Olympus PEN E-PL1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Winner
Olympus PEN E-PL1

66

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

57

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL1

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Really small
Size
Mid size (115×72×42 mm)
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Olympus PEN E-PL1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10.

competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL1 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-P1

Olympus PEN E-P1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$363 body only

$300 with 14-42mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Olympus PEN E-PL2

Olympus PEN E-PL2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$459 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen size Much larger screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$96 body only

$290 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,000 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Weight Slightly heavier
Samsung GX-10

Samsung GX-10

Entry-level DSLR

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Screen size Much smaller screen
Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$660 body only

$1,043 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available

discussion

Olympus PEN E-PL1
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10
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Bt (5:58 PM, September 21, 2011)
G10 does have anti-shake built-in to lenses