Olympus OM-D E-M1 vs Pentax K-7

Winner
Olympus OM-D E-M1

57

Pentax K-7

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus OM-D E-M1

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,400k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-7

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Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Battery life
Great battery life
740 shots
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Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus OM-D E-M1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-7.

competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Smaller
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$826 body only

$1,058 with 12-40mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$511 - $899 body only

$999 with 14-150mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Pentax K-7 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$1,195 with 18-55mm lens

Size Slightly smaller
Weight Lighter
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage

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OM-D E-M1
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Pentax K-7
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