Olympus PEN E-PL1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Winner
Olympus PEN E-PL1

42

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

36

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)
Thin
Thickness
1.7"
Light-weight
Weight
334 g
 

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
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from

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-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$419 body only

$400 with 14-42mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Color depth Worse color depth
Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330

Super zoom

$187

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Olympus PEN E-PL2

Olympus PEN E-PL2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$459 with 14-42mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Worse color depth

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weight Slightly heavier
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,074 body only

$587 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Slightly heavier
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$627 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Screen size Much smaller screen

discussion

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