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Advantages of the Nikon D500

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Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
1,640,000 ISO vs 180 ISO
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The D500's maximum light sensitivity is 26.3 f-stops better
Screen size
Much larger screen
3.2" vs 1.8"
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Around 80% larger screen
GPS
Has a GPS
Yes vs No
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Automatically geotags your photos when traveling
Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Thickness
Significantly thinner
3.2" vs 5.1"
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Around 40% thinner
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Viewfinder
Has a through-the-lens viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Tunnel
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Through-the-lens viewfinders let you see exactly what your photo will look like
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Advantages of the Olympus D-500L

Weight
Significantly lighter
490 g vs 860 g
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More than 40% lighter
Size
Slightly smaller
115×83×130 mm vs 147×115×81 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
D500Pentaprism
D-500LTunnel
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
D5001/8000s
D-500L1/10000s
Common Weaknesses
Thickness Quite thick Help
D5003.2"
D-500L5.1"
Size Large Help
D500147×115×81 mm
D-500L115×83×130 mm

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