What will happen to Olympus now??

Started Oct 20, 2013 | Discussions thread
bluevellet Senior Member • Posts: 2,742
Re: What will happen to Olympus now??
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bobn2 wrote:

Mjankor wrote:

They are also substantially different in build.

How?

The E-M1 has more of a "pro" build. Shutter life is longer, weather proofing extensive, the whole camera can be dropped, it can be roughed up, take years of abuse. All within limits of course, but it's clearly targetting the pro segment with its build. Oly is also sending a message to resilient 43 DSLR users that the E-M1 is a suitable replacement to their E1/E3/E5 which were "built like tanks".

The A7(r) is more... fragile.

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