Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Olympus PEN E-PL9 vs Sony NEX 7 Specs
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL9
All specs: Main page for NEX 7
PEN E-PL9 vs NEX 7 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 7
Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony NEX 7 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Olympus PEN E-PL9 a better choice
|Auto Focus points (4)||121||25|
|Better sensibility (4)||200 - 25600 ISO||100 - 16000 ISO|
|Larger lens selection (3)||80||50|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|More portable (2)||311cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL9 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the optical image stabilizer, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the PEN E-PL9 is made easy by the superior video recording, the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The PEN E-PL9 scores 24 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony NEX 7
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||APS-C|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.10||24.20|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||8||10|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||350||430|
Conclusion: Advantages of the NEX 7 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Sony are that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 17 points for the NEX 7.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Olympus PEN E-PL9 VS Sony NEX 7 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the PEN E-PL9 and NEX 7
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus PEN E-PL9
Sony NEX 7
We recommend Olympus PEN E-PL9 as better choice.
Visual data, advantage info and scores © 2019 PalCamerasWest.com. All rights reserved.
|1||Nikon Coolpix P1000||125x|
|2||Nikon Coolpix P900||83x|
|3||Canon PowerShot SX70 HS||65x|
|4||Canon PowerShot SX60 HS||65x|
|5||Panasonic DC FZ82||60x|
|6||Nikon Coolpix B600||60x|
|7||Nikon Coolpix B700||60x|
|8||Nikon Coolpix P610||60x|
|9||Canon PowerShot SX540 HS||50x|
|10||Canon PowerShot SX420 IS||42x|