Olympus PEN E-PL5 vs Olympus PEN E-PL8

Olympus PEN E-PL5
Olympus PEN E-PL8

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL5

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL8

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,037k dots
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons

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competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL5 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$380 - $449 body only

$390 - $499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Size Larger
Nikon 1 V1

Nikon 1 V1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$436 body only

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$446 body only

$499 with 20-50mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
True resolution Higher true resolution
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Olympus PEN E-PL8 Competitors

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 with 15-45mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Placeholder

Panasonic Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
External flash No external flash support
Fujifilm X-A3

Fujifilm X-A3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$489 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available

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