• 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • 4/3 226.2mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600

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Differences

Panasonic G100 advantages over Olympus E-M10 IV

  • Less expensive
    $648 vs $799
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs tilt-only
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • More dots on screen
    1840k vs 1037k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Wider angle kit lens
    24 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture more of the scene with the included lens

Olympus E-M10 IV advantages over Panasonic G100

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • More telephoto lens reach
    84 mm vs 64 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Both provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus E-M10 III

Panasonic G100
Olympus E-M10 III
  • $648
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $549
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
Olympus E-M10 IV
Olympus E-M10 III
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Newer
  • $549
  • 4/3

Compared to Olympus E-PL9

Panasonic G100
Olympus E-PL9
  • $648
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $449
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
Olympus E-M10 IV
Olympus E-PL9
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Newer
  • $449
  • 4/3
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Has anti-aliasing filter

Compared to Olympus E-M5 III

Panasonic G100
Olympus E-M5 III
  • $648
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $959
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • High resolution composite
Olympus E-M10 IV
Olympus E-M5 III
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • Longer video battery life
  • $959
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • High resolution composite

Compared to Olympus E-PL10

Panasonic G100
Olympus E-PL10
  • $648
  • 4/3
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • More telephoto lens reach
Olympus E-M10 IV
Olympus E-PL10
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Newer
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Canon EOS M50 II

Panasonic G100
Canon EOS M50 II
  • $648
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • NFC
Olympus E-M10 IV
Canon EOS M50 II
  • $599
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
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