Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Fujifilm X-Pro2 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs X-Pro2 - Side by side

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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Fujifilm X-Pro2 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
  • 24 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Hybrid
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 140.5 x 82.8 x 42.5mm³ (5.5" x 3.3" x 1.7")
  • 445g (14.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-Pro2

PEN E-PL9 vs X-Pro2 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-Pro2 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Fujifilm X-Pro2

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Fujifilm X-Pro2 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice



Auto Focus points (4)12177
Better sensibility (4)200 - 25600 ISO200 - 12800 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)8025
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Weighs less (2)380g
(12.3 oz.)
(14.4 oz.)
More portable (2)311cm³
(20 cu.in.)
(31 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the built-in flash, 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 lower weight than the X-Pro2. Another advantage over the X-Pro2: the more compact size.

The PEN E-PL9 scores 26 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X-Pro2



Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1024.30
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.62
External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-Pro2 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 14 points for the X-Pro2.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Speed (frames/second)88
Sensor cleaning
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Fujifilm X-Pro2 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and X-Pro2

PEN E-PL9 und X-Pro2, front viewPEN E-PL9 und X-Pro2, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und X-Pro2, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und X-Pro2, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Fujifilm X-Pro2


We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.

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