Olympus PEN E-PL2 vs Olympus PEN E-P1

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Olympus PEN E-PL2

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Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL2

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1300 ms startup delay
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"
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-P1

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
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-P1.

competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL2 Competitors

Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$278 body only

$247 with 14-42mm lens

Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Color depth Worse color depth
Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Color depth Better color depth
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen size Much smaller screen
Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Boutique

$548 - $649

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

Olympus PEN E-P1 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Startup delay Less startup delay
Screen size Much smaller screen
Olympus PEN E-P2

Olympus PEN E-P2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$279 body only

$594 with 14-42mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Color depth Better color depth
Olympus PEN E-P3

Olympus PEN E-P3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,091 body only

$449 with 14-42mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Startup delay Much less startup delay
Color depth Worse color depth

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