NEX5R vs. Samsung NX300 vs. Olympus PEN E-P5 vs. Canon EOS M

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Aug 29, 2012
Jul 23, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
Jan 3, 2013
May 10, 2013
Jul 23, 2012
 
With 18-55mmm : $750/ £670/€749 ; Body Only: $650
$749 (with 20-50mm), $799 (with 18-55mm lens)
Body only: £900/€999/$999, With 14-42mm: £1000/€1099, With 17mm F1.8 and VF-4 EVF: £1350/€1449/$1449
$799.99 with 22mm lens, €849/£769 with 18-55mm lens, €1049/£949 with 18-55mm + 22mm lenses, €979/£879 with 22mm lens + EF adapter
 
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Metal top/front plate, Polycarbonate
 
Metal
 
 
4912 x 3264
5472 x 3648
4608 x 3456
5184 x 3456
4912 x 2760, 3568 x 2368, 3568 x 2000, 2448 x 1624, 2448 x 1376
5472 x 3080, 5472 x 3080, 3888 x 2592, 3712 x 2088, 3648 x 3648, 2976 x 1984, 2944 x 1656, 2640 x 2640, 2688 x 1512, 2000 x 2000, 1728 x 1152, 1920 x 1080, 1024 x 1024
 
3456 x 2304, 2592 x 1728, 1920 x 1280, 720 x 480
3:2, 16:9
1:1, 3:2, 16:9
4:3
 
16 megapixels
20 megapixels
16 megapixels
18 megapixels
17 megapixels
22 megapixels
17 megapixels
19 megapixels
APS-C (23.4 x 15.6 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.7 mm)
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
Bionz
DRIMe IV
 
Digic 5
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB,Adobe RGB
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
 
 
 
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
Auto (200 - 1600), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000, 20000, 25600
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (25600 with boost)
 
 
100
 
 
 
 
25600
6
7
8
6
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (1)
No
No
Sensor-shift
No
 
 
'5-axis' IS
 
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
Fine, Standard
Superfine, fine, normal
Super fine, Fine, Standard
Fine, Normal
  • RAW
  • RAW+JPEG
  • JPEG
 
  • RAW
  • JPEG
  • RAW+JPEG
  • MPO(3D still)
  • JPEG: Fine, Normal (Exif 2.3 compliant)
  • Design rule for Camera File system (2.0),
  • RAW: 14bit RAW
  • Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
  • Contrast -3 to +3 steps
  • Saturation -3 to +3 steps
  • Sharpness -3 to +3 steps
  • Color, saturation, sharpness, contrast
 
 
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
 
Yes
Yes
 
No
Yes (2X)
Yes (2x 'Digital Teleconverter')
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
25
247
35
31
Sony E
Samsung NX
Micro Four Thirds
Canon EF-M
1.5×
1.5×
2×
1.6×
 
Tilting
Tilting
Tilting
Fixed
3
3.3
3
3
920,000
768,000
1,036,800
1,040,000
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Tilt Up 180° Down 50° TFT LCD
Active Matrix OLED screen
3:2 LCD capacitive touchscreen
Clear View II TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Electronic (optional)
None
Electronic (optional)
None
 
30 sec
30 sec
60 sec
60 sec
1/4000 sec
1/6000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • iAuto
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
  • Smart Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Lens priority
  • Smart mode
  • Wi-Fi
  • i Auto
  • Program AE
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Bulb
  • Time
  • Scene select AE
  • Art Filter
  • Underwater wide/macro
  • Program AE
  • Shutter priority AE
  • Aperture priority AE
  • Manual
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Sports Action
  • Sunset
  • Night Portrait
  • Night View
  • Hand-held Twilight
 
  • Portrait
  • e-Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Landscape + Portrait
  • Sport
  • Night
  • Night + Portrait
  • Children
  • High Key
  • Low Key
  • DIS mode
  • Macro
  • Nature Macro
  • Candle
  • Sunset
  • Documents
  • Panorama
  • Fireworks
  • Beach & Snow
  • Fisheye Conv.
  • Wide Conv.
  • Macro Conv.
  • 3D
  • Creative Auto
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Close-up
  • Sports
  • Night Portrait
  • Handheld Night
  • HDR Backlight Control mode
No
No
Yes
No
 
 
7.00 m (ISO 100)
 
Yes (Accessory Port)
Yes (Hot-shoe)
Yes
Yes (via Hot-shoe)
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Fill-in, 1st/2nd Curtain, Smart Flash, Manual
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync (1st or 2nd curtain), Manual (1/1 - 1/64)
Auto, On, Off, Red-eye
 
1/180 sec
1/320 sec
1/200 sec
 
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Burst
  • Self-timer
  • AE bracketing
  • WB bracketing
  • Picture Wizard bracketing
  • Single, continuous H, continuous L
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self timer
10.0 fps
8.6 fps
9.0 fps
4.3 fps
Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10sec (3 images))
Yes (2 sec to 30 sec)
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
 
±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (2, 3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
No
Yes (3 frames in amber-blue or magenta-green direction)
Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps)
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
 
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080, 1280 x 720, 640 x 480, 320 x 240
1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p)
1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 480 (60, 50 fps)
AVCHD
MPEG-4, H.264
H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
None
 
 
None
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (Mini Type C)
Yes
Yes
Yes (HDMI mini)
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
Eye-Fi Connected
Shoot and share via smartphone apps
Dual band 802.11 b/g/n
 
 
Yes (Yes, by optional RMT-DSLR1)
Yes (via smarphone)
Yes (Optional RM-UC1)
 
 
No
No
 
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion NPFW50 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion BP1130 battery & charger
 
Lithium-Ion LP-E12 rechargeable battery & charger
330
330
330
230
276 g (0.61 lb / 9.74 oz)
331 g (0.73 lb / 11.68 oz)
420 g (0.93 lb / 14.82 oz)
298 g (0.66 lb / 10.51 oz)
111 x 59 x 39 mm (4.37 x 2.32 x 1.54)
122 x 64 x 41 mm (4.8 x 2.52 x 1.61)
122 x 69 x 37 mm (4.8 x 2.72 x 1.46)
109 x 66 x 32 mm (4.29 x 2.6 x 1.26)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes (.AVI, 1280 x 720, 10fps)
 
None
Optional
None
Optional
 
GPS10
 
via GPE2