Olympus PEN E-PL2 vs Olympus PEN E-P1

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Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL2

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Large screen
Screen size
3"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-P1

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds

galleries

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

Olympus PEN E-PL2 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$395 with 14-42mm lens

Weight Slightly lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$338 - $629 body only

$699 with 15-45mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Olympus PEN E-P1 Competitors

Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,030 body only

$848 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$395 with 14-42mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Startup delay Less startup delay
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon EOS 50D

Canon EOS 50D

Pro DSLR

$531 body only

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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