Olympus Pen E-P5 vs Sony Alpha NEX-6

Winner
Olympus Pen E-P5

100

Sony Alpha NEX-6

96

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus Pen E-P5

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
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha NEX-6

Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
1,018 ISO
Overall image quality
Great image quality
78.0
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.71x

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 OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$520 - $899 body only

$635 with 14-42mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Olympus PEN E-PL8

Olympus PEN E-PL8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

$497 - $649 with 14-42mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Focus points More focus points
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $549 body only

$349 - $649 with 14-42mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Larger

Sony Alpha NEX-6 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $498 body only

$579 - $598 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

$433 body only

$802 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Sony Alpha NEX-5

Sony Alpha NEX-5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 body only

$400 with 16mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Size Slightly smaller
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

discussion

Olympus Pen E-P5
Pen E-P5
Olympus

Report a correction
Sony Alpha NEX-6
Alpha NEX-6
Sony

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments