Sony SLT A77 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5

Winner
Sony SLT-A77

53

Olympus OM-D E-M5

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
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)
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

Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Overall image quality Better image quality
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$626 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Significantly less startup delay
Size Smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen
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

$439 - $450 body only

$499 - $500 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

$808 body only

$1,326 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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