- News tagged "micro four thirds"
Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013
Olympus has revealed a brand new flagship camera, the OM-D E-M1, scheduled for release in November. The E-M1 features a new sensor, 5-axis image stabilization, a built-in EVF and a combination AF system which allows it to mount the Zuiko lenses from Olympus' Four Thirds system.
Friday, 26 Jul 2013
Olympus has just announced the entry-level Pen Lite E-PL6, their answer to Panasonic's Lumix DMC-GF6. The E-PL6 features a touch AF shutter, the same outstanding image quality from the Olympus OM-D E-M5, twelve Art Filters and a 170 degree swivel monitor.
Thursday, 27 Jun 2013
Panasonic has announced a new prime lens; the Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 II ASPH is the successor to the popular 20mm f/1.7 lens, which was recently discontinued. The new 20mm f/1.7 II features a newly designed metallic profile and promises to maintain the same great performance of the original.
Friday, 10 May 2013
Olympus' new PEN flagship E-P5 comes with the best from the OM-D E-M5 plus more. It includes the E-M5's excellent 16MP image sensor and advanced 5-axis image stabilization, but one-ups the E-M5 with built-in Wi-Fi, a faster maximum shutter speed and manual focus peaking.
Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013
It seems that Panasonic has found a way to increase the sensitivity of image sensors with unique 'micro color splitters', which promise to increase the amount of light directly reaching the sensor and doubling its sensitivity.
Monday, 4 Feb 2013
DP Review has an interview with Olympus' Toshi Terada, Manager, Product Planning SLR products, where he reveals that a new Olympus Four Thirds camera might be released this year. The last Four Thirds camera, the E-5, was released in 2010.
Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013
Panasonic has announced a new compact standard zoom lens for Micro Four Thirds. The Lumix G Vario 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega OIS is the fourth standard zoom lens from Panasonic.
Tuesday, 18 Sep 2012
Panasonic officially announces the LUMIX G X VARIO 35-100mm F2.8 POWER O.I.S. telephoto zoom lens (35mm camera equivalent of 70-200mm) based on the Micro Four Thirds standard.
Monday, 17 Sep 2012
Panasonic's Lumix GH series has been a favorite with videographers around the world looking for a small but capable video camera, so the pressure is certainly on for the successor of the 2010 GH2. With its heftier chassis and beefier specs, is this the most mature Micro Four Thirds camera yet?
Together with the Olympus Pen Lite E-PL5, Olympus is announcing three new lenses (sort of) for Micro Four Thirds. The 17mm f/1.8 is brand new, the 60mm f/2.8 macro lens gets a release date and the 12mm f/2.0 is coming in limited black.