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
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
900 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
196 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL6

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$709 body only

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Larger
Olympus PEN-F

Olympus PEN-F

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$950 - $1,199 body only

$1,300 with 14-150mm lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $499 body only

$360 - $499 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

$499 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

$420 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor
Olympus PEN E-PL8

Olympus PEN E-PL8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 - $450 body only

$549 - $550 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Focus points More focus points
Battery life Slightly 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?