Olympus PEN E-PL8 vs Fujifilm X-T30 Comparison

Let’s compare the Olympus PEN E-PL8 vs Fujifilm X-T30.

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-T30. While Olympus PEN E-PL8 has 4/3 sensor, Fujifilm X-T30 has APS-C sensor and 16.1 has a 16.1 MP and Fujifilm X-T30 has a 26.1 MP resolution.

  Olympus PEN E-PL8 Fujifilm X-T30
  Olympus PEN E-PL8 Front Fujifilm X-T30 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Olympus Fujifilm
Megapixels 16.1 26.1
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) 6240 x 4160 (26.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 160 - Max 12800
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 AUTO (3) with selectable limits, ISO 160-12800, Extended output sensitivity equivalent to ISO 80, 100, 125, 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 Hybrid Phase/Contrast Detect AF with 100% frame coverage: Single point AF: EVF / LCD: 13x9 / 25x17 (Changeable size of AF frame) Zone AF: 3x3 / 5x5 / 7x7 from 91 areas on 13x9 grid; Wide/Tracking AF: (up to 18 area)
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 AUTO (3) with selectable limits, ISO 160-12800, Extended output sensitivity equivalent to ISO 80, 100, 125, 25600 and 51200
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/32000 - 900 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 32
AW Buffer Size 17
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
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: 0.39-inch 2.36M-dot OLED with 100% coverage, 0.62x magnification (35mm format equivalent), 17.5mm eyepoint (from the rear end of the cameras eyepiece), -4 to +2 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (30p (24 or 16Mbps) 4096x2160 (30p/25p/24p/23.98p)
Video File Format MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, Audio: Linear PCM / Stereo sound 24bit / 48KHz sampling)
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) USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen1), Micro HDMI (Type-D), 2.5mm stereo mic/remote jack; headphone support via USB-C possible (3rd party)
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 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 380 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 17.2 oz (487 g) includes batteries, kit lens 13.5 oz (383 g) includes batteries
Size 4.6 x 2.7 x 1.5 in. (117 x 68 x 38 mm) 4.7 x 3.3 x 1.8 in. (118 x 83 x 47 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $399.00 Buy from Amazon for $899.48
Release Date 2016-10-15 2019-08-15