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Olympus E-5
Olympus E-5
Top 51%1,215 points
Top 51%
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Olympus E-5 review: 53 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

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

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.
11
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
5fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
519ISO
Sony Alpha a7 III: 3730ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Olympus E-5
28% have it

7. 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.
6400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
870shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

9. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
56
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98

10. 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.
720 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

11. weight

800g
HTC Re: 65.5g

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
21.6bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits

13. 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

14. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus E-5
50% have it

15. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Olympus E-5
31% have it

16. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
10.5Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs

17. pixel density

462ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi

18. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Olympus E-5
46% have it

19. resolution

1108 x 831px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px

20. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Olympus E-5
25% have it

21. battery power

1620mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

22. 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

23. width

143mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

24. 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.
Olympus E-5
55% have it

25. volume

1246.46cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

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