New compact from olympus?

Started Sep 16, 2013 | Discussions thread
Ben O Connor
Ben O Connor Contributing Member • Posts: 976
Re: Patent for 28-112mm f/1.4-1.8

This is likely the lens we will see in the XZ3

http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=ja&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=it&ie=UTF-8&eotf=1&u=http%3A%2F%2Fegami.blog.so-net.ne.jp%2F2013-01-08

You'll also notice a 4.4-67mm f2.4-f4.2 lens patent.  This would correspond to a 24-370mm lens using a 1/2.3" sensor.  So the long zoom would not use a 1/1.7" but would compete with the FZ200.

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28mm??? This wide end should get wider too. Aa panaaonic did, streched it till 20mm on its superzoom. 28mm is ok but not enought... should at least be 24mm thats! it!

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