Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Panasonic DMC GX80 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs DMC GX80 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Panasonic DMC GX80 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 GX80

  • Introduced in April 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 16 megapixel
  • 8 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
  • 122 x 71 x 44mm³ (4.8" x 2.8" x 1.7")
  • 426g (13.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC GX80

PEN E-PL9 vs DMC GX80 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 GX80 sensor comparison

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Panasonic DMC GX80 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice

PEN E-PL9

DMC GX80

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1016.00
Auto Focus points (4)12149
Longer battery life (3, photos)350290
Weighs less (2)380g
(12.3 oz.)
426g
(13.7 oz.)
More portable (2)311cm³
(20 cu.in.)
381cm³
(24 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the DMC GX80: the lower weight than the DMC GX80 and the more compact size.

The PEN E-PL9 scores 16 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC GX80

PEN E-PL9

DMC GX80

Better sensibility (4)200 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC GX80 are the larger sensitivity.

Yields 4 points for the DMC GX80.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PEN E-PL9

DMC GX80

Sensor formatFour ThirdsFour Thirds
Speed (frames/second)88
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection8080
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)1.041.04
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Panasonic DMC GX80 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and DMC GX80

PEN E-PL9 und DMC GX80, front viewPEN E-PL9 und DMC GX80, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und DMC GX80, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und DMC GX80, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Panasonic DMC GX80

16
4

We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.

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