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Advantages of the Olympus E-M5

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Screen type
Has an OLED screen
OLED vs LCD
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OLED screens are often brighter and more vibrant than typical LCD screens
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Battery life
Longer battery life
500 shots vs 320 shots
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Around 60% more shots per battery charge
Thickness
Slightly thinner
1.7" vs 1.8"
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Around 10% thinner
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Advantages of the Olympus E-M10

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Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,400k dots vs 610k dots
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Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.55x vs 0.44x
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Around 60% larger viewfinder
Focus points
Slightly more focus points
81 vs 35
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Set focus accurately within the frame
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
Weight
Slightly lighter
396 g vs 425 g
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Around 10% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

              Common Strengths
              Movie continuous focus Focus continuously recording movies Help
              Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
              Lens availability Many lenses available Help
              108 lenses
              Size Fairly small Help
              E-M5122×89×43 mm
              E-M10119×82×46 mm
              Thickness Thin Help
              E-M51.7"
              E-M101.8"
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              E-M5$510.99
              E-M10$379.99
              Longest exposure Long exposures Help
              60 seconds
              Weight Light weight Help
              E-M5425 g
              E-M10396 g
              Common Weaknesses
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              LIVEMOS
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Movie format Full HD (1080p) video Help
              E-M51080p @ 60fps
              E-M101080p @ 30fps
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              15.9 MP
              Viewfinder size Below average viewfinder size Help
              E-M50.44x
              E-M100.55x
              Focus points Few focus points Help
              E-M535
              E-M1081
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              25,600 ISO

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