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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Panasonic DC GH5s Specs
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9
All specs: Main page for DC GH5s
PEN E-PL9 vs DC GH5s 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 GH5s Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||10.28|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Weighs less (2)||380g|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the higher resolution, the built-in flash and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the lower weight than the DC GH5s and the more compact size.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 14 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC GH5s
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||12|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||225|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||100 - 51200 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 GH5s are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the connector for an external microphone and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the PEN E-PL9: the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
Yields 21 points for the DC GH5s.
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 GH5s Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and DC GH5s
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Panasonic DC GH5s
We recommend Panasonic DC GH5s as better choice.
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