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Olympus Pen E-P5

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus Pen E-P5

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X100s

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Sensor size Larger sensor APS-C 23.6x15.8mm vs Four thirds 17.3x13.0mm
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Around 70% larger sensor
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Optical vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Advantages of the Olympus E-P5

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Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 1,036k dots vs 460k dots
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Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
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Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Screen size Larger screen 3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Size Smaller 122x69x37 mm vs 127x74x54 mm
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Around 40% smaller
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The E-P5's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 9 fps vs 6 fps
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50% faster continuous shooting
Thickness Thinner 1.5" vs 2.1"
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More than 30% thinner
Lowest price Cheaper $799.00 vs $1,098.95
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The best price we've seen is $300 cheaper (around 30% less)
Longest exposure Longer exposures 60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
Weight Slightly lighter 420 g vs 445 g
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Around 10% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
              X100s:16 MP
              E-P5:15.9 MP
              Panorama In-camera panoramas Help
              Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              Sensor size Large sensors Help
              X100s:APS-C 23.6x15.8mm
              E-P5:Four thirds 17.3x13.0mm
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              X100s:$1,098.95
              E-P5:$799.00
              HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
              You could do HDR manually
              Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
              Missing that film look

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm X-E2

              Fujifilm X-E2

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $799 body only

              $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Ricoh GR

              Ricoh GR

              Boutique

              $644 - $697

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
              Olympus OM-D E-M10

              Olympus OM-D E-M10

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $649 body only

              $749 with 14-42mm lens

              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Sensor cleaning Lacks a self cleaning sensor
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $598 - $648 body only

              $748 - $799 with 16-50mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Olympus OM-D E-M5

              Olympus OM-D E-M5

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $799 body only

              $899 with 14-42mm lens

              Weather sealed Has a weather sealed body
              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $698 - $731 body only

              $798 with 14-42mm lens

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
              Thickness Is thicker
              Fujifilm X-E1

              Fujifilm X-E1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $599 body only

              $774 with 18-55mm lens

              Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Startup delay Has much more startup delay

              Fujifilm FinePix X100s Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Boutique

              $730

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Fujifilm X-Pro1

              Fujifilm X-Pro1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $899 - $1,000 body only

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm X-T1

              Fujifilm X-T1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,299 body only

              $1,899 with 18-135mm lens

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Lowest price More expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix X100T

              Fujifilm FinePix X100T

              Boutique

              $1,299

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Lowest price More expensive
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

              Pro digicam

              $798

              Wide angle Much better wide angle
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor

              Olympus Pen E-P5 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus PEN E-PL5

              Olympus PEN E-PL5

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $484 with 14-42mm lens

              Startup delay Less startup delay
              Weight Lighter
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Olympus OM-D E-M1

              Olympus OM-D E-M1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,299 - $1,399 body only

              $1,820 - $2,100 with 12-40mm lens

              Weather sealed Weather sealed
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Size Larger
              Olympus PEN E-PL7

              Olympus PEN E-PL7

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $599 body only

              $699 with 14-42mm lens

              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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