General

Olympus PEN E-PM1 Olympus XZ-1
Brand
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Olympus Olympus
Lowest price
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$1,289.30 $548.89
Announced
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June 2011 January 2011

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CCD
Sensor size
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n/a 1/1.6" 8.3x6.2mm
Crop factor
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2.1x n/a
Megapixels
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12.2 MP 10 MP
Light sensitivity
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12,800 ISO 6,400 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown None
Sensor cleaning
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Yes n/a

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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12.2 MP 10 MP
Native resolution
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4032 × 3024 3648 × 2736
Pixel size
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18.4 µm² 5.2 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD OLED
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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460k dots 614k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No No
Live view
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Yes n/a

Lenses

Lens availability
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108 lenses n/a
Lens mount
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Micro Four Thirds n/a

Form factor

Size
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110×64×34 mm 111×65×42 mm
Depth
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1.3" 1.7"
Weight
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263 g 275 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes No
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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No n/a
Built-in focus motor
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No n/a

Viewfinder

Type
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None None

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 60fps 720p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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No No
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Contrast detection Unknown
Continuous focus
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Yes n/a
All formats
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  1. 480p @ 30fps
  2. 720p @ 30fps
  3. 720p @ 60fps
  4. 1080p @ 60fps
  1. 480p @ 30fps
  2. 720p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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Yes Yes
HDR
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No No
3D
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Yes No
Image stabilization
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  1. Sensor shift
  1. Sensor shift
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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1800 ms Unknown
Shutter lag
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246 ms Unknown
Battery life
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330 shots 320 shots
Continuous shooting
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5.5 fps 7 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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35 Unknown
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/2000s
Min
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60s 60s

Flash

Built-in flash
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No Yes
Popup
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n/a Yes
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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52.0 34.0
Color depth
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21 bits 18.8 bits
Dynamic range
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10.3 EV 10.4 EV
Low light performance
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499 ISO 117 ISO

Lens

Zoom
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n/a 4x
Wide angle
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n/a 28 mm
Telephoto
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n/a 112 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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n/a f/1.8
Aperture (telephoto)
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n/a f/2.5
Macro focus
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n/a 1.0 cm
Olympus PEN E-PM1
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