Sony SLT A77 vs Olympus E-5

Winner
Sony SLT-A77

80

Olympus E-5

51

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

Focus points Significantly more focus points
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$1,000 body only

$1,142 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
Size Smaller
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Olympus E-5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$800 - $899 body only

$899 with 60-1mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$890 body only

$3,599 with 12-60mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus E-30

Olympus E-30

Entry-level DSLR

$1,299 body only

$1,599 with 14-42mm lens

Weight Lighter
Size Slightly smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen

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