Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Sony Alpha A6300 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

PEN E-PL9 vs Alpha A6300 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Sony Alpha A6300 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

Alpha A6300

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 11 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount E Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 120 x 66.9 x 48.8mm³ (4.7" x 2.6" x 1.9")
  • 361g (11.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Alpha A6300

PEN E-PL9 vs Alpha A6300 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:

Infographic: PEN E-PL9 and Alpha A6300 sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Sony Alpha A6300

Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony Alpha A6300 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice

PEN E-PL9

Alpha A6300

Larger lens selection (3)8050
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
More portable (2)311cm³
(20 cu.in.)
392cm³
(25 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the larger selection of lenses, the optical image stabilizer and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen and the more compact size.

The PEN E-PL9 scores 12 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A6300

PEN E-PL9

Alpha A6300

Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.1024.30
Higher speed (4, frames/second)811
Auto Focus points (4)121425
Better sensibility (4)200 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)350400

Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A6300 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Sony are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the PEN E-PL9: that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 27 points for the Alpha A6300.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

PEN E-PL9

Alpha A6300

Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Articulated screen
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
Similar weight380g361g
WiFi
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony Alpha A6300 Dimensions

Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and Alpha A6300

PEN E-PL9 und Alpha A6300, front viewPEN E-PL9 und Alpha A6300, front view

Top view of cameras

PEN E-PL9 und Alpha A6300, view from abovePEN E-PL9 und Alpha A6300, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Olympus PEN E-PL9

Sony Alpha A6300

12
27

We recommend Sony Alpha A6300 as better choice.

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