Fujifilm X-M1 vs Olympus PEN E-PL6

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Fujifilm X-M1
Olympus PEN E-PL6

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Reasons For

11 Reasons For
2% higher megapixel count Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 is a 16.3MP digital camera. That's 0.2MP higher than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (16.1MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Vastly smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 is a 3.5 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 3.5 smaller than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (unknown).
76mm longer maximum focal length Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 has a maximum focal length of 76mm, whereas the Olympus PEN E-PL6 is only a unknownmm maximum focal length digital camera (76mm shorter).
Larger maximum memory card size Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 has a maximum memory card size of 64GB, but the Olympus PEN E-PL6 is only a unknownGB maximum memory card size digital camera (64GB smaller).
100% wider field of view Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 is a 100% field of view digital camera. That's 100% wider than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (unknown%).
50% higher display resolution Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 is a 920,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 460,000 pixels higher than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (460,000 pixels).
Higher lens magnification ratio Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 is a 0.15x lens magnification ratio digital camera. That's 0.15x higher than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (unknownx). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

1,260mAh bigger battery capacity Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 is a 1,260mAh battery digital camera. That's 1,260mAh bigger than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (unknownmAh).
Cheaper by £116
The Fujifilm X-M1 costs £234.00, whereas the Olympus PEN E-PL6 is £349.99.
2 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
Better selling
The Fujifilm X-M1 ranks No. 83363 by number of sales, but the Olympus PEN E-PL6 ranks No. 118125.
8 Reasons For
More total megapixel count Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 is a 17.2MP digital camera. That's 0.7MP more than the Fujifilm X-M1 (17.2MP).
50% longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 is a 60s maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 30s longer than the Fujifilm X-M1 (60s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Three more flash guides Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 is a ten flash guide digital camera, whereas the Fujifilm X-M1 only has seven flash guides.
1g lighter Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 has a weight of 279g, whereas the Fujifilm X-M1 is a 280g digital camera (1g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

5% shorter Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 is a 63.7mm tall digital camera. That's 2.8mm shorter than the Fujifilm X-M1 (63.7mm).
3% thinner Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 has a depth of 38.2mm. That's 0.8mm thinner than the Fujifilm X-M1 (38.2mm).
Narrower Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 has a width of 110.5mm. That's 6.4mm narrower than the Fujifilm X-M1 (110.5mm).
Considerably better user reviews
The average user review score of the Olympus PEN E-PL6 is 100% based on 1 review, but the average rating of the Fujifilm X-M1 is 90% (based on 2 reviews).

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
5% less total megapixel count Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 is a 16.5MP digital camera. That's 0.7MP less than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (17.2MP).
30s shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 is a 30s maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 30s shorter than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (60s). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Three less flash guides Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 is a seven flash guide digital camera, whereas the Olympus PEN E-PL6 only has ten flash guides.
A little heavier Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 has a weight of 280g, whereas the Olympus PEN E-PL6 is a 279g digital camera (1g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Taller Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 is a 66.5mm tall digital camera. That's 2.8mm taller than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (63.7mm).
Thicker Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 has a depth of 39mm. That's 0.8mm thicker than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (38.2mm).
6% wider Edit
The Fujifilm X-M1 has a width of 116.9mm. That's 6.4mm wider than the Olympus PEN E-PL6 (110.5mm).
Older by nine months
The Fujifilm X-M1 is nine months older than the Olympus PEN E-PL6.
User review Rating is much Worse
The Fujifilm X-M1 has an average user score of 90%, but the Olympus PEN E-PL6 has an average user rating of 100% (based on 1 review).
5 Reasons Against
Lower megapixel count Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 is a 16.1MP digital camera. That's 0.2MP lower than the Fujifilm X-M1 (16.1MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

460,000 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 is a 460,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 460,000 pixels lower than the Fujifilm X-M1 (460,000 pixels).
More expensive by £116
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 is £115.99 more expensive than the Fujifilm X-M1.
Not as many stockists
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 is only stocked by 2 stores, however the Fujifilm X-M1 is stocked by 4 shops. Read more
Fewer numbers of shops reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Less popular
The Olympus PEN E-PL6 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 118125 by number of sales in our digital cameras, but the Fujifilm X-M1 ranks No. 83363.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 MILC
 MILC
Megapixel Count
16.3MP
BEST
16.1MP
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
BEST
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4896 x 2760
 3264 x 3264
 3456 x 2304
 3456 x 1944
 2304 x 2304
 2496 x 1664
 2496 x 1408
 1664 x 1664
 4608 x 3456
 2560 x 1920
 1024 x 768
 4896 x 2760
 3264 x 3264
 3456 x 2304
 3456 x 1944
 2304 x 2304
 2496 x 1664
 2496 x 1408
 1664 x 1664
 4608 x 3456
 2560 x 1920
 1024 x 768
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 4896 x 3264
BEST
 4896 x 3264
Image Format
 JPG
 RAW
 MPO
 JPG
 RAW
 MPO
BEST
Full-Frame Sensor Size
23.6 x 15.6 17.3 x 13
Total Megapixel Count
16.5MP 17.2MP
BEST
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Sensor Format
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 3:2
 1:1
 4:3
 3:4
 16:9
 3:2
 1:1
 4:3
 3:4
Image Sensor Size
 4/3
 4/3
BEST

Design

Colour
 Brown
 Brown

Lens System

Maximum Aperture
3.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
5.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length
76mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
24mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
16 - 50 14 - 42
Lens
 Telephoto
 Telephoto
Lens Structure
12/10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface
 Fujifilm X
 Four Thirds
 Fujifilm X
 Four Thirds
Diaphragm Blades
7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
58mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 continuous
 multi point
 tracking
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 Single Auto Focus
 continuous
 multi point
 tracking
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 Single Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Closest Focusing Distance
0.16m Unknown - Click to provide data
Normal Focusing Range
0.60 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range
0.30 - 10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Point
49 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
0.40 - 10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 64
 80
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 64
 80
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
25,600 25,600
Minimum ISO Speed
200 200
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s 60s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Flash off
Flash Guide
7m 10m
BEST
External Flash Connector
 External flash connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shoe Mounting Point
 Shoe mounting point
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps 30fps
Video Format
 MOV
 H.264
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
 MOV
 H.264
 AVI
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
BEST
 1920x1080@30fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 PCM
BEST
 PCM
Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Maximum Memory Card Size
64GB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
BEST
 TFT
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touch Sensitive Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
920,000 pixels
BEST
460,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.15x Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Tungsten
 Flash
 Underwater
 Sunny
 Outdoor
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Custom modes
 Tungsten
 Flash
 Underwater
 Sunny
 Outdoor
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Muted
 Black&White
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Muted
Self-Timer
2,10 2,12
Sharpness Level
 Vivid
 Soft+
 Vivid
 Soft+
Histogram
 Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
Orientation Sensor
 Orientation sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Adjustment Mode
 Sharpness
 Sharpness
Image Editing Mode
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
 Exif 2.2
 DCF
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Sports
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Night
 Night portrait
 Panorama
 Sunset
 Underwater
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Sports
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Documents
 Fireworks
 Night
 Night portrait
 Panorama
 Sunset
 Underwater
Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 SER
 CZE
 LAV
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 SLK
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
280g 279g
BEST
Height
66.5mm 63.7mm
BEST
Depth
39mm 38.2mm
BEST
Width
116.9mm 110.5mm
BEST
Lens Weight
195g Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Length
98.3mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Diameter
62.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight Including Battery
330g 325g
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
NP-W126 BLS-5
Battery Capacity
1,260mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
350 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
7.2V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Storage Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 90
Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 30 - 90
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data -20 - 60
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
CD-ROM (Viewer software, RAW File Converter etc.) Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
 USB 2.0 port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Interface
- USB 2.0 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimension
66.5 x 116.9 x 39 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aperture Range
3.5 - 5.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter Speed Range
30 - 1/4000 Unknown - Click to provide data
TV Out Port
 TV out port
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Continuous Shooting Speed (max)
5.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Recording Format
 PCM
 PCM
Housing Material
 Metal
 Metal
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