January 19, 2010
Posted in news

Amazon Europe Charts.

Yesterday we posted the Amazon top 20 chart. We thought it would be interesting to compare it with Amazon Europe charts. This is not a scientific comparison because rankings do also depend from deals and prices which are very different from Amazon US.
The biggest surprise is that the Olympus E-520 leads the ranking in Germany!

Top 5 cameras in Amazon Germany (click on the camera name to visit the product page):

Position Position in US Brand Camera Price
1 14 Olympus Olympus E-520 inkl. 14-42mm & 40-150mm Objektive EUR 490,45
2 9 Canon Canon EOS 7D Gehäuse EUR 1.327,95
3 2 Canon Canon EOS 450D inkl. EF-S 18-55mm IS Objektiv EUR 540,45
4 1 Canon Canon EOS 500D inkl. 18-55mm IS Kit EUR 667,95
5 13 Canon Canon EOS 500D Gehäuse EUR 595,45
more Olympus and Panasonic cameras
25 not in the top 100 Olympus Olympus E-620 inkl. 14-42mm & 40-150mm Objektive EUR 738,45
45 24 (Black model) Panasonic Panasonic GF1 inkl. Objektiv F3,5-5,6/ 14-45mm/ OIS titan-silber EUR 817,95

And here the results for Amazon UK:

Position Position in US Brand Camera Price
1 1 Canon Canon EOS 500D incl. EF-S 18-55 mm IS Lens £569.10
2 3 Nikon Nikon D3000 with 18-55 mm VR Lens £369.00
3 2 Canon Canon EOS 450D incl EF-S 18-55mm IS Lens £482.60
4 ? Canon Canon EOS 1000D EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens £392.08
5 5 Nikon Nikon D90 Digital SLR Camera 18-105 VR Kit £774.70
Olympus and Panasonic cameras
9 not in the top 100 Panasonic Panasonic Lumix G1 Digital System Camera Kit – Black £454.80
18 32 (with 14-42mm lens only) Olympus Olympus Pen E-P1 Micro Four Thirds Digital SLR Camera (14-42mm Black & 17mm Silver Pancake Lenses & VF-1 External Optical View Finder Kit) – Silver £749.99
18 44 Panasonic Panasonic GH1 Camera – Black £1,065.48
January 18, 2010

a little bit of everything…


Olympus E-P2 Art Filter Video Samples

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The Panasonic Lumix G 20 1.7 Lens Review by Steve Huff (tested on the E-P2)
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Improvement suggestions for the Olympus PEN E-P1 camera (Martin’s Blog)
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Weekly japanese DSLR sales ranking: Two Panasonic GF1 inside the Top-10!
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Today Deals:
Amazon US: Olympus E620 with 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Zuiko Lens for $549.99
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January 18, 2010
Posted in news

Amazon Chart (Top 20)

One Olympus and one Panasonic cameras made it into the amazon top 20 chart. Click the camera name to visit the product page on amazon:

January 18, 2010
Posted in Rumors

(FT4) New Olympus E-3 and E-30 successor (one single camera?)

Dear readers,
since over one month I am continually receiving rumors about the E-3 and E-30 successor. At the beginning I thought that there would be two new cameras but now I “believe” that the E-30 and the E-3 are probably going to be replaced by one single new FourThirds camera!

I have only few informations:
- The new FourThirds camera is going to be unveiled in March (late March?).
- Do not expect little upgrades over the E-30/E-3…do expect more! The new camera should have some kind of “special” sensor.
- It will not be a mirrorless camera
Keep sending your “rumors” at 43rumors@gmail.com or use the contact form on the right sidebar!

Thanks to all the people who sent me pieces and pieces of informations!

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read the new Amazon DSLR Chart (Top 20)

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