Nikon D3300 vs Olympus PEN E-PL8

Nikon D3300
Olympus PEN E-PL8

Reasons to buy the Nikon D3300

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL8

Size
Really small
Mid size (115×67×38 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 45 sample photos taken by the Nikon D3300.

competitors

Nikon D3300 Competitors

Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$309 body only

$395 - $397 with 18-55mm lens

Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
Battery life Much longer battery life
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$310 - $549 body only

$393 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 body only

$729 with 18-55mm, 75-300mm lenses

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life

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

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