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Nikon D3100 versus Olympus PEN E-PM2

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Nikon D3100

DxOMark Sensor Scores

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67
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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22.5 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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11.3 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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919 ISO
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Olympus PEN E-PM2

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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72
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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22.7 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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12.2 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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932 ISO
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Nikon D3100

Manufacturer specifications

Type Entry-level DSLR 
Announced 2010-10-01 
Indicative price (USD) 699  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4672 x 3084  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 14.41  
Sensor size (mm) 15.4 x 23.1 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.9  
Bits per pixel 14 
Focal length multiplier 1.50 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 12800 
Shutter type mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30  
Frame rate (fps) 3  
Live view  yes 
Stabilization  NO 
Firmware
Dust cleaningAnti Dust/self cleaning 
Mount typeNikon F DX  
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Olympus PEN E-PM2

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2012-09-17 
Indicative price (USD) 599  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4640 x 3472  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 16.11  
Sensor size (mm) 13.0 x 17.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 3.7  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 2.00 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  100 - 25600 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 8.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeMicro 4/3  
Weight (gr) 223  
Battery type Li-ion, BLS-5 
Battery weight (gr) 44 
Tropicalization  
Camera material Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type No viewfinder 
View finder magnification  
View finder coverage  
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 460000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen Yes 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single AF (S-AF) / Continuous AF (C-AF)/ Manual Focus (MF) / S-AF + MF / AF tracking (C-AF + TR) 
Number of autofocus points 35 
Exposure bracketing Yes 
Exposure compensation +/- 3 EV in 1/3, 1/2, 1 EV steps selectable 
Drive modes Single-frame shooting, Sequential shooting, Self-timer 
Buffer size 27 (RAW), Unlimited (JPEG) 
Recording medium SD, SDHC, SDXC 
Image format JPEG, RAW(ORF) 
White balance bracketing Yes 
Connectivity USB2.0, micro HDMI, NTSC/PAL 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920x1080/30 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format MOV, AVI 
Video codec MPEG-4AVC/H.264, Motion JPEG 
Video stabilisation  

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Nikon D3100

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Olympus PEN E-PM2

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