Category Archives: Olympus

Reminder: Olympus M.Zuiko Pro lenses price increase coming on February 1st

Last year I reported that Olympus will increase the price of their M.Zuiko Pro lenses on February 1st. I am not sure which countries will be impacted, but you can see the current US prices at Adorama and B&H Photo. Here is the full price increase list for Japan:

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Olympus E-M1 Mark III MFT mirrorless camera rumors

Olympus is rumored to announce a new E-M1 Mark III MFT mirrorless camera (to replace the current E-M1 Mark II model) in mid-February, right before the CP+ show in Japan. The new Olympus E-M1 III is rumored to be similar to the E-M1X but without the built-in battery grip. The E-M1 III is also rumored […]

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Olympus: “soon we will have new members in the Olympus m family. Zuiko”

Olympus Portugal posted on their Facebook page that a new lens will be announced soon – “soon we will have new members in the Olympus m family. Zuiko”:

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New Canon lens and Olympus mirrorless camera registered in Russia

Both Canon and Olympus registered new products with the Russian certification authority:

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Olympus president: “we need a video business” *UPDATED*

The Japanese website Newswitch (part of Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun, one of the leading daily newspapers in Japan) published an article called “Large deficit camera business, criteria to determine whether Olympus will withdraw or survive” (Google translation) where the Olympus president Yasuo Takeuchi was quoted saying that Olympus needs a video business: “To maximize Olympus’ corporate value, we need a […]

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New Olympus IM021 camera registered online (Olympus OM-D E-M1 III?)

Olympus has a new camera registered online under the code name IM021 (with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth). Currently, there are no reliable rumors about an upcoming Olympus camera, except maybe some guesses about a new Olympus OM-D E-M1 III camera. Via Nokishita

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Olympus: “Full-frame isn’t for everybody”

In a recent interview with Dpreview, Olympus representative confirmed that the company is committed to MFT and that “full-frame isn’t for everybody” – exactly what they said back in February:

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