Olympus PEN E-PL7 vs Olympus PEN E-PL9

Olympus PEN E-PL7
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Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL7

Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
158 ms shutter lag
Really small
Size
Mid size (115×67×38 mm)
Thin
Thickness
1.5"
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL9

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 3 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PL7.

competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL7 Competitors

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$782 body only

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Larger
Olympus PEN E-PL6

Olympus PEN E-PL6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$299 body only

$363 with 14-42mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Nikon 1 S2

Nikon 1 S2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$378 body only

$400 with 11-2mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Olympus PEN E-PL9 Competitors

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Ricoh GR III

Boutique

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
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Olympus OM-D E-M10 III

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Size Larger
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Canon PowerShot SX70 HS

Super zoom

$549

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen

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