4: 65 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

0.62% more megapixels.
16.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.2MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
17.3 x 13mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
36 x 23.9mm

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.
35
Sony Alpha a9: 693
51

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

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

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Nikon D4
27% have it

6. weight

755g lighter.
425g
HTC Re: 65.5g
1.18kg

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.
25600ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
204800ISO

8. longer battery life

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

9. video recording

2x better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Nikon D4
36% have it

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Nikon D4
49% have it

12. 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.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Nikon D4
11% have it

13. fastest shutter speed

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

14. pixel density

15.16% higher pixel density.
375ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
442ppi

15. width

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

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.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Nikon D4
25% have it

17. higher resolution (screen)

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

18. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Nikon D4
26% have it

19. height

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

20. volume

79.35% less body volume.
NaNcm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: cm³
2266.12cm³

21. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Nikon D4
9% have it

22. resolution

33.94% higher resolution.
901 x 676px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1011px
1176 x 784px

23. battery power

39% more battery power.
1220mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
2000mAh

24. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Nikon D4
24% have it

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.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Nikon D4
17% have it

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