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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Nikon Z7 Specs
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PEN E-PL9 vs Z7 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:Advantage: Nikon Z7
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Nikon Z7 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||3|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||330|
|Weighs less (2)||380g|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the larger selection of lenses, the built-in flash and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Z7: the lower weight than the Z7 and the more compact size.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 12 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon Z7
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||Full frame|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||45.70|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||9|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||493|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||64 - 25600 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||2.10|
|External microphone (2)|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Z7 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Nikon are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the connector for an external microphone, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
Yields 28 points for the Z7.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Nikon Z7 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and Z7
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
We recommend Nikon Z7 as better choice.
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