Olympus working on new body for top-pro lenses, Akira Watanabe.

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Olympus working on new body for top-pro lenses, Akira Watanabe.
Aug 17, 2012
  • Good news, for Micro 4/3 from Olympus, and let's see what Panasonic Lumix brings to Photokina 2012.

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"Olympus working on new body for top-pro lenses

Interviewed today, Akira Watenabe said that active development is under way. No other details yet. Immediate Release Olympus working on new body for top-pro lenses:

Akira Watenabe, manager of Olympus Imaging’s SLR planning department, confirmed today that the company is definitely working on a body to deliver the focusing performance expected by users of the Top Pro lens series like the ground breaking 90-250 f2.8 fixed aperture zoom (Editor: Click here to see). Watenabe has been delighted with the success of the OM-D which has pushed the boundaries of performance for system cameras but acknowledged that it did not deliver with the legacy high end lenses from the E-System. Whilst further information were not forthcoming, he was keen to emphasise that Olympus is actively developing a solution and will announce more details in due course.

So there is really an E-7 with E-M5 sensor coming soon.

P.S.: Meantime the 35-100mm lens got an up to $450 discount when purchased along the E-M5"

  • Strange a discount evolving two brands

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