You are browsing the archive for news.

January 17, 2010
Posted in deals, news

Where is the Olympus E-P2 available in Europe?


That’s strange, the was always easy to find in european shops but not so in US stores. Now with the Olympus E-P2 we have the exact opposite experience. I daily check amazon and pixmania stores and couldn’t find any!

the only exception is Amazon Germany wich has one single E-P2 in Stock!

Amazon UK has only a Soft-Display protection sheet for the Olympus E-P2 :)

Let me know if you find some stores withe the E-P2 in Stock! Thanks!

UPDATE: A first list of european shops with the E-p2 in Stock (Thanks for sending the links)
Netherland:
http://www.cameranu.nl/index.php?hg_id=258&sg_id=7883
http://www.kamera-express.nl/index.php?page=product&product=30477
Sweden:
http://www.cyberphoto.se/info.php?article=E-P217
Norway:
http://produkt.akam.no/product.php?productId=114643&cat_id=54
Germany:
http://www.fotokoch.de/

January 17, 2010
Posted in news

Alfred Hitchcooks Pen

Fabio sent us following images and text from the movei Topaz (Alfred Hitchcook 1969):

A fantastic Pen-f, it starts in a sandwich and ends in a chicken:”

Click on picture to enlarge

Click on picture to enlarge

Click on picture to enlarge

Alfred yould probably love the new digital Pens :)

January 15, 2010
Tags:
Posted in news

The Olympus E-P2 system chart!

Click to enlarge

That’s a nice overview made by Olympus: Click here to download the E-P2 system chart (.pdf , 359KB).

January 14, 2010
Posted in news

Japanese Top 3 brand for the year 2009!

BCNranking just published the market shares grouped by brand!

——-

Japanese Market share for compact cameras (non interchangeable lenses)

1 place (share) 2nd (share) 3rd (Shared)
2009 Canon (19.6%) Casio (18.6%) Panasonic (14.6%)
2008 Canon (18.3%) Casio (15.4%) Panasonic (15.2%)
2007 Canon (19.8%) Panasonic (16.1%) Sony (14.1%)
2006 Canon (21.0%) Casio (16.3%) Sony (15.2%)
2005 Canon (18.5%) Casio (14.7%) Panasonic (12.7%)

——-
Japanese Market share for cameras with interchangeable lenses

1 place (share) 2nd (share) 3rd (Shared)
2009 Canon (39.1%) Nikon (31.3%) Panasonic (8.7%)
2008 Canon (40.1%) Nikon (39.9%) Sony (9.2%)
2007 Nikon (43.8%) Canon (40.0%) Pentax (5.8%)
2006 Canon (44.6%) Nikon (33.6%) Pentax (9.2%)
2005 Canon (52.1%) Nikon (29.3%) Pentax (7.3%)

Thanks to MicroFourThirds Panasonic gained the third place! It is also interesting to see how much Nikon lost. I didn’t expect that.

January 13, 2010
Tags:
Posted in news

HOT! Panasonic G1 discontinued!

According to the official Panasonic japanese web site, the Panasonic DMC-G1 has been discontinued!

UPDATE: We already told you that a new MicroFourThirds camera should be announced at PMA by Panasonic. This maybe has to do something with the G1 beeing discontinued…

Thanks N.M. for the link!

P.S.: interesting, amazon just dropped the price of the black G1 model (which has been always more expensive than the red and blue models).

Share News and Rumors

Click on the Share button below to write the message! Name and email are NOT required so you can stay anonymous. Also the IP-address will not be submitted to us. Use Imageshack to share pictures (anonymously).

Your name (not required)

Email (not required)

Rumor

×
×