Olympus Pen E-P5 vs Olympus PEN E-P3

Winner
Olympus Pen E-P5

78

Olympus PEN E-P3

48

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus Pen E-P5

Great image quality
Overall image quality
72.0
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,036k dots
Great color depth
Color depth
22.8 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.4 EV
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-P3

Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-P3.
Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Olympus Pen E-P5.

competitors

Olympus Pen E-P5 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$576 body only

$599 with 14-42mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Longer battery life
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$529 - $899 body only

$635 with 14-42mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$479 - $499 body only

$549 with 14-42mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Low light performance More noise at high ISO

Olympus PEN E-P3 Competitors

Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$278 body only

$291 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 PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 body only

$488 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus PEN E-PL8

Olympus PEN E-PL8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

$649 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen

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