Olympus PEN E-PL8 vs Leica TL2 Comparison

Let’s compare the Olympus PEN E-PL8 vs Leica TL2.

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 Leica TL2. While Olympus PEN E-PL8 has 4/3 sensor, Leica TL2 has APS-C sensor and 16.1 has a 16.1 MP and Leica TL2 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Olympus PEN E-PL8 Leica TL2
  Olympus PEN E-PL8 Front Leica TL2 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Olympus Leica
Megapixels 16.1 24.2
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 2.0x 1.5x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3) 6016 x 4014 (24.1 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 50000
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, 100 - 50000
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 49-point Contrast Detection AF: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF
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, 100 - 50000
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/40000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes No
JPEG Buffer Size 29
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.7
LCD Resolution 1,036,800 dots 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
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 No / LCD
Viewfinder Type Optional VF-4 electronic viewfinder Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (30p (24 or 16Mbps) 3840x2160 (30p)
Video File Format MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio MP4 with 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 No No
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 3.0 Type-C, Micro (type D) HDMI, accessory shoe with Leica flash interface with integrated connection for optional accessories
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 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA)
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 17.2 oz (487 g) includes batteries, kit lens 14.1 oz (399 g) includes batteries
Size 4.6 x 2.7 x 1.5 in. (117 x 68 x 38 mm) 5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in. (134 x 69 x 33 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $399.00 Buy from Amazon for $2,179.26
Release Date 2016-10-15 2017-07-15