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Here you will find blog-posts with the latest Olympus related news, rumors and updates published at the main blog. In addition, you can find links to our Olympus related updates on these dedicated mini-sites:

+ Deals & Specials: all Olympus brand deals or filtered by M43rds (cameras, lenses, etc) or Four Thirds (DSLRs, lenses)
+ Lens Reviews: Olympus-branded lenses or filter by M43rds mount or Four Thirds mount
+ Camera Reviews: all major Olympus cameras or filtered by Micro Four Thirds or Four Thirds
+ Pre-Orders & Stock Status: OM-D E-M5



(SOLD OUT) Olympus E-M1 body for $1400 [limited quantities], November 3, 2013
As of an early 11/5/13 recheck, this sold out at $1400... For future updates, check the eBay search results or the Stock Status site... Expired items after the jump... *** SOLD OUT *** *** SOLD OUT *** *** SOLD OUT... Continue

New Olympus Stylus 1 is a 1/1.7" rawsumer with 28-300mm eq f2.8 constant lens, October 28, 2013
Olympus has been slowly but steadily trying to upscale the image of "Stylus" in the digital era, and today, they have taken it to the next level, at least in terms of photographic-camera looks, with the new Stylus 1 digital... Continue

Olympus E-M1 Judgement Day at dpreview with 21-page diatribe, October 28, 2013
It is a big day for the Olympus E-M1 today! Earlier on, its sensor got dissected by Dxomark, and now, the camera has received its 21 page review by dpreview. It was so big, it took three reviewers to wrap... Continue

Pixel-Peepiential Judgement Day: Olympus E-M1 faces Judge DxoMark Dredd, October 28, 2013
It is Judgement Day for the Olympus E-M1! Measurable Judgment Day. Judge "Dxomark" Dredd has published his findings on the camera. Here are all the measurements (Flash needed for the Measurements tab) along with their comparisons to various other mirrorless... Continue

(SOLD OUT) Olympus E-M1 for $1400, October 26, 2013
As of a 10/28/13 at 5pm ET recheck, this sold out again... You can check for future updates using the latest eBay search results and/or the Olympus E-M1 stock status page or the stock status widget below... Research the camera... Continue

In-depth interview with Olympus at Imaging Resource, October 24, 2013
Interview time! Put on your reading glasses and a brew some "Reading Between the Lines" tea! An in-depth interview with Olympus is now out at Imaging Resource talking E-M1, OMDs, mirrorless, the past, the present, the future and so much... Continue

Olympus E-M1 Episode III: Teardown, More Samples, More Hands-on Reports, September 16, 2013
And now, Episode III! In Episode I, we covered the Olympus E-M1 announcement. In Episode II, we covered the E-M1 Morning After. Now we have more samples, more hands-on previews and even a teardown. There's even some action centered on... Continue

Episode II: more Olympus E-M1 Hands-on Previews, Videos, Opinions and RAW samples (vs E-M5, X-M1, GX7), September 11, 2013
Round #2! In this post, we cover new Olympus E-M1 hands-on reports and previews that were posted after our original Olympus E-M1 hands-on reports round-up was finalized... The Olympus E-M1, along with the new 12-40/2.8 lens and battery grip are... Continue

New Olympus E-M1 Flagship M43rds Camera: Hands-on Reports and Previews, September 9, 2013
The World of Micro Four Thirds has some exciting excitement today as they have a new flagship camera, the new Olympus E-M1. And it is coming out the door with a number of hands-on reports and previews! The camera carries... Continue

New Olympus 12-40mm f2.8 Professional M43rds lens and HLD-7 battery grip, September 9, 2013
In addition to the new Olympus E-M1 flagship M43rds camera, Olympus has also announced a new Professional Micro Four Thirds lens, the new 12-40mm f2.8! The lens has a starting price of $1,000 and it is available for pre-order at... Continue

Art Bijou Digital: Olympus E-P5 Pen Art edition includes a color-matched Vespa scooter (not early April Fools!), August 8, 2013
Leica and those hideous Hasselblad NEX cameras should not have all the fun in the ever so unpopular "art bijou digital cameras" market niche within a niche within a niche. Olympus, in collaboration with high brow retailer Harrod's and urban... Continue

Dxomark picks best M43rds lenses for Olympus E-M5 and Panasonic GH3, August 6, 2013
Before leaving for a two week summer vacation (we wish we had such luxuries!), Dxomark left us with many gifts including a new lab-test-data driven article on the best lenses for the Olympus E-M5 and Panasonic GH3. They break their... Continue

Mirrorless Deal: black Olympus w/14-42mm for $240 with coupon, July 25, 2013
With so many M43rds cameras out there, the discounts are almost inevitable no matter what. Right now you can get the black Olympus E-PL3 with 14-42mm for $240 with free shipping at NewEgg when you enter promo code EMCXNVR93 in... Continue

Catching up with the Olympus E-P5: reviews and samples, July 18, 2013
The Olympus E-P5 is the new leader of the Olympus E-Pens, and with a lot of the OM-D E-M5 insides inside it. As such, Olympus felt the need to price it at $1,000, a rather high price for an E-Pen.... Continue

Clearing up Internet Confusion: Yahoo did not predict Olympus death, 24/7 Wall Street did, May 29, 2013
A number of websites, blogs and forums are confused in crediting/blaming Yahoo for saying that Olympus will be one of ten brands that will be gone by 2014. Yahoo did not say that. That report was produced by financial news... Continue

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