Olympus XZ-2 iHS vs Olympus PEN E-PM1

Winner
Olympus XZ-2 iHS

101

Olympus PEN E-PM1

53

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus XZ-2 iHS

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PM1

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
246 ms shutter lag
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-PM1.
Explore our gallery of 37 sample photos taken by the Olympus XZ-2 iHS.

competitors

Olympus XZ-2 iHS Competitors

Olympus XZ-1

Olympus XZ-1

Pro digicam

$567

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Size Slightly smaller
Touch screen No touch screen
Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Olympus Stylus XZ-10

Pro digicam

$344

Wide angle Better wide angle
Size Smaller
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110

Pro digicam

$440

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Wide angle Better wide angle
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen

Olympus PEN E-PM1 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$283 body only

$380 with 14-42mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Startup delay Less startup delay
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $998 body only

$499 - $648 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$368 - $448

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

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