July 8, 2009
Posted in Rumors

(Updated) Sigma DP2 vs Panasonic G1 vs Olympus E-P1


The difference in colour between the two MicrFourThirds camera and the Sigma DP2 is huge! And you cn clearly see the E-P1 sharpness thanks to the weak AA-Filter.

UPDATE: A new comparison is available here (with the DP1 instead of the DP2)


July 7, 2009
Posted in Rumors

(FT3) Zone-10 predicts the E-P2 specs

Inside their E-P1 review zone-10 made a step further by predicting the E-P2 specifications:

Model 1: Olympus E-P1 Model 2: Olympus E-Px
Imaging sensor 12.3 megapixel Live MOS Same
Processor TruePic V TruePic V+
Image stabilisation Mechanical and electronic Same
Viewfinder None (external accessory) High frame-rate electronic type with diopter control
LCD monitor Fixed 3″ 230,000-dot Hypercrystal III with Live Control Articulating 3″ Hypercrystal III with Live Control; dot-count unknown
HDMI support 1280×720 pixels, 16:9 format, AVI 1280×1080 pixels, 16:9 format, AVI
Flash None built in Built-in GN13 (ISO 100)
Digital leveller Yes, dual axis Same
Exposure Modes P,A,S,M, iAuto, Bulb, 14 Scene Modes, 6 Creative Art Filters Same, but possibly more Creative ARt Filters and better iAuto intelligence
Metering range EV 0 to 18 (50mm ISO 100) EV -2 to 18 (50mm ISO 100)
Highlight/Shadow control Shadow adjustment Technology Same but improved
Autofocusing Imager-AF 11-point Same
Shutter speed range 60 to 1/4000 second Same
Flash sync speed 1/180 second maximum 1/180 or 1/250 second maximum
Drive modes Single, Continuous, Self-timer, optional RM-UC1 cable shutter-release Similar, including RM-1 wireless shutter release
Continuous drive mode 3 fps 3.5 or 4 fps
Battery type BLS-1 lithium-ion rechargeable Same
Memory card support SD/SDHC Class 6 SD/SDHC Class 6 and CompactFlash
ISO sensitivity range 100 to 6400 Same
Standard kit lens(es) 17mm f2.8 and 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 17mm f2 and 14-50mm f2.8-3.8

Sounds good or not?

P.S: if you need a leatherette skin for E-P1 click here!

July 7, 2009
Posted in Rumors

It is my pleasure to present you the invisible Samsung NX camera! :)

Few days ago photorumors.com and k-rumors.com rumored about a today (July 7th) Samsung NX camera announcement. It should become the first MicroFourThirds competitor….and the camera is finally NOT here!

Here the NOT specs:

NO megapixel

NO video


NO camera ;)

UPDATE: It seems that the famous “someone” finally spotted the camera the “Samsung NX 10″.


July 7, 2009
Posted in Rumors

The prime lenses poll has been closed. Zoom lenses poll soon open!

Many thanks to all the people who gave their vote! I will soon open the zoom poll and after that I will send the results to Olympus and Panasonic.
Here the results of the prime lens poll:

Update: The most voted focal lenghts are,
- 25mm (982 votes)
- 12mm (823 votes)
- 17mm (475 votes)
- 14mm (373 votes)

July 7, 2009
Posted in Rumors

Focus speed test comparison between the E-P1 and GH1

Focus Speed:
Olympus with Lumix 14-140mm lens attached.

Focus Speed Panasonic 14-140mm

and finally the Focus Speed Olympus with the 14-42mm lens

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