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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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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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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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An Olympus full-frame? “HECK no…” (new Olympus interview)

In a recent interview with Imaging Resource, Aki Murata (Vice President Sales and Marketing) from Olympus confirmed that the company has no plans to develop a full-frame camera:

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The latest patents from Sigma, Sony, Panasonic and Olympus

The latest patents from Sigma, Sony, Panasonic and Olympus:

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The latest patents (Olympus full frame mirrorless lens and more)

Olympus filed another patent for a full frame mirrorless lens – 28mm f/1.4. Olympus has already filed other full frame mirrorless lenses in the past (28mm f/2, 35mm f/1.4). Fuji has a new patent for a Fujinon XF 16-55mm f/2.8 OIS lens.

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Third Olympus patent for a full frame mirrorless lens

Olympus filed a patent in Japan for a Zuiko 24mm f/1.4 full frame mirrorless lens. This is the third patent for a full frame mirrorless lens in the past few months, the previous filings were for: Olympus 35mm f/1.4 full frame mirrorless lens Olympus 28mm f/2 full frame mirrorless lens Next are the latest Canon patents:

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Olympus Zuiko Digital 35mm f/1.4 full frame mirrorless lens patent

Few days ago I reported on a new Olympus 28mm f/2 full frame mirrorless lens patent. Today Egami spotted another Olympus patent filed in Japan for a 35mm f/1.4 full frame mirrorless lens. Just like the previous 28mm f/2, this 35mm f/1.4 lens is calculated for a sensor slightly smaller than a “real” full frame.

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