Olympus E-5 Announced

The Olympus E-5 is the new flagship DSLR that replaces the aging Olympus E-3.  The E-5 features a 12.3MP Live MOS sensor, a 3″ swiveling LCD and sensor based image stabilization, among other new features.

The Olympus E-5 carries an initial retail price of $1699.99 and should be available in October 2010.  Check availability on Amazon.com.

Olympus E-5 Key Features

  • 12.3MP Live MOS Sensor
  • 720p HD Video Capture
  • Built-in Image Stabilization
  • ISO 100-6400
  • 11-point TTL Autofocus
  • 5 fps
  • 3″ Swivel LCD (920k dot resolution)
  • Built-in Wireless Flash Control
  • CF and SD Card Slots

More details in the press release below. [Read more…]