Olympus PEN E-PL8 vs Fujifilm X-E2S Comparison

Let’s compare the Olympus PEN E-PL8 vs Fujifilm X-E2S.

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-PL8 and Fujifilm X-E2S. While Olympus PEN E-PL8 has 4/3 sensor, Fujifilm X-E2S has APS-C sensor and 16.1 has a 16.1 MP and Fujifilm X-E2S has a 16.3 MP resolution.

  Olympus PEN E-PL8 Fujifilm X-E2S
  Olympus PEN E-PL8 Front Fujifilm X-E2S Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Olympus Fujifilm
Megapixels 16.1 16.3
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 2.0x 1.5x
AA Filter Fixed Not needed
Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3) 4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 200 - Max 6400
Full ISO Settings AUTO ISO: 100 (Low) - 25600 (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO: 100 (Low), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable AUTO1/2/3 with selectable limit; ISO 200-6400, Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 12800, 25600 and 51200
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type 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 Intelligent Hybrid AF (TTL contrast AF/TTL phase detection AF): Single Point AF: 49 areas on a 7x7 grid (changeable size of AF frame among 5 types), Zone AF: Selectable with 3x3 / 5x3 / 5x5 areas from 77 areas on an 11x7 grid, Wide/Tracking AF: Automatic selection from 77 areas on an 11x7 grid
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO ISO: 100 (Low) - 25600 (Customizable, Default 100-1600); Manual ISO: 100 (Low), 200 - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable AUTO1/2/3 with selectable limit; ISO 200-6400, Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 12800, 25600 and 51200
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/32000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 18
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type Optional VF-4 electronic viewfinder EVF: 0.5-inch 2.36M-dot OLED with 100% coverage, 0.62x magnifcation, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (30p (24 or 16Mbps) 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio MOV: H.264 video with Linear PCM stereo audio
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/180
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB/Remote connector, Accessory Port 2, Built-in Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11b/g/n) Mini (Type C) HDMI, Micro USB terminal (compatible with RR-90 Remote Release), 2.5mm Stereo Microphone/Remote Jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth No No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA)
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 17.2 oz (487 g) includes batteries, kit lens 24.0 oz (680 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 4.6 x 2.7 x 1.5 in. (117 x 68 x 38 mm) 5.1 x 2.9 x 1.5 in. (129 x 75 x 37 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $399.00 Buy from Amazon for $514.48
Release Date 2016-10-15 2016-02-15