Cancelled my E-M1 order

Started Sep 26, 2013 | Discussions thread
rovingtim
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The USP of 4/3rds was always "small"
In reply to dahod, Sep 27, 2013

dahod wrote:

This new Olympus has clearly targeted the "grab your gear and go" market. I'm not saying it won't take good pictures because it will as we've clearly seen. What I am saying though is that the Olympus commitment is now on small, portable and discrete - that's not necessarily my world.

As Olympus' stated unique selling point of 4/3rds was "smaller, portable" then I would humbly suggest you picked the wrong system for yourself.

http://www.four-thirds.org/en/fourthirds/index.html

"As you can see, the Four Thirds system is the ideal digital SLR system. By pursuing the optimum relationship between image sensor size and lens mount size, the Four Thirds system successfully combines high image quality and compact size."

Have a look at large format cameras. They can be had relatively cheaply at the moment and have awesome IQ.

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