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

Winner
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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 100D

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
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

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
Color depth
Great color depth
22.8 bits

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

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Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$699 body only

$449 with 18-55mm lens

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

Entry-level DSLR

$521 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Larger
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Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$404 - $634 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Color depth Better color depth
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

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Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$549 - $599 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
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,140 body only

$1,982 with 12-40mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
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Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$648 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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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