Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5 Specs
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9
All specs: Main page for OM-D E-M5
PEN E-PL9 vs OM-D E-M5 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-M5 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||35|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.61|
|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 that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the superior video recording, the lower weight than the OM-D E-M5 and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 16 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus OM-D E-M5
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||9|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||750|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the OM-D E-M5 are that the camera is faster, that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 7 points for the OM-D E-M5.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Sensitivity||200 - 25600 ISO||200 - 25600 ISO|
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Olympus OM-D E-M5 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and OM-D E-M5
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Olympus OM-D E-M5
We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.
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