Olympus E-430

by on February 13, 2008

in Gear,Olympus,Rumors

Rumors and photos of an alleged Olympus E-430 have surfaced on the web. The E-430 would most likely serve as a step-up to the outdated E-330. If this is true, it may be a sign of things to come for the E-410 and E-510 successors. Interestingly, the E-430 would go a long way in bridging the gap between the E-330 and E-410. Maybe Olympus has the idea of consolidating its camera line? Other than the unique body design, some of the headline features are as follows:

  • New 12MP Live MOS sensor and TruePic III processor
  • CCD-shift image stabilization
  • Live View
  • Flip-out and up 2.5″ TFT LCD monitor
  • Faster USB interface (‘real’ USB 2.0 speed)
  • Wired remote option
  • Slightly higher continuous shooting frame rate and larger raw buffer

Stay tuned to this page for the latest news and rumors on the Olympus E-430.

Updates

2/18/08: Camera Town reports that this rumor looks like a hoax.  I tend to agree.  Read the post on Camera Town for more.

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1 Marcel February 13, 2008 at 9:48 pm

Well the specs don’t seem unreasonable, but I think the camera is a bit far-fetched and bears no resemblance to anything Olympus has ever put out – including the recently released E-3.

2 Anonymous February 19, 2008 at 7:22 am

I get it from Olympus itself, this is a hoax.

3 Anonymous August 25, 2008 at 8:21 pm

Image looks photoshoped…
anyways, wouldn’t the name 430 suggest that it’s higher end than the 420?

4 Peter February 13, 2009 at 4:31 am

Nu replacements for E420 en 520. There is a new body comming though. It wil be placed between E520 en E30.

No micro four third release at PMA. But June this year.

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