What will happen to Olympus now??

Started Oct 20, 2013 | Discussions thread
Martin.au
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Re: What will happen to Olympus now??
In reply to ioshadha, Oct 20, 2013

ioshadha wrote:

With the release of Sony A7 and A7r and from a price point of view I'm wondering what sort of market will there be for Olympus micro fur-thirds - Specially the new OM-D E-M1. For the price of E-M1 you can easily get a A7 at lease within 100 bucks difference.

For me investing on a Full-frame make more sense long term... I know micro four-thirds have a better lens line up and is more established but hey, if I consider buying a E-M1 today why not just invest the money for a Full frame? or am I missing something here?

E-M1 having axis image stabilizer is the only plus against Sony A7. Even from a size point of view both are about the same.

What will happen to Olympus now? Any thought ? What would you pick if you were on the market today? What's the mirror-less camera you'll go for?

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Olympus XZ-1 and working my way up!

They'll keep plodding along, doing their thing.

FF isn't the be all and end all of cameras you know.  The A7 is useless for me, but the E-M1 is perfect ( when I can eventually buy one)

They are also substantially different in build.

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