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Olympus executive confirmed again they will focus only on Micro Four Thirds, thinks “full-frame is kind of like a buzzword in the market”, new smaller and lighter camera coming later this year

A few quotes from a recent Dpreview interview with Aki Murata, VP of sales and marketing for Olympus America (previously he said “HECK no…” to an Olympus full-frame camera): “First of all we won’t use any other mount other than Four Thirds.” “We have three strengths: Compactness and lightweight, lens quality, and I.S. That combination […]

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Olympus Q2 financial report: revenue down, operating loss posted for Imaging Business

Olympus published their Q2 financial report – here is the relevant info for their Imaging Business:

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Poll: do you think Micro Four Thirds is dead?

I am just curious what the PhotoRumors audience thinks – is the Micro Four Thirds format dead? Here is a poll: Do you think Micro Four Thirds is dead? Related:

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PersonalView interview with Panasonic on the new L-mount

PersonalView interviewed Mr. Michiharu Uematsu, Ms. Emi Fujiwara and Mr. Taku Kariyazaki from Panasonic about the new L-Mount alliance and the future of Micro Four Thirds. Here is a recap of the interview:

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Panasonic swears they are still committed to Micro Four Thirds

PGN published another video interview from Photokina yesterday and Panasonic is still committed to Micro Four Thirds – the exact quote was “It’s still a big part of our business. We will never give up Micro Four Thirds”:

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