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More Olympus E-M1 Mark II rumors started to surface over the web which is expected to become the E-M1 successor.

According to the latest Olympus rumors, the Company may use a 20-megapixel MFT sensor made by Sony on the OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera.

When we look at the previously leaked Olympus E-M1 Mark II rumored specs list, the upcoming Micro 4/3rds camera may include a 18-megapixel image sensor and scheduled for Photokina 2016 announcement. Even the previous rumors point to the Photokina 2016 event, Olympus has a backup plan for the competition.

More after the break.

Olympus E-M1 Mark II and F/1 Aperture Prime Lens Rumors

Olympus E-M1II May Come in Early 2016 with Sony 20MP MFT sensor


Even the company actually plans to release the E-M1II camera at Photokina 2016. Olympus may launch the E-M1II Micro Four Thirds camera by early 2016 too. (Possible events are the CES 2016 in January or CP+ 2016 in February).

According to rumor mill we understand that they will use the 20-megapixel Sony sensor only in case they must come out with the camera earlier to compete against the GH5, A7000 and Fuji X-PRO2.


Olympus E-M1 Mark II Rumored Specifications

See the combined Olympus E-M1 Mark II rumored specs so far.

  • 18-megapixel image sensor
  • 40-megapixel high resolution mode introduced in the E-M5 Mark II
  • Electronic shutter of 1/32000s
  • 4K video recording capability

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 announced back in September 2013. It features a 16.3 megapixel Live MOS sensor and TruePic VII image processor. The OM-D E-M1 has on-chip phase detection, which promises to focus legacy Four Thirds lenses (using the optional MMF-3 adapter) at much faster speeds than previous Olympus m4/3 cameras.

The OM-D E-M1 currently selling with a price tag for $1,099.00.

via 43rumors