Olympus PEN E-PM1 vs Pentax Q

Winner
Olympus PEN E-PM1

70

Pentax Q

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PM1

Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
108 lenses
Long exposures
Longest exposure
60 seconds
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 60fps
Large screen
Screen size
3"
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Q

Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Screen size
Large screen
3"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PM1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax Q.

competitors

Olympus PEN E-PM1 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$284 body only

$320 with 14-42mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
True resolution Higher true resolution
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$795 body only

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 14-42mm lens

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

Pentax Q Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon 1 J1

Nikon 1 J1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$832 with 10-30mm, 30-110mm lenses

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus PEN E-P1

Olympus PEN E-P1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$349 with 14-42mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
True resolution Higher true resolution
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

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