Olympus hasn’t announced any cameras at Photokina 2018 in September. But a good news: according to 43R, Olympus will announce a new high-end OM-D series mirrorless camera in January, 2019.
Olympus is rumored to announced E-M5 Mark III mirrorless camera in late 2018 to early 2019. Here are first rumored specs of rumored E-M5 Mark III.
Olympus has announced major firmware update for OM-D E-M1 Mark II, OM-D E-M5 Mark II and PEN-F cameras in the lead up to CP+ 2018. All three cameras get a new Bleach Bypass Art Filter and added support for the Panasonic Leica 200mm F2.8 Power OIS lens, but the improvements go beyond that for the individual camera models.
Olympus has officially announced the new PEN E-PL9 mirrorless camera today. It uses a 16MP Live MOS sensor as well as the same TruePic VIII processor found on the E-M10 Mark III. E-PL9 now finally has a built-in flash. E-PL9 also featured with 4K video capture (at 30p) and Bluetooth. The US price is not announced yet, it will be announced in next several days. Release date in Mid-March.
According to Bluetooth SIG, Canon EOS M50 and Olympus E-PL9 has just got registered. The Canon EOS M50 will be a baby EOS M5 mirrorless camera, and EOS M50 is likely to have another name KISS M. The Olympus E-PL9 has rumored for a long time.
Olympus has now officially announced the new E-M10 Mark III mirrorless camera today. You can pre-order E-M10 Mark III at Amazon/B&H Photo/Adorama. The release date for E-M10 Mark III is in late September. E-M10 Mark III has a 16.1MP Four Thirds Live MOS sensor and the Dual Quad-Core TruePic VIII Image Processor, enabling a variety of fast and powerful functions, including video recording at up to UHD 4K. The camera does retain its intuitive and rugged construction, benefitting from many physical controls as well as a 3.0″ tilting touchscreen LCD and a 2.36m-dot electronic viewfinder with an improved 1.23x magnification.