Olympus OM-D E-M5 is a highly popular Micro Four Thirds shooter has been discontinued. This is also the first signs of the upcoming Olympus E-M6 mirrorless camera.
According to sources, Olympus E-M5 successor camera is rumored to be announced in the first week of February 2015. The name of the camera is not clear yet but we say goodbye to the good-old E-M5 and probably wait for the new Olympus E-M6.
The new E-M6 will be announced in February. It will be the first Olympus camera recording 4K video. The OM-D E-M5 replacement will be weathersealed and shoot movies at Ultra HD resolution. The Olympus 4K mirrorless camera will come with multiple frame rate options, including 24fps, 25fps, and 30fps.
Olympus E-M5 Price Dropped in US
The rumored Olympus OM-D camera has been confirmed as the E-M5 successor and the it is said to be very different and not just an evolution of the standard OM-D line.
The Olympus E-M5 production has been ended officially and today Olympus US dropped the price of the E-M5 down to $559. The big discount on the E-M5 silver body for $599 and with 12-42mm lens for $699.
The OM-D E-M5 is a Micro Four Thirds camera announced back in February 2012. The mft camera features a 16 megapixel sensor, ISO up to 25,600, high resolution 1.4million dot EVF, built-in image stabilization and tiling touch screen.