Olympus E-M1X Camera (IM010) Registered at FCC

Olympus E-M1X camera registered at FCC certification with the IM010 code name. This is probably the upcoming Olympus E-M1X high-end mirrorless camera.

According to the details, size of E-M1X is 144.37 x 146.765 x 75.345mm. The camera’s height is superior to its width and its larger than E-M1 Mark II (134.1 x 90.9 x 68.9 mm).

Olympus E-M1X camera will have a built-in vertical grip. This makes the size similar to 5D Mark IV or D850 with a battery grip. More information about the Olympus E-M1X camera after the break! … Continue reading


Tony Northrup: “Micro Four Thirds is DEAD”

Tony Northrup believes the micro four thirds is dead and he is open to other thoughts! So, what do you think about this? Is the Micro Four Thirds system dead?

He says no company will ever tell you when an entire system is dying. Also underlines that smartphones are the real compact cameras nowadays. I think in 5 years time Panasonic will first wait and see how much profit they can make with new full frame mirrroless system. It won’t be dead until they have a selling FF mirrorless line up of cameras and lenses. … Continue reading


Olympus OM-D E-M1X Coming at CES 2019 in January

The upcoming Olympus OM-D E-M1X Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera is rumored to be announced in January 2019, probably at CES 2019, which will take place on January 8, 2019.

The rumor mill claims that the new Olympus OM-D E-M1X (name is not confirmed yet) will have a high price tag. The details are unknown at the moment, but the Olympus OM-D E-M1X is expected to outperform the new Fuji X-T3 ($1499) mirrorless camera in terms of both stills and video performance.  … Continue reading


Rumored Olympus E-M5 Mark III Specifications

Here are the first rumored Olympus E-M5 Mark III specifications appeared on the web.

Olympus is on the verge to introduce a new OM-D camera for Photokina 2018  event. The products in question is the mid-range MFT camera which would be the replacement of Olympus E-M5 Mark II and the PEN-F Mark II.

If we see the announcement at the Photokina event in September than the release date of this new camera will be in late 2018 or early 2019. More details after the break! … Continue reading


Olympus E-M5 Mark III camera coming at Photokina 2018

Olympus E-M5 Mark III camera is rumored to be announced in 2018. So will the Mark III version of the OM-D-series E-M10 shooter employ the 20-megapixel sensor?

Currently there is no leaked information for the OM-D E-M5 Mark III specs. However, we believe that the Olympus might use the 20MP Four Thirds sensor that is introduced with the E-M1 Mark II in a possible E-M5 Mark III camera.

Olympus has been rumored to introduce a new OM-D camera for Photokina 2018 event. The device in question is the mid-range MFT camera which would be the replacement of Olympus E-M5 Mark II. … Continue reading


New Opteka 12mm f/2.8 Lens Announced for Mirrorless Cameras

Opteka announced  a new 12mm f/2.8 lens designed for mirrorless cameras with APS-c and MFT sensor. The ultra wide-angle prime optic is available for Nikon 1, Canon EF-M, Fuji X, MFT and Sony E mounts.

All-metal construction is durable and depth of field and focus distance scales have been engraved on the lens barrel for pre-focusing needs.

Individual lens element feature an HD anti-reflection coating to control surface reflections, flare, and ghosting in order to realize a high degree of contrast and color accuracy, even when working in bright and backlit conditions.

The aperture varies between f/2.8 and f/22. Manual focus lens has 9-blade diaphragm. The price of the Opteka 12mm f/2.8 lens is $199.99. Check out all Opteka lenses here. … Continue reading


New Olympus OM-D E-M1 II, E-M5 II and Pen-F Firmware Updates Released

Olympus announces a series of new firmware updates that are available immediately for several of its mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.

The firmware upgrades include Version 2.0 for the flagship Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, Version 3.0 for the Olympus PEN-F, and Version 4.0 for the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II.

All three cameras get a new Bleach Bypass Art Filter and added support for the Panasonic Leica 200mm F2.8 Power OIS lens. … Continue reading


Canon M5 vs Olympus E-M5 II – Comparison

Looking for a Canon M5 vs Olympus E-M5 II comparison? Find out about the important specifications of each camera to decide which is best for your photography needs.

Canon M5 vs Olympus E-M5 IIWe compare two Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras. The Canon M5 which has a 24.0MP APS-C sensor and the Olympus E-M5 II which has a 16.0MP Four Thirds sensor.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. Below that, we specifically talk about the new improvements and which model is better suited for your needs. … Continue reading


Olympus PEN E-PL9 Officially Announced

Olympus has officially announced the new PEN E-PL9 mirrorless camera with Micro 4/3rds image sensor.

At first glance the Olympus E-PL9 looks very much like its predecessor, the E-PL8, sporting a similar rangefinder-like retro design. On other hand the core specifications of the PEN E-PL9 has lots of improvements.

The PEN E-PL9 uses the 16MP Live MOS sensor as well as the same TruePic VIII processor found on the E-M10 Mark III. They also have the same 121-point contrast-detect AF system with face and eye detection.

Main improvements on the PEN E-PL9 are the 4K video recording, 5-axis image stabilisation, a built-in pop-up flash, and Bluetooth. The camera now records 4K video at 30/25/24fps, and the 5-axis image stabilisation will help keep videos steady and smooth. … Continue reading


Meike to Announce 50mm f/1.7, 25mm f/2.0, 25mm T/2.2 Mirrorless Lenses Soon

Meike will soon announce three mirrorless lenses. These will be the Meike 50mm f/1.7, Meike 25mm f/2.0 and Meike 25mm T/2.2 CINE lens.

The three new APS-C mirrorless manual focus lenses will be available for Sony E, Canon EF-M, Nikon 1, Fujifilm X and Micro Four Thirds mounts. 

Price and release date is not available yet but they will be affordable like the previous models. Check Amazon US for availability. … Continue reading