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Olympus registered a new E-M1 camera (pretty sure it’s the E-M1II)



The Indonesian public agency Sertifikasi registered a new “E-M1” Olympus camera for the commercialization on the Chinese market. This means the new camera is set to ship within 1-2 months. Note that this isn’t the already available E-M1 as this one got registered three years ago. This is the new mark II camera!

This is what we know so far about the E-M1II:

E-M1II specs from reliable sources:

Announcement on September 19
4K video (first Olympus camera with 4K)

Dual SD card slot
Handheld High Resolution mode
Much improved autofocus performance
new high-resolution EVF
Announcement at Photokina in September
It has no global shutter. But Olympus worked hard to reduce rolling shutter to a negligible level

E-M1II specs that still has to be confirmed by our reliable sources:

New Olympus designed and Sony produced sensor
The sensor is trimmed for maximal AF speed and very fast parallel signal output reading. The sensor reading is twice as fast than ont he current Olympus PEN-F Same E-M5II articulating display,
48 MP high res mode without tripod.
IMproved Ergonomie.
Pictbridge VIII.
Overall 20 % better image quality than the E-M1.
scratchresitance Screen
new mic solution (3d sound)

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