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
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

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

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS

Travel zoom

$269 - $349

Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Olympus PEN E-P1

Olympus PEN E-P1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$470 body only

$310 with 14-42mm lens

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

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$725 body only

$587 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Slightly heavier
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$594 with 14-42mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$880 body only

$995 with 14-140mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Better image quality
Weight Heavier

discussion

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