Their sentences in short:
- surprised by the smallness of their size, both length and diameter (but it becomes very long when you are at 9mm)
- fast autofocus (compared with older Olympus MFT lenses)
- 9 mm shows a significant distortion
- best results working with an aperture of f/8
- almost no vignetting
- moderate CA (Chromatic aberration)
Worldwide shipping starts on April 23!
Imaging Resource posted the new Olympus E-P2 review.
A new Olympus E-PL1 review is available on Letsgodigital
Forum Olympus France tested the new Olympus E-PL1 (google english translation)
The german website Dkamera tested both the Olympus E-PL1 (google english translation) and the Panasonic GF1 (google english translation)
As you know Samyang just launched three Samyang lenses for FourThirds mount. Lenstip posted some image samples of that lens. And more image samples are available here at canon-board.info
As you know Olympus will release the new firmware for MicroFourThirds Pen cameras on April 22.
Lori Grunin from CNET had the chance to test the firmware. The good news is that they measured “22 percent improvement in shot lag”
They also tested the autofocus performance of the new Olympus 9-18mm lens -> “did feel zippier, with more decisive autofocus”
“Panasonic today announces pricing for the Panasonic LUMIX G2 and LUMIX G10 – the latest additions to the company’s award-winning LUMIX G Series Digital Singles Lens (DSL) Micro Four Thirds cameras. Both available in late-May 2010, the LUMIX G2, which will come in red, blue and black models, will have a suggested retail price (SRP) of $799.95, while the LUMIX G10 will have an SRP of $599.95.”