Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs OM-D E-M10 Mark III - Side by side

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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III 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

OM-D E-M10 Mark III

  • Introduced in August 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 121.5 x 83.6 x 49.5mm³ (4.8" x 3.3" x 1.9")
  • 410g (13.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M10 Mark III

PEN E-PL9 vs OM-D E-M10 Mark III 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:

Info graphic: PEN E-PL9 an OM-D E-M10 Mark III sensor comparison

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice

PEN E-PL9

OM-D E-M10 Mark III

Longer battery life (3, photos)350330
More portable (2)311cm³
(20 cu.in.)
503cm³
(32 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are that the battery has more stamina and the more compact size.

The PEN E-PL9 scores 5 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III

PEN E-PL9

OM-D E-M10 Mark III

Better sensibility (4)200 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO

Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M10 Mark III are the larger sensitivity.

Yields 4 points for the OM-D E-M10 Mark III.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PEN E-PL9

OM-D E-M10 Mark III

Sensor formatFour ThirdsFour Thirds
Resolution (megapixel)16.1016.10
Speed (frames/second)88
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection8080
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Similar weight380g410g
WiFi
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and OM-D E-M10 Mark III

PEN E-PL9 und OM-D E-M10 Mark III, front viewPEN E-PL9 und OM-D E-M10 Mark III, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und OM-D E-M10 Mark III, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und OM-D E-M10 Mark III, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III

5
4

We advise to choose the newest model: Olympus PEN E-PL9.

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