General

Olympus PEN E-P2 Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1
Brand
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Olympus Panasonic
Lowest price
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$589.95 $899.99
Announced
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November 2009 September 2009

Sensor

Type
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NMOS CMOS
Crop factor
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2x 2x
Megapixels
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12.2 MP 12 MP
Light sensitivity
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3,200 ISO 3,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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None None
Sensor cleaning
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Unknown Yes

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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12.2 MP 12 MP
Native resolution
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4032 × 3024 4000 × 3000
Pixel size
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19.9 µm² 20.2 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 3"
Resolution
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230k dots 460k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No No
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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121×70×36 mm 119×71×36 mm
Depth
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1.4" 1.4"
Weight
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355 g 330 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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720p @ 30fps 720p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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No No
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Unknown Contrast detection
Continuous focus
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n/a No
All formats
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  1. 480p @ 30fps
  2. 720p @ 30fps
  1. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  3. 840 x 480 @ 30fps
  4. 720p @ 25fps
  5. 720p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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No No
HDR
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No No
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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  1. Sensor shift
None
Supports RAW
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Yes Yes
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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2300 ms 1400 ms
Shutter lag
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956 ms 409 ms
Battery life
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300 shots 400 shots
Continuous shooting
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3 fps 3 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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Unknown 23
Cross type focus points
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Unknown 0

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 Yes
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
  1. MMC
  2. SD
  3. SDHC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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56.0 54.0
Color depth
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21.5 bits 21.2 bits
Dynamic range
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10.4 EV 10.3 EV
Low light performance
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505 ISO 513 ISO
Olympus PEN E-P2
PEN E-P2
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1
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