Updated (August 2011): Compare the Olympus PEN E-P3 vs Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7 vs Olympus PEN E-P3

Winner
Sony NEX-7

100

Olympus PEN E-P3

62

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

High true resolution
True resolution
24 MP
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Really small
Size
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Light-weight
Weight
350 g
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-P3

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Thickness
Thin
1.3"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-P3.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-7.

competitors

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 - $448 body only

$529 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points More focus points
Size Larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$786 body only

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Focus points More focus points
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Sony Alpha a6500

Sony Alpha a6500

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,398 body only

$1,498 - $1,499 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points Many more focus points
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

Olympus PEN E-P3 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 with 14-42mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$430 with 20-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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