Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Fujifilm X-A5 Compare

Here you can find digital cameras comparison. Pick up with the best rating.

Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs X-A5 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Fujifilm X-A5 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

X-A5

  • Introduced in February 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 116.9 x 67.7 x 40.4mm³ (4.6" x 2.7" x 1.6")
  • 360g (11.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-A5

PEN E-PL9 vs X-A5 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 X-A5 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Fujifilm X-A5

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Fujifilm X-A5 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice

PEN E-PL9

X-A5

Higher speed (4, frames/second)86
Auto Focus points (4)12191
Better sensibility (4)200 - 25600 ISO200 - 12800 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)8025
Image stabilizer (3)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080

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

The PEN E-PL9 scores 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X-A5

PEN E-PL9

X-A5

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1024.20
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)350450

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-A5 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the PEN E-PL9: that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 15 points for the X-A5.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PEN E-PL9

X-A5

Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Similar weight380g360g
Similar size311cm³320cm³
WiFi
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Fujifilm X-A5 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and X-A5

PEN E-PL9 und X-A5, front viewPEN E-PL9 und X-A5, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und X-A5, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und X-A5, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Fujifilm X-A5

20
15

We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.

Visual data, advantage info and scores © 2019 PalCamerasWest.com. All rights reserved.