71points
64points

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II

63points
58points

Olympus Pen F

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II vs Olympus Pen F

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II
Olympus Pen F

Why is Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II better than Olympus Pen F?

  • 40 more focus points
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    121vs81
  • 0.49% more megapixels (main camera)
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    20.4MPvs20.3MP
  • 6x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
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    60fpsvs10fps
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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  • Has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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  • Has a remote control
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  • 40.98% more battery power
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    1720mAhvs1220mAh
  • Has dual card slots
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Why is Olympus Pen F better than Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II?

  • 71g lighter
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    427gvs498g
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • 60.04% less body volume
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    335.63cm³vs839.8696410000001cm³
  • 9.3mm narrower
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    124.8mmvs134.1mm
  • Has manual gain
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  • Has a tilting viewfinder
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  • 18.8mm shorter
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    72.1mmvs90.9mm

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Design

1.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.
2.weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
3.weight

498g

427g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
With 100% coverage, you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage, you may have to crop your photos afterward to get them looking perfect.
5.Has a hot shoe
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A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
6.screen resolution

1037k dots

1037k dots

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

Optics

1.sensor size

17.4 x 13mm

17.4 x 13mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
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.
The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
4.maximum light sensitivity

25600 ISO

25600 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.has AF tracking
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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.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

2160 x 30fps

1080 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
3.Has timelapse function
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A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
4.has a 24p cinema mode
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24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
5.movie bitrate

237Mbps

77Mbps

The higher the movie recording bitrate the better the movie quality with more and crispier details and less compression artifacts.

Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
4.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
5.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

Battery

1.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
2.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.
3.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
4.battery power

1720mAh

1220mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.

Features

1.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
2.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
3.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
4.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
5.has an HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
6.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

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