Olympus PEN E-PL1 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Winner
Olympus PEN E-PL1

65

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

56

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Olympus PEN E-PL1

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G10

Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

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 Lite E-PL3

Olympus PEN E-PL3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$278 body only

$389 with 14-42mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen size Much larger screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$500 with 14-42mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
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-G10 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$400 body only

$480 with 14-45mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Size Smaller
Movie format Does not take movies
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
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$488 body only

$598 - $638 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weight Slightly heavier

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