Olympus ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO Lens and Stylus Tough TG-870 Camera Announced

At CES 2016, Olympus officially announced the new ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO lens and Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 camera. The new Olympus 300mm f/4 PRO Lens is priced at $2,499 (AmazonB&HAdorama) and it will be released on March 7, 2016 while the Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 camera retails for $279 (AmazonB&HAdorama) and it will be released on March 28, 2016.

Olympus ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO Lens Key Features:

  • World’s most compact, lightweight 300mm (600mm equivalent) f4.0 super-telephoto lens make super-telephoto hand-held photography possible
  • World’s most powerful 6-steps of compensation synchronized in-lens and in-body I.S.
  • 600mm Short-Distance Photography – Closest focusing distance of 1.4m
  • Maximum image magnification of 0.48x (35mm equiv.) telemacro photography
  • Splash, Dust and Freezeproof Design Manual Focus Clutch & Lfn button to instantly switch shooting styles
  • Body IS & Lens IS combined to maximize image stabilization (when used with E-M1 or E-M5 Mark II)
  • 3 Super ED Lenses suppress color bleeding and chromatic aberrations
  • High-precision, large-diameter thin GKL lenses for fast autofocus
  • ZERO & New Nano Coating Z significantly reduces ghosts and flares
  • Fast AF speed of 300 ms or less with OM-D E-M1
  • Combined with MC-14 Teleconverter maximum Micro Four Thirds focal length of 840mm (35mm equivalent) is achieved.
  • OM-D Silent Shutter and 300mm f4.0 PRO Lens allows for discreet telephoto shooting

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 Camera Key features:

  • Waterproof to 50 ft (15m), Shockproof to 7 ft (2.1m)
  • Crushproof to 220 lbf. (100 kgf), Freezeproof to 14°F (-10°C)
  • Dustproof
  • 21mm Ultra-Wide Angle Lens, 5x Optical Zoom, 180° Tilting LCD
  • Built-In Wi-Fi & GPS (OI Share & OI Track)
  • NEW: LCD Boost maximizes monitor brightness – 2.6x brighter than normal
  • Sportcam Mode (60p Movie, High-Speed Movie, Time-Lapse Movie, Sport Burst)
  • Sport Burst Shooting (sequential shooting with interval shooting)
  • Front customizable function button
  • Self Portrait Mode
  • Super Macro Mode
  • Easy Smart Phone Connection with QR Code Set Up
  • NEW: 13 Art Filters
  • NEW: Live Composite Mode captures light trails easily
  • NEW: Nightscape Movie Mode optimizes night shooting
  • NEW: AF Lock for capturing moving subjects accurately
  • Double-lock waterproof battery door

Pre-order links:

Olympus ED 300mm f/4 IS PRO Lens: $2,499 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870 Camera: $279 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.

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