Olympus has officially taken the wraps off of its new PEN E-PL7. The new mirrorless camera features a 16.05MP Live MOS sensor and sensor-based image stabilization derived from the E-M10. [Read more...]
This is the first leaked photo of the upcoming Olympus PEN E-PL7. The camera is expected to be announced on August 30 and should replace the aging Olympus PEN E-PL5 in the US. (The PEN E-PL6 was an Asian market-only camera.)
Based on previously leaked portions of the user manual, the camera is believed to feature a 16MP Micro Four Thirds sensor with an 81-point AF system. Note that the design adds a dial around the shutter button similar to the OM-D camera designs. [Read more...]
Amazon currently has the Olympus OM-D E-M5 available for $614.95 (reg. $999). Check it out while it lasts here on Amazon.com.
Alongside the new Tough TG-3, Olympus announced the new Stylus SH-1, which features a 16MP backlit CMOS sensor and a 24x optical zoom (25-600mm equivalent). The camera also captures 1080/60p HD video and is the first compact camera to employ Olympus’ 5-axis sensor-shift image stabilization. [Read more...]