Category Archives: Olympus

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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Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera slideshow presentation

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

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

  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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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II pre-orders will start next week, US price around $2,000

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II was introduced at Photokina but pricing and pre-order options were not available at the time of the announcement. I already reported that the pricing of the new camera will be around $2,000/€2,000. Pre-orders will start next week. Here is the official Japanese pricing:

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What else is new?

It has been a really slow week after the Photokina and PhotoPlus shows. Here is another recap from both the rumors and addict blogs:

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