Canon EOS M10 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

EOS M10 vs OM-D E-M5 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS M10 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5 Specs


  • Introduced in October 2015
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 – 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 108 x 66.6 x 35mm³ (4.3″ x 2.6″ x 1.4″)
  • 301g (9.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M10


  • Introduced in December 2012
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 9 frames/second
  • 200 – 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • No WiFi
  • 122 x 88.9 x 43.1mm³ (4.8″ x 3.5″ x 1.7″)
  • 425g (13.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M5

EOS M10 vs OM-D E-M5 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Better choice: Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10 VS Olympus OM-D E-M5 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS M10 a better choice



Larger sensor (5)

APS-C Four Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

18.00 16.10
Auto Focus points (4)

49 35
Built-in flash (2)

Better monitor (2, Megapixel)

1.04 0.61
Weighs less (2)

(9.7 oz.)
(13.7 oz.)
More portable (2)

WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M10 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the built-in flash, that the display has a higher resolution and the lower weight than the OM-D E-M5. Another advantage over the OM-D E-M5: the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The EOS M10 scores 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M5



Higher speed (4, frames/second)

4 9
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 12800 ISO 200 – 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)

7 80
Image stabilizer (3)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

255 750
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M5 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the optical image stabilizer, that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 17 points for the OM-D E-M5.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor cleaning

Articulated screen

Touch screen

Video resolution

1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
Canon EOS M10 VS Olympus OM-D E-M5 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS M10 and OM-D E-M5

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS M10

Olympus OM-D E-M5


We recommend Canon EOS M10 as better choice.