Official announcement: Olympus OMD E-M10, SP-100, TG-850 cameras and new lenses

Here is the list of all new Olympus products that were just announced (click on link for price information):

Olympus E-M10 (body only black | body only silver | 14-42mm kit black | 14-42mm kit silver | Olympus ECG-1 camera grip for E-M10):

  • Image quality superior to much larger, comparable DSLR cameras
  • Highly compact, classic, all-metal body is more portable than DSLRs, yet premiumlooking, solid and steady to hold
  • Fully compatible with Micro Four Thirds standards thanks to FAST AF autofocus
  • FAST AF with 8fps continuous shooting for capturing fastmoving subjects
  • High-speed, large EVF (electronic viewfinder) with 1.440.000 dots for easy framing and realtime settings adjustment
  • 3-axis Image Stabilisation compensates for movement around the axis of the lens, as well as yaw and pitch, for stable, blur-free stills – and even movies shot on the move
  • Live MOS sensor and next-generation TruePic VII image processor with Fine Detail Technology II for radiant, accurate stills and Full HD movies
  • Built-in WiFi for remote shutter release, Live View mirroring, P, A, S and F control, remote zoom with electronic lenses, Live Bulb preview and image sharing directly on compatible smartphone touchscreens
  • Built-in pop-up flash
  • 2 HDR modes, one for processing natural dynamic range, another for artistic expression
  • Interval shooting available with timelapse movie capture
  • Focus Peaking available for manual lenses
  • Live Composite Mode for previewing long exposures in the EVF
  • ISO settings include ISO 100
  • 12 Art Filters, including Diorama II for outstanding defocusing effects with portrait photography
  • Photo Story with three different layout styles
  • Photo and Movie Capture for shooting stills while recording an HD movie.

Olympus 25mm f/1.8 M lens (black | silver | sample images):

Focal length 25 mm (35mm equivalent: 50mm)
Lens construction 9 elements in 7 groups (including 2 aspherical lenses)
Angle of view 47°
Closest shooting distance 0.25m
Maximum shooting magnification 0.12x (35mm conversion: 0.24x equivalent)
Closest shooting range 144 x 108 mm
Number of aperture blades 7 (circular aperture)
Maximum aperture ratio F1.8
Minimum aperture ratio F22
Filter size φ46 mm
Size (Max. diameter x overall length) φ57.8 x 42 mm
Weight 137 g
Included items Lens cap (LC-46), lens rear cap (LR-2), lens hood (LH-49B), decoration ring (DR-49), user guide, Olympus international warranty

A new Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ lens (silver | black) was also announced.

Olympus Stylus SP-100 camera:

  • Newly-developed 50x optical (100x at Super Resolution Zoom) Ultra Zoom 24-1200mm, 1:2.9-6.5
  • Dot sight supplements the viewfinder, making it easy to capture subjects
  • Smooth 60p Full HD movie format
  • 920K dots EVF, enabling a professional shooting style
  • Focus limit button
  • Lens-shift image stabilization, powerfully reducing camera shake
  • Strong TruePic VII image engine, for faster recovery time and excellent image quality
  • 16 megapixel BSI CMOS, for high resolution and excellent low-light performance
  • 3.0“ 460K dots LCD monitor
  • FAST AF auto-focusing system
  • Art Filters
  • 7.1 fps sequential shooting, VGA/HVGA
  • iHS: 6400 max. ISO speed
  • S-macro 0.01m (0.03 ft) to ∞ (f=4.3mm (fixed))

Olympus TG-850 iHS waterproof/crushproof camera (black | silver | white):

  • Waterproof to 10 m
  • Shockproof to 2.1 m
  • Crushproof to 100 kg
  • Freezeproof to -10°C
  • Ultra wide 21-105mm* 5x Optical Zoom lens
  • Tilt LCD (3.0-inch 460K dots tiltable monitor)
  • Interval shooting
  • Smooth 60p Full HD movies
  • Compact, lightweight aluminum body
  • Lens-shift image stabilization, powerfully reducing camera shake
  • Advanced TruePic VII image engine, for faster recovery time and excellent image quality
  • 16 megapixel BSI CMOS, for high resolution and excellent low-light performance
  • FAST AF auto-focusing system
  • Art Filters
  • 7 fps sequential shooting, VGA/HVGA
  • iHS: 6400 max. ISO speed
  • S-macro 1cm - 10cm

Olympus OM-D E-M5 vs. OM-D E-M1 vs. OM-D E-M10 specifications comparison (click for larger view):

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The full press releases can be found here. Amazon is currently taking pre-orders on all new Olympus products.

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