Sony SLT A77 vs Olympus E-5

Winner
Sony SLT-A77

100

Olympus E-5

64

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Sony SLT A77

Great color depth
Color depth
24 bits
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.72x
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
12 fps
 

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
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $548 body only

$547 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Focus points Many 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

Olympus E-5 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1

Entry-level DSLR

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Size Smaller
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$890 body only

$3,599 with 12-60mm lens

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

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 body only

$1,660 with 12-40mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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