Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Olympus PEN-F Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs PEN-F - Side by side

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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Olympus PEN-F 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 January 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 200 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 124.8 x 72.1 x 37.3mm³ (4.9" x 2.8" x 1.5")
  • 427g (13.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PEN-F

PEN E-PL9 vs PEN-F Sensors

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This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: PEN E-PL9 an PEN-F sensor comparison

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Olympus PEN-F Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice



Auto Focus points (4)12181
Built-in flash (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)350330
Weighs less (2)380g
(12.3 oz.)
(13.8 oz.)

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 that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the PEN-F.

The PEN E-PL9 scores 13 points.

Otherwise why to choose Olympus PEN-F



Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1020.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)810

Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN-F are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster.

Yields 9 points for the PEN-F.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor formatFour ThirdsFour Thirds
Sensor cleaning
Sensitivity200 - 25600 ISO200 - 25600 ISO
Lens selection8080
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Similar size311cm³336cm³
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Olympus PEN-F Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and PEN-F

PEN E-PL9 und PEN-F, front viewPEN E-PL9 und PEN-F, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und PEN-F, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und PEN-F, view from above

Total scores

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Olympus PEN E-PL9

Olympus PEN-F


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