Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Fujifilm X-T1 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-T1 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Fujifilm X-T1 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-T1

  • Introduced in July 2014
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 17 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 200 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129 x 89.8 x 46.7mm³ (5.1" x 3.5" x 1.8")
  • 440g (14.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T1

PEN E-PL9 vs X-T1 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-T1 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Fujifilm X-T1

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Fujifilm X-T1 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice

PEN E-PL9

X-T1

Auto Focus points (4)12149
Better sensibility (4)200 - 25600 ISO200 - 6400 ISO
Larger lens selection (3)8025
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Weighs less (2)380g
(12.3 oz.)
440g
(14.2 oz.)
More portable (2)311cm³
(20 cu.in.)
541cm³
(34 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 rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the PEN E-PL9 is made easy by the superior video recording, the lower weight than the X-T1 and the more compact size.

The PEN E-PL9 scores 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X-T1

PEN E-PL9

X-T1

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1016.70
External microphone (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T1 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 12 points for the X-T1.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PEN E-PL9

X-T1

Speed (frames/second)88
Sensor cleaning
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
WiFi
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Fujifilm X-T1 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and X-T1

PEN E-PL9 und X-T1, front viewPEN E-PL9 und X-T1, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und X-T1, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und X-T1, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Fujifilm X-T1

24
12

We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.

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