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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

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,036k dots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
Light sensitivity
High ISO
25,600 ISO
Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
 
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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
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
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
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 $999.00 vs $1,299.00
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The best price we've seen is $300 cheaper (more than 20% 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
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Lowest price Very expensive Help
              X100s:$1,299.00
              E-P5:$999.00
              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

              $849 body only

              $1,199 with 18-55mm lens

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Olympus OM-D E-M10

              Olympus OM-D E-M10

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $699 body only

              $799 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
              Olympus OM-D E-M5

              Olympus OM-D E-M5

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $999 body only

              $1,019 - $1,299 with 12-50mm 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
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $648 - $734 body only

              $798 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
              Fujifilm X-E1

              Fujifilm X-E1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $469 - $599 body only

              $649 - $799 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 X-M1

              Fujifilm X-M1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $499 body only

              $540 - $599 with 16-50mm lens

              Lowest price Is slightly less expensive
              Panorama Lacks a built in panoramas
              Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $479 - $498

              Wide angle Has a significantly wider wide angle lens
              Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor

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              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm X-Pro1

              Fujifilm X-Pro1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $899 - $999 body only

              $1,350 with 16225391-32mm lens

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Boutique

              $809 - $900

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Movie format Lower resolution movies
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $499 - $598

              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
              True resolution Lower true resolution
              Ricoh GR

              Ricoh GR

              Boutique

              $611 - $697

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramic stitching
              Fujifilm X-T1

              Fujifilm X-T1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,299 body only

              $1,689 - $1,699 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Built-in flash No built-in flash

              Olympus Pen E-P5 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Olympus PEN E-PL5

              Olympus PEN E-PL5

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $500 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

              $959 - $1,299 body only

              $1,746 - $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-PL6

              Olympus PEN E-PL6

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $659 - $674 with 14-42mm lens

              HDR Has in-camera HDR
              Weight Lighter
              Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Olympus PEN E-P3

              Olympus PEN E-P3

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $399 with 14-42mm lens

              Screen type Has an OLED screen
              Lowest price Cheaper
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Dynamic range Less dynamic range

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