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Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Sony NEX 3N Specs
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PEN E-PL9 vs NEX 3N 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 NEX 3N
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony NEX 3N Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Sensor cleaning (3)|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||3|
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||25|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||200 - 16000 ISO|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||50|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.46|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Olympus are the larger sensitivity, the larger selection of lenses and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the PEN E-PL9 is made easy by the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 29 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony NEX 3N
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||APS-C|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||400|
|Weighs less (2)||380g|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the NEX 3N are the larger sensor, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the PEN E-PL9. Another advantage over the PEN E-PL9: the more compact size.
Yields 12 points for the NEX 3N.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony NEX 3N Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and NEX 3N
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Sony NEX 3N
We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.
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