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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Panasonic Lumix S1 Specs
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9
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PEN E-PL9 vs Lumix S1 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:Advantage: Panasonic Lumix S1
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Panasonic Lumix S1 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||6|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||11|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||380g|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are that the camera is faster, the larger selection of lenses and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the lower weight than the Lumix S1 and the more compact size.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 13 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic Lumix S1
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||Full frame|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||24.20|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||225|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||100 - 51200 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||2.10|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||400|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix S1 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the PEN E-PL9: that the battery has more stamina, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video.
Yields 27 points for the Lumix S1.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Panasonic Lumix S1 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and Lumix S1
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Panasonic Lumix S1
We recommend Panasonic Lumix S1 as better choice.
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