Olympus PEN E-P3 vs Olympus PEN E-PM1

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Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-P3

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
OLED Screen
Screen type
Bright and vivid
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PM1

Size
Really small
Compact (110×64×34 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
Weight
Light-weight
263 g
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-P3.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PM1.

competitors

Olympus PEN E-P3 Competitors

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Sony CyberShot DSC-H400

Super zoom

$268

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$278 body only

$296 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$600 - $899 body only

$599 - $1,600 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

Olympus PEN E-PM1 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$230 body only

$416 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen size Much smaller screen
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 - $548 body only

$590 - $698 with 16-50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
Nikon 1 J2

Nikon 1 J2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

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