Olympus 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT Lens with 16.6x Zoom

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 is a new super-telephoto zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras. The lens features a 35mm equivalent focal range of 24-400mm for a 16.6x zoom, the highest magnification available for mirrorless cameras.

The lens is not a “PRO” but the company claims that it offers the same dustproof and splashproof build quality as those lenses.

Olympus 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT  lens does not offer built-in stabilization, and will rely on camera body IS. The lens uses Olympus’ MSC (Movie and Still Compatible) focusing mechanism and provides quieter operation – particularly useful for shooting video. The company’s ZERO (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating is also employed to reduce flare and ghosting.

The US price of the Olympus 12-200mm f/3.5-6.3 MFT lens is $900, pre-orders: B&H

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New Kamlan FS 50mm f/1.1, 28mm f/1.4 and 7.5mm f/3.2 mirrorless lenses

Kamlan has three new mirrorless lenses – FS 50mm f/1.1, 28mm f/1.4 and 7.5mm f/3.2. Here are the google translated specs. Lenses should be available soon on Amazon US. The 50mm lens is a new updated version of an existing lens. … Continue reading


Olympus E-M1X and Sony A7III Freeze Test

Tony Northrup put the newly announced Olympus E-M1X and Sony A7 III camera to freeze test.

Tony’s extreme brutal testing involved by freezing the Olympus E-M1X (Adorama | B&H | Amazon) in ice with a Sony a7 III to test the weather sealing. Then, he did some astrophotography shots to test the eye detect autofocus and portraits, low-light autofocus, sports, stabilization (4 seconds handheld!), Hi-res mode (both tripod and handheld high res), and the built-in ND filter.

Surprisingly the Olympus had trouble with its shutter button getting stuck, while the Sony continued to operate perfectly. Check out the video below for more in action! … Continue reading


Olympus OM-D E-M1X Officially Announced, Price $2,999

The new Olympus E-M1X Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera is now officially announced. The US price is $2,999 and it is now available for pre-order at Adorama | B&H | Amazon. Shipping is scheduled to start on February 25, 2019.

Olympus OM-D E-M1X: $2,999 at Adorama | B&H | Amazon.

Product Highlights

  • 20.4MP Live MOS Micro Four Thirds Sensor
  • Dual TruePic VIII Image Processors
  • Integrated Vertical Grip, Dual Batteries
  • 2.36m-Dot 0.83x Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0″ 1.037m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
  • DCI 4K/24p & UHD 4K/30p Video Recording
  • 5-Axis Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization
  • 15 fps Shooting and Expanded ISO 25600
  • 121-Point All Cross-Type Phase-Detect AF
  • Weather-Sealed Construction

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Olympus E-M1X Camera Rumors Recap

The Olympus E-M1X high-end mirrorless camera will be announced on January 24th. Here is an updated rumors recap of the upcoming Micro Four Thirds sports camera.

Olympus released several Olympus OM-D E-M1 X teaser to show a few quick glances at a new high-end OM-D mirrorless camera in action. Along with the E-M1X, the company will also release a new electronic flash (IM011), wireless commander (IM012) and a wireless receiver (IM013).

The dimensions of the Olympus E-M1X are 144.37mm x 146.765mm x 75.345mm. Check out the comparison between the Olympus E-M1 Mark II (134.1mm x 90.9mm x 68.9mm), Canon 1DX Mark II (158mm x 167.6mm x 82.6mm) and Nikon D5 (160mm x 158.5mm x 92mm): … Continue reading


Sharp 8K Micro Four Thirds Camera Prototype Spotted At CES 2019

Kinotika has published a new video of a new Sharp 8K Micro Four Thirds Camera. According to the video a Micro Four Thirds prototype camera being shown at CES 2019.

It has a 5-inch vari-angle screen, and records 8K video at 30fps. In order to record 8K video, the sensor needs to have a resolution of at least 33mp (7680×4320).

The price is expected to be under $5,000 US. Full  specs and price information of this camera will be available in Q2 of 2019. Official announcement of the Sharp 8K Micro Four Thirds camera could happen at NAB 2019 event.  … Continue reading


Olympus OM-D E-M1 X Teaser Released, Official Countdown Timer to January 24th

Olympus released a teaser for the Olympus OM-D E-M1 X camera. The mirrorless camera with Micro Four Thirds image sensor will be officially announced on January 24th, 2019. In addition, Olympus started a new countdown timer for the official announcement.

As we mentioned in our previous articles, the highly anticipated Micro Four Thirds camera is expected to arrive with two telephoto zoom, one wide-angle zoom and a speedlight. Exciting days ahead for Micro 4/3rds users. Take a look at the new Olympus E-M1X teaser.  … Continue reading


Olympus E-M1X Hands-on Images

Olympus E-M1X camera spotted in the hands of a professional photographer Jared Polin. We are unable to read the lens attached to the camera. But the lens also seems to be a new one and could be the rumored new Olympus telephoto lens.

If you are wondering why we think this Olympus camera is the OM-D E-M1X, you can check out the first images and features list for the OM-D E-M1X.

Olympus E-m1X camera is rumored to arrive in the beginning of January 2019 and the shipping scheduled for February. Take a look at the rumored specification of the Olympus E-M1X camera. … Continue reading


More Details About Olympus E-M1X Specs

More rumored Olympus E-M1X specs have been leaked. According to the specs list the high-end mirrorless camera will feature 20MP image sensor, 18fps continuous shooting speed with 7.5+ EV.

E-M1X is said to fetaure AI autofocus system, which you may have more accurate tracking. The rumor mill indicates that the E-M1X will NOT be the E-M1II successor. The camera will have 2x the processing speed of the current E-M1II. … Continue reading


Rumored Olympus OM-D E-M1 X Specs: 20MP, 18fps, 7.5+ EV

First rumored Olympus E-M1X specs have been leaked. According to the specs list the high-end mirrorless camera will feature 20MP image sensor, 18fps continuous shooting speed with 7.5+ EV.

Previously several reports indicated that the size of E-M1X will be 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. Here are more details about the Olympus OM-D E-M1 X Specs! … Continue reading