Olympus Pen E-P5 vs Olympus PEN E-P3

Winner
Olympus Pen E-P5

100

Olympus PEN E-P3

61

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus Pen E-P5

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
895 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
72.0
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,036k dots
Great color depth
Color depth
22.8 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-P3

Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

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 OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$520 - $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 PEN E-PL8

Olympus PEN E-PL8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

$497 - $649 with 14-42mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Focus points More focus points
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $549 body only

$349 - $649 with 14-42mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Larger

Olympus PEN E-P3 Competitors

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$761 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

$638 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Olympus PEN E-PL2

Olympus PEN E-PL2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$459 with 14-42mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

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