EM10: asides from the price, nothing entry level about it

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sderdiarian
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Re: Apples and oranges
In reply to Laszlo13, 7 months ago

Laszlo13 wrote:

sigala1 wrote:

dv312 wrote:

http://www.akam.no/artikler/test-olympus-om-d-e-m10/157169?utm_source=related_articles

I love this little toy of mine

If it survives in Norway, It'll survive anywhere

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An entry-level price is the Nikon D3200 which sells for less than $500 with the kit lens. The EM-10 is $300 more expensive. Yet the D3200 gives you a real optical viewfinder and a bigger 24MP sensor that has a much higher sensor score at DXOMark.

A real optical viewfinder? I think you missed the whole point of mirrorless. Have you compared the 2 viewfinders? I wouldn't ever go back to a DSLR mirror viewfinder, not even a full frame prism type, not to mention the small dim mirrored ones.

The current model D3300 is $650 with Nikon's kit lens, $150 less than the EM10. For that price you do get a 24MP sensor, but you also get a much larger kit (720 grams vs. 490), a very small OVF with no on-screen information capabilities, an LCD without touch control, no dual control wheels, no IBIS, less video capability and no system of fast small lenses.

A size comparison with each camera's kit kit lens:

Top: http://j.mp/1fOPKQ3

Front: http://j.mp/1fOSehk

Back: http://j.mp/1fOSj4n

Apples and oranges.

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