Compare Sony Alpha NEX-6 vs Olympus PEN E-PL5

Updated 11 Apr 2019
Comparison between Sony Alpha NEX-6 vs Olympus PEN E-PL5 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 Sony Alpha NEX-6 vs Olympus PEN E-PL5 Digital Cameras
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Key features comparision

features_iconResolution

Sony Alpha NEX-6NA
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Olympus PEN E-PL5NA
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features_iconShutter Speed

Sony Alpha NEX-61/4000 sec
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Olympus PEN E-PL51/4000 sec
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features_iconISO

Sony Alpha NEX-6Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
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Olympus PEN E-PL5Auto (200 - 1600), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000, 20000, 25600
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features_iconOptical Zoom

Sony Alpha NEX-6No
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Olympus PEN E-PL5No
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Connectivity
storage
Storage types
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
SD/SDHC/SDXC
Sensor
Other resolutions
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
4912 x 2760, 3568 x 2368, 3568 x 2000, 2448 x 1624, 2448 x 1376
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
2560 x 1920, 1024 x 768
Max resolution
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
4912 x 3264
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
4608 x 3456
Sensor photo detectors
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
17 megapixels
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
17 megapixels
Image ratio w:h
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
3:2, 16:9
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
04:03
Sensor size
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Four Thirds (17.3 x 13 mm)
Processor
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Bionz
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
N/A
Sensor type
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
CMOS
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
CMOS
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
30 sec
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
60 sec
Maximum shutter speed
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
1/4000 sec
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
1/4000 sec
Built-in flash
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Yes (Pop-up)
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
No (bundled external flash)
Flash range
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
6.00 m
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
7.00 m (bundled FL-LM1)
External flash
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Yes (Hot-shoe)
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Yes (Clip-on FL-LM1 included, Hot-shoe)
Flash modes
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Curtain, Fill-in
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync, Manual (3 levels)
Continuous drive
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Yes (10 fps)
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Yes (8 fps)
Self-timer
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Yes (2 or 10 sec, 10sec (3 images))
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Yes (2 or 12 sec)
Metering modes
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Multi Center-weighted Spot
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Multi Center-weighted Spot
Exposure compensation
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
±5 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 1 EV steps)
AE Bracketing
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
(at 1/3 EV steps)
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
(2, 3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)
WB Bracketing
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
no
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Yes (3 frames in 2, 4, 6 steps selectable in either blue/amber or magenta/green axis)
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Videography features
Format
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
MPEG-4 H.264
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
MPEG-4 H.264 Motion JPEG
Microphone
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Stereo
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Stereo
Speaker
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Mono
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Mono
Resolutions
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
1920 x 1080 (60, 24 fps), 1440 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Image
ISO
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Auto (200 - 1600), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000, 20000, 25600
White balance presets
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
6
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
8
Custom white balance
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
yes
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Yes (1)
Image stabilization
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
no
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Sensor-shift
Uncompressed format
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
RAW
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
RAW
JPEG quality levels
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Fine, Normal
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
N/A
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Contrast Detect (sensor) Phase Detect Multi-area Selective single-point Single Continuous Face Detection Live View
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Contrast Detect (sensor) Multi-area Selective single-point Tracking Single Continuous Touch Face Detection Live View
Digital Zoom
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
no
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
no
Manual focus
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
yes
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
yes
Lens mount
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Sony E Mount
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Micro 4/3 Lens Mount
Focal length multiplier
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
1.5x
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
2x
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Tilting
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Tilting
Screen size
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
3"
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
3"
Screen dots
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
921000
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
460000
Screen type
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Xtra Fine LCD with Tilt Up 90° and Down 45°
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
N/A
Live view
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
yes
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
yes
Viewfinder type
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Electronic
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Electronic (optional)
Viewfinder coverage
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
1
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
N/A
Viewfinder magnification
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
1.09x
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
N/A
Viewfinder resolution
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
2359000
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
N/A
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Physical
Environmentally sealed
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
no
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
no
Battery
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Battery Pack
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Battery Pack
Battery description
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Lithium-Ion NP-FW50 rechargeable battery & charger
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Lithium-Ion BLS-5 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
360
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
360
Weight (inc. batteries)
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
345 g (0.76 lb / 12.17 oz)
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
325 g (0.72 lb / 11.46 oz)
Dimensions
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
120 x 67 x 43 mm (4.72 x 2.64 x 1.69")
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
111 x 64 x 38 mm (4.37 x 2.52 x 1.5")
type
camera type
Sony Alpha NEX-6
:
Mirrorless
Olympus PEN E-PL5
:
Mirrorless
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