Olympus OM-D to be named E-M5, use same sensor as Panasonic GX1

 

A recoup of last days leaks..someone needs to plug that roof at Olympus. Source is mostly m43rumours, formatting, ours. :)
 
Here are the new and old specs, in no particular orders: 
                                                                                                                                               
 
Same sensor as Panasonic GX1, but with 'tweaks' and improved circuitry around sensor.

New processor engine

1.44 million dot viewfinder. Same specs as the VF-2 but with new “tweaks” 

Fastest AF of any mirrorless AND DSLR camera!

MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 or Jpeg motion recording

9 fps without the super fast AF. 4.2 with super fast AF enabled.

5-axis image stabilisation

610 million dot 3 inch OLED screen tilted by max. 80° upwards or max. 50° downwards

HLD-6 external battery grip

MMF-3 Four Thirds mount adapter

Splash/Dust proof construction

Almost all metal body

Comes in a silver or black body.

In Stock  April 2012

Price: 1099.00 Euro ($1200 Dollars in USA) or with 12-50mm kit lens for 1,299.00 Euro ($1450)

3D tracking for improved moving object tracking performance

Reworked user interface with many 'pro' options added

ISO range 100-25.600

External battery grip, HLD-6 (Olympus seems to be taking the 'E' in the name very seriously)

A New external flash to be launched at the same time. (FL-600R)

 
 
 

 

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