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

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,016 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
81.0
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

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
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
108 lenses

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

$450 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 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

$761 body only

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Focus points More focus points
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$498 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Viewfinder No viewfinder

Olympus PEN E-P3 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

$638 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$761 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$405 with 14-42mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Cheaper
Startup delay Much more startup delay

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