Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Canon EOS M6 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs EOS M6 - Side by side

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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Canon EOS M6 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


  • Introduced in February 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF-M
  • WiFi built-in
  • 112 x 68 x 44.5mm³ (4.4" x 2.7" x 1.8")
  • 390g (12.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS M6

PEN E-PL9 vs EOS M6 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 M6 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Canon EOS M6

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Canon EOS M6 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice



Higher speed (4, frames/second)87
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 M6



Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1024.40
Better sensibility (4)200 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS M6 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 16 points for the EOS M6.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Similar weight380g390g
Similar size311cm³339cm³
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Canon EOS M6 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and EOS M6

PEN E-PL9 und EOS M6, front viewPEN E-PL9 und EOS M6, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und EOS M6, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und EOS M6, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Canon EOS M6


We advise to choose the newest model: Olympus PEN E-PL9.

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