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Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Rumored to be Announced on September 19, 2016

The previous rumors said the upcoming Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II micro four thirds mirrorless camera will be announced at Photokina 2016 in September. Today an unknown source told 43Rumors that the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera will be announced on September 19, 2016. But this is NOT confirmed by trusted sources, so it’s best to take reports with a pinch of salt.

There are other rumors saying that Olympus E-M1 Mark II shipment was delayed to early 2017 because of the sensor shortage and damages caused by the earthquake. And, aimed at professional sports photographers, Olympus E-M1 Mark II camera will be capable of recording 4K video and it will be the first Olympus MFT mirrorless camera with dual SD card slot!

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II Rumored Specs:

  • 20MP
  • 4K video recording
  • Handheld High Resolution mode
  • Dual SD card slot
  • To be announced at Photokina 2016
  • New AF System (improved AF)
  • New viewfinder
  • No global shutter

Currently, the Olympus OM-D E-M1 camera body is on sale ($200 off) for $899 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.

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  • Dave Haynie

    It was announced.

    20Mpixel sensor, 18fps full resolution/full AF shooting, 60fps full resolution peak.

    4K in DCI or UltraHD up to 30fps.

    Dual SD slots.

    50Mpixel Hires mode, did not hear about handheld — internet issues.

    New AF system. On-chip PDAF+CDAF with 121 PD sensors, all cross-type.

    New viewfinder. They didn’t state resolution, but the referesh rate is 120fps with a <6ms delay.

    No mention of global shutter.

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