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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Sony Alpha A7S Specs
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9
All specs: Main page for Alpha A7S
PEN E-PL9 vs Alpha A7S 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 A7S
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony Alpha A7S Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||12.20|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||5|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||25|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||50|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||380g|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Olympus are the larger selection of lenses, the built-in flash and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the lower weight than the Alpha A7S. Another advantage over the Alpha A7S: the more compact size.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 29 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A7S
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||Full frame|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||50 - 409600 ISO|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||380|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A7S are the larger sensor, the larger sensitivity and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the PEN E-PL9: that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 14 points for the Alpha A7S.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony Alpha A7S Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and Alpha A7S
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Sony Alpha A7S
We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.
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