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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Canon EOS R Specs
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9
All specs: Main page for EOS R
PEN E-PL9 vs EOS R 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 R
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Canon EOS R Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||5|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||4|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Weighs less (2)||380g|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the optical image stabilizer, the lower weight than the EOS R and the more compact size.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 16 points.
Otherwise why to choose Canon EOS R
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||Full frame|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||31.30|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||5955|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||100 - 40000 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||2.10|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||370|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Canon are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the PEN E-PL9: that the battery has more stamina, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
Yields 27 points for the EOS R.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Canon EOS R Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and EOS R
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Canon EOS R
We recommend Canon EOS R as better choice.
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