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More Olympus E-M5 Replacement Camera Rumors

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More information surfaced on the web for the upcoming Olympus E-M5 successor Micro Four Thirds camera.

According to rumor mill, the new Olympus camera will be called Olympus E-M5II (or E-M5 Mark II) and will deliver “higher resolution” image. The camera is said to have a 16-megapixel sensor that can shoot up to 40-megapixel by shifting the sensor (in up to 8 frames of single shots).

The sensor previously said to come packed with Phase Detection AF technology  too. On the other hand the sources said that they’ve seen the E-M5 replacement camera and the design is a little bit different from the current OM-D E-M5 shooter.

Olympus E-M5 Successor Camera Coming Soon With a Different Design


We already know that the Olympus E-M5II camera will feature active phase AF pixel sensor. The mirrorles camera will also include same 5-axis image stabilization system and proven dust-proof and splash-proof technology used on the E-M5.

To wrap-up the rumors for the E-M5 Mark II camera, here are the rumored specs so far :

  • PDAF active phase AF pixel sensor (like the E-M1)
  • 5-axis image stabilization
  • Higher Image Resolution
  • Weather-sealed body
  • 4K Video Recording (not confirmed yet)

Olympus OM-D E-M5 will be replaced by a mirrorless camera with a new sensor and design. Next-gen E-M5II camera is expected to be announced in the first week of February 2015.

The Olympus E-M5 production has been ended officially and 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.

via 43rumors