Fujifilm X-T30 vs Olympus PEN E-PL9 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

X-T30 vs PEN E-PL9 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Fujifilm X-T30 vs Olympus PEN E-PL9 Specs

X-T30

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 26 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 118.4 x 82.8 x 46.8mm³ (4.7" x 3.3" x 1.8")
  • 383g (12.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T30

PEN E-PL9

  • Introduced in February 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 117.1 x 68 x 39mm³ (4.6" x 2.7" x 1.5")
  • 380g (12.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9

X-T30 vs PEN E-PL9 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:

Infographic: X-T30 and PEN E-PL9 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Fujifilm X-T30

Fujifilm X-T30 VS Olympus PEN E-PL9 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Fujifilm X-T30 a better choice

X-T30

PEN E-PL9

Larger sensor (5)APS-CFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)26.1016.10
Auto Focus points (4)425121
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)380350

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T30 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Fujifilm are the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina.

The X-T30 scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus PEN E-PL9

X-T30

PEN E-PL9

Better sensibility (4)200 - 12800 ISO200 - 25600 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)2580
Image stabilizer (3)
More portable (2)459cm³
(29 cu.in.)
311cm³
(20 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the larger sensitivity, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the more compact size.

Yields 12 points for the PEN E-PL9.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

X-T30

PEN E-PL9

Speed (frames/second)88
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Similar weight383g380g
WiFi
Fujifilm X-T30 VS Olympus PEN E-PL9 Dimensions

Look at front view of the X-T30 and PEN E-PL9

X-T30 und PEN E-PL9, front viewX-T30 und PEN E-PL9, front view

Top view of cameras

X-T30 und PEN E-PL9, view from aboveX-T30 und PEN E-PL9, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Fujifilm X-T30

Olympus PEN E-PL9

19
12

We recommend Fujifilm X-T30 as better choice.

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