Olympus Teases New E-M1 Mirrorless Camera


Olympus has launched a teaser campaign for the upcoming E-M1 Micro Four Thirds camera that has been rumored for some time now.

The new teaser is viewable on Olympus’ website with the subtitle: Coming soon. A camera as revolutionary as you are.

An additional teaser:


Of course, full images of the camera have already made their way online that show off what the camera hidden under Olympus’ teaser look like.

Olympus E-M1

Based on prior leaks, the Olympus E-M1 is expected to be announced in early September and contain the following features:

  • New DSLR type grip
  • 16MP sensor
  • 81 AF target points
  • 10 fps
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Flash sync speed: 1/320s
  • ISO range: 200-25600
  • Shutter speed: 1/8000s-60s
  • 3″ tiltable TFT LCD touch screen
  • EVF with 2,360,000 pixels
  • Micro Four Thirds mount only (not a hybrid mount)
  • Weight: 430g | 0.9Ib
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 122mm × 68mm × 37mm | 4.8″ × 2.7″ × 1.5″

While the Olympus E-M5 body is priced at $1000, the rumored price of the E-M1 body is $1500.

[via Photo Rumors & 4/3 Rumors]