Category Archives: Olympus

OM Digital Solutions will rebrand existing Olympus products to “OM System”

OM Digital Solutions announced that it will rebrand and change the label of existing Olympus products to “OM System” (it seems that Olympus cameras will remain unchanged). Here is the example given in the press release:

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Olympus and OM Digital Solutions interviews

→ Olympus CEO Yasuo Takeuchi on why Olympus sold off its decades-old camera and microscope business to focus on medical tech: “We had to move before it became too late” (Fortune magazine). → Another quote from a recent interview with OM Digital Solutions management team: “So our middle- and higher-end products, their situation is better […]

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Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera listed as discontinued in Japan

The $3,000 Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera is already listed as discontinued at some Japanese stores: Of course, the price of the E-M1X did not stay at $3,000 for a long time and at one point dropped to $1,699: Now this is an Olympus camera with a “WOW” price Currently, the Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera is […]

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Panasonic GH5S, Fujifilm X-T4, X-T30II, X-E4, Olympus E-M1 III, E-M5 III, E-M1X cameras listed as discontinued

The following cameras are already listed as discontinued by the manufacturer and/or by different retailers (most models are still in stock in the US): Panasonic GH5S Panasonic GF10/GF90 Fujifilm X-T4 Fujifilm X-T30 II Fujifilm X-E4 Olympus E-M1 III Olympus E-M5 III Olympus OM-D E-M1X

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Pre-orders of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens are temporarily paused because of high demand

OM Systems announced that pre-orders of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens are temporarily paused because of high demand (check Adorama and B&H Photo for the latest pre-order status). This is the third warning about the lens being in high demand (see this and this post). Here is the full text of the […]

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4-29% price increase for OM System/Olympus products in Japan

OM System/Olympus announced a 4-29% price increase in Japan (starting on July 1, 2022). The price increase includes the OM-1, E-M10 Mark IV cameras, and several lenses:

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New OM SYSTEM OM-5 camera rumored to be announced later this month

A new OM Digital OM-5 camera is rumored to be announced later this month. This information is coming from several sources on the Chinese social media platform Weibo and as we know from previous reports, there is a lot of unreliable info being shared there, so take that OM-5 rumor with a grain of salt. […]

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The OM System Olympus OM-1 flagship camera will start shipping on March 18th

The new OM-System Olympus OM-1 flagship camera will start shipping on March 18th (press release). Update: the new OM System Olympus OM-1 flagship camera is now in stock at Amazon. Pre-orders: Adorama | B&H | Amazon | WEX | Calumet First look | Explora The Olympus OM-1 camera processing power offers room to grow in terms of future firmware updates

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