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Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
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Top 38%
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Top specs and features

Canon EOS 7D vs Olympus OM-D E-M5: 60 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

18.01% more megapixels (main camera).
19MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.1MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
22.3 x 14.9mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
17.3 x 13mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
19
Canon EOS R: 5655
35

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
9fps

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
28% have it

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
12800 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
800shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
310shots

8. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 30fps
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

9. weight

395g lighter.
820g
HTC Re: 65.5g
425g

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
39% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

12. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
12% have it

13. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
50% have it

14. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
32% have it

15. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
73% have it

16. pixel density

25.6% higher pixel density.
471ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
375ppi

17. resolution

1.51x higher resolution.
1175 x 783px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
901 x 676px

18. battery power

47.54% more battery power.
1800mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1220mAh

19. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
920k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
610k dots

20. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
26% have it

21. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
27% have it

22. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
20% have it

23. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
54% have it

24. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
66% have it

25. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
25% have it

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