The Olympus E-PL7 has 16 Megapixel live MOS sensor and ISO range of 200 to 25600, the canon G16 is a compact camera with a small 1/1.7″ CMOS Sensor and ISO range upto 12800… take a look at the detailed specification comparison analysis below
Olympus E-PL7 PEN vs. Canon PowerShot G16 Specification Comparison Table.
Megapixel: The Olympus E-PL7 PEN features more resolution compared to Canon PowerShot G16, more resolution gives you ability to recompose your images and also to grab out high-quality print-outs.
Sensor Size: Olympus E-PL7 PEN have bit bigger sensor size compared to Canon PowerShot G16, bigger sensors captures more light and have better color depth, improved noise performance and increased dynamic range.
Image Stabilization: The E-Pl7 is a mirrorless camera hence it features in body sensor shift image stabilization on the other hand the Canon G16 has lens based IS aka optical image stabilization.
More AF Points: Both camera feature same contrast based AF system but we get more AF points with Olympus E-PL7 PEN compared to Canon PowerShot G16.
Better low light performance – The Olympus E-PL7 PEN have more ISO range compared to Canon PowerShot G16, The Standard ISO range of Olympus E-PL7 PEN is 200-25600, on the other hand Canon PowerShot G16 standard ISO range is 200-25600.
Better Shutter Range: Olympus E-PL7 PEN features bit better shutter range of 60 – 1/4000.
Top Continuous shooting speed: Canon PowerShot G16 features fast shooting speed (12.2fps vs. 8fps) compared to Olympus E-PL7 PEN.
Olympus E-PL7 PEN Video Mode: Olympus E-PL7 PEN features full HD video recording @ 60fps frame rate.
Canon G16 Video Mode: Canon G16 features full HD video recording @ 60 and 30 fps frame rate. HD video recording @ 30 fps.
Display: Olympus E-PL7 PEN features bigger and high resolution display compared to Canon PowerShot G16.
Olympus E-PL7 PEN features 3.0″ TFT color, Vari-angle, touch screen LCD (1,040,000) (screen dots) on the other hand Canon PowerShot G16 have 3.0″ LCD Rear Screen (922,000 pixels), so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Canon PowerShot G16.
Viewfinder: Olympus E-PL7 PEN features EVF viewfinder on the other hand Canon PowerShot G16 have small optical viewfinder with 80% visibility only.
Dimensions: Canon PowerShot G16 is smaller than Olympus E-PL7 PEN.
Weight: Canon PowerShot G16 lighter than Olympus E-PL7 PEN.
Verdict: Based on on specification comparison we highly recommend you to go with