Sony SLT A77 vs Olympus E-5

Winner
Sony SLT-A77

88

Olympus E-5

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

Great color depth
Color depth
24 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.2 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus E-5

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Storage slots
More storage slots
2
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus E-5.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony SLT-A77.

competitors

Sony SLT-A77 Competitors

Sony SLT A77 II

Sony SLT A77 II

Pro DSLR

$1,198 body only

$1,798 with 16-50mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Focus points Significantly more focus points
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony SLT-A68

Sony SLT-A68

Boutique

Focus points Significantly more focus points
Weight Lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$426 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Olympus E-5 Competitors

Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$790 body only

$1,490 with 14-54mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$600 - $2,000 body only

$467 - $1,299 with 12-40mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$418 - $899 body only

$407 with 12mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Autofocus Slower autofocus

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