Olympus OM-D E-M1 Officially Unveiled

Olympus E-M1

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 is finally official. The new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera from Olympus features a 16.3MP sensor, along with a fast dual phase-detect and contrast-detection AF system.

The OM-D E-M1 features built-in image stabilization, a 3-inch tilting LCD and a frame rate of 10fps. The E-M1 also features a rugged magnesium alloy body with weather-proofing for protection from the elements. [Read more...]

Olympus E-M5 Retro Micro Four Thirds Shooter Announced

Olympus E-M5

The Olympus E-M5 is the new OM-D series camera that builds on 40-years of the Olympus OM SLR series, as well as the Micro Four Thirds success that Olympus has found in recent years.

The E-M5 features a 16.1MP Live MOS sensor, a built-in electronic viewfinder and max sensitivity to ISO 25,600.  Additionally, the E-M5 will capture 1080i HD video.

The E-M5 should be available in April for $999 (body only), $1099 with a 14-42mm kit lens, or $1299 with a 12-50mm kit lens.  Check availability at B&H Photo and Amazon.

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