Summary Olympus E-P5

Prices Price
Body only
With 17mm lens
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 3
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 19
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Four thirds 17.3x13mm
Screen resolution
Help 1,036k dots
Help 15.9 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 25,600 ISO
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The Olympus E-P5 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Startup delay Incredible startup delay Help
900 ms startup delay
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Size Quite small Help
Mid size (122×69×37 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
60 seconds
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Lens availability More lenses available Help
108 lenses
Shutter lag Incredible shutter lag Help
196 ms shutter lag
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
External flash not needed


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The Olympus E-P5 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Announced Old Help
May 2013
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
15.9 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Sensor type Sensor type Help




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Avatar for twitters98 twitters98 (1:40 PM, June 24, 2013)
it can make raw pictures, is that not significant