New Olympus E-M1 II Sensor to be Twice as Fast as Olympus PEN-F

Olympus OM-D E-M1

The current Olympus OM-D E-M1

The New Olympus E-M1 II is rumored to be announced on September 19th. According to the latest rumors from FT3, this new camera would have a new Olympus designed and Sony produced sensor!  The sensor reading is twice as fast as the current Olympus PEN-F.

The source also leaked several detailed specifications:

  • Now uncertain: Sony 20MP sensor or sensor designed by Olympus and produced by Sony
  • 4K video (first Olympus camera with 4K)
  • Dual SD card slot
  • Handheld High Resolution mode
  • Much improved autofocus performance
  • new high-resolution EVF
  • Announcement at Photokina in September
  • It has no global shutter. But Olympus worked hard to reduce rolling shutter to a negligible level

Earlier rumors said  it would cost approximately £1300.00 at launch, not much more than the Olympus E-M1.

Source: 43rumors

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