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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Sony Alpha A6500 Specs
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9
All specs: Main page for Alpha A6500
PEN E-PL9 vs Alpha A6500 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 A6500
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony Alpha A6500 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||50|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Weighs less (2)||380g|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the larger selection of lenses, that the display has a higher resolution and the lower weight than the Alpha A6500. Another advantage over the Alpha A6500: the more compact size.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 9 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A6500
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||APS-C|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||24.20|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||11|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||425|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||100 - 25600 ISO|
|External microphone (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A6500 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.
Yields 24 points for the Alpha A6500.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony Alpha A6500 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and Alpha A6500
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Sony Alpha A6500
We recommend Sony Alpha A6500 as better choice.
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