We are comparing E-M5 with Canon 7D Mark II since the E-M5 is one of the most popular camera among the new and old professional shooters, so how does Canon 7D Mark II perform during the specification comparison review take a look
Canon EOS 7D Mark II vs. Olympus OM-DE-M5 Specification Comparison Table.
Megapixel: The Canon EOS 7D Mark II features more resolution compared to Olympus OM-D E-M5, so you will get large printouts and you can also re-compose /crop your images after shooting.
Bigger Sensor Size: Canon EOS 7D Mark II have bit bigger sensor size compared to Olympus OM-D E-M5, bigger sensors have more light gathering area hence you get better low-light performance, more color depth and increased dynamic range.
Image Stabilization: 5-axis image-stabilization mechanisms reduce the effects of camera motion and image blur, the new IS system is effective on five different kinds of movement: horizontal shift, vertical shift, rotary motion, as well as the yaw and pitch.
AF System: Canon EOS 7D Mark II features advance Phase + contrast based AF system, the Olympus OM-D E-M5 uses a Spatial Object Detection algorithm, the phase AF system quickly bring the subject into focus and finally the contrast based system fine-tune the sharpness for ensured accuracy. But at the end the 7D Dual-pixel CMOS AF sensor will do faster AF than the E-M5 camera.
More AF Points: Canon EOS 7D Mark II have More AF points Compared to Olympus OM-D E-M5, hence Canon EOS 7D Mark II will do more quick and precise AF than Olympus OM-D E-M5.
Better low light performance – The Canon EOS 7D Mark II have more ISO range compared to Olympus OM-D E-M5, the Canon EOS 7D Mark II features more ISO range hence you get better low-light images at HIGH ISO range.
Better Shutter Range: Olympus OM-D E-M5 features better shutter range compared to S Canon EOS 7D Mark II. Fast shutter range will help you to capture amazing action shots.
Top Continuous shooting speed: Canon EOS 7D Mark II features fast shooting speed compared to Canon EOS 7D Mark II.
Video Mode: Canon EOS 7D Mark II features full HD video recording @60 frame rates. 1280×720 video@ 60fps. Supported formats Canon EOS 7D Mark II MOV and MP4 file formats.
Video Mode: Olympus OM-D E-M5 features full HD video recording @ 60 frame rates. Supported formats Olympus OM-D E-M5 MOV format (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264).
Display: Olympus OM-DE-M5 features bigger and high resolution display compared to Canon EOS 7D Mark II.
Olympus OM-DE-M5 features tilting and touch screen, on the other hand Canon EOS 7D Mark II have fixed display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Olympus OM-DE-M5.
Battery Life (CIPA): Canon EOS 7D Mark II battery rating is 670 shots and other hand Olympus OM-D E-M5 battery rating is 360 shots. According to CIPA.
Dimensions: Olympus OM-D E-M5 is smaller than Canon EOS 7D Mark II.
Weight: Olympus OM-D E-M5 light-weight than Canon EOS 7D Mark II.
High ISO Test Between Canon 7D Mark II vs. Olympus E-M5
Verdict: Based on specification comparison review we recommend you to go with Canon 7D Mark II camera.. the only best part we see in the E-M5 compared to 7D Mk II is in camera stabilization system of the E-M5…. but at the end 7D Mk 2 is a clear winner.