The first images of the Olympus E-PL8 mirrorless interchangeable lens camera has been leaked on the web ahead of the official announcement.
At first glance when we see the leaked Olympus E-PL8 images below, the upcoming Micro Four Thirds camera will have a major change especially with the new design.
Along with the leather texture of the camera design we can clearly see the E-PL8 designation on top of the camera. The LCD on the back will remain tillable, even the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera becomes more classic style there is no built-in viewfinder.
First Olympus E-PL8 images surfaced on the Web
Olympus PEN E-PL7 mirrorless camera with Micro Four Thirds images sensor has been introduced back in August, 2014.
An articulated 3″ touch LCD, capable of flipping downward by 180° for selfie shooting has been welcome for the first time with the PEN E-PL7. So a similar tilting LCD display makes sense for the new model.
The Olympus E-PL7 cameras comes with a 16-megapixel sensor which provides 3-axis image stabilization system. The specs list includes 8 fps continuous shooting and built-in Wi-Fi. The PEN E-PL7 also provides an articulated 3″ touch LCD, capable of flipping downward by 180°.
We can expect the official announcement of the PEN E-PL8 very soon so stay tuned for more information.