Olympus PEN E-PM1 vs Olympus PEN E-PL2

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Olympus PEN E-PM1

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Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PM1

Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
246 ms shutter lag
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL2

Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PL2.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PM1.

competitors

Olympus PEN E-PM1 Competitors

Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$312 body only

$219 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay More startup delay
Olympus PEN E-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 body only

$286 with 14-42mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$145 body only

$349 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Olympus PEN E-PL2 Competitors

Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$312 body only

$219 with 14-42mm lens

3D Takes 3D photos
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$145 body only

$349 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus PEN E-PL7

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 body only

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Dynamic range More dynamic range
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

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