Sony SLT-A68 vs. Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II - Camera Comparison

Sony SLT-A68 vs. Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II:

Sony SLT-A68
Sony SLT-A68 ✭ Camspex.com
Sony SLT-A68 ✭ Camspex.com
BODY
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II ✭ Camspex.com
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II ✭ Camspex.com
2015
YEARYear of announcement
2016
Plastic
BODY MATERIAL
Magnesium alloy
Not
weather
sealed
WEATHER SEALING
Weather
sealed
Sony A
LENS MOUNT
Micro Four Thirds
n/a
SHUTTER LIFEThe shutter durability as rated by the manufacturer.
200000 cycles
675 g
143 x 104 x 83 mm
DIMENSIONS
& WEIGHTLength x Height x Width and the Weight according to CIPA (incl. batteries and memory card)
DIMENS.
& WEIGHTLength x Height x Width and the Weight according to CIPA (incl. batteries and memory card)
134 x 91 x 69 mm
574 g
Sony SLT-A68
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
24.2 MP
Sony Exmor CMOS APS-C sensor
APS-C
SENSORThe number of effective megapixels (MP). Sensor manufacturer (if known) and sensor type.
20.4 MP
Sony IMX270 NMOS Four Thirds sensor
Four Thirds
23.5 x 15.6 mm
SENSOR SIZE
17.4 x 13.0 mm
6000 x 4000 pixels
MAX. RESOLUTIONMaximum still image resolution
MAX. RES.Maximum still image resolution
5184 x 3888 pixels
1.5x
CROP FACTORA 50mm lens on a camera with a crop factor of 1.5x would behave like a 75mm lens on a full-frame camera with a crop factor of 1x (50mm x 1.5 = 75mm)
2x
Bayer array
COLOR FILTER
Bayer array
3.9 μm
PIXEL PITCHThe center-to-center distance between two pixels (photosites) on a sensor. The larger the photosites, the more light they can capture and the lower is the level of visible "noise" in captured images.
3.3 μm
Fixed
LOW-PASS FILTERA low-pass filter blurs fine details of an image to eliminate the moiré and the color artifacts of finely patterned structures. Without a low-pass filter images will appear sharper, but there is also a risk of moiré occurring in certain scenes.
None
3:2
NATIVE
ASPECT RATIOThe width to height ratio of the "straight out of the camera" images. However, most modern digital cameras are capable of producing images in various aspect ratios.
ASPECT RATIOThe width to height ratio of the "straight out of the camera" images. However, most modern digital cameras are capable of producing images in various aspect ratios.
4:3
RAW, JPEG
OUTPUT FORMATS
12 bit RAW, JPEG
Auto, 100 - 12800
(can be extended to 25600)
ISO SEN­SITIVITY
Auto, 200 - 25600
(can be extended to 64)
Sony SLT-A68
DXOMARK
SENSOR
SCOREAnalysis of the camera image quality by dxomark.com
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
79
OVERALL SCOREDXOMARK Sensor Overall Score shows a camera's sensor quality in terms of noise, ability to render high contrast, formation of colored noise, ability to shoot in low light.
80
24.1
COLOR DEPTHThe color depth performance (DXOMARK Portrait Score) in bits
23.7
13.5
DYNAMIC RANGEThe maximum dynamic range performance (DXOMARK Landscape Score) in exposure value (EV)
12.8
701
LOW-LIGHT ISOThe low-light sensitivity performance (DXOMARK Sports Score) in ISO sensitivity value
1312
Sony SLT-A68
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
COVERAGE:
100 %
SIZE:
0.57
camspex.com — Viewfinder — Sony SLT-A68
VIEW­FINDERThe viewfinder frame COVERAGE in percent and the real viewfinder SIZE (VF magnification corrected by the crop factor of a camera — this way cameras with different sensor sizes can be compared).
camspex.com — Viewfinder — Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
COVERAGE:
100 %
SIZE:
0.74
Electronic  (1 440 000 dot OLED)
VF TYPE
Electronic  (2 359 296 dot OLED)
Articulated LCD
REAR SCREEN
Articulated LCD
2.7 inch
SCREEN SIZE
3 inch
LIVE VIEW & TOUCH SCREEN
LV & TS
camspex.com — Top plate LCD — Sony SLT-A68
TOP LCD PANELLCD panel on top of the camera which provides information about the current camera settings.
No top LCD panel
Sony SLT-A68
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
Phase detection
AUTOFOCUS SYSTEM
AF SYSTEM
Hybrid detection
79
79
FOCUS POINTSAutofocus points
as shown in the figures below:

linear sensors
cross-type sensors
dual cross-type sensors
contrast autofocus areas
121 (phase)  
121 (contrast)
121
 (phase)  
121
 (contrast)
15
CROSS-TYPE FOCUS POINTS
CROSS-TYPE FP
121
camspex.com — Autofocus system — Sony SLT-A68
-2
EV

100

The minimum exposure value of the AF working range (at 23°C and ISO 100). The smaller this value, the less light is needed for normal autofocus operation.
0
camspex.com — Autofocus system — Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
Yes
IN-BODY
AF MOTORAn in-body AF motor gives the ability to auto-focus with older lenses which don't have their own motors.
None
Sensor shift
IN-BODY IMAGE STABILIZATION
IMAGE STABI
5-axis sensor shift
5
fps
CONTINUOUS DRIVEMaximum frames per second (fps) in continuous drive mode when using the mechanical shutter.
CONT. DRIVEMaximum frames per second (fps) in continuous drive mode when using the mechanical shutter.
15
fps
21 JPEG shots
8 RAW shots
MAX. BURSTMaximum number of shots in high-speed continuous drive mode until the buffer is full.
117 JPEG shots
84 RAW shots
-5/+5 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
EXPOSURE COMPENSATION
EXP. COMP.
-5/+5 EV (in 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV steps)
Bulb, 30 sec → 1/4000 sec
SHUTTER SPEED
Bulb, 60 sec  → 1/8000 sec
Sony SLT-A68
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

X-SYNC:
1/160
GUIDE
NUMBER:

GN:
12
BUILT-IN FLASH
GUIDE
NUMBER:

GN:
9

X-SYNC:
1/250
Yes
HOT SHOE
Yes
USB 2.0 High Speed
USB
USB 3.0 Super Speed
1080p @ 30 fps (Full HD)
MAX. VIDEO RESOLUTION
VIDEO
2160p @ 30 fps (4K)
Microphone port, HDMI
CONNECTIONS
CONNECT.
Microphone port, Headphone port, HDMI
BUILT-IN
DEVICES
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I compatible), Sony Memory Sticks
STORAGE TYPES
SD, SDHC, SDXC (Slot 1: UHS-I/II, Slot 2: UHS-I)
1
CARD SLOTS
2
580
shots
BATTERY LIFEMaximum number of images that can be shot per single battery charge (according to CIPA).
440
shots
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