Olympus has launched the eagerly awaited E-M5, a first in its OM-D range of Micro Four Thirds cameras. The E-M5 is built around a 16MP sensor and features the company’s latest 5-axis image stabilisation system.
Designed to meet the needs of advanced photographers, the 16.1 megapixel Olympus E-M5 is packed with a built-in electronic viewfinder, superior image technology. The camera’s sensor allows for a maximum ISO of 25,600, and the dynamic range has been expanded for more faithful colour reproduction. The camera is likely to retail at $999.99.
Olympus announces the TG-820 rugged camera
Olympus has updated its line up with the TG-820 iHS. It features a 12MP back-lit CMOS sensor, which keeps it at par with the other Full HD-capable underwater camera models. The back-lit sensor has prompted the company to apply its ‘iHS’ branding, indicating ‘Intelligent High-Sensitivity and High Speed’ capabilities.
Olympus introduces high-end compact superzoom
Olympus has launched the SZ-31MR iHS, a 24x superzoom featuring the company’s iHS intelligent high-sensitivity / high-speed technology. It uses a 16MP back-lit CMOS sensor that allows high-speed capture and 1080p Full HD video capture. The camera features a 25-600mm equivalent zoom lens and twin TruePic V processors and a high resolution 920k dot touchscreen.