Canon EOS 100D vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

Winner
Canon EOS 100D

51

Olympus OM-D E-M5

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 100D

In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus OM-D E-M5

Size
Really small
Standard size (122×89×43 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
12.3 EV

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 100D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus OM-D E-M5.

competitors

Canon EOS 100D Competitors

Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$379 body only

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$575 - $749 body only

$469 - $499 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Battery life Longer battery life
Touch screen No touch screen
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$299 body only

$429 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Touch screen No touch screen

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$399 - $549 body only

$399 - $600 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,773 with 14-150mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$800 - $899 body only

$899 with 60-1mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

discussion

Canon EOS 100D
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Olympus OM-D E-M5
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LAN (4:51 PM, October 12, 2013)
Like the tiltable lcd screen AND the viewfinder - but not sure of the IQ compare to the 100d