Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Fujifilm X-E2s Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs X-E2s - Side by side

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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Fujifilm X-E2s 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 January 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 200 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129 x 74.9 x 37.2mm³ (5.1" x 2.9" x 1.5")
  • 300g (9.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-E2s

PEN E-PL9 vs X-E2s 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-E2s sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Fujifilm X-E2s

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Fujifilm X-E2s Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice



Higher speed (4, frames/second)87
Auto Focus points (4)12177
Better sensibility (4)200 - 25600 ISO200 - 6400 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)8025
Image stabilizer (3)
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
More portable (2)311cm³
(20 cu.in.)
(23 cu.in.)

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 articulated display. A recommendation of the PEN E-PL9 is made easy by the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and the more compact size.

The PEN E-PL9 scores 26 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X-E2s



Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1016.30
External microphone (2)
Weighs less (2)380g
(12.3 oz.)
(9.7 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-E2s are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the PEN E-PL9: the lower weight than the PEN E-PL9.

Yields 14 points for the X-E2s.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Fujifilm X-E2s Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and X-E2s

PEN E-PL9 und X-E2s, front viewPEN E-PL9 und X-E2s, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und X-E2s, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und X-E2s, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Fujifilm X-E2s


We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.

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