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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Sony Alpha A7 Specs
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PEN E-PL9 vs Alpha A7 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 A7
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony Alpha A7 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||5|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||117|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||50|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||340|
|Weighs less (2)||380g|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the built-in flash, the optical image stabilizer and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Alpha A7: the lower weight than the Alpha A7 and the more compact size.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 29 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||Full frame|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||24.30|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||50 - 25600 ISO|
|External microphone (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like the connector for an external microphone.
Yields 16 points for the Alpha A7.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony Alpha A7 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and Alpha A7
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Sony Alpha A7
We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.
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