Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Panasonic DC GX800 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs DC GX800 - Side by side

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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Panasonic DC GX800 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

DC GX800

  • Introduced in January 2017
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 106.5 x 64.5 x 33mm³ (4.2" x 2.5" x 1.3")
  • 270g (8.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC GX800

PEN E-PL9 vs DC GX800 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 DC GX800 sensor comparison

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Panasonic DC GX800 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice

PEN E-PL9

DC GX800

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)86
Auto Focus points (4)12149
Image stabilizer (3)
Longer battery life (3, photos)350210

Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Olympus are the optical image stabilizer and that the battery has more stamina.

The PEN E-PL9 scores 19 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC GX800

PEN E-PL9

DC GX800

Better sensibility (4)200 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Weighs less (2)380g
(12.3 oz.)
270g
(8.7 oz.)
More portable (2)311cm³
(20 cu.in.)
227cm³
(14 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC GX800 are the larger sensitivity, the lower weight than the PEN E-PL9 and the more compact size.

Yields 8 points for the DC GX800.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PEN E-PL9

DC GX800

Sensor formatFour ThirdsFour Thirds
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection8080
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Panasonic DC GX800 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and DC GX800

PEN E-PL9 und DC GX800, front viewPEN E-PL9 und DC GX800, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und DC GX800, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und DC GX800, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Panasonic DC GX800

19
8

We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.

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