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Olympus Pen E-P5 The Pen E-P5 is the first Olympus system camera to offer integrated wifi and a top shutter speed of 1/800th second.

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E-pl7 - vs. - e-p5 - iq

How the E-P5 compares to the E-PL7 in terms of image quality, color, noise, dynamic range, etc.?
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Re: E-pl7 - vs. - e-p5 - iq

I doubt you could tell them apart. If they don't have exactly the same sensor, then it must be pretty close.
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Re: E-pl7 - vs. - e-p5 - iq

Anything from the original OMD onwards will be very similar. Only the EM-1 seems to have a different sensor (Panasonic, not Sony) - that's been done to death on other forums, but for all practical purposes there's very little difference.

If you're looking at the Olympus sale of the E-P5 (very cheap in the US, at the moment), then bear in mind it has far better IBIS - that can make a bigger difference to your photos. Otherwise, the E-PL7 is excellent value.
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Re: E-pl7 - vs. - e-p5 - iq

I use an E-P5 as my "walk about" system. It really works well and the twin control wheels suit my needs perfectly.
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Re: E-pl7 - vs. - e-p5 - iq

Same IQ,
already answered on mu43
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Re: E-pl7 - vs. - e-p5 - iq

E-PL7 has TruePic VII whereas E-P5 only has TruePic VI.
I am not sure how much difference that will make?
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Re: E-pl7 - vs. - e-p5 - iq

Look for the ergonomics to make your choice on this one as the images will be virtually identical.
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Re: E-pl7 - vs. - e-p5 - iq

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I use an E-P5 as my "walk about" system. It really works well and the twin control wheels suit my needs perfectly.
The E-P5 is on my " wish-list "
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While the E-P5 is the current "flag ship" PEN, I expect to see something new this year.

That may well see a few E-P5s up for sale.
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Re: E-pl7 - vs. - e-p5 - iq

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While the E-P5 is the current "flag ship" PEN, I expect to see something new this year.

That may well see a few E-P5s up for sale.
Sounds good to me
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Re: E-pl7 - vs. - e-p5 - iq

Well, I have an E-P5 I could sell, it has extremely low shutter count (I can advise exactly if required) it's in black and like new. Also have a VF4 for sale.
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Re: E-pl7 - vs. - e-p5 - iq

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Well, I have an E-P5 I could sell, it has extremely low shutter count (I can advise exactly if required) it's in black and like new. Also have a VF4 for sale.
Have sent you a message Steve about the E-P5.
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