Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Fujifilm X-T100 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs X-T100 - Side by side

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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Fujifilm X-T100 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 May 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 200 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount X-Bajonett
  • WiFi built-in
  • 121 x 83 x 47.4mm³ (4.8" x 3.3" x 1.9")
  • 448g (14.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X-T100

PEN E-PL9 vs X-T100 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-T100 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Fujifilm X-T100

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Fujifilm X-T100 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice



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
Weighs less (2)380g
(12.3 oz.)
(14.5 oz.)
More portable (2)311cm³
(20 cu.in.)
(30 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 superior video recording. A recommendation of the PEN E-PL9 is made easy by the lower weight than the X-T100 and the more compact size.

The PEN E-PL9 scores 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X-T100



Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1024.20
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)350430

Conclusion: Advantages of the X-T100 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-T100.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Fujifilm X-T100 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and X-T100

PEN E-PL9 und X-T100, front viewPEN E-PL9 und X-T100, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und X-T100, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und X-T100, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Fujifilm X-T100


We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.

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