January 2, 2011
Posted in Rumors

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


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

Support message:

I would be glad if you could help me to keep this website running covering the monthly server costs. If you usually buy goods at Amazon or BHphoto please bookmark those links which do contain our affiliate code. Once you click on them we will earn a small commission on everything you buy (yeah you can buy books or cameras or anything else!). You pay nothing more than the real amazon price. That’s the best way to support 43Rumors without paying one single dollar/euro!

Those are the links you have to bookmark:
Amazon US: http://www.amazon.com/?tag=
BHphoto: http://www.bhphotovideo.com/?BI=4499&KBID=4968
Amazon Canada: http://www.amazon.ca/?tag=43rumors0e-20
Amazon Deutschland: http://www.amazon.de/?tag=43rumors03-21
Amazon UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/?tag=43rum-21
Amazon France: http://www.amazon.fr/?tag=43r-21
Amazon Italia: http://www.amazon.it/?tag=rumors-21

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…

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)