DxOmark tested the E-PL5 sensor. Beats the E-M5 by a negligible 1 point.

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DxOmark (Click here) just posted the full E-PL5 sensor test. And as you can imagine the E-PL5 is as good as the Olympus E-M5 with even a slightly better score at High ISO performance. DxO writes: “The Pen E-PL5 changes the game by reducing the image quality gap between the micro 4:3 and the NEX APS-C formats. For color depth, the Sony cameras retain an advantage of 1 bit, more or less — fairly hard to detect on a photo. For dynamic range, the Pen E-PL5 is outdistanced by the NEX-5N by one full stop in terms of exposure latitude — ultimately not very much, given that the NEX-5N is a champion in this area. But compared to the NEX-7, with its score of 12.7EV, the Olympus is pretty much in the same league in this category with a score of 12.3EV.

That sounds very good! Can’t wait to see the Olympus version of the Sony NEX-7! My Olympus 35 Sp dream is coming true?

Price check:
E-PL5 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto. In EU at Amazon Germany, Amazon UK, Amazon France and eBay (via Slidoo).
E-PM2 at Amazon, Adorama, Bhphoto. In EU at Amazon Germany, Amazon UK, Amazon France and eBay (via Slidoo).
Gariz case:
Black E-PL5 case (Click here).
Brown E-PL5 case (Click here).
Black E-PM2 case (Click here).
Brown E-PM2 case (Click here).