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Olympus PEN E-PL7 vs Sony A5000

Olympus PEN E-PL7 vs Sony A5000

Olympus PEN E-PL7

53

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning MILC camera with good features
87
53 Reviews + 7 Awards
68
Good Features
52
2 Years Old
Overall Score
53
Average
MILC 16.1MP 4" Live MOS Oct 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Image Sensor Size Sensor Type Release Date
Sony A5000

84

Overall Score

Sony A5000

£279.98
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured MILC camera, perfect for wildlife photography
88
965 Reviews + 5 Awards
83
Very Good
85
Fully-Featured
76
18 Months Old
Overall Score
84
Excellent
MILC 20.1MP CMOS Black Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Sensor Type Colour Release Date

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Reviews & Awards

Awards
7 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
Camera Labs: Recommended
Ephotozine: Editor's Choice
gadgetspeak.com: Highly Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended
Pocket Lint: Recommended
reviewed.com: Editor's Choice
No awards found
Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating

Manufacturer's Warranty

No data 2 Years

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  MILC  MILC
Megapixels 16.1MP 20.1MP
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Image Sensor Size 4" Unknown - Click to provide data
Still Image Resolution  4608 x 3456  3200 x 2400  1280 x 960  5456 x 3632  5456 x 3064  3872 x 2576  3872 x 2176  2736 x 1824  2736 x 1536  4608 x 3456  3200 x 2400  1280 x 960  5456 x 3632  5456 x 3064  3872 x 2576  3872 x 2176  2736 x 1824  2736 x 1536
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Maximum Image Resolution  5456 x 3632  5456 x 3632
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Sensor Type  CMOS  CMOS
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Image Formats Supported  RAW  JPG  RAW  JPG
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels 17.2MP 20.4MP
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Sensor Format  Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)  Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)

Design

Material  Metal  Metal
Colour  Black  Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom 14x 4x
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Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Aperture Number 22 36
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Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 84mm
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75mm
Aspherical Lens 3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface  Four Thirds  Micro Four Thirds  Sony E  Four Thirds  Micro Four Thirds  Sony E
Diaphragm Blade 7 7
Filter Size 37mm 62mm
Mounting Type  Bayonet  Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  single  tracking  contrast detection  Single Auto Focus  Face detection  Tracking Auto Focus  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  continuous  spot  flexible spot  centre weighted  Continuous Auto Focus  Spot Auto Focus  Flexible Spot Auto Focus  Centre weighted Auto Focus  single  tracking  contrast detection  Single Auto Focus  Face detection  Tracking Auto Focus  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  continuous  spot  flexible spot  centre weighted  Continuous Auto Focus  Spot Auto Focus  Flexible Spot Auto Focus  Centre weighted Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Points 81 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection  Auto  Manual  Auto  Manual
Focus  TTL  TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori  shutter priority  aperture priority  Auto  Manual  Shutter priority AE  Aperture priority AE  aperture priori  Shutter priori
ISO Sensitivity (max) 25,600
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16,000
ISO Sensitivity (min) 200 100
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Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  Matrix  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  Matrix  evaluative  Multi-pattern
Light Exposure Correction  ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
BEST
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 60s
BEST
30s
Camera Shutter Type  Electronic  Electronic

Flash

Flash Recharging Time Unknown - Click to provide data 3s
Flash Modes  Auto  Manual  Fill-in  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Pre-flash  Slave  Auto  Manual  Fill-in  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Pre-flash  Slave
Flash Guide Number 10m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed 1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction  ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
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 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1920 x 1080
Video Resolution  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  1920 x 960  1440 x 1080  1280 x 1024  640 x 424  1920 x 1080  1280 x 720  640 x 480  1920 x 960  1440 x 1080  1280 x 1024  640 x 424
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported  MOV  M-JPEG  AVCHD  AVC  MJPEG  MP4  MOV  M-JPEG  AVCHD  AVC  MJPEG  MP4
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
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 PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
Resolution At Capture Speed  1920x1080@30fps
BEST
 1920x1080@30fps
HD Type  Full HD  HD  Full HD  HD

Audio

Audio System  Stereo  Stereo
Audio Formats Supported  WAV  PCM  .wav
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 WAV  PCM  .wav

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MSXC  MS XC-HG Duo  SDXC  SDHC  SD  MS PRO  MS Duo  MS PRO Duo  MS PRO Duo HS  MS Pro-HG  MS Pro-HG Duo  MSXC  MS XC-HG Duo

Display

Display Diagonal 3" 3"
Field of View 100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution 1,037,000 pixels 460,800 pixels
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Display  TFT  TFT
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Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Connector Type  Micro  Micro

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Manual  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Shade  Flash  Underwater  Sunny  Daylight  Incandescent  Custom modes  custom m  cus  Auto  Manual  Tungsten  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Shade  Flash  Underwater  Sunny  Daylight  Incandescent  Custom modes  custom m  cus
Shooting Modes  Auto  Scene  Movie  Manual  Mo  Auto  Scene  Movie  Manual  Mo
Photo Effects  Black&White  Sepia  Vivid  Black&White  Sepia  Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System  Exif 2.2  DCF  DPOF  PRINT Image Matching III  Exif
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 Exif 2.2  DCF  DPOF  PRINT Image Matching III  Exif
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes  Beach  Snow  Children  Close-up (macro)  Documents  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Night landscape  Panorama  Portrait  Sports  Sunset  3D Photography  Beach  Snow  Children  Close-up (macro)  Documents  Fireworks  Landscape  Night  Night portrait  Night landscape  Panorama  Portrait  Sports  Sunset  3D Photography
Languages Support  GRE  EST  SLV  SER  LAV  UKR  NOR  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  LIT  ITA  SLK  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  Multi  DE  EN  ES  FI  FR  IT  NO  RU  SE  R  I  K  SP  SW  GRE  EST  SLV  SER  LAV  UKR  NOR  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  LIT  ITA  SLK  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  Multi  DE  EN  ES  FI  FR  IT  NO  RU  SE  R  I  K  SP  SW
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  GRE  CZE  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  GRE  CZE

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 309g 210g
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Height 67mm 62.8mm
Depth 38.4mm 35.7mm
Width 114.9mm 109.6mm
Weight (including Battery) 357g 269g
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Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity Unknown - Click to provide data 1,080mAh
Battery Life 350 shots 420 shots
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Operational Conditions

Storage Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed

Technical Details

Image Processor  BIONZ  BIONZ
Silent Shooting
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