Olympus PEN E-PL1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Winner
Olympus PEN E-PL1

42

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

38

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL1

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
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
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

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

$170 body only

$370 with 14-42mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Color depth Worse color depth
Olympus PEN E-PL6

Olympus PEN E-PL6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$289 body only

$299 with 14-42mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$430 - $549 body only

$428 - $600 with 14-42mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$602 body only

$598 - $650 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Thickness Slightly thicker
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$384 body only

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Color depth Worse color depth
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$350 body only

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Autofocus Lacks video autofocus

discussion

Olympus PEN E-PL1
PEN E-PL1
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10
Lumix DMC-G10
Panasonic

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