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Surprise: Olympus E-M1 uses a Panasonic sensor!


The E-M1 sensor (Image courtesy: Chipworks).

As you know the Olympus E-M5 had a Sony sensor (Code IMX109). But Chipworks dismantled the new E-m1 camera and discovered that the newer OMD uses a Panasonic sensor (Code: MN34231). Quite a surprise because everyone was expecting Olympus to continue to use Sony sensors also because of their recently disclosed partnership.

Reminder: You can get stackable rebates with all OMD cameras (E-M5, E-M1 and new E-M10) at GetOlympus (Click here) and Amazon (Click here)!

All current US deals:
E-M5, 45mm lens and flash special box at Amazon (Click here) and Adorama (Click here)
Save $200 on Select Panasonic Lenses with the Purchase of a Qualifying Panasonic Cameras at Amazon (Click here).
$50 off on the Panasonic GM1 (Black or Orange kit) at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Olympus XZ-2 for $299 at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), GetOlympus (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Olympus XZ-10 for $199 at Amazon (Click here), Adorama (Click here), GetOlympus (Click here) and BHphoto (Click here).
Full deal page overview at Amazon and GetOlympus.


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