Sony SLT A77 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

Winner
Sony SLT-A77

52

Olympus OM-D E-M5

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great color depth
Color depth
24 bits
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
124 ms shutter lag
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus OM-D E-M5

Size
Really small
Standard size (122×89×43 mm)
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Thickness
Thin
1.7"

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

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points More focus points
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$798 - $2,398 body only

$998 with 28-70mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $499 body only

$499 - $549 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Overall image quality 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

$1,700 with 14-150mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
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

$999 body only

$2,300 with 12-40mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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