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Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus PEN E-PL3
Top 50%1,215 points
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Top 52%1,162 points
Top 52%
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus PEN E-PL3
Top specs and features

Olympus PEN E-P3 vs Olympus PEN E-PL3: 58 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
Canon EOS R: 5655
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
28% 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
Fujifilm X-T3: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps

11. weight

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

12. 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

13. 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

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. 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
73% have it

17. pixel density

15.64% higher pixel density.
377ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi
326ppi

18. resolution

33.7% higher resolution.
905 x 679px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px
783 x 587px

19. 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

20. battery power

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

21. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus PEN E-PL3
26% have it

22. 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 PEN E-PL3
54% have it

23. 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
25% have it

24. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus PEN E-PL3
66% have it

25. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Olympus PEN E-P3
Olympus PEN E-PL3
48% have it

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