Sony Alpha A5000 vs Olympus PEN E-PM1

Winner
Sony Alpha A5000

92

Olympus PEN E-PM1

63

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A5000

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Light-weight
Weight
210 g
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PM1

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Size
Really small
Compact (110×64×34 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PM1.

competitors

Sony Alpha A5000 Competitors

Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-A10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$439 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Lower true resolution
Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Size Much larger
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$372 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Size Significantly larger

Olympus PEN E-PM1 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$284 body only

$320 with 14-42mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Pentax Q

Pentax Q

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$795 body only

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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