Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 vs Olympus PEN E-PL8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
Olympus PEN E-PL8

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Digital
 

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL8

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
108 lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Travel zoom

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Weight Slightly heavier
Placeholder

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS

Travel zoom

$319 - $379

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Zoom Slightly more zoom
Screen resolution Slightly lower resolution screen
Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$2,192

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
GPS Has a GPS
Screen resolution Slightly lower resolution screen

Olympus PEN E-PL8 Competitors

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$599 with 15-45mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Lens availability Much fewer lenses available
Placeholder

Panasonic Lumix DC-GF10 (GF90)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Battery life Shorter battery life
Fujifilm X-A3

Fujifilm X-A3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$489 with 16-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
True resolution Higher true resolution
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available

discussion

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
Lumix DMC-ZS50
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Olympus PEN E-PL8
PEN E-PL8
Olympus

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