Update: E-M5 Mark II now in stock and shipping in most countries.
Olympus has just announced the new OM-D E-M5 II mirrorless camera. Picking up where its successor left off, the E-M5 II continues to offer weather sealing and 5-axis IS while adding a redesigned 16MP Four Thirds sensor and 5-axis image stabilization. The E-M5 II also boasts a 40MP high resolution shot mode, achieved by shifting the sensor in half-pixel steps and capturing eight images over a period of one second. The price for Olympus OM-D E-M5 II is $1,099.00.
Along with the new Olympus OM-D E-M5II mirrorless camera, Olympus will also announce two waterproof compact cameras: Olympus Tough TG-4, Olympus Tough TG-860. And one long zoom camera: Olympus Stylus SH-2. Official announcement should be on February 5, 2015.
Olympus has just announced a new firmware update for E-M1, with this new firmware update, it enables tethered shooting, in-camera ‘digital shift’ keystone composition, and the E-M10’s Live Composite mode. This firmware update will be available for download on September 24, 2014.