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

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,036k dots
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

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
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

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-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

$578 with 14-42mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Lighter
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Olympus PEN E-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 with 14-42mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Battery life Longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Olympus PEN-F

Olympus PEN-F

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$970 - $999 body only

$1,149 with 14-42mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Built-in flash No built-in flash

Olympus PEN E-P3 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 with 14-42mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Samsung NX1000

Samsung NX1000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$430 with 20-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Sony NEX-5N

Sony NEX 5N

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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