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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Canon EOS M5 Specs
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PEN E-PL9 vs EOS M5 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 M5
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Canon EOS M5 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||49|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||7|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||295|
|Weighs less (2)||380g|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the EOS M5. Another advantage over the EOS M5: the more compact size.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 19 points.
Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS M5
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||APS-C|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||24.40|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||9|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||1.62|
|External microphone (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M5 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the connector for an external microphone.
Yields 22 points for the EOS M5.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Canon EOS M5 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and EOS M5
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Canon EOS M5
We advise to choose the newest model: Olympus PEN E-PL9.
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