Olympus OM System OM-1 Vs Canon EOS R6: full comparison

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67

Overall Score

70

Olympus

OM System OM-1

Announced: 15 Feb 2022
Sensor Resolution: 20Mp
Sensor Type: 4/3 Stacked BSI Live MOS Sensor
ISO: 200-25600
Weight: 599g
Physical Dimensions: 135 x 92 x 73 mm
Viewfinder: Electronic
Screen Type: 3" Fully articulated
Video Resolutions: 4096x2160
43
Image Quality
65
91
Speed Performance
66
89
Versatility
93
70
Comfort
60

Canon

EOS R6

Announced: 09 Jul 2020
Sensor Resolution: 20Mp
Sensor Type: Full frame CMOS
ISO: 100-102400
Weight: 680g
Physical Dimensions: 138 x 98 x 88 mm
Viewfinder: Electronic
Screen Type: 3" Fully articulated
Video Resolutions: 3840x2160
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The best camera for different types of photography

Olympus
OM System OM-1

vs

Canon
EOS R6

48
Portrait Portrait Portrait
65
46
Landscape Landscape Landscape
65
75
SportSport Sport
70
74
Street Street Street
69
77
Everyday Everyday Everyday
71

Best alternative for types of photography

Olympus OM System OM-1
pros and cons

Olympus OM System OM-1

Olympus

OM System OM-1

Announced: 15 Feb 2022
Sensor Resolution: 20Mp
Sensor Type: 4/3 Stacked BSI Live MOS Sensor
ISO: 200-25600
Weight: 599g
Physical Dimensions: 135 x 92 x 73 mm
Viewfinder: Electronic
Screen Type: 3" Fully articulated
Video Resolutions: 4096x2160

prospros

  • This camera autofocus is able to follow moving subjects
  • The Olympus OM System OM-1 is tropicalized - this means you can use it also in adverse atmospheric and environmental conditions without ruining it
  • The integrated stabilizer allows you to shoot firmly even in low light conditions
  • The LCD display is a convenient and almost indispensable feature
  • The microphone input can be very useful if you shoot videos
  • Precise and fast autofocus, ideal for action photos, it performs well even in low light conditions
  • The fully articulated display allows you to manage the framing even in hard conditions
  • The second memory slot makes the camera more reliable, also for professional use
  • Thanks to the wireless connection, Olympus OM System OM-1 allows immediate picture sharing

conscons

  • Warning - Olympus OM System OM-1 battery has only 520.0 shoots autonomy. This might be a limiting factor if you think you'll have to do long photo sessions without having the chance to recharge it.

Olympus OM System OM-1 and its rivals

Review compare Olympus OM System OM-1 with overall score Portrait
Portrait
Landscape
Landscape
Sport
Sport
Street
Street
Everyday
Everyday
OlympusOM System OM-1 Olympus
OM System OM-1
67 48 46 75 74 77 buy on
SonyAlpha A7c Sony
Alpha A7c
72 65 66 69 75 76 buy on
NikonZ7 Mark II Nikon
Z7 Mark II
70 69 68 68 70 71 buy on
SonyZV-E1 Sony
ZV-E1
70 63 64 68 74 75 buy on
CanonEOS R6 Canon
EOS R6
70 65 65 70 69 71 buy on
SonyAlpha a6600 Sony
Alpha a6600
65 51 50 67 72 74 buy on
PanasonicLumix DC-GH6 Panasonic
Lumix DC-GH6
62 47 46 70 64 67 buy on

Canon EOS R6
pros and cons

Canon EOS R6

Canon

EOS R6

Announced: 09 Jul 2020
Sensor Resolution: 20Mp
Sensor Type: Full frame CMOS
ISO: 100-102400
Weight: 680g
Physical Dimensions: 138 x 98 x 88 mm
Viewfinder: Electronic
Screen Type: 3" Fully articulated
Video Resolutions: 3840x2160

pros pros

  • This camera autofocus is able to follow moving subjects
  • The Canon EOS R6 is tropicalized - this means you can use it also in adverse atmospheric and environmental conditions without ruining it
  • The integrated stabilizer allows you to shoot firmly even in low light conditions
  • The LCD display is a convenient and almost indispensable feature
  • The microphone input can be very useful if you shoot videos
  • Thanks to burst mode, it's ideal for action photos
  • Precise and fast autofocus, ideal for action photos, it performs well even in low light conditions
  • The fully articulated display allows you to manage the framing even in hard conditions
  • The second memory slot makes the camera more reliable, also for professional use
  • Thanks to the wireless connection, Canon EOS R6 allows immediate picture sharing

conscons

  • Warning - Canon EOS R6 battery has only 360.0 shoots autonomy. This might be a limiting factor if you think you'll have to do long photo sessions without having the chance to recharge it.

Canon EOS R6 and its rivals

Review compare Canon EOS R6 with overall score Portrait
Portrait
Landscape
Landscape
Sport
Sport
Street
Street
Everyday
Everyday
CanonEOS R6 Canon
EOS R6
70 65 65 70 69 71 buy on
CanonEOS R6 Mark II Canon
EOS R6 Mark II
78 68 67 86 77 80 buy on
SonyAlpha A7R IV Sony
Alpha A7R IV
73 71 71 73 73 74 buy on
CanonEOS R5 Canon
EOS R5
72 69 69 72 70 72 buy on
SonyAlpha A7c Sony
Alpha A7c
72 65 66 69 75 76 buy on
OlympusOM System OM-1 Olympus
OM System OM-1
67 48 46 75 74 77 buy on
FujifilmX-Pro3 Fujifilm
X-Pro3
65 53 50 62 77 78 buy on

Olympus OM System OM-1 vs Canon EOS R6, which is better?

In case you are wondering which of these cameras you should buy, then this is the right place to find an answer. Here you will find listed all the main differences among Olympus OM System OM-1 and Canon EOS R6, calculated by the CameraRace iCamRank algorithm.

  • Overall, Olympus OM System OM-1 (67) and Canon EOS R6 (70) are equivalent from the technical point of view.
  • The image quality of Canon EOS R6 (65) is superior to that of Olympus OM System OM-1 (43).
  • Olympus OM System OM-1 (91) performs better than Canon EOS R6 (66) in terms of speed.
  • Canon EOS R6 is more versatile than Olympus OM System OM-1 (93 a 89).
  • The handling of Olympus OM System OM-1 (70) is more effective than that of Canon EOS R6 (60).

But, as you may know, the technical performance is meaningless if applied to the wrong context. This is the reason why the iCamRank "weights" differently the camera technical features for each type of photography. Thus, below you'll find our suggestions, based on your preferred photography genre:

Canon EOS R6 is better for portrait or landscape photography; Olympus OM System OM-1 is instead your choice if you shoot sport or street photography or for everyday use.

Need further details? Below you will find a full comparison of all the technical specifications.

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Sensor
comparison

Canon
EOS R6

Stacked BSI Live MOS Sensor

Sensor Type

CMOS

4/3 down

Sensor Size

up Full frame

17.4 x 13.0 mm down

Sensor Dimensions

up 36.0 x 24.0 mm

226.2 mm2 down

Sensor Area

up 864.0 mm2

20 Mp

Sensor Resolution

20 Mp

5184 x 3888 down

Max Image Resolution

up 5472 x 3648

25600 down

Max Native ISO

up 102400

200 down

Min Native ISO

up 100

yes

RAW Support

yes

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Lens
comparison

Canon
EOS R6

Micro Four Thirds

Lens Mount

Canon RF

118 up

Number of Lenses

down 17

2

Focal Length Multiplier

1

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Screen Type
comparison

Canon
EOS R6

Fully articulated

Screen Type

Fully articulated

3.0"

Screen Size

3.0"

1620Kdot

Screen Resolution

1620Kdot

yes

Live View

yes

yes

Touch Screen

yes

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Viewfinder
comparison

Canon
EOS R6

Electronic

Viewfinder

Electronic

5760000.0

Viewfinder Resolution

3690000.0

100

Viewfinder Coverage

100

0.83x

Viewfinder Magnification

0.76x

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Features
comparison

Canon
EOS R6

60s

Min Shutter Speed

30s

-

Max Shutter Speed

-

10fps down

Continuous Shooting

up 12fps

yes

Shutter Priority

yes

yes

Aperture Priority

yes

yes

Manual Exposure Mode

yes

yes

Exposure Compensation

yes

yes

Custom White Balance

yes

yes

Image Stabilization

yes

no

Built-in Flash

no

None

Flash Range

None

1/250s

Max Flash Sync

-

Redeye
Fill-in
Flash Off
Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain)
Slow sync.(1st curtain)
Slow sync.(2nd curtain)
Manual

Flash Modes

no built-in flash

yes

External Flash

yes

yes

AE Bracketing

yes

yes

WB Bracketing

yes

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Exposure Modes
comparison

Canon
EOS R6

yes

Multi-Segment

yes

yes

Average

yes

yes

Spot

yes

no

Partial

yes

no

AF-Area

no

yes

Center Weighted

no

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Dxo Sensor Scores
comparison

Canon
EOS R6

dato non disponibile

DxO Overall Score

dato non disponibile

dato non disponibile

DxO Color Depth

dato non disponibile

dato non disponibile

DxO Dynamic Range

dato non disponibile

dato non disponibile

DxO Low Light ISO

dato non disponibile

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Autofocus
comparison

Canon
EOS R6

yes

AF Touch

yes

yes

AF Continuous

yes

yes

AF Single

yes

yes

AF Tracking

yes

yes

AF Selective

yes

yes

AF Center

yes

yes

AF MultiArea

yes

yes

AF Live View

yes

yes

AF Face Detection

yes

yes

AF Contrast Detection

yes

yes

AF Phase Detection

yes

1053 down

Number of Focus Points

up 6072

1053 up

Number of Cross Focus Points

down 0

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Video Features
comparison

Canon
EOS R6

Video Resolutions

3840x2160 (60p/​30p/​23.98p) |1920x1080 (120p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)

4096x2160

Max Video Resolution

3840x2160

MPEG-4 H.264 H.265 HEVC

Video Formats

MPEG-4 H.264 H.265

yes

Microphone Port

yes

yes

Headphone Port

yes

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Connectivity
comparison

Canon
EOS R6

Built-in

Wireless Connectivity

Built-in

yes

HDMI

yes

USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)

USB

Yes

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Physical
comparison

Canon
EOS R6

yes

Environmental Sealing

yes

no

Water Proof

no

no

Dust Proof

no

no

Shock Proof

no

no

Crush Proof

no

no

Freeze Proof

no

599g

Weight

680g

135 x 92 x 73 mm

Physical Dimensions

138 x 98 x 88 mm

520 up

Battery Life

down 360

Battery Pack

Battery Type

Battery Pack

BLX-1

Battery Model

LP-E6NH

Olympus
OM System OM-1

Other Features
comparison

Canon
EOS R6

Yes (2 or 12 secs, custom)

Self Timer

Yes

yes

Timelapse Recording

yes

no

GPS

no

Dual SD SDHC SDXC slots (UHS-II on first slot)

Storage Type

Dual SD slots (UHS-II supported)

2

Storage Slots

2

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