Olympus has registered the upcoming M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 PRO telephoto prime lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras in Russia.
The Russian website novocert.ru has the online certificate for the 300mm f/4 PRO lens as this registration also means that we may see the 300mm f/4 PRO lens officially announced in the next 30-90 days period.
According to previous Olympus rumors, the 300mm f/4 PRO lens will start shipping in 2016 Spring. So we can expect the official announcement for Consumer Electronics Show CES 2016 in early January or the CP+ Photo Imaging Event in early February.
Olympus 300mm f/4 PRO Lens Has Been Registered in Russia
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 PRO telephoto prime lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras price also rumored before as it is expected to be around $2,000 price tag in US.
Olympus 300mm f/4 PRO MFT lens will feature dust- and splash-proof construction and looks to be roughly the same size as the 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO and feature extremely high quality optics. The super telephoto prime lens provides a 35mm focal length equivalent of 600mm and also gives constant aperture of f/4.
The M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 PRO lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras is in talks for a long time and currently listed at B&H Photo with a coming soon tag.