First Olympus E-M10 Mark II photos leaked
Olympus will announce a new Micro Four Thirds camera in the near future. The successor to the entry-level OM-D E-M10 will become official in early August and the rumor mill has some proof. The first Olympus E-M10 Mark II photos have showed up online, while trusted sources have confirmed that the camera is ready for launch.
More Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II details revealed
Olympus has already introduced an OM-D-series mirrorless camera with a Micro Four Thirds sensor this year in the body of the E-M5 Mark II. The company will do something it has not done before and will unveil another one in the same year. Until then, the rumor mill has leaked new Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark II details.
Olympus E-M10 Mark II camera registered on Postel’s website
The whole world is expecting the E-M1 Mark II to become the next OM-D-series mirrorless camera to be released sometime in 2016. However, Olympus may have other plans as the name of another OM-D model has showed up on line. It is the Olympus E-M10 Mark II and it is very likely that the camera will be unveiled in Q3 2015.
Olympus 500mm f/4 IS PRO lens patent revealed
It seems like Olympus is serious about adding image stabilization into its lenses. After the 300mm f/4 PRO was rumored to have been delayed in order to make room for an IS system, the rumor mill has discovered a patent for an Olympus 500mm f/4 IS PRO lens. This optic also has built-in IS and it is aimed at Micro Four Thirds cameras.
Olympus 300mm f/4 PRO lens delayed to make room for IS
Olympus has allegedly delayed the launch of its 300mm f/4 PRO super-telephoto prime lens. The rumor mill is claiming that the Olympus 300mm f/4 PRO lens has been delayed in order to give the company enough time to put an image stabilization system into the lens, while a patent for such product has been leaked on the web.
Olympus multi-layered sensor patent spotted in Japan
Sigma is rumored to get new rivals in the distant future as Canon has been spotted experimenting with multi-layered sensors. However, Sigma has other digital imaging players to fear. Sources in Japan have discovered an Olympus multi-layered sensor patent and it could lead to Olympus sensors with multiple pixel sheets.
Olympus introduces Titanium E-M5 Mark II Limited Edition kit
Olympus has just made a special announcement. The company has introduced a Limited Edition kit of one of its OM-D Micro Four Thirds cameras. Without much further ado, the Titanium E-M5 Mark II version is official and it will offer special goodies for the buyers. In total, only 7,000 units will be made, making it a collector’s piece.
Olympus 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO lens revealed for MFTs
Back at the CP+ 2015 event in February, Olympus announced the development of the M.Zuiko Digital ED 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO lens. The product has shed its development status and it is now official. The Olympus 8mm f/1.8 Fisheye PRO lens is real and it will be released for Micro Four Thirds users this summer.
Olympus 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO lens unveiled for Micro Four Thirds cameras
The final Olympus announcement of the day consists of the M.Zuiko Digital ED 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO lens, which completes the company’s holy trinity of f/2.8 optics. The Olympus 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO lens joins the 12-40mm and 40-150mm optics in order to offer an f/2.8 aperture from 14-300mm when considering the 35mm equivalent.
Panasonic G7 and Olympus 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO lens coming soon
Micro Four Thirds users will be pleased to find out that Panasonic and Olympus will make new announcements soon. According to the Schau! 2015 timetable, new Panasonic and Olympus products will be on-display at the event, so the Olympus 7-14mm f/2.8 and 8mm f/1.8 lenses and Panasonic G7 will be unveiled before the event.
Olympus TG-4 announced with RAW support and new macro modes
Olympus has taken the wraps off of its latest Stylus Tough camera. The brand new Olympus TG-4 has been expected to show up since the beginning of 2015. Here we are in mid-April 2015 and only now the shooter has been revealed. It comes packed with a handful of new features when compared to the TG-3, such as RAW support.
First Olympus TG-4 photos leaked before launch event
A couple of Olympus TG-4 photos have been leaked on the web, which is a sign that the device is actually coming soon. The TG-4 was previously registered alongside the SH-2 and TG-860 cameras, which were announced earlier this year, so all that is left is for Olympus to complete the trifecta in the near future.
Olympus 300mm f/4 PRO lens release date rumored to be November 15
Olympus will release two lenses this summer: the 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO wide-angle zoom and 8mm f/1.8 PRO fisheye. Towards the end of the year, the company is rumored to have planned the launch of another optic. Inside sources are claiming that the Olympus 300mm f/4 PRO lens release date is November 15, 2015.
Olympus 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO lens release date set for late July
Olympus has a couple of more PRO-series lenses that will be released this summer. According to the rumor mill, the Olympus 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO lens release date is scheduled to occur sometime in late July or early August. Moreover, the 8mm f/1.8 PRO fisheye lens could become available within a similar timeframe.
Olympus Stylus SH-2 announced with new shooting tricks
Olympus has decided to replace a retro-styled compact camera introduced back in March 2014. Here we are, in March 2015, and the Olympus Stylus SH-2 is succeeding the Stylus SH-1, having gained RAW shooting and Nightscape modes in the process. The premium compact shooter is a travel camera and is coming this April.
More Olympus E-M1 Mark II details revealed
Olympus is once again rumored to be working on a successor for the E-M1, the OM-D-series flagship mirrorless camera. Before its alleged Photokina 2016 announcement, new Olympus E-M1 Mark II details have showed up on the web. The Micro Four Thirds camera is said to come packed with a fast electronic shutter mode.
Olympus 12mm f/1, 25mm f/1, and 50mm f/1 lenses coming in 2016
Olympus is allegedly working on a bunch of ultra-bright prime lenses for Micro Four Thirds cameras, including a model which was patented at the beginning of 2014. A trusted source is reporting that all of the Olympus 12mm, 25mm, and 50mm f/1 lenses will become available on the market by the end of 2016.
First Olympus E-M1 Mark II rumors show up on the web
The Photokina 2014 event took place in mid-September 2014. Although the next edition of the world’s largest digital imaging event, Photokina 2016 is still 18 months away, sources are already talking about the cameras that are coming at the show and they coincide with the first Olympus E-M1 Mark II rumors.
Olympus 5-24mm f/1.8-2.8 lens patent revealed at USPTO
Olympus has patented a new, bright zoom lens at the USPTO, which appears to have been designed to cover sensors smaller than those of the Micro Four Thirds ones. The new Olympus 5-24mm f/1.8-2.8 lens will allegedly make its way into a premium compact camera, which could be announced at some point in the future.
Bright Olympus telephoto lenses coming soon, says manager
An Olympus General Manager has revealed a couple of interesting details about the company’s future. Setsuya Kataoka is claiming that bright Olympus telephoto lenses will be released in the near future, while stating that photographers will be able to capture 40-megapixel high-resolution shots without a tripod soon.
Olympus E-M5 Mark II unveiled with 40-megapixel photo mode
The Olympus E-M5 Mark II Micro Four Thirds camera is finally official! The rumor mill has got this one right, as the mirrorless camera is indeed capable of capturing photos at 40 megapixels using a special pixel-shift technology that combines eight photos in one. The shooter is scheduled to be released by the end of this month!