Olympus OM-D E-M5 III vs Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II Comparison



Let’s compare the Olympus OM-D E-M5 III vs Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Olympus OM-D E-M5 III and Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II. While Olympus OM-D E-M5 III has 4/3 sensor, Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II has 1 inch sensor and 20.4 has a 20.4 MP and Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II has a 20.2 MP resolution.

  Olympus OM-D E-M5 III Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II
  Olympus OM-D E-M5 III Front Canon PowerShot G5 X Mark II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Olympus Canon
Megapixels 20.4 20.2
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 1 inch
SLR Type Mirrorless Point & Shoot
Crop Factor 2.0x 2.7x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 125 - Max 12800
Full ISO Settings 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 Auto (max: 400 to 12800), ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps, expandable to ISO 25600
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Advanced Dual FAST AF: Hybrid Phase-detect/Contrast-detect AF, 121 AF points, all cross-type; All target, group target (25, 9 or 5-area), single target (normal/small) Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection; AiAF (31-point, Face Detection or Touch AF with Object and Face Select and Track), 1-point AF (any position is available or fixed center)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode 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 Auto (max: 400 to 12800), ISO 125-12800 in 1/3 EV steps, expandable to ISO 25600
Shutter Speed Range 1/32000 - 60 sec 1/25600 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 26 118
AW Buffer Size 23 70
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,037,000 dots (345,667 px) 1,040,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF; 2.68M-dot OLED, 1.20x - 1.37x magnification, 100% coverage, 27mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor Pop-up EVF; 0.39-inch type 2.36m-dot OLED, ~100% coverage, ~20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1m-1 diopter
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 4096x2160 (24p) 3840x2160 (30p/​25p)
Video File Format MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG) MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/2000
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0, 3.5mm external mic jack, 2.5mm wired remote jack USB-C, Micro (Type D) HDMI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 180 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 14.6 oz (414 g) includes batteries 12.0 oz (340 g) includes batteries
Size 4.9 x 3.4 x 2.0 in. (125 x 85 x 50 mm) 4.4 x 2.4 x 1.8 in. (111 x 61 x 46 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,199.00 Buy from Amazon for $899.00
Release Date 2019-11-30 2019-08-05