Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Canon EOS M50 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs EOS M50 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Canon EOS M50 Specs

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

EOS M50

  • Introduced in February 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 116.3 x 88.1 x 58.7mm³ (4.6" x 3.5" x 2.3")
  • 387g (12.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M50

PEN E-PL9 vs EOS M50 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 M50 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Canon EOS M50

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Canon EOS M50 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice

PEN E-PL9

EOS M50

Larger lens selection (3)807
Image stabilizer (3)
Longer battery life (3, photos)350235
More portable (2)311cm³
(20 cu.in.)
601cm³
(38 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the larger selection of lenses, the optical image stabilizer and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the EOS M50: the more compact size.

The PEN E-PL9 scores 11 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS M50

PEN E-PL9

EOS M50

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1024.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)810
Auto Focus points (4)121143
Better sensibility (4)200 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M50 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Canon are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 24 points for the EOS M50.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PEN E-PL9

EOS M50

Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Similar weight380g387g
WiFi
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Canon EOS M50 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and EOS M50

PEN E-PL9 und EOS M50, front viewPEN E-PL9 und EOS M50, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und EOS M50, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und EOS M50, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Canon EOS M50

11
24

We recommend Canon EOS M50 as better choice.

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