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

Winner
Canon EOS 100D

51

Olympus OM-D E-M5

48

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

Overall image quality
Great image quality
71.0
Size
Really small
Standard size (122×89×43 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather

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

$335 - $699 body only

$370 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Touch screen No touch screen
Canon EOS 750D

Canon EOS 750D

Entry-level DSLR

$503 body only

$569 with 18-55mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Size Larger
Canon EOS 1200D

Canon EOS 1200D

Entry-level DSLR

$360 body only

$453 with 18-55mm lens

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

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $499 body only

$449 - $499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Overall image quality 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

$1,691 with 14-150mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$999 body only

$2,300 with 12-40mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

discussion

Canon EOS 100D
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