Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Panasonic DMC G70 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs DMC G70 - Side by side

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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Panasonic DMC G70 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

DMC G70

  • Introduced in March 2015
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount Micro Four Thirds (MFT)
  • WiFi built-in
  • 124.9 x 86.2 x 77.4mm³ (4.9" x 3.4" x 3.0")
  • 410g (13.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC G70

PEN E-PL9 vs DMC G70 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 DMC G70 sensor comparison

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Panasonic DMC G70 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice

PEN E-PL9

DMC G70

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)86
Auto Focus points (4)12149
Image stabilizer (3)
More portable (2)311cm³
(20 cu.in.)
833cm³
(52 cu.in.)

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 the more compact size.

The PEN E-PL9 scores 18 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC G70

PEN E-PL9

DMC G70

Better sensibility (4)200 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC G70 are the larger sensitivity and the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 6 points for the DMC G70.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PEN E-PL9

DMC G70

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
Similar weight380g410g
WiFi
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Panasonic DMC G70 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and DMC G70

PEN E-PL9 und DMC G70, front viewPEN E-PL9 und DMC G70, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und DMC G70, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und DMC G70, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Panasonic DMC G70

18
6

We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.

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