Sony Alpha ILCE-A6600 vs Olympus PEN E-PL8 Comparison



Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCE-A6600 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 Sony Alpha ILCE-A6600 and Olympus PEN E-PL8. While Sony Alpha ILCE-A6600 has APS-C sensor, Olympus PEN E-PL8 has 4/3 sensor and 24.2 has a 24.2 MP and Olympus PEN E-PL8 has a 16.1 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCE-A6600 Olympus PEN E-PL8
  Sony Alpha ILCE-A6600 Front Olympus PEN E-PL8 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Olympus
Megapixels 24.2 16.1
Sensor Type CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Format APS-C 4/3
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.5x 2.0x
AA Filter Fixed Fixed
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 32000 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-32000, expandable to 50-102400 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 Hybrid Contrast/Phase Detection: Wide (425 points phase-detection AF, 425 points contrast-detection AF), Zone, Center, Flexible Spot (Small / Medium / Large), Expanded Flexible Spot; Real-time Eye AF, Animal Eye AF 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, 100-32000, expandable to 50-102400 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 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 921,600 dots (307,200 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 EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF type; 1.0cm (0.39-inch) 2.3M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 1.07x mag. (0.70x 35mm eq.), 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter 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 XAVC S / AVCHD format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4; Audio: LPCM, 2ch / Dolby Digital (AC-3), 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264), AVI (Motion JPEG); Linear PCM 16-bit, 48kHz stereo audio
Memory Card Type MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/160 1/250
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi Micro USB, 3.5mm microphone jack, 3.5mm headphone jack 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 Yes 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) 720 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 29.2 oz (828 g) includes batteries, kit lens 17.2 oz (487 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 4.7 x 2.6 x 2.7 in. (120 x 67 x 69 mm) 4.6 x 2.7 x 1.5 in. (117 x 68 x 38 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,398.00 Buy from Amazon for $399.00
Release Date 2019-11-15 2016-10-15