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Panasonic Lumix GX880 vs Olympus PEN E-PL5 Specs
All specs: Main page for Lumix GX880
All specs: Main page for PEN E-PL5
Lumix GX880 vs PEN E-PL5 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:
Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Olympus PEN E-PL5 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Panasonic Lumix GX880 a better choice
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||35|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||200 - 25600 ISO|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.46|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Weighs less (2)||270g|
|More portable (2)||227cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix GX880 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the built-in flash. A nice touch is that the display has a higher resolution, the superior video recording and the lower weight than the PEN E-PL5. Another advantage over the PEN E-PL5: the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The Lumix GX880 scores 20 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus PEN E-PL5
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||16.00||16.10|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||6||8|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||210||350|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PEN E-PL5 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 12 points for the PEN E-PL5.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor format||Four Thirds||Four Thirds|
|Panasonic Lumix GX880 VS Olympus PEN E-PL5 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Lumix GX880 and PEN E-PL5
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic Lumix GX880
Olympus PEN E-PL5
We recommend Panasonic Lumix GX880 as better choice.
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