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OM System OM-1 Vs. Panasonic GH6 : Which is better?

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Let’s compare the OM System OM-1 vs Panasonic Lumix DC-GH6 to find out which camera is better.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing OM System OM-1 and Panasonic Lumix DC-GH6. Both cameras have 4/3 sensors but OM System OM-1 has a 20.4 MP and Panasonic Lumix DC-GH6 has a 25.2 MP resolution.

Before that check out the video below form DPReview. OM System OM-1 Vs. Panasonic GH6! Which is better?

Panasonic GH6 vs Panasonic GH5 II vs OM SYSTEM OM-1 Specifications Comparison

B&H Photo has compared the detailed specifications between the Panasonic GH6GH5 II and OM SYSTEM OM-1. You can see the full specifications comparison on that special BHphoto page.

OM System OM-1 Vs. Panasonic GH6

OM System OM-1 Panasonic Lumix DC-GH6
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Olympus Panasonic
Megapixels 20.4 25.2
Sensor Type Live MOS Live MOS
Sensor Format 4/3 4/3
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 2.0x 2.0x
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 5776 x 4336 (25.0 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 200 – Max 25600 Min 100 – Max 25600
Full ISO Settings AUTO ISO: LOW (approx. 80) – 25600 with customizable upper limit (200 – 25600); Manual ISO: Low (approx. 80, approx. 100) – 102400, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, 50, 64, 80 (extended), 100 – 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Hybrid Phase-detect/Contrast-detect AF, 1053 AF points, all cross-type; All target, group target (9-area or 5- area), single target, small target (9 point), Cross target (39 points), Middle target (63 points), Large target (165 points) Contrast Detection with DFD: Face/Eye/Head/Body/Animal detection, Tracking, 315-area, Zone (Vertical/Horizontal) / Zone (Square) / Zone (Oval), Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint; One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO ISO: LOW (approx. 80) – 25600 with customizable upper limit (200 – 25600); Manual ISO: Low (approx. 80, approx. 100) – 102400, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, 50, 64, 80 (extended), 100 – 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/32000 – 60 sec 1/32000 – 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 92 200
AW Buffer Size
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 1,840,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF; High-speed (120fps) low latency (6ms) 5.76M-dot LCD, 1.48x – 1.65x magnification, 100% coverage, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor 3680K-dot OLED, 1.52x / 0.76x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor, 60/120fps refresh rate
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 4096×2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p) 5760×4320 (30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format MOV (HEVC/H.265; MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound) MOV, MP4
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC / CFexpress
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support Slot 1: UHS-II, Slot 2: UHS-II CFExpress Type B
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/250
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type-D), USB 3.0 Type C with Power Delivery, 3.5mm external mic jack, 3.5mm external headphone jack, 2.5mm wired remote jack USB 3.1 Type-C with Power Delivery, HDMI Type-A, 2.5mm Wired Remote, 3.5mm External Mic Jack, 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Battery Life (CIPA)
Battery Types 1720mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 2200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 18.0 oz (511 g) includes batteries 29.0 oz (823 g) includes batteries
Size 5.3 x 3.6 x 2.9 in. (135 x 92 x 73 mm) 5.4 x 3.9 x 3.9 in. (138 x 100 x 100 mm)
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Release Date 2022-03-01 2022-03-15