Category Archives: Olympus

Olympus E-M5II camera on the horizon

A new filing for a Olympus E-M5II camera appeared on the Taiwanese NCC government agency website. The E-M5II will replace the current E-M5 model. The official announcement is expected in the next 1-2 months – during CES in Las Vegas or for the CP+ show in Japan. Via Digicame-info

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Significant discounts offered by almost all camera manufacturers

The combination of a strong dollar, slow camera sales and the upcoming Black Friday is bringing some very good deals in the US. Nikon just offered a new rebate program and further reduced the price of the D610. Even Leica is now offering significants savings on the M 240 digital rangefinder and M lenses – something […]

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The latest patents from Ricoh, Olympus, Canon and Fuji

  → Ricoh continues to file lens patents for a camera with a small sensor: 6mm f/1.8 lens designed for a 1.5″ sensor and 16mm f/1.4 lens designed for a 2/3″ sensor.    → Olympus filed a patent for a camera lens module for smart phones (similar to the Sony QX series) → Olympus got a […]

Ricoh 6mm f:1.8 lens patent
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Olympus Stylus 1s camera announced in Japan only

The previously rumored Olympus Stylus 1s camera was officially announced in Japan today. There are no indications if the new model will be available in other countries. Here is a quick specs comparison with the previous model:

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Olympus Stylus 1s camera to be announced tomorrow

Olympus is rumored to announce their new Stylus 1s compact camera tomorrow (right before the Photo Plus show in New York). One of the improvements over the previous version is a smaller AF target and a new step-up zoom function. The lens will remain the same (28-300mm f/2.8 equivalent). A new 0.8x wide conversion lens WCON-08X will also […]

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The new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens is delayed

You can tell that many companies were in a rush to announce their products for Photokina because many of them are not yet ready to ship them. After Sigma and Sony, Olympus is next to issue an apology because their latest M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens and 1.4x MC-14 teleconverter will be delayed “due to hight […]

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Pictures of Olympus Stylus 1 camera successor leaked online

This is the most interesting/serious leak/rumor since Photokina – the first pictures of the Olympus Stylus 1 camera successor: For comparison, here is the current Stylus 1 model:

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