Category Archives: Olympus

New Olympus camera IM015 registered online

I have been reporting for a while that Olympus is rumored to announce a new smaller MFT camera in 2019. Nokishita just confirmed that Olympus recently registered a new camera in Asia under the code name IM015:

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Interview with Olympus on the new E-M1X camera

DC Watch published their interview with Olympus executives on the new Olympus OM-D E-M1X camera. Here is the recap from 43addict:

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Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f/1.2 Pro lens patented by Sigma?

Sigma filed patent P2019-23693A that appears to be for the Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f/1.2 Pro lens – see this comparison:

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Olympus PEN-F camera now discontinued in Japan

The Olympus PEN-F camera is listed as discontinued in Japan (confirmed also by several Japanese retailers). I have been reporting for a while that Olympus is rumored to announce a new, small and light Olympus MFT camera (confirmed also by Olympus). The Olympus PEN-F camera is now $999 in the US (was $1,199 when announced). See […]

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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 lens officially announced

The previously rumored Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens is now officially announced: 24-400mm (35mm equivalent) Maximum aperture range: f/3.5-6.3 ZERO coating Movie & still compatible AF system Weather-resistant construction Sample photos Price: $899 Pre-orders: B&H Additional information Technical specifications and MTF charts:

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The latest financial results: there are no winners in the camera industry

If you are curious about how camera companies are doing financially – the short answer is not good: Nikon – all previous forecasts were slashed. Sony sees unit sales of all major hardware products failing in coming years. Canon: Canon expects its annual operating profit to drop for the first time in three years. Fuji: Instax is doing well, […]

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New Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens to be announced next week

Next week Olympus is expected to announce a new M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens: Dustproof and splashproof Size: 77.5 x 99.7 mm Weight: 455g Filter size: 72mm Closest focusing distance:22 cm (approx. 10 cm from the end of the lens) Price in Japan: ¥99,360 Price in UK: £899 Shipping starts in March Additional information:

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