Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS vs Olympus PEN E-PL5

Top 17 Reasons for the

Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS

Compared to Olympus PEN E-PL5

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Noticeably more focus points
99
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35
64 more focus points. The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
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Measurably larger sensor
15.6 x 23.5 mm
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13 x 17.3 mm
1.63x larger sensor. The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
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Sizably faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
10 fps
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8 fps
25% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format. Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
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Has a 24p cinema mode
Yes
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No
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
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Appreciably better video recording quality
1080 x 60 fps
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1080 x 30 fps
2x better video recording quality
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Reasonably more battery power
1500 mAh
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1150 mAh
30.43% more battery power
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Lighter
287 g
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325 g
38 g lighter
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Significantly higher pixel density
471 ppi
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326 ppi
44.48% higher pixel density
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Clearly higher resolution
1176x784 px
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783x587 px
2.01x higher resolution
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Has a two-stage shutter
Yes
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No
A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
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Has built-in optical image stabilization
Yes
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No
Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect vibrations of the camera. The lens and / or sensor move in response, adjusting the optical path. This ensures that any motion is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
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Supports AVCHD format
Yes
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No
AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
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Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes
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No
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
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Has a flash
Yes
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No
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
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Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Yes
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No
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
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Has a HDMI output
Yes
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No
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
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Is DLNA certified
Yes
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No
All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS is better than Olympus PEN E-PL5 because...

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Top Seven Reasons for the

Olympus PEN E-PL5

Compared to Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS

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Has WiFi
Yes
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No
The device can connect to WiFi.
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Has AF tracking
Yes
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No
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
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Has touch autofocus
Yes
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No
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
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Amply less body volume
269.95 cm³
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341.71 cm³
26.58% less body volume
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Significantly longer exposure time
60 s
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30 s
30 s longer exposure time. When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
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Shorter
111 mm
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119.9 mm
8.90 mm shorter
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Narrower
64 mm
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66.9 mm
2.90 mm narrower

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