Sony SLT A77 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

Winner
Sony SLT-A77

51

Olympus OM-D E-M5

46

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
124 ms shutter lag
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus OM-D E-M5

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Thickness
Thin
1.7"
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus OM-D E-M5.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A77.

competitors

Sony SLT-A77 Competitors

Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
GPS No built-in GPS
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$598 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,194 with 18-105mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points More focus points
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$479 - $549 body only

$500 - $599 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$857 body only

$1,288 with 12-50mm 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

$1,300 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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