We comparing one of the most popular Canon mirrorless camera with the recently announced Olympus E-PL9 camera
|Features/ Models||Olympus E-PL9||Canon EOS M100|
|Sensor size||Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)||APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)|
|Low pass filter||No||Yes|
|Image processor||TruePic VIII||Digic 7|
|AF system||Contrast based||Contrast Detect + Phase detect (hybrid)|
|Image Stabilization||3 axis||No|
|Shutter Min/ mix||60-1/16000 s||60-1/4000 s|
|Continuous shooting speed||8.6 fps||6.1 fps|
|Video||4K @30 fps||Full HD 60fps|
|Display||3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD||3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD|
|Battery life||350 Shots||295 Shots|
|Dimensions||117 x 68 x 39 mm||108 x 67 x 35 mm|
|Weight||380 g||302 g|
We can clearly see that the Canon EOS M100 camera features are bigger sensor with more resolution compared to the Olympus E-PL9 camera.
so a bigger sensor attracts more light to it and in turn it gives you more better image quality with a wider dynamic range
Now let’s talk about the auto focusing system of both the camera
the Canon EOS m100 camera features dual pixel CMOS auto focusing system which is very fast compared to the traditional contrast based auto focusing system of the Olympus E-PL9 camera.
if you want more dynamic range and faster autofocusing a speed go with Canon EOS M100
built in image stabilization the recently announced Olympus E-PL9 line camera features are 3 Axis image stabilization system to prevent camera shake. Canon doesn’t have that.
Video recording, the recently announced Olympus E-PL9 camera can record 4K video at 30 frames per second where as the Canon is limited to full HD videos only.
for 4K video you have only 1 option the E-PL9
Note: Auto focusing in video recording is faster in canon compared to the Olympus contrast based AF system.
Canon EOS M100
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