Olympus E-5 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Olympus E-5
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-5

Great battery life
Battery life
870 shots
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
More storage slots
Storage slots
2
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
60 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus E-5.

competitors

Olympus E-5 Competitors

Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,418 with 18-135mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus E-30

Olympus E-30

Entry-level DSLR

$1,599 with 14-42mm lens

Weight Lighter
Size Slightly smaller
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D

Pro DSLR

$532 body only

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Lowest price Much cheaper
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Competitors

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Olympus OM-D E-M1X

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$2,999 body only

$3,798 with 12-40mm lens

Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Size Significantly larger
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$826 body only

$1,058 with 12-40mm lens

Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Size Smaller
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
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Canon EOS RP

Boutique

$1,299 - $1,699

Focus points Many more focus points
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower

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