Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Panasonic DC GX9 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs DC GX9 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Panasonic DC GX9 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 GX9

  • Introduced in February 2018
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 20 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
  • 124 x 72.1 x 46.8mm³ (4.9" x 2.8" x 1.8")
  • 450g (14.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DC GX9

PEN E-PL9 vs DC GX9 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 GX9 sensor comparison

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Panasonic DC GX9 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice

PEN E-PL9

DC GX9

Auto Focus points (4)12149
Longer battery life (3, photos)350260
Weighs less (2)380g
(12.3 oz.)
450g
(14.5 oz.)
More portable (2)311cm³
(20 cu.in.)
418cm³
(26 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the DC GX9. Another advantage over the DC GX9: the more compact size.

The PEN E-PL9 scores 11 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DC GX9

PEN E-PL9

DC GX9

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1020.30
Better sensibility (4)200 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.24

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC GX9 are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution.

Yields 11 points for the DC GX9.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PEN E-PL9

DC GX9

Sensor formatFour ThirdsFour Thirds
Speed (frames/second)88
Sensor cleaning
Lens selection8080
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Articulated screen
Touch screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Panasonic DC GX9 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and DC GX9

PEN E-PL9 und DC GX9, front viewPEN E-PL9 und DC GX9, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und DC GX9, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und DC GX9, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Panasonic DC GX9

11
11

We advise to choose the newest model: Panasonic DC GX9.

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