Canon EOS M5 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1 II Comparison

Let’s compare the Canon EOS M5 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1 II.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon EOS M5 and Olympus OM-D E-M1 II. While Canon EOS M5 has APS-C sensor, Olympus OM-D E-M1 II has 4/3 sensor and 24.2 has a 24.2 MP and Olympus OM-D E-M1 II has a 20.4 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS M5 Olympus OM-D E-M1 II
  Canon EOS M5 Front Olympus OM-D E-M1 II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Olympus
Megapixels 24.2 20.4
Sensor Type CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Format APS-C 4/3
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.6x 2.0x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps AUTO ISO: LOW (approx. 64) - 6400 with customizable upper limit (200 - 6400); Manual ISO: Low (approx. 64) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Startup Time 1.2 seconds 0.8 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection; Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection; Face+Tracking AF Advanced Dual FAST AF: Hybrid Phase-detect/Contrast-detect AF, 121 AF points, all cross-type; All target, group target (9-area or 5- area), single target
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps AUTO ISO: LOW (approx. 64) - 6400 with customizable upper limit (200 - 6400); Manual ISO: Low (approx. 64) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/32000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 27 51
AW Buffer Size 18 51
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 1,037,000 dots (345,667 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type 0.39"-type 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, diopter correction, eye sensor EVF; High-speed (120fps) low latency (6ms) 2.36M-dot LCD, 1.30x - 1.48x magnification, 100% coverage, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p) 4096x2160 (24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)) MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support Slot 1: UHS-II, Slot 2: UHS-I
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/250
Internal connections Micro USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack, wired remote jack Micro HDMI (Type-D), USB 3.0 Type C, 3.5mm external mic jack, 3.5mm external headphone jack, 2.5mm wired remote jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 295 shots
Battery Types LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1720mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 19.6 oz (557 g) includes batteries, kit lens 20.2 oz (574 g) includes batteries
Size 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.4 in. (116 x 89 x 61 mm) 5.3 x 3.6 x 2.7 in. (134 x 91 x 69 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $579.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,599.00
Release Date 2016-11-15 2016-12-31