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Top 52%1,190 points
Top 52%
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Top specs and features

Olympus PEN E-P3 vs Olympus PEN E-PL3: 59 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

0% more megapixels (main camera).
12.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
12.3MP

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
35

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
3fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
5.5fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
539ISO
Sony Alpha a7 III: 3730ISO
499ISO

6. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus PEN E-PL3
27% have it

7. 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
12800 ISO

8. 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
330shots

9. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
51
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98
52

10. 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

11. weight

56.14g lighter.
320.92g
HTC Re: 65.5g
264.78g

12. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
20.8bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits
20.9bits

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/4000s

14. 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 PEN E-PL3
50% have it

15. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
10.1Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs
10.3Evs

16. pixel density

15.64% higher pixel density.
377ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi
326ppi

17. 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 PEN E-PL3
72% have it

18. resolution

33.7% higher resolution.
905 x 679px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px
783 x 587px

19. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus PEN E-PL3
25% have it

20. battery power

0% more battery power.
1150mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1150mAh

21. width

12mm narrower.
122mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
110mm

22. volume

8.99% less body volume.
NaNcm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
NaNcm³

23. 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
460k dots

24. height

5mm shorter.
69mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
64mm

25. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus PEN E-PL3
24% have it

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