• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Olympus E-P5 advantages over Fujifilm X100T

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Fast startup
    ~0.90 vs 1.9 sec
    Faster startup lets you catch the moment
  • Thinner
    37 mm vs 52 mm
    Thinner
  • Less shutter lag
    0.20 vs 0.28 sec
    Focus and take a photo quickly (wide angle)
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    9.9 fps vs 6.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    9.9 fps vs 6.1 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    18 vs 7 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)

Fujifilm X100T advantages over Olympus E-P5

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 4/3
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.82 vs 3.75 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/320 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/8000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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Review Excerpt

  • Handsome retro styling; Very good image quality and dynamic range, with competitive high ISO performance; Lightning fast autofocusing; Excellent burst speeds (nearly 10fps at full res); Top shutter speed of 1/8000 second; Sharp, bright 17mm f/1.8 kit lens; 3-inch tilting touchscreen LCD with 1.04M dots of resolution.

  • Heavier than some mirrorless models; Weak flash; Below average battery life; No built-in viewfinder (but EVF available in a kit or for separate purchase); A bit pricey compared to the similar E-M5, which offers a built-in EVF and weather sealing at about the same price.

  • Attractive, retro rangefinder-style design; Excellent still image quality; Great, sharp f/2 35mm-equivalent lens; Overall better operation than the X100S with improved controls and dials; Improved optical viewfinder coverage; Built-in Wi-Fi.

  • Low-light AF still slow and inconsistent; Video quality still compromised by moire and lack of image stabilization; Buffer depths could be better when shooting RAW.

The Competition

Compared to Olympus E-PL5

Olympus E-P5
Olympus E-PL5
  • $449
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $329
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Fujifilm X100T
Olympus E-PL5
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $329
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm X100S

Olympus E-P5
Fujifilm X100S
  • $449
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm X100T
Fujifilm X100S
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $1099
  • APS-C

Compared to Panasonic GF6

Olympus E-P5
Panasonic GF6
  • $449
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $400
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Fujifilm X100T
Panasonic GF6
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $400
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Olympus E-PL7

Olympus E-P5
Olympus E-PL7
  • $449
  • 4/3
  • Internal flash
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
Fujifilm X100T
Olympus E-PL7
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $399
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm X100F

Olympus E-P5
Fujifilm X100F
  • $449
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Fujifilm X100T
Fujifilm X100F
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • More pixels
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