General

Olympus PEN E-PL8 Olympus PEN E-PL9
Brand
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Olympus Olympus
Lowest price
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$599.00 $549.00
Announced
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September 2016 February 2018

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Crop factor
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2.1x 2.1x
Megapixels
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15.9 MP 15.9 MP
Light sensitivity
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25,600 ISO 25,600 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown Unknown
Sensor cleaning
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Unknown Unknown

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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15.9 MP 15.9 MP
Native resolution
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4608 × 3456 4608 × 3456
Pixel size
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14.1 µm² 14.1 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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1,037k dots 1,040k dots
Touch screen
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Yes Yes
Flips out
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Yes Yes
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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108 lenses 108 lenses
Lens mount
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Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds

Form factor

Size
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115×67×38 mm 117×68×39 mm
Depth
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1.5" 1.5"
Weight
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357 g 380 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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No No
Built-in focus motor
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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None None

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 30fps Unknown
Supports 24p
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No Unknown
High-speed framerate
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None Unknown
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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  1. 480p @ 30fps
  2. 720p @ 30fps
  3. 1080p @ 30fps
Unknown

Features

Panorama
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Unknown Unknown
HDR
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Unknown Unknown
3D
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Unknown Unknown
Image stabilization
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  1. Sensor shift
  1. Sensor shift
Supports RAW
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Unknown Unknown
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown Unknown
Shutter lag
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Unknown Unknown
Battery life
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350 shots 350 shots
Continuous shooting
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8 fps 8.6 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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81 121
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/4000s 1/4000s
Min
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60s 60s

Flash

Built-in flash
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No Yes
Popup
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n/a No
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
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