Olympus PEN E-PM1 vs Olympus PEN E-PL3

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Olympus PEN E-PM1

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Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3

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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
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL3

Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
241 ms shutter lag
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
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 Lite E-PL3.
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

$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-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
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$398

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Dynamic range More dynamic range
3D Doesn't take 3D photos

Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$370 body only

$299 with 14-42mm lens

Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Dynamic range More dynamic range
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Olympus PEN E-P3

Olympus PEN E-P3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,267 body only

$399 with 14-42mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
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

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Olympus PEN Lite E-PL3
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