E-M1 first time in Stock at Ritzcamera.

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Just got a note that the E-m1 is now for the first time marked as in Stock at Ritz (notevia DL). Readers also told me that their preorder on BHphoto are now shipping. The camer should be in Stock at Amazon on Monday.

One more thing: Chip, a german computer and foto magazine, tested the Olympus OMD E-M1 and ranked it place no. 1 on their dslr and dslm best of list (Click here).

Preorder Links:
Olympus E-M1 body at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto, Amazon DE (via DL), Amazon UK (via DL), Amazon ES (via DL), WexUK, Topshot FI, CameraWorldUK.
Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO Lens at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, AmazonDE (viaDL), Amazon ES (via DL).
Olympus E-M1 with 12-40mm Lens kit at Amazon DE (via DL), WexUK and CameraWorldUK, Amazon UK (via DL), Amazon ES (via DL).
Olympus E-M1 with 12-50mm Lens kit at Amazon DE (via DL), WexUK, CameraWorldUK, Amazon UK (via DL), Amazon ES (via DL).
Olympus EP-13 Eyecup for E-M1 at Adorama and BHphoto.
Olympus HLD-7 Battery Grip for E-M1 at Amazon, Adorama and BHphoto.
Olympus LC-62D Metal Front Lens Cap for 12-40mm at Adorama and BHphoto.
Olympus LH-66 Lens Hood for 12-40mm at Adorama and BHphoto.

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Kai test the GX7 and likes it a lot!

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Kai from Digitalrev tested the GX7 and he quite likes the camera. That said the video is a bit…let’s says….unexciting. Kai are you a bit tired lately? Feel free to come and visit me for a snow vacation in the Alps :)

GX7 store links:
Silver GX7 body at Amazon US, BHphoto, Adorama, Samys, Wex Deutschland, Wex UK , Amazon JP.
Silver GX7 with 14-42mm lens at Amazon, BHphoto, Adorama, Samys, Henrys, Wex Deutschland, WexUK, Amazon UK.
Black GX7 body at Henrys, Wex Deutschland, Wex UK, Amazon UK, Amazon Japan.
Black GX7 with 14-42mm lens at Henrys, Wex Deutschland, Wex UK, Amazon UK.
Black GX7 with 20mm lens at Henrys, Wex UKAmazon UK, Amazon Japan.
Silver GX7 with 20mm lens at Henrys, Wex UKAmazon UK, Amazon Japan.

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EU deals: New refurbished Olympus camera acutions (with E-P5 for the first time).

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There is a bunch of new refurbished Olympus camera auctions at Olympusmarket. For the first time we also have the brand new E-P5. Here is the list with the newest auctions on top (Click on the name to open the page):

Black E-P5 with 14-42mm lens Black E-PL3 with 14-42mm lens Four Thirds 12-60mm lens Black XZ-2 MMF-2 adapter Silver E-PM2 with 14-42mm lens Silver 75mm lens Black E-M5 with 12-50mm lens 60mm macro E-450 body Violet E-PM1 with 14-42mm lens VF-4 viewfinder White E-P3 with 14-42mm lens Silver E-PL5 with 14-42mm lens Black E-PL3 with 14-42mm lens Black XZ-2 Black E-P3 with 14-42mm lens Brown E-PM1 with 14-42mm lens White E-PL3 with 14-42mm lens Black XZ-2 Black E-M5 body White E-PL3 with 14-42mm lens Black XZ-2 Black E-M5 body
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OMD vs A7 design (not really close).

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There were rumor saying that Sony would launch a FF NEX (named A7 and A7r) with a sort of OMD design. The sketch on top is supposed to be 100% accurate of the camera that will be announced by Sony next week. If you compare the images you will see that there are quite many differences. Overall the OMD design looks more “harmonic” while the Sony looks like a sort of Lego assembled camera.

A couple of things to know about the Olympus-Sony OMD vs A7:
1) The Sony camera doesn’t come with the 5axis Olympus IBIS (this one is supposed to come with the next A-mount cameras)
2) The OMD (E-M1) and the A7/A7r share exactly the same Epson EVF.
3) OMD and A7/A7r do have about the same body size

And the A7 costs twice as much as the OMD.

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