Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Olympus OM-D E-M1X vs Olympus PEN E-PL9 Specs
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1X
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9
OM-D E-M1X 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:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Olympus PEN E-PL9 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1X a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.40||16.10|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||18||8|
|Better sensibility (4)||64 - 25600 ISO||200 - 25600 ISO|
|Better Video (2)||4096 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||870||350|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1X are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the larger sensitivity. We also like the superior video recording, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the PEN E-PL9: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video, the built-in GPS.
The OM-D E-M1X scores 24 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus PEN E-PL9
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||997g|
|More portable (2)||1707cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the built-in flash, the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1X and the more compact size.
Yields 6 points for the PEN E-PL9.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Olympus OM-D E-M1X VS Olympus PEN E-PL9 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the OM-D E-M1X and PEN E-PL9
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus OM-D E-M1X
Olympus PEN E-PL9
We recommend Olympus OM-D E-M1X as better choice.
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