It’s already happened: mFT image quality equals APS-C

2 Jan

The smaller Micro Four Thirds sensors have apparently caught up to APS-C in terms of image quality.

Without much further ado:

pm2_vs_70d_edit

Source: DxOMark: Sensor comparison of the Olympus PEN E-PM2 and Canon EOS 70D

Yes, it’s “only” Canon who’ve been beat, but they’re also “only” the market leader, so this is still quite a significant advance for Olympus, especially since the 70D is the interim APS-C flagship camera from Canon (unless/until the 7D gets a successor).

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