Category Archives: OM Digital Solutions

OM Digital: “we don’t do full-frame” (OM Digital will NOT join the L-mount Alliance)

For almost a decade Olympus has been making official statements that they will not make a full-frame camera (see this post, this post, and this post). Back in 2018 Olympus was invited to join the L-mount Alliance and they refused. A recent Sigma presentation indicated that a new member may join the L-mount Alliance in […]

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New Olympus teaser for next week

The official Olympus Japanese Twitter account @olympuspenstyle has a new teaser for something “meaningful” coming next week:

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OM Digital Solutions registered a new camera in China

There have been rumors of a new high-end/flagship camera from OM Digital Solutions. Nokishita now reports that OM Digital has registered a new digital camera in China under the code name IM024. The new model has Wi-Fi (2.4GHz) and Bluetooth and could be announced in 30-90 days. Printique buy 1 get 1 sale with code PASSOVER2021 (get free […]

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Olympus/OM Digital presentation at the CP+ show: new lenses and cameras coming later this year, including the rumored flagship model

Olympus/OM Digital had a presentation today at the CP+ show where they discussed several different topics. An updated lens roadmap, new lenses and cameras are expected to be announced later this year, including the already rumored flagship model. Here is the video presentation with English subtitles: Recap of the presentation (Google translated):

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OM Digital Solutions executive teases a new high-end Olympus camera

OM Digital Solutions executive was teasing a new high-end Olympus camera in a recent interview:

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Interview with the CTO of OM Digital Solutions

Here an interesting interview between Setsuya Kataoka, former head of strategy for the Olympus Imaging business, now CTO for OM Digital Solutions, and photographer Koichi Akagi, a close friend of Olympus in general and of the late Yoshihisa Maitani in particular:

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OM Digital Solution: the Micro Four Thirds mount still has the #1 market share in Japan with 21.7%

Similar to last year, OM Digital Solution issued a press release today confirming that Micro Four Thirds still has the #1 market share by lens mount in Japan with 21.7% (based on the number of digital interchangeable lens cameras sold in Japan by lens mount):

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The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens is delayed again

The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm f/4.5 TC1.25X IS PRO lens is delayed again… the second time around… because of a large number of customers who ordered the lens… Just another entry for the photo gear wall of shame that has “greatly exceeded” expectations. Here is the translated press release:

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