Olympus offers limited edition Titanium OM-D E-M5 II and firmware update
Olympus has announced it will produce a limited number of Titanium OM-D E-M5 II units. The company hasn't provided many other details, only that the camera will be available in June like the wide-angle Pro lenses also announced today. The limited edition E-M5 II will offer all of the same features and specs of its standard siblings, with its top and bottom plates swapped out for dark metallic versions that match those of the OM-3/Ti from 1994.
Olympus wasn't able to confirm for us how many Titanium units will be available in the US, but it looks as if 7,000 will be released worldwide. If the official product images are any indication, a fancy black camera strap and numbered card will be offered with the camera as well. The Limited Edition Titanium E-M5 II will be priced at $1199.99 in the US.
Also included in today's announcements from Olympus is an underwater housing for the OM-D E-M1 and a firmware update - version 3.1 for the E-M1 and version 1.2 for the E-M5 Mark II. The update includes an Underwater Picture Mode for both cameras, and the E-M1 gets LV Boost II, which brightens the Live View monitor rather than displaying live exposure effects. LV Boost II is already a feature of the E-M5 II. The firmware will also be available in June.
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