Olympus E-M1 Camera To Be Announced in September

Olympus E-M1 micro four thirds camera to be announced this Fall in September. The new Olympus E-M1 will be an entry-level MFT camera announcement expected second week of September.

The Olympus E-M1 announcement might include a pair of new lenses with Micro Four Thirds mount. The new Olympus E-M1 camera will be similar to the OM-D E-M5 with a larger grip will contain an additional control dial on top.

The upcoming Olympus E-M1 MFT camera will have a DSLR-like design. More rumored specs can be seen below for the E-M1 camera.

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Olympus E-M1 Camera Rumored Specs

  • 16MP sensor
  • 81 AF points
  • 3″ tiltable LCD screen
  • Electronic viewfinder with 2,300,000 pixels
  • Max shutter 1/8000 sec
  • 10 fps continuous shooting
  • No weather sealing
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • DSLR-like design. Similar to the E-M5, with a larger grip that will contain an additional control dial on top
  • Micro Four Thirds mount

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  • awlllwa

    “No weather sealing”

    Please tell me this is a typo. That would be a major surprise to me to take that away.

    • dcnadmin

      Actually its not. And you are right there are already two Olympus bodies without weather sealing or 5 axis IS.

      • awlllwa

        Ah… I now understand my confusion.

        I read to believe through all the rumors that the E-M1 was the new high end not the low end.

        I am personally looking forward to the E-M6, but I notice the last update to that rumor chain is May 20th, I hope it is still in the works. I will patiently wait for some confirmation in another leak. As I am on the fence of purchasing a new E-M5 now if there is a successor or higher end model heading our way in September.

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