Canon PowerShot G16 vs Olympus PEN E-PL8

Canon PowerShot G16
Olympus PEN E-PL8

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot G16

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/1.8
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
High speed movies
High-speed framerate
240 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL8

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
108 lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon PowerShot G16.

competitors

Canon PowerShot G16 Competitors

Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$695

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 with 15-45mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Canon PowerShot G7 X

Canon PowerShot G7 X

Pro digicam

$534

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Touch screen Has a touch screen
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies

Olympus PEN E-PL8 Competitors

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 with 15-45mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Placeholder

Panasonic Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Battery life Shorter battery life
Fujifilm X-A3

Fujifilm X-A3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$489 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Higher true resolution
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available

discussion

Canon PowerShot G16
PowerShot G16
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Olympus PEN E-PL8
PEN E-PL8
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