Compare Olympus PEN E-PL5 vs Canon EOS M3

Updated on 21-Oct-2017

Comparison between Olympus PEN E-PL5 vs Canon EOS M3 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-PL5 vs Canon EOS M3 Digital Cameras


Specs. Score
Olympus PEN E-PL5


Remote control yes
HDMI HDMI Mini OUT Terminal
Wireless WiFi, NFC


Storage types SD / SDHC* / SDXC* memory cards


Effective pixels 24.2
Sensor size Approx. 22.3 x 14.9mm
Processor Digic 6
Sensor type CMOS

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed 1/4000 sec
Maximum shutter speed 30 sec
Built-in flash yes
External flash yes
Continuous drive Max. approx. 4.2 shots/sec
Self-timer yes
Metering modes Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Partial
Exposure compensation ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments (Manual)

Videography features

Microphone yes


ISO Manually set ISO 100 – 12800
White balance presets Auto, Preset (Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light, Flash), Custom white balance correction feature provided

Optics & Focus

Autofocus Hybrid CMOS AF III
Lens mount Canon EF-M mount
Number of focus points 49

Screen / viewfinder

Screen size 3 inch
Screen dots 1.04 million
Screen type TFT colour liquid-crystal monitor
Touch screen yes


Battery LP-E17
Battery Life (CIPA) Approx. 250 shots at 23°C / 73°F, approx. 185 shots at 0°C / 32°F
Weight (inc. batteries) 366
Dimensions 110.9 x 68.0 x 44.4mm


camera type Interchangeable lens digital camera

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Olympus PEN E-PL5

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