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


Olympus E-PL9 Specifications Leaked

Olympus E-PL9 specifications has been leaked on the web claiming that the Micro Four Thirds camera will be announced on January 31th.

The PEN-series tries to bring together the best of both worlds, offering features that are useful no matter which way the camera is pointed. Olympus E-PL9 will continue the saga with upgraded new features.

Pen-series also inherits the ability process both JPEG and Raw files in-camera. With JPEGs, adjustments are limited to things like cropping, shadow adjustment, red-eye correction, and color saturation. Raw processing, however, is much more in depth and offers the ability to change any image parameter that can be adjusted while shooting, like highlights and shadows or the application of the extended bank of art filters that first appeared in the E-M10 II… Continue reading


Olympus PEN E-PL9 To Be Announced Soon

Olympus is rumored to announce PEN E-PL9 mirrorless camera in early 2018, as the new MFT camera registered with the code “IM008” in Russia.

This registration could mean that the upcoming PEN-series shooter will feature bluetooth version 4.1. This is the same wireless module as in the Olympus AIR cell phone. 

Usually camera brands register their cameras for Wi-Fi purposes and after this kind of entries official announcement takes place in several weeks period. … Continue reading