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
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
196 ms shutter lag
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
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$673 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Size Slightly smaller
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Olympus PEN E-PL7

Olympus PEN E-PL7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$476 body only

$916 with 14-42mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
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

$549 - $648 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
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
Fujifilm X70

Fujifilm X70

Boutique

$833

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Sony Alpha A5000

Sony Alpha A5000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$471 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Higher true resolution
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?