Are images from the E-m1 actually better than from the E-m5?

Started Oct 1, 2013 | Discussions thread
Ulric Veteran Member • Posts: 4,547
Re: Are images from the E-m1 actually better than from the E-m5?

DocDerm wrote:

I have become confused whether the:

a) New sensor

b) Lack of anti-aliasing / low pass filter

actually result in better images.

Lots of sites point out these seemingly meaningful advances......but I do not seem to be finding images from one versus the other camera....using the same lens micro 4/3 lens....that tell us whether the camera bodies result in different quality images.

Can anyone shine light on this question?


According to the dpreview raw test low iso em-5 looks sharper but super high iso em-1 take a small lead

Considering the reports that the Dpreview test shots may have been plagued by shutter-shock, I don't think it is meaningful to use them to compare sharpness.
My impression is that the E-M1 performs on par with the E-M5 and other recent Olympus cameras. The improvements are in other areas.

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