Category Archives: Olympus

List of upcoming announcements/rumored cameras and lenses


Here is an updated list (see original post here) on what new cameras and lenses are rumored to be announced in the next few weeks before the 2016 Photokina show:

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Olympus to announce a new HLD-9 battery grip

Olympus HLD-9 battery grip

A new Olympus HLD-9 battery grip was registered at the Korean Radio Research Agency. Official announcements are followed 30-60 days after the registration date (July 20th) Via Nokishita Camera

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Olympus OM-D E-M1 24 hour sale


The Olympus OM-D E-M1 camera is on sale for the next 24 hour: $799 with free shipping and additional rewards ($300 or 27% off): Adorama: black | silver (includes free Olympus PFUD-EP11) B&H: black | silver Amazon: black | silver This promotion expires tonight (August 15th) at 11:59pm EST.

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New Olympus camera with a code name IM002 registered in Taiwan

Olympus_IM002 E-PL8 E-M1 Mark II camera rumors

A new Olympus camera under the code name “IM002” was already registered at the Indonesian Communication Agency and recently also showed up at the Taiwan Radio Certification Authority (NCC). The IM002 camera will use a new BLH-1 battery and a corresponding BCH-1 battery charger according to the filed documents.

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New zoom lens patents from Tamron, Canon and Olympus


Three new zoom lens patents were recently filed from Tamron, Canon and Olympus: → Tamron 70-200mm f/4 VC lens patent (full frame lens for DSLR camera) → Canon EF 40-800mm f/4.5-5.6 lens patent → Olympus 300-500mm f/2.8-4.0 lens patent Via Egami

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What else is new?

The regular weekly recap from both the rumors and addict websites:

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New Olympus and Canon cameras registered at the Indonesian Communication Agency

Canon DS126601  camera model

New Olympus and Canon cameras were recently (July 11th) registered at the Indonesian telecommunication agency. The cameras most likely have built-in Wi-Fi and/or a GPS module. The Olympus IM002 model is made in Vietnam, while the Canon DS126601 is made in Japan. There is also a new Leica camera registered. Via Digicame-info

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