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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Uses a Panasonic Sensor

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Chipworks have confirmed that the image sensor inside the Olympus OM-D EM1 is made by Panasonic. This is quite a surprising news because the expectation was Olympus to use Sony sensors because of their recently disclosed partnership.

Sensor inside the Olympus OM-D EM-1 camera is made by Panasonic (Code: MN34231) says Chipworks. Apparently, this is not the case with the flagship Olympus E-M1, because many previous generations of Olympus cameras also has a Panasonic imager.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Uses a Panasonic Sensor


The Olympus OM-D E-M1 mirrorless digital camera is a compact, ergonomically design camera featuring a 16.3 megapixel Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor.

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Price and Availability

Olympus OM-D E-M1 micro four thirds camera body only price is $1,399.00. The new Olympus OM-D E-M1 is available to buy from the camera stores below.

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