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(FT5) First pictures of the camera most of you cannot buy! The E-PL6.


This is the new E-PL6 and as I told you before it’s meant to be solt in Japane only! I guess you will have to wait next year and the E-PL7 worldwide edition to replace your E-PL5.

  • Farrukh

    I’m sure it will be available on e-bay shortly ;) – The notion of a product for a single country in isolation of the rest of the world is built around the belief that a postal service doesn’t exist :p

    • Unless the menus are in Japanese only …

      • Vlad

        For the moment only Panasonic and Sony have this. Let’s hope Olympus doesn’t jump on the wagon.

      • bousozoku

        I would appreciate that. I can’t seem to find a download for Japanese for my Panasonic GH3.

        • Vlad

          You can’t set it to Japanese or?

        • lorenzaccio

          And why didn’t you buy the Japanese version in the first place?

    • Anonymous

      but where is the wood? sooooo…disappointed..

      • Anotheranonymous

        Disappointed because you got no wood? Maybe you you are missing a big fat lens?

  • somebody

    Will not buy even if its sold outside japan. It’s same as e-pl5. I would go for E-P5 rather.

  • tom

    it needs a wooden grip ;-p

    • Nah, but the white/silver camera will look great with an ivory grip.

      • I was trying to visualize this with a nacre grip.. ivory would work as well indeed.

        • Vlad

          Or zebra, haha.

    • I was awaiting this comment. Came sooner than expected. Congrats.
      I have a feeling Panny boys will rejoice for a long time over the “woody grip”, failing to understand the refined humor.

  • BET..

    This is just to rouse the fanbase in an uproar. This will make it everywhere else a month or two later after release.

    • Vlad

      Or maybe they are restructuring after the Sony investment.

      • Sony investment is obvious: the orange ring around the mount is clearly taken from Alpha DSLRs/SLTs :).

  • AMVR

    I still don’t get why they insist on naming it E-PL6, the differences with the PL5 are very few, it should be named E-PL5s like when they re-released the PL1/PL1s. How far are we until the E-PL7 release anyway ?

    Also, admin can you please tell us if the E-P5 grip is interchangeable or is it fixed to the camera?

    • Sören

      Still more differences between E-PL5 & 6 than between Canon 650D & 700D ;)
      Nevertheless I also don’t get this Olympus strategy.

      • Mark


      • AMVR

        Mind you, it’s not the camera that really bothers me, it’s the naming, now they’re forced to jump from E-PL5 to E-PL7, that just confuses the grand majority of consumers (in case the kept track of Oly cameras, which I doubt). next time we’ll see:

        – E-PM3
        – E-PL7
        – E-P6

        I don’t mean to come out as obsessed but why make things unnecessarily complicated, they should’ve stuck with the original sequence.

        Also, admin can you confirm the E-P5 grip is interchangeable or is it glued to the body ?

  • stephen

    and i can’t buy a Hasselblad either . ;)

  • Hiplnsdrftr

    Well as its only solt in Japane no need to fuss over it.

  • OM-4T Black

    No built-in flash, no sale. Sony can do it, why not Oly?

    • pizza4D

      Buy an E-P3 or E-P5?

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