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

Winner
Canon EOS 100D

53

Olympus OM-D E-M5

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 100D

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
600 ms startup delay
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
220 lenses
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

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 Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$308 - $649 body only

$367 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon EOS 700D

Canon EOS 700D

Entry-level DSLR

$460 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Larger
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$436 body only

$394 - $447 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

$439 - $449 body only

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$847 body only

$1,394 with 12-50mm 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

$1,300 body only

$1,735 with 12-40mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
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