Olympus PEN E-P7 vs Olympus PEN E-PL8 Comparison

Let’s compare the Olympus PEN E-P7 vs Olympus PEN E-PL8.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Olympus PEN E-P7 and Olympus PEN E-PL8. Both cameras have 4/3 sensors but Olympus PEN E-P7 has a 20.3 MP and Olympus PEN E-PL8 has a 16.1 MP resolution.

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Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Olympus Olympus
Megapixels 20.3 16.1
Sensor Type Live MOS Live MOS
Sensor Format 4/3 4/3
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 2.0x 2.0x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings AUTO ISO: 100 (Low) - 6400 (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO: 100 (Low), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable 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 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 High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 81-area multiple AF; All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target (normal/small); Eye detection with left/right/nearest priority
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO ISO: 100 (Low) - 6400 (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO: 100 (Low), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable 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 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size Unlimited
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 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 No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type Optional VF-4 electronic viewfinder
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 1920x1080 (30p (24 or 16Mbps)
Video File Format MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz 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 No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/250
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0 port Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB/Remote connector, Accessory Port 2, Built-in Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA)
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 11.9 oz (337 g) includes batteries 17.2 oz (487 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 4.7 x 2.7 x 1.5 in. (118 x 69 x 38 mm) 4.6 x 2.7 x 1.5 in. (117 x 68 x 38 mm)
Price
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Buy starting from $399.00
Release Date 2021-06-25 2016-10-15