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

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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?

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This week’s recap:

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

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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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Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera slideshow presentation

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There is no doubt that the new Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera has very good technical specs and features – see this Olympus slideshow presentation on their latest $2,000 top-of-the-line Micro Four Thirds model (the user’s manual is also now available for download):

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Amazon’s best selling cameras, latest BCN sales ranking and CIPA report

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It seems that every few months we have to go over this: a new camera making it to the #1 spot in the best selling mirrorless camera list right after being announced indicates… absolutely nothing. It just means that Amazon sold more Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II cameras than Sony a6000 cameras for a day or two. […]

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The US price of the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II is indeed $2,000

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  As I reported a month ago, the US price of the new Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II is indeed $2,000. Pre-orders are now open at B&H and Adorama. I am curious if anyone from PR readers is actually planning to buy this camera for that price – please let us know in the comments section. […]

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