More Olympus E-P5 photos leaked online
The Olympus E-P5 has not been the company’s best-kept secret. Information about the camera have been leaked in the past, as well as close-up photos of the thing. However, today’s action tops it all, as three new photos of the shooter have been leaked, which make people wonder why Olympus is not announcing the camera yet.
Olympus E-P5 photo leaked on the web
Olympus is holding a product launch event in China on May 11. The camera which will be unveiled during that show is the E-P5. The Micro Four Thirds system has been teased in the Asian country, while now it has had its first photo leaked on the web. The best part about it is that the photo has confirmed plenty of details for MFT fans.
Panasonic G6 and LF1, and Olympus E-P5 and E-PL6 coming soon
Micro Four Thirds adopters are in for a treat as both Olympus and Panasonic are working on several new cameras. The former will launch the E-P5 and E-PL6 sometime in May, while the latter will please its fans earlier than expected, as the LF1 and G6 shooters should be revealed by the end of April, along with a new lens.
Sony NEX-7n, Olympus E-PL6, Panasonic LF1 and G6 coming soon
Activity on the digital camera market is expected to intensify over the next couple of months. Three new companies are allegedly working on new camera models. The list of organizations include Sony, Panasonic, and Olympus, all of them trying to grab a little bit more market share from the giants, such as Canon and Nikon.
Former Olympus CEO facing five-year jail sentence
Japanese prosecutors have asked a Judge at the Tokyo District Court to hand a five-year jail sentence to the former Olympus CEO, Tsuyoshi Kikukawa. The company’s top executive has pleaded guilty for being the mastermind behind a series of wrongdoings, including covering up $1.7 billion losses over a period of four years.
Olympus Stylus VH-520 compact camera unveiled with 10x optical zoom
Olympus has announced a new compact camera in its Smart Flagship series. The new compact camera will be called Stylus VH-520. It is worth noting that it comes packed with interesting features for its price point, including a wide 10x optical zoom lens and several image stabilization technologies for capturing blur-free photos.
Olympus E-P5 to feature E-M5’s 16.1-megapixel image sensor
The rumors about a new Micro Four Thirds camera from Olympus have intensified over the past few weeks. The company will definitely announce a new PEN camera, which will be called E-P5. However, the rumor mill says that the new MFT system will feature the same old 16.1-megapixel image sensor found in the OM-D E-M5.
Olympus E-P5 and Sony NEX-7n coming in late April
Olympus is preparing to make another appearance on the Micro Four Thirds camera with the launch of a replacement for the E-P3, while Sony will unveil a successor for the NEX-7 mirrorless shooter very soon. Multiple trusted sources have confirmed that the E-P5 and NEX-7n cameras will be announced in late April.
Sony and Olympus to announce new cameras soon?
Sony will release a new mirrorless camera in the following weeks. The shooter is rumored to feature a full-frame image sensor. Moreover, Olympus is also said to be on the verge of announcing a new camera. It appears a new Micro Four Thirds system will be unveiled this April, with an expected shipping date of June / July 2013.
Olympus and Panasonic to launch new Micro Four Thirds cameras in April
Olympus is losing money with its digital camera business, while Panasonic has returned to profitable ways. Both companies are trying to keep up the pace with the big guys and the only way to do this is by announcing new gear. Olympus and Panasonic fans may get what they deserve this April, courtesy of new Micro Four Thirds cameras.
Sony becomes largest Olympus shareholder following $614 million deal
In September 2012, Sony and Olympus have announced a strategic partnership for the medical equipment field. The two companies have completed the procedure, becoming allies after a $614 million payment. The agreement also states that the alliance will extend to the digital camera business, where they will focus on the MFT system.
Olympus denies that it is reducing DSLR investments
A report recently published by Japanese media organizations said that Olympus will be forced to significantly reduce DSLR investments. The company redirect all its attention towards the mirrorless camera segment. However, Olympus issued an official statement saying that the reports are false.
Olympus to reduce DSLR investments, focus on mirrorless instead
All digital imaging companies have been affected by smartphone sales. The image sensors found in high-end mobile devices are attracting potential compact camera and DSLR customers. Olympus is one of the companies which have taken the biggest blow and, as a result, it has announced that it will reduce DSLR investment.
Olympus launches new M.Zuiko 75-300mm lens for Micro Four Thirds
There are not too many zoom lenses available for Micro Four Thirds cameras, therefore Olympus decided to redesign one of its lenses specially for MFTs. The new M.Zuiko DIGITAL ED 75-300mm II f4.8-6.7 is a super telephoto lens with ZERO coating and an affordable price for a glass of its caliber.
Olympus Stylus XZ-10 compact camera officially unveiled
Olympus continues the company’s compact digital camera tradition with the brand new Stylus XZ-10. The shooter is packed in a lightweight camera body and is said to compete against Nikon’s new Coolpix and Canon’s new PowerShot compact digital cameras.
Six Olympus Stylus cameras, including three rugged shooters, unveiled at CES 2013
Olympus has joined the CES 2013 bandwagon with six compact cameras, following the path set by Panasonic, Fujifilm, Canon, Nikon and Sony. These cameras makers have all unveiled a slew of cameras at the event which is underway at the Las Vegas Convention Center, and Olympus is the latest company to do so.