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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Olympus OM-D E-M1 Specs
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M1
PEN E-PL9 vs OM-D E-M1 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:
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||81|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Weighs less (2)||380g|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the built-in flash and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the PEN E-PL9 is made easy by the lower weight than the OM-D E-M1 and the more compact size.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 12 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M1
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||16.30|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||10|
|External microphone (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M1 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the connector for an external microphone.
Yields 11 points for the OM-D E-M1.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Sensitivity||200 - 25600 ISO||200 - 25600 ISO|
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Olympus OM-D E-M1 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and OM-D E-M1
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Olympus OM-D E-M1
We advise to choose the newest model: Olympus PEN E-PL9.
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