Olympus PEN-F vs Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 Comparison



Let’s compare the Olympus PEN-F vs Panasonic Lumix DC-S1.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Olympus PEN-F and Panasonic Lumix DC-S1. While Olympus PEN-F has 4/3 sensor, Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 has 35mm sensor and 20.3 has a 20.3 MP and Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Olympus PEN-F Panasonic Lumix DC-S1
  Olympus PEN-F Front Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Olympus Panasonic
Megapixels 20.3 24.2
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 2.0x 1.0x
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings AUTO: ISO Low (80) - 25600 (customizable, Default: 80-1600); Manual ISO: Low (80) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, 100-51200, expandable to 50-204800
Startup Time 1.8 seconds
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 (Nearer, Left, Right) / Magnified (up to 14x, over 800 AF points) Contrast Detection with DFD and AI subject recognition: Auto Detection (Face, Eye, Body, Animal) / Tracking / 225-Area / Zone (Vertical/Horizontal) / Zone (Square) / Zone (Oval) / 1-Area+ / 1-Area / Pinpoint / Custom 1, 2, 3 (Full area touch is available) (Scalable AF frame size and flexible AF position)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO: ISO Low (80) - 25600 (customizable, Default: 80-1600); Manual ISO: Low (80) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, 100-51200, expandable to 50-204800
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/8000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 43 999
AW Buffer Size 39 90
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,037,000 dots (345,667 px) 2,100,000 dots (525,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF; 2.36M-dot OLED, 1.08x - 1.23x magnification, 100% coverage, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor 5,760k-dot 3:2 OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +2.0 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p) 3840x2160 (60p/30p/24p)
Video File Format MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG) MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio format: LPCM (2ch 48kHz/16-bit), AAC (2ch)); MP4 HEVC: H.265/HEVC (Audio format: AAC (2ch)); AVCHD Progressive (Audio format: Dolby Audio (2ch)); AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Audio (2ch))
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC XQD / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/250? (up to 1/320 at reduced power with DMW-FL580L)
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB connector compatible with optional remote cable RM-UC1 USB-C, HDMI (Type A), 3.5mm microphone jack, 3.5mm headphone jack, 2.5mm remote jack
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) 360 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 15.3 oz (434 g) includes batteries 36.0 oz (1,021 g) includes batteries
Size 4.9 x 2.8 x 1.5 in. (125 x 72 x 37 mm) 5.9 x 4.3 x 3.8 in. (149 x 110 x 97 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $999.00 Buy from Amazon for $2,498.00
Release Date 2016-03-01 2019-04-01