Olympus E-PL1s with Olympus E-PL2 Comparison

Olympus E-PL1s and Olympus E-PL2 Main Features

  • November, 2010
  • February, 2011
  • 12 MP Four Thirds CMOS Sensor
  • 12 MP Four Thirds CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic (optional) Viewfinder
  • Electronic (optional) Viewfinder
  • 3.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 3.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 115 x 72 x 42 mm, 334g.
  • 114 x 72 x 42 mm, 362g.
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Olympus E-PL1s Scores


Imaging score
37
Features score
56
Value for money score
71
Portability score
91
Overall score
55

Olympus E-PL2 Scores


Imaging score
46
Features score
58
Value for money score
75
Portability score
90
Overall score
59

Olympus PEN E-PL2 with Olympus PEN E-PL1s Overview


Let's compare PEN E-PL1s with PEN E-PL2. Both cameras produced Olympus. These models are included in the Entry-Level Mirrorless cameras. Olympus E-PL1s was released in 2010, and Olympus E-PL2 in 2011. PEN E-PL2 is newer, which is a plus. PEN E-PL1s 1 years older.
These two cameras have the same sensor resolution - 12 MP. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Both cameras have Sensor-shift image stabilization. Olympus E-PL2 has a larger 3-inch Fixed screen, the other camera has a 2-inch Fixed screen.
Both cameras have a electronic (optional) viewfinder. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Olympus PEN E-PL1s has 3.0 fps continuous shooting. Olympus PEN E-PL1s has 3.0 fps continuous shooting.

General PEN E-PL1s PEN E-PL2
Brand Olympus Olympus
Model PEN E-PL1s PEN E-PL2
Announced November, 2010 February, 2011
Body Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 2 2
Number of Lenses 103 103
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic (optional) Electronic (optional)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 11 11
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 10.00 10.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync, Manual (3 levels) Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync, Manual (3 levels)
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Four Thirds Four Thirds
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 17.3 x 13 mm 17.3 x 13 mm
Sensor Area 224.9 mm² 224.9 mm²
Sensor Resolution 12 MP 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4032 x 3024 4032 x 3024
Max Native ISO 6400 6400
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
Video Formats Motion JPEG Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 290 shots 280 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model BLS-1 BLS-5
Physical
Weight 334 g 362 g
Physical Dimensions 115 x 72 x 42 mm 114 x 72 x 42 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC SD/SDHC
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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