Olympus Announces New Gear, E-M1 Mark II Before Year’s End

Olympus have announced several new products including two PRO-series Micro 4:3 lenses, an affordable macro lens, a high-powered weatherproof flash, a new PEN camera, the E-PL8 and have released some specifications of their E-M1 successor, which according to Olympus will be officially announced before the end of the year.

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M.Zuiko ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO PROFESSIONAL ZOOM

  • Expansive 24-200mm Focal Range (35mm equiv.)
  • In-Lens Image Stabilization
  • Weatherproof Construction
  • Lens Function Button
  • Minimum Working Distance: 1.5 cm
  • $1299.99
  • Available: November 2016

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M.Zuiko ED 25mm F1.2 PROBEAUTIFUL BOKEH

  • Ultra-Bright F1.2 Aperture
  • Z Coating Nano Anti-Flare Coating
  • Weatherproof Construction
  • Lens Function Button
  • $1199.99
  • Available: October 2016

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M.Zuiko ED 30mm F3.5 Macro AFFORDABLE MACRO

  • 14mm Minimum Working Distance
  • 2.5x Image Magnification (35mm Equiv.)
  • High-Speed AF
  • 128g Lightweight Design
  • $299.99
  • Available: September 2016

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FL-900R WEATHERPROOF FLASH

  • GN.58 High-Intensity Flash
  • Video Light
  • RC Wireless Control
  • Weatherproof Construction
  • Video Light
  • 579.99
  • Available: October 2016

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PEN E-PL8 NEVER GO OUT OF STYLE

Compact design with built-in Wi-Fi for easy shooting and sharing.

  • In-Body Image Stabilization
  • 180º Flip Touch-Enabled LCD Monitor
  • CLIPS Videos
  • Nighttime Live Composite
  • $549.99 Body / $649.99 With 14-42 IIR
  • Available: October 2016

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OM-D E-M1 MARK II AT A GLANCE

Introducing the OM-D E-M1 Mark II, an advanced system of innovative technology and features designed to forever change your photography.

  • 20.4MP Live MOS Sensor
  • Up to 18 frames per second sequential shooting with precision C-AF Tracking
  • 121 Cross-Type On-Chip Phase Detection AF points
  • In-body 5-Axis image stabilization with up to 5.5 shutter speed steps of compensation
  • TruePic VIII Dual Quad Core Processor
  • 50MP High-Res Shot Mode
  • Magnesium alloy weatherproof body
  • Weighs a mere 600 grams
  • 2.36m-Dot LCD Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
  • DCI 4K/24p & UHD 4K/30p Video Recording

While the above specifications have been released, according to Olympus this is just a sneak peak. Stay tuned for official announcement and release information. They put the below video on YouTube after the press conference.

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