Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Canon EOS M100 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs EOS M100 - Side by side

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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Canon EOS M100 Specs


  • 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

EOS M100

  • Introduced in August 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 108.2 x 67.1 x 35.1mm³ (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.4")
  • 302g (9.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M100

PEN E-PL9 vs EOS M100 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: PEN E-PL9 and EOS M100 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Canon EOS M100

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Canon EOS M100 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice


EOS M100

Higher speed (4, frames/second)86
Auto Focus points (4)12149
Larger lens selection (3)807
Image stabilizer (3)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)350295

Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the optical image stabilizer, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

The PEN E-PL9 scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS M100


EOS M100

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1024.20
Better sensibility (4)200 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Weighs less (2)380g
(12.3 oz.)
(9.7 oz.)
More portable (2)311cm³
(20 cu.in.)
(16 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M100 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like the lower weight than the PEN E-PL9 and the more compact size.

Yields 18 points for the EOS M100.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


EOS M100

Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Canon EOS M100 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and EOS M100

PEN E-PL9 und EOS M100, front viewPEN E-PL9 und EOS M100, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und EOS M100, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und EOS M100, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Canon EOS M100


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