Category Archives: Olympus

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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New Olympus rebates launched in the US

Olympus launched new rebates in the US (Adorama | B&H): Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II – $1,799 after $200 rebate Olympus PEN-F black – $999 after $200 rebate Olympus PEN-F silver – $999 after $200 rebate Olympus PEN E-PL8 – $449 after $100 rebate Olympus PEN E-PL8 + 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II – $549 after $100 rebate Olympus PEN E-PL8 + […]

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Announced: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.2 PRO and 45mm f/1.2 PRO MFT lenses

The previously rumored Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.2 PRO and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lenses are now officially announced. Both lenses are priced at $1,200. Additional information: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.2 PRO lens Pre-order links: Adorama | B&H | Amazon Additional information (MTF charts, lens design, sample photos) Available at the end of January 2018 Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.2 PRO lens Pre-order links: Adorama | […]

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Olympus to announce the rumored 17mm f/1.2 PRO and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lenses on October 26th

The previously rumored Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.2 PRO and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lenses will be officially announced on October 26th (Japanese time – probably on October 25th EST) during the 2017 PhotoPlus show in NYC. The official release date will be in late January 2018. Olympus already has one fast PRO lens (25mm f/1.2). Olympus is […]

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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.2 PRO and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lens specifications

The basic specifications of the previously rumored Olympus PRO lenses leaked online: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.2 PRO lens (price in Japan ¥142,560 yen with tax or around $1,200): Filter diameter: 62 mm Size: φ68.2 x 87 mm Weight: 390 g Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.2 PRO lens (price in Japan ¥142,560 yen with tax or around […]

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Leaked pictures of the upcoming Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.2 PRO and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lenses

I already reported on the two upcoming Olympus lenses: M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.2 PRO and 45mm f/1.2 PRO – both were already registered with various government agencies. I expect the official announcement to be for the PhotoPlus show that will take place next week in NYC. Olympus already has one fast PRO lens (25mm f/1.2). Olympus is also rumored to announce […]

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New Olympus camera to be announced in the next few weeks

In addition to the M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.2 PRO and 45mm f/1.2 PRO lenses (already registered), Olympus will also announce a new (PEN?) camera in the next few weeks – probably before, during or after the upcoming PhotoPlus show. A new Olympus camera was recently registered with the Taiwan NCC agency (IM008):

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