Canon EOS 7DOlympus OM-D E-M5
Top 36%1,001 points
Top 36%
Top 37%978 points
Top 37%
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Top specs and features

Canon EOS 7D vs Olympus OM-D E-M5: 61 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

18.01% more megapixels.

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
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.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
26% have it

6. weight

395g lighter.

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.

8. longer battery life

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

9. video recording

50% better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
36% have it

11. 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
49% have it

12. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
11% have it

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

14. 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
25% have it

15. pixel density

25.6% higher pixel density.

16. width

26.2mm narrower.

17. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

18. height

21.7mm shorter.

19. volume

2.58x less body volume.

20. battery power

47.54% more battery power.

21. resolution

1.51x higher resolution.

22. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Canon EOS 7D
Olympus OM-D E-M5
24% have it

23. 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
23% have it

24. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

25. 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
72% have it

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