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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Canon EOS M Specs
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9
All specs: Main page for EOS M
PEN E-PL9 vs EOS M 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:Advantage: Canon EOS M
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Canon EOS M Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||4|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||31|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||100 - 12800 ISO|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||7|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||230|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the larger selection of lenses, the built-in flash and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the articulated display, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS M: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 29 points.
Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS M
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||APS-C|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||18.00|
|External microphone (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||380g|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the PEN E-PL9: the lower weight than the PEN E-PL9 and the more compact size.
Yields 16 points for the EOS M.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Canon EOS M Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and EOS M
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Canon EOS M
We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.
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