Olympus PEN-F vs. Olympus OM-D E-M10 II vs. Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1 vs. Olympus E-M5 II vs. Sony a7S II vs. Sony a6000 vs. Canon EOS M3

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Nov 25, 2015
Jan 27, 2016
Aug 25, 2015
Oct 17, 2013
Feb 5, 2015
Sep 11, 2015
Feb 12, 2014
Feb 6, 2015
 
$1199 (body only)
$799
$749.99 with 12-32mm F3.5-5.6 lens
$1099 (body only)
$3000
$799 with 16-50mm Powerzoom
$679/£489/€599 (with 18-55mm STM lens)
 
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
SLR-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
SLR-style mirrorless
SLR-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Magnesium alloy + aluminum
 
 
Magnesium alloy
Magnesium alloy
Composite
Magnesium alloy
 
 
4608 x 3456
4592 x 3448
4608 x 3456
4240 x 2832
6000 x 4000
6000 x 4000
 
 
 
 
4240 x 2384, 2768 x 1848, 2768 x 1560, 2128 x 1416, 2128 x 1200, 1376 x 920, 1376 x 776
6000 x 3376, 4240 x 2832, 4240 x 2400, 3008 x 2000, 3008 x 1688
 
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
3:2, 16:9
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
20 megapixels
16 megapixels
16 megapixels
16 megapixels
12 megapixels
24 megapixels
24 megapixels
22 megapixels
17 megapixels
17 megapixels
17 megapixels
12 megapixels
25 megapixels
25 megapixels
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Full frame (35.6 x 23.8 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
High resolution mode produces Raw images at 10368 x 7776 or JPEGs at 8160 x 6120.
 
 
High resolution mode produces Raw images at 9216 x 6912 or JPEGs at 7296 x 5472.
 
 
 
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
TruePic VII
TruePic VII
 
TruePic VII
Bionz X
Bionz X
DIGIC 6
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
Primary Color Filter
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
Primary Color Filter
Primary color filter
 
 
Auto, 200 - 25600, expands to 100-25600
Auto, 200-25600
Auto, 200-25600, expands to 100-25600
Auto, 100-102400 (expands to 50-409600)
Auto, 100-25600 (51200 with Multi-Frame NR)
Auto, 100-12800 (expandable to 25600)
80
100
125
100
50
 
 
 
 
 
 
409600
 
25600
7
7
5
7
10
10
6
Yes (4 slots)
Yes (4 slots)
Yes (2)
Yes (4 slots)
Yes
Yes
Yes
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
Unknown
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
No
No
5-axis
5-axis image stabilization (yaw/pitch/roll/vertical/horizontal)
 
5-axis
5-axis
 
 
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
RAW
Super fine, fine, normal, basic
Super fine, fine, normal, basic
Fine, Standard
Superfine, fine, normal, basic
Extra fine, fine, standard
Extra fine, fine, normal
Fine, normal
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (Olympus ORF)
  • JPEG
  • RAW
  • MPO
  • RAW
  • RAW + Fine
  • RAW + Standard
  • Fine
  • Standard
  • MPO + Fine
  • MPO + Standard (with 3D lens in Micro Four Thirds System standard)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (Olympus ORF format)
  • MPO (3D)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3, DCF 2.0)
  • RAW (ARW 2.3)
  • JPEG (DCF v2.0, EXIF v2.3)
  • RAW (Sony ARW 2.3)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3, DPOF v2.0)
  • Raw (Canon CR2, 14-bit)
 
 
 
 
  • Contrast, saturation, sharpness
  • Contrast
  • Saturation
  • Sharpness
 
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
 
 
 
Yes (2x)
Yes (2X)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
81
81
23
81
169
179
49
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
Micro Four Thirds
Sony E
Sony E
Canon EF-M
2×
2×
2×
2×
1×
1.5×
1.6×
 
Fully articulated
Tilting
Fixed
Fully articulated
Tilting
Tilting
Tilting
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
1,037,000
1,040,000
1,036,000
1,037,000
1,228,800
921,600
1,040,000
Yes
Yes (Focus, shutter release, AF point selection, menus, image playback)
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle
TFT-LCD
TFT-LCD
TFT LCD
ClearView II TFT-LCD
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Electronic
Electronic
None
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic
Electronic (optional)
100%
100%
 
100%
100%
100%
 
1.23× (0.62× 35mm equiv.)
1.23× (0.62× 35mm equiv.)
 
1.48× (0.74× 35mm equiv.)
0.78×
1.05× (0.7× 35mm equiv.)
 
2,360,000
2,360,000
 
2,360,000
2,359,296
1,440,000
 
 
60 sec
60 sec
60 sec
60 sec
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/8000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/500 sec
1/8000 sec
1/8000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/4000 sec
1/16000 sec
1/16000 sec
1/16000 sec
1/16000 sec
 
 
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • iAuto
  • Program Auto
  • Shutter Priority
  • Aperture Priority
  • Manual
  • Program AE
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Program
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
  • iAuto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • Bulb
  • Time
  • Auto
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Manual
  • iAuto
  • Superior Auto
  • Programmed AE
  • Aperture Priority
  • Shutter Priority
  • Manual
  • Scene Intelligent Auto
  • Creative Assist
  • Hybrid Auto
  • SCN
  • Creative Filters
  • Program AE
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Custom
  • Portrait
  • e-Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Landscape + Portrait
  • Sport
  • Hand-held Starlight
  • Night scene
  • 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.
  • Panning
  • 3D
  • Portrait
  • e-Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Landscape + Portrait
  • Sport
  • Hand-held Starlight
  • Night scene
  • 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.
  • Panning
  • 3D
  • Clear Portrait
  • Silky Skin
  • Backlit Softness
  • Relaxing Tone
  • Sweet Child's Face
  • Distinct Scenery
  • Bright Blue Sky
  • Romantic Sunset Glow
  • Vivid Sunset Glow
  • Glistening Water
  • Clear Nightscape
  • Cool Night Sky
  • Warm Glowing Nightscape
  • Artistic Nightscape
  • Glittering Illuminations
  • Handheld Night Shot
  • Clear Night Portrait
  • Soft Image of a Flower
  • Appetizing Food
  • Cute Dessert
  • Freeze Animal Motion
  • Clear Sports Shot
  • Monochrome
  • Portrait
  • e-Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Landscape + Portrait
  • Sport
  • Hand-held Starlight
  • Night scene
  • 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.
  • Panning
  • 3D
  • Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports Action, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight, Anti Motion Blur
 
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Close-up
  • Sports
  • Handheld Night Scene
  • Food
No (external flash included)
Yes (Olympus Wireless RC Flash system compatible)
Yes (Pop-up)
No (Compact external flash included)
No
Yes
Yes
 
5.80 m (ISO 100)
4.00 m
 
 
6.00 m (at ISO 100)
5.00 m (at ISO 100)
Yes
Yes (via hot shoe or wirelessly)
No
Yes (via hotshoe)
Yes (via Multi Interface shoe)
Yes (via Multi Interface Shoe)
Yes (via hot shoe)
Flash Auto, Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync (1st curtain), Slow sync (1st curtain), Slow sync (2nd curtain)
Auto, redeye reduction, fill flash, flash off, 1st-curtain slow sync w/redeye, 1st-curtain slow sync, 2nd-curtain slow sync, manual
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
Auto, redeye, fill, off, redeye slow sync, slow sync, 2nd-curtain slow sync, manual
 
Flash off, auto, fill-flaw, slow sync, redeye reduction, hi-speed sync, wireless control
Auto, on, off, slow synchro
1/250 sec
1/250 sec
 
1/250 sec
1/250 sec
1/160 sec
1/200 sec
 
 
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Single
  • Sequential (hi/lo)
  • Self-timer
  • Single, continuous, speed priority continuous, self-timer, bracketing (AE, white balance, DRO)
 
  • Program
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
10.0 fps
8.0 fps
5.0 fps
10.0 fps
5.0 fps
11.0 fps
4.2 fps
Yes (2 or 12 seconds, custom)
Yes (12 sec., 2 sec, custom)
Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10 sec (3 images))
Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)
Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
Yes (2 or 10 sec, continuous (3-5 shot))
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
±5 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV steps)
Yes
Yes
Yes (3 frames in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
Yes (+/- 7 stops in each A-B/G-M axis)
Yes
Yes
No
 
1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
1920 x 1080 (60p/30p/24p), 1280 x 720 (60p/30p/24p), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
1920 x 1080 (60i, 50i, 24p), 1280 x 720p (60p, 50p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)
1920 x 1080 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p), 640 x 480 (30p)
4K (3840 x 2160 @ 30p/24p [60-100Mbps]), Full HD (1920 x 1080 @ 120p/60p/60i/30p/24p [50-100Mbps]), 720p (30p [16Mbps])
1920 x 1080 (60p, 60i, 24p), 1440 x 1080 (30p, 25p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)
1920 x 1080 (30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)
MPEG-4, H.264, Motion JPEG
H.264, Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, AVCHD
MPEG-4, H.264, Motion JPEG
MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
MPEG-4, AVCHD
H.264
Choice of ALL-I, APB codecs
 
 
Supports ALL-I and IBP recording modes
XLR support via adapter
 
 
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Duo/Pro Duo/Pro-HG Duo
SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
SD/SDHC/SDXC
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes (micro HDMI Type D)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes (micro-HDMI port with 4:2:2 8-bit 4K or 1080 video output)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes (mini-HDMI)
No
No
 
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
 
No
Yes
No
No
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
802.11b/g/n
802.11b/g/n with smartphone app
 
802.11b/g/n
802.11b/g/n with NFC
802.11b/g/n with NFC
802.11b/g/n with NFC
Yes (wired or via smartphone)
Yes (Optional Remote cable RM-UC1)
No
Yes (wired and via smartphone)
Yes (wired or smartphone)
Yes (wired or PC)
Yes (via smartphone)
 
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
BLN-1 lithium-ion battery & charger
BLS-50 lithium-ion battery & charger
Lithium-Ion rechargeable battery & charger
BLN-1 lithium-ion battery & charger
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and charger
NP-FW50 lithium-ion battery and USB charger
LP-E17 lithium-ion battery & charger
330
320
230
310
370
360
250
427 g (0.94 lb / 15.06 oz)
390 g (0.86 lb / 13.76 oz)
204 g (0.45 lb / 7.20 oz)
469 g (1.03 lb / 16.54 oz)
627 g (1.38 lb / 22.12 oz)
344 g (0.76 lb / 12.13 oz)
366 g (0.81 lb / 12.91 oz)
125 x 72 x 37 mm (4.92 x 2.83 x 1.46)
120 x 83 x 47 mm (4.72 x 3.27 x 1.85)
99 x 55 x 30 mm (3.88 x 2.16 x 1.2)
124 x 85 x 45 mm (4.88 x 3.35 x 1.77)
127 x 96 x 60 mm (5 x 3.78 x 2.36)
120 x 67 x 45 mm (4.72 x 2.64 x 1.77)
111 x 68 x 44 mm (4.37 x 2.68 x 1.73)
 
Yes
Yes
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (video)
Yes (Up to 999 shots. Can create 4K / 5 fps video)
 
Yes
No
 
 
None
None
None
None
None
None
None
 
via smartphone