Olympus PEN E-P7 vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 IV Comparison

Let’s compare the Olympus PEN E-P7 vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 IV.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Olympus PEN E-P7 and Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 IV. While Olympus PEN E-P7 has 4/3 sensor, Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 IV has 35mm sensor and 20.3 has a 20.3 MP and Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 IV has a 33.0 MP resolution.

  Olympus PEN E-P7 Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 IV
  Olympus PEN E-P7 Front Sony Alpha ILCE-A7 IV Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Olympus Sony
Megapixels 20.3 33.0
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 2.0x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 7008 x 4672 (32.7 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings AUTO ISO: 100 (Low) - 6400 (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO: 100 (Low), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, 100 - 51200, expandable to 50 - 204800
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 121 points / All target, Group target (9 areas), Single target (normal), Single target (small); Eye detection with left/right/nearest priority Fast Hybrid 4D AF: 759 points (PDAF), 425 points (contrast-detection AF); Wide (759 points (PDAF), 425 points (CDAF))/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot/Tracking (Wide/Zone/Center/Flexible Spot (S/M/L)/Expanded Flexible Spot); Touch AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO ISO: 100 (Low) - 6400 (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO: 100 (Low), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, 100 - 51200, expandable to 50 - 204800
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited 828
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 3,680,000 dots
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 No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 1.3 cm (0.5 type) 3.68M-dot UXGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio XAVC S (Long GOP, H.264 MP4); XAVC HS (Long GOP, H.265 HEVC); XAVC S-I (All-Intra, H.264 MP4)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC / CFexpress
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support 2x:CFexpress Type A, SD UHS-II
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/250
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0 port USB-C (USB 3.2 Gen2, 10Gbps), Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-A HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone jacks
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA)
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 11.9 oz (337 g) includes batteries 23.2 oz (658 g) includes batteries
Size 4.7 x 2.7 x 1.5 in. (118 x 69 x 38 mm) 5.2 x 3.8 x 3.1 in. (131 x 96 x 80 mm)
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Release Date 2021-06-25 2021-12-31