Best mirrorless for lowlight "social" shooting?

Started Jul 21, 2012 | Discussions thread
chopf
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Re: ^^^THIS - there is *nothing* in MFT anywhere close to OM-D in high ISO...
In reply to szlevi, Aug 6, 2012

szlevi wrote:

Re: ^^^THIS - there is nothing in MFT anywhere close to OM-D in high ISO...
...this is a fact , anyone knows it. No Panasonic, no other Olympus, nothing.

OM-D with a 20mm pancake is unbeatable both in terms of performance/IQ and unobtrusiveness/'pocketability' of the setup (even with kit flash mounted.)

So I have a question on that: While it seems an established fact that OM-D is above all other MFT bodies for high ISO, just how large is the advantage?

I don't have the software and skills to analyze available test images in depths; eyeballing the images here on DPR it seems to me the OM-D has maybe 0.5 - 1 stop on the GX1. Does that seem right?

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