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Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
Top 49%1,252 points
Top 49%
Top 40%1,489 points
Top 40%
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
Top specs and features

Olympus PEN E-P3 vs Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II: 53 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

30.08% more megapixels (main camera).
12.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
17.3 x 13mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
17.3 x 13mm

3. 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.
35
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693
81

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
3fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps

5. maximum light sensitivity

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.
12800 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
25600 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
330shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
310shots

7. video recording (main camera)

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.
1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

8. weight

148.08g lighter.
320.92g
HTC Re: 65.5g
469g

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
38% have it

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
50% have it

11. has AF tracking

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.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
72% have it

12. Has timelapse function

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.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
16% have it

13. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
25% have it

14. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
26% have it

15. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
614k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
1037k dots

16. width

2mm narrower.
122mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
124mm

17. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
20% have it

18. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
25% have it

19. has a two-stage shutter

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.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
55% have it

20. volume

39.62% less body volume.
NaNcm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
474.3cm³

21. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
45% have it

22. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
47% have it

23. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
35% have it

24. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
46% have it

25. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II
19% have it

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