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

Large screen
Screen size
3"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
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
Screen size
Large screen
3"
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-PL2.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PM1.

competitors

Olympus PEN E-PM1 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$224 body only

$438 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus PEN E-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$750 body only

$399 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$278 body only

$273 with 14-42mm lens

Battery life Shorter battery life

Olympus PEN E-PL2 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$224 body only

$438 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$278 body only

$273 with 14-42mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Battery life Longer battery life
Color depth Worse color depth
Olympus PEN E-PL8

Olympus PEN E-PL8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

$649 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash

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