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

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

20 Reasons why Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS is better

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

1.Measurably larger sensor
23.5 x 15.6mmvs 17.3 x 13mm (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
2.Significantly more focus points
99vs 35 (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
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.
3.Sizably faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
10fpsvs 8fps (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4.Lighter
287gvs 325g (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
5.Significantly better video recording quality
1,080 x 60fpsvs 1,080 x 30fps (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
6.Has a 24p cinema mode
Yesvs No (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
7.Noticeably higher pixel density
471ppivs 326ppi (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
8.Sizably more battery power
1500mAhvs 1150mAh (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
9.Clearly higher resolution (screen)
921k dotsvs 460k dots (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
10.Shorter
66.9mmvs 111mm (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
11.Explicitly higher resolution
1,176 x 784pxvs 783 x 587px (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
12.Has built-in optical image stabilization
Yesvs No (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
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.
13.Can create panoramas in-camera
Yesvs No (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
14.Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures
Yesvs No (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
15.Supports AVCHD format
Yesvs No (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
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.
16.Has a flash
Yesvs No (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
17.Has an electronic viewfinder
Yesvs No (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
An electronic viewfinder (or EVF) is a small display showing the image. Benefits of these over optical viewfinders include: they show more of the image, they can be more compact, focusing is easier with digital zoom, and they can also sometimes have extra info on the display, eg. a live histogram.
18.Has a HDMI output
Yesvs No (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
19.Is DLNA certified
Yesvs No (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
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.
20.Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS
Yesvs No (Olympus PEN E-PL5)
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
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2. Olympus PEN E-PL5

6 Reasons why Olympus PEN E-PL5 is better

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

1.Has WiFi
Yesvs No (Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS)
The device can connect to WiFi.
2.Reasonably less body volume
269.95cm³vs 341.71cm³ (Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS)
3.Narrower
64mmvs 119.9mm (Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS)
4.Has AF tracking
Yesvs No (Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS)
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.
5.Has touch autofocus
Yesvs No (Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS)
The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
6.Clearly longer exposure time
60svs 30s (Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS)
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.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
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