Olympus Pen E-P5 vs Olympus PEN E-PL6

Olympus Pen E-P5
Olympus PEN E-PL6

Reasons to buy the Olympus Pen E-P5

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,036k dots
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL6

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift

galleries

Explore our gallery of 6 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PL6.
Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Olympus Pen E-P5.

competitors

Olympus Pen E-P5 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$575 body only

$668 with 14-42mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Longer battery life
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Olympus PEN-F

Olympus PEN-F

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,000 - $1,199 body only

$1,349 with 14-42mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$450 body only

$501 with 14-42mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Weight Lighter
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Olympus PEN E-PL6 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$575 body only

$668 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 body only

$592 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen No touch screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$341 body only

$433 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Much shorter battery life

discussion

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Avatar for Chien Min Choy Chien Min Choy (7:39 AM, September 27, 2013)
Time for a new E-P7 with built-in viewfinder like the GX7?