Olympus PEN E-PL1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Winner
Olympus PEN E-PL1

64

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

55

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
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
 

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$499

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Canon EOS M

Canon EOS M

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$367 - $779 body only

$549 - $899 with 15-45mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Sony NEX 5R

Sony NEX 5R

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$806 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$667 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 15-45mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Much better image quality
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ300

Super zoom

$495 - $598

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

discussion

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Bt (5:58 PM, September 21, 2011)
G10 does have anti-shake built-in to lenses