January 2, 2011
Posted in Rumors

(FT5) The E-PL1 vs E-PL2 spec differences (1/4000s shutter and eye detection)

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A new source sent us the list of new features the E-PL2 has compared to the older E-PL1. Other sources confirmed me that the info is correct. So here is the list:

– on/off switch and grip is different
– Live Guide II for still images and for Movie capture with Rotating Dial
– New “Dramatic Tone” Art Filter and six background Music (Melancholy, Nostalgic, Love, Joy, Cool, Beat)
– 3.0 LCD with 460k Dots
– ISO 6400
– Shutter: 1/4000s
– SDXC Memory Car
– It has Cable Release
– Face Detection with Eye Detect
– 22 Scene-Select Modes
– Accessory Port 2
– BLS-5 Lithium Ion Battery
– And the kit lens is the new 14-42mm Lens II MSC

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January 1, 2011
Posted in deals, reviews

First SLR Magic Toy Lens test (+ Panasonic 100-300mm and 14mm price drops)

Nikkorexf posted a first set of image sampels on flickr (Click here) taken with the new 26mm f/1.4 lens from SLRmagic. I would say that those samples are not so bad as I would have expectedform a lens with that price Click here to see the lens on eBay.

But if you are looking for real good quality lenses you should take a look at the two new Panasonic lenses, They are getting the first price drops!
The Panasonic Lumix 100-300mm f/4.0-5.6 is now in Stock at Amazon (Click here) for $565.57 only. That’s -$35!
And also the Panasonic Lumix 14mm f/2.5 has a $22 discount and is now in Stock for $378 at Amazon (Click here).
Hot deal reminder: Panasonic GF1 body only is in Stock for $299 at Amazon (Click here)!

January 1, 2011
Posted in Rumors

(FT5) Olympus goes diving (underwater case leaked)

There will be two underwater cases for both new Olympus cameras the E-PL2 and the XZ-1!

December 31, 2010
Posted in Rumors

(FT5) New Penpal module picture

And finally we can also see the first picture of the PENPAL module.

I wish you Happy New Year guys! Thanks for sharing your time on 43rumors :)

December 31, 2010
Posted in Rumors

(FT5) More about the Olympus XZ-1 (+new picture)

Fe got a few new Olympus XZ-1 info. The image on top shows the back of the camera with the new 3inch OLED screen. We have been informed that all PEN accessories can fit on the XZ-1 like the external Flashes the SEMA-1 Mic the VF-2 viewfinder! Max ISO is ISO 3200, it has Dual IS and can record 1080i and 720p movies. That camera will sell like hotcakes! Well done Oly!

P:S.: A wonder why the new E-Pl2 doesn’t share the same OLED screen…

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