12/26/2011, In this day and age, companies buying out its rivals are nothing new, and with scandal-ridden Olympus, Fujifilm is now mulling over whether they would be picking up Olympus as part of their portfolio or not. It is rather interesting to note that Fujifilm has already made investments to medical equipment and pharmaceuticals industries, despite being a film and camera manufacturer. Fujifilm, alongside Sony and Panasonic were identified by a […]
12/21/2011, Are you a fan of Olympus cameras? If you are and you can ignore the financial scandal that Olympus is currently embroiled in, you might be interested to hear that the company has expressed plans to develop a new mirrorless camera with an “epoch-making” viewfinder, and has already started work on a successor to their E-5 DSLR. According to the interview, Olympus’s Director of Marketing, Haruo Ogawa revealed that developing […]
12/16/2011, Owners of Olympus’ PEN Micro Four Thirds camera system or the Lumix G will be pleased to know that Olympus has announced the launch of the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm f/3.5-6.3 EZ lens, which is the equivalent of a 24-100mm lens on a 35mm camera. This will also be Olympus’ first fully-compatible interchangeable Micro Four Thirds lens that features an electronic motorized zoom of up to 4.2x.
12/15/2011, We never thought that digital recorders could look so complicated or high-tech, but we guess we were wrong when we came across the Olympus LS-100 Linear PCM digitalrecorder. Featuring two 90-degree directional stereo condenser microphones, we’re guessing that Olympus is probably targeting recording professionals rather than your average user who may want to record their thoughts or poetry while on the go.
09/22/2011, Olympus E-P3 Review - It is true that it classic looks inspire confidence, but can such a small camera deliver a professional quality?
08/26/2011, Olympus’ latest device, the PEN E-PM1 digital camera is also touted to be the smallest of its kind, and even better news is this – it will not cost more than $500 a pop. Just a cent short, actually. Available in purple, pink, brown, white, silver and black stylish colors, the PEN E-PM1 will feature a whole lot of punch to deliver amazing image quality, lightning-fast speed, and 1080i high-definition […]
08/25/2011, Olympus has just announced their latest model that also boasts of a superlative – at press time, it is the smallest Ultra Zoom model of its kind in the world that has more than 30x capability. Ladies and gentlemen, presenting the Olympus SP-810UZ. With a 36x ultra-zoom lens, the SP-810Z will hit store shelves this coming September 2011. Thanks to its high-magnification zoom lens, this puppy is capable of covering […]
07/26/2011, A few weeks ago, we had a close encounter with the Olympus PEN E-PL3, a mid-range micro 4/3 digital camera with a slim body and a swivel screen that increase your comfort when shooting from above your head, or below your waist. Many users got excited and were anxiously waiting to know about the pricing the upcoming damage to their wallets. This is now official: the PEN E-PL3 will come […]
06/29/2011, The Olympus PEN E-P3 is the new flagship PEN camera with interchangeable MICRO Four Thirds lenses featuring a new Live MOS image sensor and a new image processing engine (TruePic VI Image Processor). I personally really like the design of its full metal body which is reminiscent of the traditional analog reflex cameras from the seventies. The most noticeable feature is the super fast auto-focus with 35 separate focus points […]
05/03/2011, When Cisco killed off the Flip camcorder, a lot of people were in tears – well maybe not tears but upset that they would never get another Flip camera to use in the future. Since then, many companies have stepped up to fill the void, with recent offerings from Toshiba and Samsung sporting a Flip-like form factor and similar functionality. Next up to the plate is Olympus with their new […]
04/24/2011, According to Chinese website Tech.sina, an interview with ex-Olympus chief Mr. Watanabe has gleaned some rather interesting information for everyone who is interested in the world of digital photography, not to mention newer developments in the Micro Four Thirds universe. According to Mr. Watanabe, Olympus knows that consumers are currently waiting (patiently) for large aperture M4/3 lenses, so Olympus is no lost to this anticipation as they have already started […]
03/29/2011, Olympus has been reported to be releasing new versions of its high-performance PEN cameras later this year or early next year. The first PEN to be released will be nicknamed the “Olympus PEN Pro” model – a high-end model with touchscreen technology. Another model to be released will be a mid-range PEN camera with a tilt screen and the third rumored model will be a PEN camera that’s said to […]
03/02/2011, Olympus has claimed that they will be releasing the world’s first 100kg crushproof camera. Called the TOUGH TG-810, this digital camera has been designed to take a serious beating. It is waterproof (up to 10m), shockproof (from a height of 2m) and freezeproof (to -10C) so you can be sure that this camera goes where you go. It packs a 3-sensor GPS & Electronic compass as well as a built-in […]
02/10/2011, Olympus can be said to be the brand that spearheaded tough digital cameras, where it was the first in the world to introduce rugged shooters that could work underwater without a special case as well as shrug off drops and knocks (to a certain extent, of course). Well, the company is back this time around with the Olympus Tough TG-310, where this ultra-rugged compact digital camera is waterproof up to […]