micro 4/3

  • The Olympus PEN PEN E-PM1 Shipping In September For $500

    The Olympus PEN PEN E-PM1 Shipping In September For $500

    Olympus has just announced the US availability in September of the PEN E-PM1, the “mini” version of the PEN line. This camera is the smallest micro 4/3s shooter available and is compatible with all of Olympus’ current M4/3 lenses. I’ll be testing the E-PL3 this week for review next week but I can’t wait to get ahold of the E-PM1. The size, compatibility, and… Read More

  • Olympus E-PL3 Gets Price And September Shipping

    Olympus E-PL3 Gets Price And September Shipping

    Olympus first announced the E-PL3 late in June, but at the time only the E-P3 (which we recently reviewed) had a price and a date. No longer! The E-PL3 is now officially coming to the US in September, though Oly didn’t want to get any more specific than that. At $700, the E-PL3 is $200 cheaper than the E-P3; the two share the same sensor, image processor, and general camera… Read More

  • The PEN Is Mightier Than The Point And Shoot: Olympus Announces New M4/3 Line

    Olympus just announced the new PEN E-P3, PEN E-PL3, and PEN E-PM1. Why so many, you ask? Well, this is a full range of M4/3s cameras in various sizes – the granddaddy P, the “light” PL, and the mini PM. The E-P3 costs $899 with 12.3-megapixel Live MOS Image Sensor and 14-42mm lens. Only the E-P3 has been priced but here are some specs on the other, smaller cameras. In… Read More

  • Samsung NX100 Camera Shipping For $599

    Remember the Samsung NX100 camera? It was announced during CES this year, and we’re finally seeing it ship. The NX100 is a micro 4/3rds camera with a 14.6mp sensor, 3″ AMOLED display, and the ability to record videos in 720p. You can pick one up for $599, and it comes with a 20-50mm lens that uses Samsung’s NX mount. [via OLED-Info] Read More

  • Is that a dead pixel on my Olympus E-P1?

    Yep. That 100 percent crop shows a dead pixel close to center on the Olympus E-P1. Read More

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH1 up for pre-order

    Oi! Panasonic’s HD video recording Micro 4/3 DSLRish Lumix GH1 is now available for pre-order from J&R. Sure, the 12-megapixel shooter comes with a 14-140mm lens and its diminutive size definitely garners a lot of attention for what it can do, but the going price is a bit steep considering the state of economy. Yes, friends, for $1500 you can get yourself a fancy new Lumix. J&R Read More