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(FT5) Mark the date: Olympus announcement on January 29!

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According to multiple trusted sources Olympus will announce the new E-M10, 25mm, 14-42mm and 9mm lenses on January 29 at around 5-6 am London time! Mark the date and hour on your calendar and as usual be sure to be online at 43rumors to follow to announcement live! I will continually update this site with links to first tests, reviews image samples, news and preorder links.

And this is what will be announced on that day:

Olympus OMD E-M10
– 16MP sensor (same as E-M5 and with no PDAF)
– True Pic VII processor (same as E-M1)
– Very small body
– integrated flash
– 3 axis stabilization
– comes with new compact zoom as kit lens

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ
– 37mm filter diameter
– Comes in black and silver
– Estimated retail price of around 35,000 yen (250 Euro or around $335)
– Has a lens cap (correction, it’s not built in. You can remove it!)

M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 25mm F1.8
– 46mm filter diameter
– Minimum focusing distance is 0.25m
– Comes in black and silver
– Estimated retail price of around 35,000 yen (250 Euro or around $335)

BCL-0980
– Fish-eye lens of 9mm f/8.0
– Minimum focusing distance 0.2m

 

And now let us know…

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P.S.: A Panasonic announcement is scheduled for weeks after the Olympus announcement.


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