Nikon D700 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

Winner
Nikon D700

54

Olympus OM-D E-M5

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D700

Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
Phase detection autofocus
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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 D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,399 - $1,797 body only

$2,126 - $2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,220 - $1,497 body only

$1,672 - $1,997 with 24-85mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$805 - $997 body only

$1,077 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Viewfinder coverage Much better viewfinder coverage
Low light performance More noise at high ISO

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 - $650 body only

$540 - $700 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Larger viewfinder
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$2,200 with 12-40mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 body only

$1,660 with 12-40mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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Nikon D700
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