Category Archives: Olympus

Olympus Q1 financial results: revenue from mirrorless cameras is down 11% YoY (plus the latest financial results from Nikon and Fuji)

Olympus published their first quarter financial results for the 2019 FY. Here are the details for their Imaging Business: Revenue down 8% YoY following lower mirrorless camera sales as a result of intensified competition and supply delays stemming from production base reorganization. Operating loss posted due to the recording of ¥5.0 billion in expenses for production system […]

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LeicaRumors.com and Micro Four Thirds are 10 years old today

Both LeicaRumors.com and the Micro Four Thirds system are 10 years old today. From Facebook:

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The Olympus PEN-F camera will soon be available in blue

A post shared by Ricardo 里卡豆 (@songmatin) on May 29, 2018 at 1:27am PDT 里卡豆 Ricardo uploaded photos on Flickr and Instagram showing a new blue version of the Olympus PEN-F camera. A few weeks ago Olympus already introduced a new blue Olympus E-PL9 version ($699) and it seems that they will continue the blue line with other […]

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The new blue Olympus E-PL9 camera now also available in the US

The new blue Olympus E-PL9 mirrorless MFT camera that was initially announced only for the UK last week is now also listed for sale in the US for $699 at B&H and Adorama (same price as other colors). Such a good looking camera deserves a few more pictures:

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Olympus UK announced a new blue E-PL9 camera

  Olympus UK announced a new E-PL9 mirrorless camera. The new model will be available exclusively through John Lewis stores. Shipping is expected to start in early June. The price is £649.99 for a kit with the 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 EZ lens. In the US the E-PL9 camera is available in 4 different colors: black, honey […]

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The latest financial results from Panasonic, Olympus, Nikon, Kodak, Canon and Ricoh

Panasonic announced the recognition of extraordinary losses. Their financial results can be found here but they do not provide any camera specific data/information (Panasonic’s camera business is under the appliances segment). Last year there were rumors about Panasonic dismantling their digital camera business and placing it under the umbrella of other operations. Also last year […]

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Olympus is moving all camera-related production from China to Vietnam

Olympus Japan announced today that they are shutting down all camera-related production in China and will consolidate all future digital camera production in Vietnam (update – the English version is available here). Last year Nikon also closed their camera factory in China: Nikon officially announced the closure of their camera plant in China

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