Category Archives: Olympus

Rumors: Olympus to shut down camera division in less than 8 months

From PersonalView – “Olympus closure is near, can happen in less than 8 months”: “It is total instability now in camera division, in various countries people are running and looking for new positions. Lot of rumors and talks that we can hear sudden closure press release within January-March time. Some talks are that development team and […]

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Olympus Q2 financial results are out

Olympus Q2 financial results are out. Here are the details for the Imaging Business:

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Olympus E-M5 Mark III and Olympus E-PL10 cameras announced

The previously rumored Olympus E-M5 Mark III and Olympus E-PL10 cameras are now officially announced. E-M5 III pre-orders are open at: Adorama, B&H, Amazon. The press release can be found here. The basic specifications are: 20MP Live MOS Sensor Portable, weather-sealed design TruePic VIII Image Processor Compact, In-Body 5-Axis Image Stabilization (up to approx. 5.5 EV steps of compensation) 121-Point […]

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New patents: Tamron 18mm f/1.8, 20mm f/2.0 (DSLR) and Olympus 8-24mm f/4 (MFT) lenses

Tamron has a patent for 18mm f/1.8 and/or 20mm f/2.0 full-frame DSLR lenses: Focal length: 18.17 mm Fno: 1.87 Image height: 21.633 mm Back focus: 38.31867 mm

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Reminder: Olympus announcement tomorrow

Here is what to expect from Olympus tomorrow: Olympus E-M5 Mark III Olympus E-PL10 (may not be announced tomorrow but at a later date) I expect also a new Olympus special edition camera or a lens (not confirmed) Additional information and leaked pictures of the rumored cameras:

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Olympus is 100 years today

Olympus is 100 years today. Expect several new product announcements next week: Olympus E-PL10 Olympus E-M5 Mark III I expect also a new Olympus special edition camera or lens See also this Olympus documentary:

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Of course the Olympus PEN line is not dead: here is the upcoming E-PL10 camera

I have been reporting for a while that Olympus is going to announce a new, small and light Olympus PEN MFT camera: “The dates are a bit off, but I think it is safe to assume that Olympus will announce a new PEN camera in 2019 in addition to the already rumored Olympus E-M1X” (January 2019) […]

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