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Canon EOS R vs Olympus PEN E-PL8 Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS R
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL8
EOS R vs PEN E-PL8 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 R
Canon EOS R VS Olympus PEN E-PL8 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS R a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||Four Thirds|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||31.30||16.10|
|Auto Focus points (4)||5955||81|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 40000 ISO||200 - 25600 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||2.10||1.04|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||350|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the EOS R is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
The EOS R scores 29 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus PEN E-PL8
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||8|
|Larger lens selection (3)||4||80|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Weighs less (2)||660g|
|More portable (2)||1127cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL8 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the lower weight than the EOS R and the more compact size.
Yields 14 points for the PEN E-PL8.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Canon EOS R VS Olympus PEN E-PL8 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS R and PEN E-PL8
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS R
Olympus PEN E-PL8
We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.
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