Compared to The best recent DSLRs

Rank Out of Score
Canon EOS 50D #1 2 100
Olympus E-5 #2 2 86
Canon EOS 50D Olympus E-5
Score Score
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance 15.0 10.0
Color depth 16.2 13.8
Dynamic range 10.0 2.5
Misc
Cross type focus points 5.6 7.5
Shutter lag 26.2 0.0
Viewfinder size 22.5 22.5
Popularity 2.0 1.0
Screen
Screen resolution 10.0 10.0
Screen size 22.5 22.5
Touch screen 0.0 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization 0.0 20.0
Continuous shooting 5.0 3.8
Form factor
Viewfinder 25.0 25.0
Lens availability 4.7 0.0
Movies
Movie format 0.0 3.8
Total 164.9 142.3
Best total 164.9 164.9
Score 100 86
Canon EOS 50D Olympus E-5
Score Weight Score Weight
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance
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696 ISO 15.0 × 100.0 = 15.0 519 ISO 10.0 × 100.0 = 10.0
Color depth
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21.8 bits 65.0 × 25.0 = 16.2 21.6 bits 55.0 × 25.0 = 13.8
Dynamic range
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11.4 EV 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0 10.5 EV 10.0 × 25.0 = 2.5
Misc
Cross type focus points
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9 15.0 × 37.5 = 5.6 11 20.0 × 37.5 = 7.5
Shutter lag
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131 ms 70.0 × 37.5 = 26.2 Unknown 0.0 × 37.5 = 0.0
Viewfinder size
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0.59x 60.0 × 37.5 = 22.5 0.57x 60.0 × 37.5 = 22.5
Popularity
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26 10.0 × 20.0 = 2.0 1 5.0 × 20.0 = 1.0
Screen
Screen resolution
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920k dots 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0 920k dots 40.0 × 25.0 = 10.0
Screen size
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3" 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5 3" 90.0 × 25.0 = 22.5
Touch screen
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No 0.0 × 12.5 = 0.0 No 0.0 × 12.5 = 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization
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None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0
  1. Sensor shift
80.0 × 25.0 = 20.0
Continuous shooting
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6.3 fps 40.0 × 12.5 = 5.0 5 fps 30.0 × 12.5 = 3.8
Form factor
Viewfinder
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Pentaprism 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0 Pentaprism 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
Lens availability
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220 lenses 95.0 × 5.0 = 4.7 34 lenses 0.0 × 5.0 = 0.0
Movies
Movie format
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None 0.0 × 25.0 = 0.0 720p @ 30fps 15.0 × 25.0 = 3.8
Total 164.9 Total 142.3
Best total 164.9 Best total 164.9
Canon EOS 50D Score 100 Olympus E-5 Score 86