Olympus Imaging announced the launch of 8 new cameras at an event in Mumbai recently. The variants come under Olympus’ Stylus brand. The cameras announced were:
This 12 megapixel camera is equipped
with the world’s first hybrif control ring
the f1.8-2.5 large diameter lens boasts
high-quality images that rivals those of SLRs
Featuring a 5x optical zoom lens that covers
a focal range from 26-130mm equivalent,
this 12 megapixel camera boasts
an f/1.8-2.7 high speed lens.
This model is equipped with a 16 megapixel
and a 24x optical zoom lens from 25mm
wide angle to 600mm telephoto.
An imaging powerhouse featuring a 16 megapixel,
high-speed backside illuminated CMOS sensor, a 24x
optical zoom lens from wide-angle 25mm to telephoto 600m.
|Stylus VG 165 and Stylus VG 180
The VG 180 houses a 16 megapixel CCD, and the VG 165 a 14 megapixel CCD. Both these models pack a 5x optical zoom lens in slim, compact camera bodies.
This model boasts a 16 megapixel CCD sensor, a high-capacity flash and HD movie functionality. It also features a 26mm wide angle and 5x optical zoom lens.
Stylus TG-2 Tough
In his speech at the event, Kenichiro Mori, the newly appointed Managing Director of Olympus India said, “Much has been said of India being a price sensitive country. We at Olympus, having interacted with Indian consumers can say that they are willing to consider a premium, provided the product is exceptional, both in terms of style and substance. We have placed our faith in the advanced point and shoot this year as we see consumers evolving to ask for a product that has all the best qualities. We want to be the leaders in that race. Life is a series of beautiful pictures. We don’t want anyone to miss out on a single shot…”