Leica TL vs Olympus PEN E-PL9 Comparison

Let’s compare the Leica TL vs Olympus PEN E-PL9.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Leica TL and Olympus PEN E-PL9. While Leica TL has APS-C sensor, Olympus PEN E-PL9 has 4/3 sensor and 16.3 has a 16.3 MP and Olympus PEN E-PL9 has a 16.1 MP resolution.

  Leica TL Olympus PEN E-PL9
  Leica TL Front Olympus PEN E-PL9 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Leica Olympus
Megapixels 16.3 16.1
Sensor Type CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Format APS-C 4/3
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.5x 2.0x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, Other) 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 12500 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 12500 AUTO ISO: 100 (Low) - 25600 (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO: 100 (Low), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 121 points / All target, Group target (9 areas), Single target (normal), Single target (small); Eye detection with left/right/nearest priority
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 12500 AUTO ISO: 100 (Low) - 25600 (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO: 100 (Low), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 12 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 14
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.7 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px) 1,036,800 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking No Yes
Viewfinder No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (30p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MP4 with stereo audio MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No No
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/180 1/250
Internal connections Leica flash interface with integrated connection for accessories Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0 port
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA)
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 13.5 oz (384 g) includes batteries 16.7 oz (473 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in. (134 x 69 x 33 mm) 4.6 x 2.7 x 1.5 in. (117 x 68 x 39 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,224.00 Buy from Amazon for $599.33
Release Date 2016-11-15 2018-04-05