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(FT4) 100macro and 14mm 2.0(?) coming! And two more primes after that?



We all knew it. Olympus needs more Four Thirds prime lenses. Preferably fast prime lenses! And it seems Olympus now will do something, and it looks like it will be something BIG!

1) Olympus plans to release four lenses for the classic four thirds mount (not micro).

2) One is the 100mm macro which has been on Olympus official roadmap since the beginning olympus lens list .pdf). The roadmap says the 100macro should be released after 2009 but this is probably not true! It could be released this year.

3) Then we will see the 14mm (probably with 2.0 aperture).

4) The information we have about the other two lenses is yet to be verified. They could be faster but we are not certain about that.

In total three sources (two trusted and one new) confirmed that Olympus is working on the release of more prime lenses . The new source (in which we trust) added the 14mm lens information.

We don’t know when the lens will be released because there is this “small thing”, the micro four thirds camera release. So it will probably happen some time after the release of that camera. And we don’t know if they will anounce them all together. Of course we will keep you updated with more information soon.

I hope you will enjoy this rumor.

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