Olympus have registered a new camera in Russia under the code name “IM010“. This is probably the highly anticipated Olympus E-M1X camera.
Official Olympus E-M1X announcement is rumored to take place in the beginning of 2019 and the Micro Four Thirds shooter’s actual release slated for February.
Measuring 144.37 x 146.765 x 75.345mm, the Olympus E-M1X will be a sports camera with a built-in battery grip. As you can see, its pretty big for Mirco Four Thirds camera, especially with the vertical battery grip attached! See the first images and features list for the OM-D E-M1X.
Olympus E-M1X Coming in 2019
On the other hand, Olympus confirmed in an interview that the company has no plans to develop a full-frame camera. Here are the details about the registration.
- Digital camera
- Made in Vietnam
- Wi-Fi (11a / b / g / n / ac) · Bluetooth 4.2
- DC7.4V (Li-ion battery) / DC9V (AC adaptor) / DC 15V (USB PD)
- 144.37 mm (width) x 146.765 mm (height) x75.345 mm (depth)
- Electronic flash
- Wireless Commander
- Wireless Receiver
Rumored specs of the OM-D E-M1X include a new 20 megapixel sensor, a 50 megapixel handheld high-resolution shooting mode, swivelling LCD screen, AF joystick (first time on an Olympus camera). The camera will also fetaure 18fps burst shooting, and an incredible 7.5 stops of image stabilisation. The price of the Olympus E-M1X will stand around $3,000.
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