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

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
895 ISO
Great image quality
Overall image quality
72.0
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,036k dots
Great color depth
Color depth
22.8 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL6

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

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 OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$520 - $899 body only

$635 with 14-42mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly lower resolution screen
Olympus PEN E-PL8

Olympus PEN E-PL8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

$497 - $649 with 14-42mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Focus points More focus points
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $549 body only

$349 - $649 with 14-42mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Larger

Olympus PEN E-PL6 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$550 body only

$638 with 14-42mm lens

Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Olympus PEN E-PL7

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$579 body only

$699 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Olympus PEN Mini

Olympus PEN Mini

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$264 body only

Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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?