Category Archives: Olympus

2016 BCN awards in Japan: Canon wins in almost all categories

The 2016 BCN awards for the Japanese market are out (BCN collects sales data from approximately 2/3 of all Japanese retail stores). Canon still has a major market share in almost all categories (even in mirrorless – now at the #2 spot after pushing Sony to #3). Olympus is the #1 mirrorless camera, while Fuji never made […]

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Olympus registered a new camera in Taiwan under the code name IM005

A new camera with the code name IM005 was registered at the Taiwan NCC government organization. The new model will be compatible with the LI-92B battery (currently used for the Olympus Stylus SP-100 camera) and F-5AC-2 charger (new product). Via Nokishita)

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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera now shipping, currently in stock, first reviews

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera is now shipping and is currently in stock in the US (Focus Camera, Adorama) and in Europe (Foto Hans Keuzekamp). B&H, Adorama and Amazon should also get their shipment soon and with a price tag of $2,000 I doubt the E-M1 MII will be out of stock. Update: Olympus issued a warning […]

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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II MFT camera shipping date

Olympus Japan announced that the new OM-D E-M1 Mark II MFT camera and accessories will start shipping on December 22. The US shipping date is currently listed as December 12th at B&H, Adorama and Amazon: Update: I received some additional information that the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera will start shipping this week in the US and dealers […]

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What else is new?

This week’s recap:

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The latest patents from Samsung, Tamron, Olympus, Sigma, Fuji, Panasonic and Canon

With all the announcements around the Photokina and PhotoPlus shows, I have not covered the latest patent applications in a while. Here is an update: Samsung → I addition to the 70-200mm f/2.8, there is another full frame mirrorless lens patent from Samsung for a 24-70mm f/2.8 OIS lens that was recently published in Japan. […]

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The latest rebates from Fuji, Tamron, Pentax, Olympus, Sony, Nikon and Panasonic

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