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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Sony Alpha A6400 Specs
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9
All specs: Main page for Alpha A6400
PEN E-PL9 vs Alpha A6400 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: Sony Alpha A6400
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony Alpha A6400 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||50|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
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 more compact size.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 10 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A6400
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||APS-C|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||24.30|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||11|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||425|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||100 - 32000 ISO|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||400|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A6400 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 A6400.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony Alpha A6400 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and Alpha A6400
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Sony Alpha A6400
We recommend Sony Alpha A6400 as better choice.
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