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 image quality
Overall image quality
78.0
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

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Focus points More focus points
GPS No built-in GPS
Sony SLT-A65

Sony SLT A65

Entry-level DSLR

$1,098 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Slightly lighter
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$849 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Olympus E-5 Competitors

Olympus E-3

Olympus E-3

Entry-level DSLR

$799 body only

$3,599 with 12-60mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus E-620

Olympus E-620

Entry-level DSLR

$799 body only

$1,299 with 14-42mm, 40-150mm lenses

Size Smaller
Thickness Much thinner
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$520 - $850 body only

$629 with 14-42mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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