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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Sony Alpha A9 Specs
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All specs: Main page for Alpha A9
PEN E-PL9 vs Alpha A9 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 A9
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony Alpha A9 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||50|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||380g|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the larger selection of lenses, the built-in flash and the lower weight than the Alpha A9. Another advantage over the Alpha A9: the more compact size.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 9 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Alpha A9
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||Full frame|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||24.20|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||20|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||693|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||100 - 51200 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||1.44|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||650|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Alpha A9 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 that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 29 points for the Alpha A9.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony Alpha A9 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and Alpha A9
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Sony Alpha A9
We recommend Sony Alpha A9 as better choice.
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