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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Panasonic DMC GH3 Specs
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9
All specs: Main page for DMC GH3
PEN E-PL9 vs DMC GH3 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 GH3 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||16.05|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||6|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||23|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||200 - 12800 ISO|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.61|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Weighs less (2)||380g|
|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, the lower weight than the DMC GH3 and the more compact size.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 28 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GH3
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||540|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GH3 are the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 5 points for the DMC GH3.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Panasonic DMC GH3 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and DMC GH3
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Panasonic DMC GH3
We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.
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