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New Olympus E-P5 photos and specs revealed ahead of announcement


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More details about the upcoming Olympus E-P5 have been leaked on the web, including the camera’s announcement date, specs, and new photos.

Olympus is not doing such a great job in protecting its secrets. The company’s E-P5 shooter has been leaked a couple of times before, while its name has been mentioned on countless occasions.

Olympus E-P5 announcement date is May 10

However, this does not mean that the leaksters are stopping here. On the contrary, more information concerning the device has emerged out of nothing, as now it is safe to assume that the camera will make an official appearance in the early hours of May 10.

The Olympus-EP5 release date is not yet known, but its announcement is said to take place at 6AM London time. The company will reveal everything about the apparatus at the end of next week, but plenty of specs have already been unearthed by the grapevine.

More Olympus E-P5 specs unearthed

The Micro Four Thirds system will come packed with a 16-megapixel image sensor, TruePic VI image processor, new autofocus system with Focus Peaking technology, enhanced five-axis stabilization technique, and a very fast top shutter speed of 1/8000 seconds.

The new image stabilization mechanism found in the Olympus E-P5 will allow the camera to detect any shaking, in order to keep the whole thing steady for improved photos in low-light conditions

Additionally, the TruePic VI processing engine will allow users to capture up to 5fps, while the integrated WiFi chipset will give photographers the chance to share and store their images on a mobile device.

It has been confirmed that Olympus said “no” to OLED technology, instead going for a 1,040K-dot LCD touchscreen.

Other information about the new mirrorless camera includes a hot shoe mount, which will support a VF-4 viewfinder by Epson, while its aforementioned touch-based display will be articulated.

New Olympus E-P5 photos have been leaked

The new Olympus E-P5 photos appear to confirm that the company will also launch several Black lenses, including a 17mm one. The 45mm and 75mm Black versions are said to join the party next week.

The Micro Four Thirds camera will become available in Black, White, and Silver soon after its announcement.

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