Compare Olympus PEN E-P3 vs Nikon D3300

Updated on 30-Jul-2017

Comparison between Olympus PEN E-P3 vs Nikon D3300 Digital Cameras. The comparision between these Digital Cameras is based on Quick Specs, Basic Information, Features, Technical Specifications and Other Basic Features. Also see Price Comparision between Olympus PEN E-P3 vs Nikon D3300 Digital Cameras



Remote control Yes (Optional)
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (mini HDMI)
Wireless Optional


Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC card SD/SDHC/SDXC


Other resolutions 3200 x 2400, 2560 x 1920, 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480
Max resolution 4032 x 3024 6016 x 4000
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels 25 megapixels
Image ratio w:h 04:03
Sensor size Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm) APS-C (23.2 x 15.4 mm)
Processor TruePic VI Expeed 4
Sensor type CMOS CMOS

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed 60 sec 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up) Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 10.00 m (@ ISO 200)
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe) Yes (via hot shoe or wireless)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync, Wireless, Manual (3 levels)
Continuous drive Yes (3 fps) Yes
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Metering modes Multi Center-weighted Spot Multi Center-weighted Spot AF-area
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps) ±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
AE Bracketing (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps) N/A
WB Bracketing Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis) No

Videography features

Format AVCHD Motion JPEG MPEG-4 H.264
Microphone Stereo Mono
Speaker None Mono
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) 1920 x 1080 (60, 50, 30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50 fps), 640 x 424 (30, 25 fps)


ISO Auto (200 - 1600), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600 (with boost)
White balance presets 12 12
Custom white balance Yes (1) Yes
Image stabilization Sensor-shift No
Uncompressed format RAW RAW
JPEG quality levels N/A Fine, Normal, Basic

Optics & Focus

Autofocus Contrast Detect (sensor) Multi-area Selective single-point Tracking Single Continuous Touch Face Detection Live View Contrast Detect (sensor) Phase Detect Multi-area Selective single-point Tracking Single Continuous Face Detection Live View
Digital Zoom No
Manual focus Yes Yes
Lens mount Micro 4/3 Lens Mount Nikon F mount
Focal length multiplier 2x 1.5x
Number of focus points 11

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCD Fixed Fixed
Screen size 3" 3"
Screen dots 614000 921000
Screen type 3:2 OLED with Anti-Fingerprint Coating TFT LCD (160 degree viewing angle)
Live view Yes Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic (optional) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder coverage N/A 0.95
Viewfinder magnification N/A 0.85x
Viewfinder resolution N/A
Touch screen No


Environmentally sealed No No
Battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion BLS-5 rechargeable battery & charger 700
Battery Life (CIPA) 330
Weight (inc. batteries) 369 g (0.81 lb / 13.02 oz) 430 g (0.95 lb / 15.17 oz)
Dimensions 122 x 69 x 34 mm (4.8 x 2.72 x 1.34") 124 x 98 x 76 mm (4.88 x 3.86 x 2.99")


camera type Mirrorless DSLR

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