Category Archives: Olympus

New firmware updates for the Olympus E-M1 Mark II and Pen-F cameras coming on February 28th

On February 28th Olympus will release a new firmware update version 2.00 for the Olympus EM-1 Mark II mirrorless MFT camera (currently $1,699 after $300 rebate). Here is the list of new features/fixes:

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Olympus PEN E-PL9 announced: 16MP, no EVF, image stabilization, 4k

The previously rumored Olympus PEN E-PL9 camera is now officially announced overseas (Europe and Asia). The Olympus Pen E-PL9 will start shipping in March for €549 (£579 in the UK) for body only. US pricing was not available at the time of this post. This new camera doesn’t really offer anything new or exciting (16MP, no EVF, image […]

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Olympus E-PL9 camera specifications leaked online

Here are the leaked Olympus E-PL9 camera specifications (announcement is expected in second week of February for the CP+ show):

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Olympus E-PL9 mirrorless camera leaked online

The first pictures of the previously rumored Olympus E-PL9 MFT mirrorless camera leaked online (via Digicame-info). The E-PL9 price is expected to be ¥89,640 (tax included, or around $820). Compared to the Olympus E-PL8 camera, the new model has a built-in flash while the accessory port was removed. The official announcement will be during the first week February.

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Deal of the day: up to $500 off these Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II lens kits

B&H has a limited time offer where you can get up to $500 off these three Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II lens kits:

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The latest patents from Fuji, Tamron, Sigma, Sony and Olympus

I haven’t reported on the latest patents for a while. Here is a recap: Fuji: DSLR binocular camera system patent Tamron: 300mm f/2.8, 400mm f/4 and 500mm f/4 lenses Sigma: 18-50mm f/2.8 lens designed for fixed lens camera with APS-C sensor (new Sigma dp camera?)

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New Canon EOS M50 (Kiss M) and Olympus E-PL9 mirrorless cameras to be announced soon

Two new mirrorless cameras were registered with the Bluetooth certification agency and will most likely be announced in the next 30-90 days: Canon EOS M50 (Kiss M): Bluetooth version 4.1, new wireless module (possibility: WM600, model number PC232). Olympus E-PL9: Bluetooth version 4.1, same wireless module as in the Olympus AIR cell phone camera module […]

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