Nikon D700 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

Winner
Nikon D700

50

Olympus OM-D E-M5

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D700

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
2,303 ISO
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Many cross-type focus points
Cross type focus points
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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

$1,499 - $1,897 body only

$2,250 - $2,397 with 24-120mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$789 - $997 body only

$1,070 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Low light performance Significantly more noise at high ISO
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,100 - $1,497 body only

$1,581 - $1,997 with 24-85mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Cross type focus points Many fewer cross-type focus points

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$479 - $549 body only

$549 - $599 with 14-42mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,064 body only

$1,258 with 12-50mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
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

$620 - $999 body only

$750 with 12-40mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

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