Nikon Z50 vs Olympus PEN E-PL9 Comparison



Let’s compare the Nikon Z50 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 Nikon Z50 and Olympus PEN E-PL9. While Nikon Z50 has APS-C sensor, Olympus PEN E-PL9 has 4/3 sensor and 20.9 has a 20.9 MP and Olympus PEN E-PL9 has a 16.1 MP resolution.

  Nikon Z50 Olympus PEN E-PL9
  Nikon Z50 Front Olympus PEN E-PL9 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Olympus
Megapixels 20.9 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 5568 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2) 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 51200 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to 204,800 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 Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF with 209 PDAF points; Pinpoint, Single-Point, Dynamic-area AF, Wide-area AF (S/L), Auto-area AF; Face and Eye-detect 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, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to 204,800 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 Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 14
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px) 1,036,800 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 1.02x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3 to +3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MOV, MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM, AAC) 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 Yes No
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/250
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack (plug-in power supported) Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0 port
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 280 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 18.8 oz (533 g) includes batteries, kit lens 16.7 oz (473 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.0 x 3.7 x 2.4 in. (127 x 94 x 60 mm) 4.6 x 2.7 x 1.5 in. (117 x 68 x 39 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $998.00 Buy from Amazon for $599.33
Release Date 2019-11-15 2018-04-05