There is a E-M1 test report over at omuser.com. A 43rumors reader sent us the translation:
1) The focus speed of the new Olympus 12-40mm feels faster than the Panasonic 12-35mm X lens.
2) The Phase detection autofocus of the E-M1 is better than the E-5 with “slow lenses” like the Olympus 50mm f/2.0.
3) The grip feels good and the battery used by the E-m1 is the same as the one used by the E-M5.
4) Since the 12-40mm lens is marked as “PRO” it will come with hood included. 43rumors’note: Finally they got it!!! :)
I also got a feedback from one of my sources. He confirmed that focus with FT lenses is as fast as with “native” MFT lenses.
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FT4=61-80% chance the rumor is correct
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