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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Panasonic DC GH5 Specs
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9
All specs: Main page for DC GH5
PEN E-PL9 vs DC GH5 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 Panasonic DC GH5 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||380g|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the built-in flash, the lower weight than the DC GH5 and the more compact size.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 6 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC GH5
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||20.30|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||12|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||225|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||1.62|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||410|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DC GH5 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the PEN E-PL9: that the battery has more stamina, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
Yields 26 points for the DC GH5.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Panasonic DC GH5 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and DC GH5
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Panasonic DC GH5
We recommend Panasonic DC GH5 as better choice.
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