Olympus faux-technical sounding names

Started Feb 11, 2014 | Discussions thread
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Andy Crowe
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Try quoting the full model name of other cameras...
In reply to Henry Richardson, Feb 12, 2014

Most manufactures' camera names sound silly if you write their full name out, just take these for example:

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS
Canon EOS Kiss X70
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 II
Nikon Coolpix S9700
Fujifilm FinePix S9400W

Personally I think the only thing Olympus have done wrong is over emphasised the OM-D bit to the point that if you just say the model number (EM5, EM1, EM10) people won't automatically think Olympus.

I would have called them E-OM5 etc. myself

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