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Olympus E-330 vs Sony A77 II

The Olympus Evolt E-330 and the Sony Alpha SLT-A77 II are two digital cameras that were revealed to the public, respectively, in January 2006 and May 2014. Both are DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) cameras that are based on a Four Thirds (E-330) and an APS-C (A77 II) sensor. The Olympus has a resolution of 7.4 megapixels, whereas the Sony provides 24 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Olympus E-330
versus
Sony A77 II
Olympus E-330   Sony A77 II
Digital single lens reflex Digital single lens reflex
Four Thirds lenses Sony A mount lenses
7.4 MP, Four Thirds Sensor 24 MP, APS-C Sensor
no Video 1080/60p Video
ISO 100-400 (100 - 1,600) ISO 100-25,600 (50 - 51,200)
Optical viewfinder Electronic viewfinder (2359k dots)
2.5 LCD, 215k dots 3.0 LCD, 1229k dots
Tilting screen (no touchscreen) Fully flexible screen (no touchscreen)
3 shutter flaps per second 12 shutter flaps per second
Lens stabilization onlyIn-body stabilization
not weather sealedWeathersealed body
750 shots per battery charge480 shots per battery charge
140 x 87 x 72 mm, 637 g 143 x 104 x 81 mm, 647 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Olympus Evolt E-330 and the Sony Alpha SLT-A77 II? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The side-by-side display below illustrates the physical size and weight of the Olympus E-330 and the Sony A77 II. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive perspectives from the front, the top, and the back are available. All width, height and depth measures are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Olympus E-330 vs Sony A77 II
Compare E-330 versus A77 II top
Comparison E-330 or A77 II rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Sony A77 II is notably larger (22 percent) than the Olympus E-330. Moreover, the A77 II is slightly heavier (2 percent) than the E-330. It is noteworthy in this context that the A77 II is splash and dust-proof, while the E-330 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. Hence, you might want to study and compare the specifications of available lenses in order to get the full picture of the size and weight of the two camera systems.

Concerning battery life, the E-330 gets 750 shots out of its BLM-1 battery, while the A77 II can take 480 images on a single charge of its NP-FM500H power pack.

The adjacent table lists the principal physical characteristics of the two cameras alongside a wider set of alternatives. If you would like to visualize and compare a different camera combination, you can navigate to the CAM-parator app and make your selection from a broad list of cameras there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Olympus E-330 140 mm 87 mm 72 mm 637 g 750 n Jan 2006 999i
2.
 
Sony A77 II 143 mm 104 mm 81 mm 647 g 480 Y May 2014 1,199 i
3.
 
Canon XT 127 mm 94 mm 64 mm 540 g 400 n Feb 2005 899i
4.
 
Leica Digilux 3 146 mm 87 mm 77 mm 606 g 750 n Sep 2006 1,499i
5.
 
Nikon D7200 136 mm 107 mm 76 mm 765 g 1110 Y Mar 2015 1,199i
6.
 
Nikon D7100 136 mm 107 mm 76 mm 765 g 950 Y Feb 2013 1,199i
7.
 
Nikon D80 132 mm 103 mm 77 mm 668 g 600 n Aug 2006 999i
8.
 
Olympus E-410 130 mm 91 mm 53 mm 435 g 500 n Mar 2007 699i
9.
 
Olympus E-510 136 mm 92 mm 68 mm 538 g 750 n Mar 2007 799i
10.
 
Olympus E-400 130 mm 91 mm 53 mm 435 g 500 n Sep 2006 699i
11.
 
Olympus E-500 130 mm 95 mm 66 mm 479 g 750 n Sep 2005 599i
12.
 
Olympus E-300 147 mm 85 mm 64 mm 624 g 750 n Sep 2004 799i
13.
 
Panasonic L10 135 mm 96 mm 78 mm 556 g 450 n Aug 2007 599i
14.
 
Panasonic L1 146 mm 87 mm 64 mm 606 g 750 n Feb 2006 999i
15.
 
Sony A68 143 mm 104 mm 81 mm 610 g 540 n Nov 2015 699i
16.
 
Sony A7 II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 599 g 350 Y Nov 2014 1,999i
17.
 
Sony A77 143 mm 104 mm 81 mm 732 g 470 Y Aug 2011 1,399i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will obviously take relative prices into account. The manufacturer’s suggested retail prices give an idea on the placement of the camera in the maker’s lineup and the broader market. The E-330 was launched at a somewhat lower price (by 17 percent) than the A77 II, which makes it more attractive for photographers on a tight budget. Normally, street prices remain initially close to the MSRP, but after a couple of months, the first discounts appear. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

Sensor comparison

The size of the imaging sensor is a crucial determinant of image quality. A large sensor will tend to have larger individual pixels that provide better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixel-units in a sensor of the same technological generation. Further, a large sensor camera will give the photographer additional creative options when using shallow depth-of-field to isolate a subject from its background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Olympus E-330 features a Four Thirds sensor and the Sony A77 II an APS-C sensor. The sensor area in the A77 II is 63 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 2.0 and 1.5. The sensor in the E-330 has a native 4:3 aspect ratio, while the one in the A77 II offers a 3:2 aspect.

Olympus E-330 and Sony A77 II sensor measures

With 24MP, the A77 II offers a higher resolution than the E-330 (7.4MP), but the A77 II has smaller individual pixels (pixel pitch of 3.91μm versus 5.51μm for the E-330). Yet, the A77 II is a much more recent model (by 8 years and 3 months) than the E-330, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixel-units.

The resolution advantage of the Sony A77 II implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the A77 II for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 30 x 20 inches or 76.2 x 50.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 24 x 16 inches or 61 x 40.6 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20 x 13.3 inches or 50.8 x 33.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Olympus E-330 are 15.7 x 11.8 inches or 39.8 x 29.9 cm for good quality, 12.5 x 9.4 inches or 31.9 x 23.9 cm for very good quality, and 10.5 x 7.8 inches or 26.6 x 19.9 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Olympus Evolt E-330 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 400, which can be extended to ISO 100-1600. The corresponding ISO settings for the Sony Alpha SLT-A77 II are ISO 100 to ISO 25600, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 50-51200.

E-330 versus A77 II MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service determines an overall sensor rating, as well as sub-scores for low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and color depth ("DXO Portrait"). The following table provides an overview of the physical sensor characteristics, as well as the sensor quality measurements for a selection of comparators.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Olympus E-330 Four Thirds 7.4 3136 2352none........
2.
 
Sony A77 II APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p........
3.
 
Canon XT APS-C 8.0 3456 2304none21.810.863760
4.
 
Leica Digilux 3 Four Thirds 7.4 3136 2352none........
5.
 
Nikon D7200 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.514.6133387
6.
 
Nikon D7100 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.213.7125683
7.
 
Nikon D80 APS-C 10.0 3872 2592none22.111.252461
8.
 
Olympus E-410 Four Thirds 10.0 3648 2736none21.110.049451
9.
 
Olympus E-510 Four Thirds 10.0 3648 2736none21.210.044252
10.
 
Olympus E-400 Four Thirds 10.0 3648 2736none........
11.
 
Olympus E-500 Four Thirds 8.0 3264 2448none........
12.
 
Olympus E-300 Four Thirds 8.0 3264 2448none........
13.
 
Panasonic L10 Four Thirds 10.0 3648 2736none21.310.842955
14.
 
Panasonic L1 Four Thirds 7.4 3136 2352none........
15.
 
Sony A68 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60i24.113.570179
16.
 
Sony A7 II Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.913.6244990
17.
 
Sony A77 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.013.280178

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but can also record movies. The A77 II indeed provides for movie recording, while the E-330 does not. The highest resolution format that the A77 II can use is 1080/60p.

Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the A77 II has an electronic viewfinder (2359k dots), while the E-330 has an optical one. Both systems have their advantages, with the electronic viewfinder making it possible to project supplementary shooting information into the framing view, whereas the optical viewfinder offers lag-free viewing and a very clear framing image. The viewfinder in the A77 II offers a wider field of view (100%) than the one in the E-330 (95%), so that a larger proportion of the captured image is visible in the finder. In addition, the viewfinder of the A77 II has a higher magnification (0.73x vs 0.47x), so that the size of the image transmitted appears closer to the size seen with the naked human eye. The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Olympus E-330, the Sony A77 II, and comparable cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Specifications
(inch/000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Olympus E-330optical n2.5 / 215 tilting n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
2.
 
Sony A77 II2359 Y3.0 / 1229 full-flex n 1/8000s 12.0 Y Y
3.
 
Canon XToptical n1.8 / 115 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
4.
 
Leica Digilux 3optical n2.5 / 207 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
5.
 
Nikon D7200optical Y3.2 / 1229 fixed n 1/8000s 6.0 Y n
6.
 
Nikon D7100optical Y3.2 / 1229 fixed n 1/8000s 6.0 Y n
7.
 
Nikon D80optical n2.5 / 230 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
8.
 
Olympus E-410optical n2.5 / 215 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
9.
 
Olympus E-510optical n2.5 / 215 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y Y
10.
 
Olympus E-400optical n2.5 / 215 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
11.
 
Olympus E-500optical n2.5 / 215 fixed n 1/4000s 2.5 Y n
12.
 
Olympus E-300optical n1.8 / 134 fixed n 1/4000s 2.5 Y n
13.
 
Panasonic L10optical n2.5 / 207 swivel n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
14.
 
Panasonic L1optical n2.5 / 207 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
15.
 
Sony A681440 Y2.7 / 460 tilting n 1/4000s 8.0 Y Y
16.
 
Sony A7 II2400 n3.0 / 1230 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y
17.
 
Sony A772359 Y3.0 / 921 full-flex n 1/8000s 12.0 Y Y

One feature that differentiates the A77 II and the E-330 is in-body image stabilization (IBIS). The A77 II reduces the risk of handshake-induced blur with all attached lenses, while the E-330 offers no blur reduction with lenses that themselves do not provide optical image stabilization.

The A77 II has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies. In contrast, the E-330 does not have a selfie-screen.

The E-330 writes its imaging data to Compact Flash or xD Picture cards, while the A77 II uses SDXC or Memory Stick PRO Duo cards. The E-330 features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the A77 II only has one slot.

Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Olympus Evolt E-330 and Sony Alpha SLT-A77 II and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Mic / Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Olympus E-330Y- / ----2.0---
2.
 
Sony A77 IIYstereo / monoY-mini2.0YY-
3.
 
Canon XTY- / ----2.0---
4.
 
Leica Digilux 3Ystereo / mono---2.0---
5.
 
Nikon D7200Ystereo / monoYYmini2.0YY-
6.
 
Nikon D7100Ystereo / monoYYmini2.0---
7.
 
Nikon D80Y- / ----2.0---
8.
 
Olympus E-410Y- / ----2.0---
9.
 
Olympus E-510Y- / ----2.0---
10.
 
Olympus E-400Y- / ----2.0---
11.
 
Olympus E-500Y- / ----2.0---
12.
 
Olympus E-300Y- / ----2.0---
13.
 
Panasonic L10Y- / ----2.0---
14.
 
Panasonic L1Y- / ----2.0---
15.
 
Sony A68Ystereo / monoY-micro2.0---
16.
 
Sony A7 IIYstereo / monoYYmicro2.0YY-
17.
 
Sony A77Ystereo / monoY-mini2.0---

It is notable that the A77 II offers wifi support, which can be a very convenient means to transfer image data to an off-camera location. In contrast, the E-330 does not provide wifi capability.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Sony A77 II (unlike the E-330) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

The A77 II is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Sony. In contrast, the E-330 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). There has not been a direct replacement model for the E-330 from Olympus. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Olympus and Sony websites.

Review summary

So what is the bottom line? Is the Olympus E-330 better than the Sony A77 II or vice versa? A synthesis of the relative strong points of each of the models is listed below.

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Reasons to prefer the Olympus Evolt E-330:

  • Brighter framing: Features an optical viewfinder for clear, lag-free composition.
  • More compact: Is smaller (140x87mm vs 143x104mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Longer lasting: Can take more shots (750 versus 480) on a single battery charge.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced segment (17 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More heavily discounted: Has been available for much longer (launched in January 2006).

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Arguments in favor of the Sony Alpha SLT-A77 II:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (24 vs 7.4MP), which boosts linear resolution by 84%.
  • Better image quality: Is equipped with a larger and more technologically advanced sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Broader imaging potential: Can capture not only stills but also 1080/60p video.
  • More framing info: Has an electronic viewfinder that displays shooting data.
  • More complete view: Has a viewfinder with a larger field of view (100% vs 95%).
  • Larger viewfinder image: Features a viewfinder with a higher magnification (0.73x vs 0.47x).
  • Easier setting verification: Features a control panel on top to check shooting parameters.
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.0" vs 2.5") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1229k vs 215k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a full-flex screen for odd-angle shots in portrait or landscape orientation.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/4000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (12 vs 3 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Better sealing: Is splash and dust sealed for shooting in inclement weather conditions.
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Easier device pairing: Supports NFC for fast wireless image transfer over short distances.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • More modern: Reflects 8 years and 3 months of technical progress since the E-330 launch.

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the A77 II is the clear winner of the contest (22 : 6 points). However, the relevance of individual strengths will vary across photographers, so that you might want to apply your own weighing scheme to the summary points when reflecting and deciding on a new camera. A professional wedding photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a travel photog, and a person interested in cityscapes has distinct needs from a macro shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

E-330 06:22 A77 II

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Olympus E-330 and the Sony A77 II place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best DSLR Camera listing whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of technical specifications can provide a useful overview of the capabilities of different cameras, it remains partial and cannot reveal, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance when actually working with the E-330 or the A77 II. At times, user reviews, such as those published at amazon, address these issues in a useful manner, but such feedback is on many occasions incomplete, inconsistent, and unreliable.

Expert reviews

This is why hands-on reviews by experts are important. The adjacent summary-table relays the overall verdicts of several of the most popular camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], digitalcameraworld [DCW], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DCW 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Olympus E-330......+o.. Jan 2006 999i
2.
 
Sony A77 II4/5....80/1004.5/55/5 May 2014 1,199 i
3.
 
Canon XT..80/100..+ +o.. Feb 2005 899i
4.
 
Leica Digilux 3............ Sep 2006 1,499i
5.
 
Nikon D72004/5+ +..84/1004.5/54.5/5 Mar 2015 1,199i
6.
 
Nikon D71005/5+ +..85/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2013 1,199i
7.
 
Nikon D80..+..+ +o4.5/5 Aug 2006 999i
8.
 
Olympus E-410..86/100..+ +4/54.5/5 Mar 2007 699i
9.
 
Olympus E-510..89/100..+ +3.5/54.5/5 Mar 2007 799i
10.
 
Olympus E-400..85/100....4/54/5 Sep 2006 699i
11.
 
Olympus E-500..76/100..+ +.... Sep 2005 599i
12.
 
Olympus E-300......+o4.5/5 Sep 2004 799i
13.
 
Panasonic L10..85/100..+3.5/54/5 Aug 2007 599i
14.
 
Panasonic L1..85/100..+..3.5/5 Feb 2006 999i
15.
 
Sony A683/5......4/54/5 Nov 2015 699i
16.
 
Sony A7 II5/5+4/582/1004.5/55/5 Nov 2014 1,999i
17.
 
Sony A775/591/100..81/100..5/5 Aug 2011 1,399i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The above review scores should be interpreted with care, though. The ratings were established in reference to similarly priced cameras that were available in the market at the time of the review. Hence, a score should always be seen in the context of the camera's market launch date and its price, and comparisons of ratings among very different cameras or across long time periods have little meaning. Also, kindly note that some of the listed sites have over time developped their review approaches and their reporting style.

Olympus E-330:
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    Specifications: Olympus E-330 vs Sony A77 II

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Olympus E-330 Sony A77 II
    Camera Type Digital single lens reflex Digital single lens reflex
    Camera Lens Four Thirds lenses Sony A mount lenses
    Launch Date January 2006 May 2014
    Launch Price USD 999 USD 1,199
    Sensor Specs Olympus E-330 Sony A77 II
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Four Thirds Sensor APS-C Sensor
    Sensor Size 17.3 x 13.0 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm
    Sensor Area 224.9 mm2 366.6 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 21.6 mm 28.2 mm
    Crop Factor 2.0x 1.5x
    Sensor Resolution 7.4 Megapixels 24 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 3136 x 2352 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 5.51 μm 3.91 μm
    Pixel Density 3.28 MP/cm2 6.55 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability no Video 1080/60p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 400 ISO 100 - 25,600 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 1,600 ISO 50 - 51,200 ISO
    Image Processor TruePic BIONZ X
    Screen Specs Olympus E-330 Sony A77 II
    Viewfinder Type Optical viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 95% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.47x 0.73x
    Viewfinder Resolution 2359k dots
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display Control Panel
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 2.5inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 215k dots 1229k dots
    LCD Attachment Tilting screen Fully flexible screen
    Shooting Specs Olympus E-330 Sony A77 II
    Focus System Phase-detect AF Phase-detect AF
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking FeatureFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/4000s 1/8000s
    Continuous Shooting 3 shutter flaps/s 12 shutter flaps/s
    Image StabilizationLens stabilization onlyIn-body stabilization
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium CF or XD cards MS or SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Dual card slots Single card slot
    Connectivity Specs Olympus E-330 Sony A77 II
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash no PC Sync PC Sync socket
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port no HDMI mini HDMI
    Microphone Port no MIC socket External MIC port
    Wifi Support no Wifi Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication no NFC NFC built-in
    Body Specs Olympus E-330 Sony A77 II
    Environmental Sealingnot weather sealedWeathersealed body
    Battery Type BLM-1 NP-FM500H
    Battery Life (CIPA)750 shots per charge480 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 140 x 87 x 72 mm
    (5.5 x 3.4 x 2.8 in)
    143 x 104 x 81 mm
    (5.6 x 4.1 x 3.2 in)
    Camera Weight 637 g (22.5 oz) 647 g (22.8 oz)

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