Olympus PEN E-PL5Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
Top 47%806 points
Top 47%
Top 16%1,271 points
Top 16%
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Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 95%
747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life
16.1
MP
16.1
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Olympus PEN E-PL5 vs Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS: 64 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

0% more megapixels (photo).
16.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.1MP
290
0

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 38mm
23.5 x 15.6mm
245
0

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 a6500: 425
99
188
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
10fps
172
0

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
26% have it
151
0

6. weight

38g lighter.
325g
HTC Re: 65.5g
287g
141
0

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.
25600ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
25600ISO
126
0

8. video recording

50% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 60fps
115
0

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
360shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
360shots
114
0

10. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
34% have it
100
0

11. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
48% have it
84
0

12. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.00025s
81
0

13. pixel density

30.79% higher pixel density.
326ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
471ppi
77
0

14. width

55.9mm narrower.
64mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
119.9mm
76
0

15. 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-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
25% have it
76
0

16. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Olympus PEN E-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
26% have it
73
0

17. volume

21% less body volume.
269.95cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
341.71cm³
71
0

18. height

44.1mm shorter.
111mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
66.9mm
71
0

19. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
460k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
921k dots
71
0

20. battery power

23.33% more battery power.
1150mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
1500mAh
69
0

21. resolution

50.15% higher resolution.
783 x 587px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
1176 x 784px
69
0

22. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
46% have it
67
0

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-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
36% have it
59
0

24. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
3"
58
0

25. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
22% have it
58
0

26. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
30% have it
56
0

27. 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-PL5
73% have it
56
0

28. supports AVCHD format

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.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
26% have it
54
0

29. 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-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
43% have it
54
0

30. has touch autofocus

The autofocus is immediately set to the subject by just touching it on the touch screen.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
18% have it
52
0

31. 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-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
52% have it
52
0

32. Has an electronic viewfinder

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.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
16% have it
51
0

33. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
88% have it
51
0

34. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Olympus PEN E-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
66% have it
48
0

35. 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-PL5
Sony NEX-6 + Sony E 55-210 F4.5-6.3 OSS
44% have it
48
0

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