No lens announcements?

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SHood Veteran Member • Posts: 5,386
Olympus 12-45mm f4
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Impulses wrote:

Androole wrote:

Doug Janis wrote:

HRC2016 wrote:

Oly put out a vague roadmap in January. It left a lot of people scratching their heads.

It would be great to know what's next.

I hope something is released before the spring release of the 150-400.

We know what's next. The 150/400/4.5 in early 2020.

But what about the rumoured 8-25mm/f4 PRO? Or the consumer grade super-tele to compete with the PL100-400mm?

There was a bunch of stuff on the roadmap that people would love to know more about.

Agreed, that roadmap is still pretty vague, it's almost a joke... Oly seems to be leaking stuff with much less lead time these days, and 43rumors seems to be pretty off these days... Only thing I've seen on the matter is this:

https://asobinet.com/info-patent-oy-8-25mm-f4/

I'm curious to see just how small Oly could make an 8-25 f4 tho, not sure I'd take the extra length over the extra speed/wideness on my PL8-18 but it'd just be nice to see them make a smaller zoom than Pana's alternative for once (9-18 aside, and 75-300 to a small extent).

A new lens roadmap is getting announced tomorrow. it looks like Olympus will provide more details on the focal lengths and aperture.  But I can still see lots of complaining as the lenses won't match exactly what some were expecting.

https://www.43rumors.com/ft5-olympus-will-announce-a-new-lens-roadmap-tomorrow-it-includes-12-45-f-4-0-and-more/

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