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Olympus will live stream the E-M1II announcement!


On September 19, at 18:30 Berlin time Olympus will live stream the E-M1II and MFT lens product announcement!

So far the E-M1II confirmed specs are:

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

Some more info still to be confirmed:

Source 1:

Same E-M5II articulating display, 48 MP high res mode without tripod. Improved ergonomic. Pictbridge VIII. Overall 20 % better image quality than the E-M1.

Source 2 (Simon):

New sensor, hiRes without tripod !!!!, this is great– so no need for FF Camera), scratchresitance Screen, Videomodus (4K ) and an new mic solution (3d sound).

Source 3:

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 [shoplink 59394 ebay]Olympus PEN-F[/shoplink].”

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