Olympus OM-D E-M5 Vs. Sony NEX-6 (or other APS-C mirrorless)

Started May 14, 2013 | Discussions thread
joergzielosko
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Re: Olympus OM-D E-M5 Vs. Sony NEX-6 (or other APS-C mirrorless)
In reply to Pierrrrrrre, May 15, 2013

Pierrrrrrre wrote:

- The kit lens (12-50mm) looks quite big compared to the 16-50 of the Sony NEX-6

You are comparing a weather-sealed, non-extracting lens to a retractable power zoom lens. If size does matter, you can use the Panasonic 14-42 X lens with the E-M5: http://j.mp/WqMQZH

For me personally, solidity is more important than size. I used the retractable Olympus 14-42 II for some time on an E-PL2, but never liked the fiddly folding mechanism and extracting zoom barrel.

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