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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Panasonic DMC G5 Specs
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9
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PEN E-PL9 vs DMC G5 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 DMC G5 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||16.00|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||6|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||23|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||160 - 12800 ISO|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||340|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
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 larger sensitivity, the optical image stabilizer and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 31 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC G5
No advantage for the Panasonic DMC G5 compared to Olympus PEN E-PL9
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Panasonic DMC G5 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and DMC G5
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Panasonic DMC G5
We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.
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