Olympus Pen E-P5 vs Sony Alpha NEX-6

Winner
Olympus Pen E-P5

100

Sony Alpha NEX-6

97

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus Pen E-P5

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,036k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
900 ms startup delay
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.71x
Viewfinder coverage
Great viewfinder coverage
100%
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Weight
Light-weight
287 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Olympus Pen E-P5.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony Alpha NEX-6.

competitors

Olympus Pen E-P5 Competitors

Olympus PEN-F

Olympus PEN-F

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$999 - $1,303 body only

$1,149 with 14-42mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $998 body only

$499 - $648 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Size Larger
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Lighter
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $448 body only

$525 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder
Sony NEX-7

Sony NEX 7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 body only

$737 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,099 body only

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Supports 24p No 24p support

discussion

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