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
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

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-PM2

Olympus PEN E-PM2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$284 body only

$380 with 14-42mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Startup delay Less startup delay
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Olympus OM-D E-M5 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$932 body only

$1,282 with 12-50mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Size Larger
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Olympus PEN E-PL6 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$456 body only

$753 with 12-42mm, 40-150mm lenses

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$525 with 12-32mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Shorter battery life
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$678 with 20-50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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?