Canon EOS 70D vs Olympus E-P5


Take a look between the comparison of Canon EOS 70D and Olympus E-P5 features 20.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor and ISO 100-12800 (Expandable to ISO 25600). On the other hand Olympus E-P5 features 16.1MP Live MOS Sensor and ISO 100 ‐25600; take a look at the Major Specification Below.


Canon EOS 70D Major Features

· 20.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor

· DIGIC 5+ Image Processor

· Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Live View

· 3.0″ 1,040k-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen

· Full HD 1080p Video with Move Servo AF

· Built-In Wireless Connectivity

· 19-Point All Cross-Type AF System

· Continuous Shooting Rate Up to 7 fps

· ISO 100-12800 (Expandable to ISO 25600)

· Scene Intelligent Auto Mode


Olympus E-P5 Major Features

· 16.1MP Live MOS Sensor

· TruePic VI Image Processor

· 3.0″ Tilt Touchscreen LCD

· Full HD 1080p Video in MOV & AVI Formats

· Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity

· 5 Axis Image Stabilization with IS Auto

· 9 fps Burst Shooting; 1/8000s Shutter

· Built-In Flash with Wireless Capability

· Includes M. Zuiko 17mm f/1.8 Lens

· Includes VF-4 Electronic Viewfinder


Major Difference

Canon EOS 70D vs. Olympus E-P5 Specification Comparison Table.

Features / Models

Canon EOS 70D

Olympus PEN E-P5

Date of Announcement

Jul 2, 2013

May 10, 2013


20.2 megapixels

16.1 million pixels

Sensor size / type

APS-C (22.5 x 15 mm)

Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)

Image processor

Digic 5+

TruePic VI

AF System

Contrast Detect (sensor)+Phase Detect

Contrast Detect (sensor)

AF points


35 AF points



100 ‐25600

Shutter Min/Max

30 sec 1/8000 sec

60 Sec 1/8000 sec.

Top Continuous Shooting Speed


9.0 fps


1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps), 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (59.94, 50 fps)

Full HD: 1920×1080, 30p(29.97fps) Recording

HD: 1280(H)x720(V), 30p(29.97fps)Recording


Fully articulated 3″ 1,040,000 Clear View II TFT TOUCH color LCD

Tilting 3″ 1,036,800 3:2 LCD capacitive touchscreen


Optical (pentaprism)-98%

Electronic (optional)-100%




Battery Life (CIPA)


330 shots

Environmentally sealed




139 x 104 x 79 mm

122 X 68 X 37mm




Canon EOS 70D announcement on Jul 2, 2013 / Canon EOS 70D 2 months older than Olympus PEN E-P5

Advantages of Canon EOS 70D

· More megapixels compared to Olympus PEN E-P5

· Big sensor size compared to Olympus PEN E-P5

· Better AF System compared to Olympus PEN E-P5

· Better battery Life compared to Olympus PEN E-P5

· Canon EOS 70D feature, environmentally sealed Olympus PEN E-P5 doesn’t have it.

.Canon 70D features touch display unit.

. Canon 70D features Built in WiFi.

Advantages of Olympus E-P5

· More shutter min/max compared to Canon EOS 70D

· Fast continuous Shooting Speed compared to Canon EOS 70D

· Smaller dimensions compared to Canon EOS 70D

Common Features of Both Cameras

· Both features Same ISO

· Both features Same Video modes

· Both features Same Hot-shoe

Verdict: Canon 70D features Bigger sensor, advance AF system and Touch vari-angle display.

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