Olympus E-M5 successor announcement date set for January
Olympus president Ogawa Haruo has revealed in an interview that the replacement for the OM-D E-M5 mirrorless camera is “ready” and on its way. The rumor mill is now reporting that the Olympus E-M5 successor will be introduced in January 2015 and that the Micro Four Thirds camera will be an “exciting” device.
Olympus TRIP-D camera instead of new XZ-series compact
Olympus is making the rumor mill rounds once again, as the company has allegedly decided to put the XZ-series of compact cameras on hold. Instead, the Olympus Trip-D higher-end compact, featuring a fixed, bright lens and large sensor, could be launched on the market sometime in the near future.
Olympus Stylus 1s premium compact camera becomes official
Olympus has taken the wraps off of the replacement for the Stylus 1 premium compact camera. The new Olympus Stylus 1s is now official with only a couple of improvements over its predecessor. Users can now zoom much easier using the Stylus 1s and the autofocus system has also been enhanced in the process.
Olympus PEN camera prototype with portrait sensor in testing
Olympus has allegedly begun testing the next-generation PEN-series cameras. One Olympus PEN camera prototype is said to be of particular interest as it comes packed with a sensor oriented in portrait mode. The shooter is said to have been inspired by the original PEN SLRs, capable of capturing portrait photos.
First photos of the Olympus Stylus 1 replacement leaked online
The Olympus Stylus 1 replacement is allegedly in the works, as the first photos of the premium compact camera have been leaked online. The shows have appeared on the web courtesy of a trusted source and they are hinting towards some minor design changes. The announcement event could take place by the end of October.
Olympus E-M5 replacement is “ready”, says company’s president
Ogawa Haruo is the President of the Imaging Division at Olympus. The company’s representative has made some interesting claims during an interview at the Photokina 2014 event. When asked about the Olympus E-M5 replacement, he said that the mirrorless camera is “ready” and that it is the next in line for an official announcement.
Olympus 300mm f/4 and 7-14mm f/2.8 lenses spotted at Photokina
The first real-life photos of the Olympus 300mm f/4 and 7-14mm f/2.8 PRO-series lenses have been revealed. Prototypes of these Micro Four Thirds optics are on-display at Photokina 2014 and they are drawing a lot of attention at the world’s largest digital imaging event. Olympus’s reps are also claiming that the optics are coming in 2015.
Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens officially announced
Olympus has unveiled the company’s second PRO-series lens for mirrorless cameras with Micro Four Thirds sensors. The brand new Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens will offer a 35mm equivalent of 80-300mm, which can be extended to 112-420mm, courtesy of the also new MC-14 1.4x teleconverter.
Silver Olympus E-M1 unveiled along with firmware update 2.0
Olympus is keeping itself busy at the Photokina 2014 event, as the company has just announced a Silver version of the flagship OM-D E-M1 camera. The Silver Olympus E-M1 has been unveiled along with firmware version 2.0, an update which will bring many features to both the Silver and Black models in late September.
Olympus PEN Lite E-PL7 camera launched with E-M10-like specs
It has been a while since the rumor has first mentioned the Olympus PEN Lite E-PL7 camera. Well, this mirrorless interchangeable lens camera with a 16-megapixel Micro Four Thirds image sensor has become official today. The device bears the internal of the OM-D E-M10 and it will become available by the end of September 2014.
First Silver Olympus E-M1 photo leaked, new update confirmed
Olympus is preparing to make several announcements in the near future, including the long-rumored PEN E-PL7. Right before the huge August 30 event, the first Silver Olympus E-M1 photo has been leaked on the web. Additionally, a sources is claiming that a firmware update will be released soon and will bring 4K video recording to the E-M1.
First Olympus E-PL7 photo leaked on the web
After numerous leaks, it seems like it is the turn of the first Olympus E-PL7 photos to show up on the web. This upcoming PEN-series camera has had its manual photos, specifications, price, and release date leaked on the web. The photo is here to reveal some interesting design changes, so read this article to find that out!
First Olympus fast prime lens to be announced at Photokina 2014
Olympus has allegedly decided to working on a prime lens with a very bright aperture. If this is true, then it will become the company’s first such optic for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The development of the Olympus fast prime lens will be announced sometime in the near future and, most likely, at the Photokina 2014 event.
Olympus 2014-2015 PRO lens roadmap revealed in earnings call
Olympus has published its financial results for the first quarter of the 2015 fiscal year. The document detailing the earnings call also includes a surprise for Micro Four Thirds adopters: the Olympus 2014-2015 PRO lens roadmap. It is now official that the 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens will be released on the market by the end of 2014.
Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO zoom lens price leaked again
Olympus is expected to announce its second PRO-series lens around the Photokina 2014. Before the event, the Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO zoom lens price is once again a main subject within the rumor mill. According to trusted sources, the high-quality zoom optic will cost AUD$1,500 in Australia and US$1,300 in the US, respectively.
Olympus E-M5 replacement rumored to be in development
The Olympus E-M5 replacement has made its way into the rumor mill once again. It appears that a successor to this mirrorless camera is in the works. However, it will not be announced at the Photokina 2014. According to inside sources, the OM-D-series Micro Four Thirds shooter will be succeeded by a new model sometime in early 2015.
Olympus E-PL7 announcement date set for August 30
After months of rumors and speculation, the Olympus E-PL7 announcement date has showed up on the web. The company will hold the PEN Collection 2014 event as of August 30 and it says that attendees will be able to test a new PEN camera, which is the E-PL7. The shooter will pack a Micro Four Thirds sensor, WiFi, and more!
Olympus E-PL7 camera shows up on Taiwan’s NCC website
The Olympus E-PL7 camera has been mentioned once again. This time, the Micro Four Thirds shooter has had its name registered on the website of the Taiwan-based National Communications Commission. The shooter’s specs and release date in Japan have already been leaked, so all that remains now is its official launch.
Olympus 9mm f/1.8 PRO lens coming soon to the market
Olympus has announced that it is working on multiple PRO-series optics. However, the rumor mill is claiming that multiple other models are also on their way. Among them, we can find the Olympus 9mm f/1.8 PRO lens, which has been previously rumored to come packed with a maximum aperture of f/2.8 instead of f/1.8.
New Olympus patent allows camera to detect water splashes
Olympus may be working on a new Tough-series waterproof camera. The device will come packed with an interesting feature as it will be capable to detect a water splash. When it sees one, the shutter will be triggered and a precious moment will be captured. These details are available in a new Olympus patent, which has just been leaked.
New Olympus E-PL7 details revealed, including release date
Sources familiar with the matter have leaked more Olympus E-PL7 details. Among them we can find new specs, such as 3-axis image stabilization technology, and availability information. It has been confirmed that the Micro Four Thirds camera will be announced soon and will be scheduled for a September 20 release date in Japan.