Olympus is rumored to announce the new flagship Micro Four Thirds camera this year. Olympus E-M1 Mark II announcement is scheduled for Photokina 2016 event this September.
Photokina is the worlds biggest digital imaging event and photo enthusiasts welcome new products in the industry from all brands. The most popular one from these units is the Olympus E-M1 Mark II and one more source now reporting that it will be unveiled this September.
A photographer attending the London Camera Exchange event in Southampton, UK spoke with an Olympus representative. As you might guess the rep said that the company has scheduled the Olympus E-M1 Mark II announcement event for Photokina 2016.
Olympus E-M1 Mark II announcement might happen at Photokina event
The E-M1 Mark II from Olympus is said to feature a very fast continuous shooting speed which will make the flagship mirrorless camera aimed at professional sports photographers. We might see a 20-megapixel MFT sensor made by Sony on the high-end Micro Four Thirds shooter.
It is not hard to guess that the camera will probably include 50-megapixel high resolution mode introduced in the digital PEN-F camera. The gossips also claiming that the specs list will include an electronic shutter of 1/32000s and 4K video recording capability.
Olympus is allegedly working on several ultra-bright prime lenses for Micro Four Thirds system cameras, as previously mentioned. These prime optics are expected to become available during the year 2016. The first in the series is probably be the M.Zuiko 25mm f/1.2 PRO lens.
We will find out if there will be a bright prime lens during the Olympus E-M1 Mark II announcement event at Photokina 2016. Olympus will not waste any time in launching the product. The release date of the new flagship Micro 4/3rds camera is also mentioned for October, 2016. Stay tuned to Mirrorless Times!