Nikon D700 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

Winner
Nikon D700

51

Olympus OM-D E-M5

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D700

Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
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
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D700.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus OM-D E-M5.

competitors

Nikon D700 Competitors

Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,100 - $1,497 body only

$1,900 - $2,447 with 28-300mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Movie format Shoots movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$708 - $797 body only

$1,097 with 18-140mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,419 - $1,497 body only

$1,899 - $1,997 with 24-120mm lens

Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Lowest price More expensive

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $548 body only

$525 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,299 body only

$1,699 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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