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

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Great color depth
Color depth
24 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.2 EV
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
 

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 SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$1,909 with 18-55mm lens

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

Olympus E-5 Competitors

Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$879 body only

Lowest price Cheaper
Movie format Does not take movies
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$899 body only

$899 with 60-1mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Color depth Better color depth
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Olympus E-30

Olympus E-30

Entry-level DSLR

Weight Lighter
Size Slightly smaller
Movie format Does not take movies

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Sony SLT-A77
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