Stylus 1 as good as E-M1 with 40-150

Started Dec 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
Steven Wandy
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Re: Stylus 1 as good as E-M1 with 40-150
In reply to Ben O Connor, Dec 22, 2013

Ben O Connor wrote:

Sharing opinions...

As a pre-stylus 1 (xz-1) user and currently holding a second-gen PEN (E-PM1) with 30mm f 2.8 fixed lens, I can say that Stylus might beat this combo by its;

  • Handheld IS
  • Pocketability

Yes but (1) the OP was comparing the Stylus 1 to current 3rd generation Pens and the 4th Generation EM1 as far as AF and IQ was concerned. And to make those comparisons, I have my doubts.

Also, I don't think that the optical two axis IS on the Stylus 1 is any better/worse than the older sensor shift IS that you have on your EPM1.

And as far as pocket ability - I don't know how large your pockets are (cargo pants?), but if I take my EP5 (which is larger than your EPM1), and put on my 14mm 2.5 pancake, it is MUCH more pocketable than my Stylus 1 is.

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Olympus Stylus 1 Olympus PEN E-PL1 Olympus OM-D E-M10 Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm 1:4-5.6 Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 II R +4 more
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