Olympus PEN E-PM2 vs Samsung NX20

Winner
Olympus PEN E-PM2

100

Samsung NX20

91

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PM2

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
700 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Samsung NX20

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Screen type
OLED Screen
Bright and vivid

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PM2.
Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Samsung NX20.

competitors

Olympus PEN E-PM2 Competitors

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
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Olympus PEN E-PL5

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
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

Samsung NX20 Competitors

Samsung NX3000

Samsung NX3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$446 body only

$500 with 20-50mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$368 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen type Doesn't have an OLED screen
Samsung NX30

Samsung NX30

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$827 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support

discussion

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