Olympus PEN E-PM1 vs. Olympus PEN E-PM2

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Jun 30, 2011
Sep 17, 2012
 
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
 
4032 x 3024
4608 x 3456
3200 x 2400, 2560 x 1920, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
2560 x 1920, 1024 x 768
4:3
4:3
12 megapixels
16 megapixels
13 megapixels
17 megapixels
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
TruePic VI
 
 
sRGB, Adobe RGB
 
Auto (200 - 1600), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800
Auto (200 - 1600), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000, 20000, 25600
8
8
Yes (1)
Yes (1)
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
RAW
RAW
 
  • RAW
  • JPEG
  • RAW+JPEG
  • MPO(3D still)
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
 
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
35
35
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
2×
2×
 
Fixed
Fixed
3
3
460,000
460,000
No
Yes
HyperCrystal LCD AR(Anti-Reflective) coating
 
Yes
Yes
Electronic (optional)
Electronic (optional)
 
60 sec
60 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
  • i Auto
  • Program AE
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Bulb
  • Time
  • Scene select AE
  • Art Filter
  • Underwater
 
  • Portrait
  • e-Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Landscape + Portrait
  • Sport, Night
  • Night + Portrait
  • Children
  • High Key
  • Low Key
  • DIS mode
  • Macro
  • Nature Macro
  • Candle
  • Sunset
  • Documents
  • Panorama
  • Fireworks
  • Beach & Snow
  • Fisheye Conv.
  • Wide Conv.
  • Macro Conv.
  • 3D
No
No (bundled external flash)
 
7.00 m (bundled FL-LM1)
Yes (Clip-on FL-LM1 included, Hot-shoe)
Yes (Clip-on FL-LM1 included, Hot-shoe)
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync, Manual (3 levels)
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync, Manual (3 levels)
 
1/250 sec
5.5 fps
8.0 fps
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
(2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
 
1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
AVCHD, Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, H.264, Motion JPEG
Stereo
Stereo
 
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (Mini HDMI type-C)
Yes (Mini HDMI type-C)
 
Eye-Fi Connected
Yes (Optional RM-UC1)
Yes (Optional RM-UC1)
 
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Lithium-Ion BLS-5 rechargeable battery & charger
Lithium-Ion BLS-5 rechargeable battery & charger
330
360
265 g (0.58 lb / 9.35 oz)
269 g (0.59 lb / 9.49 oz)
110 x 64 x 34 mm (4.33 x 2.52 x 1.34)
110 x 64 x 34 mm (4.33 x 2.52 x 1.34)
 
No
Yes
No
No
None
None