Olympus OM-D E-M5Canon EOS 7D
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Top 38%
Top 35%1,582 points
Top 35%
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Olympus OM-D E-M5 vs Canon EOS 7D: 61 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

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

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
22.3 x 14.9mm

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.
35
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
19

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

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

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Canon EOS 7D
27% 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.
25600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
12800 ISO

7. longer battery life

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

8. video recording

2x better video recording quality.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

9. weight

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

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Canon EOS 7D
37% have it

11. 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.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Canon EOS 7D
11% have it

12. fastest shutter speed

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

13. has a stereo microphone

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

14. pixel density

25.6% higher pixel density.
375ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi
471ppi

15. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Canon EOS 7D
31% have it

16. resolution

1.51x higher resolution.
901 x 676px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px
1175 x 783px

17. 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.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Canon EOS 7D
72% have it

18. 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.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Canon EOS 7D
26% have it

19. battery power

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

20. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Canon EOS 7D
25% have it

21. width

26.2mm narrower.
122mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
148.2mm

22. higher resolution (screen)

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

23. volume

61.28% less body volume.
NaNcm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
1205.82cm³

24. height

21.7mm shorter.
89mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
110.7mm

25. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Olympus OM-D E-M5
Canon EOS 7D
19% have it

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