Olympus Firmware Update Brings Faster Autofocus to PEN Cameras

The greatest criticism of the Olympus E-P1, E-P2 and E-PL1 has undoubtedly been their autofocus speed. But a new firmware update increases AF speeds across these models by a promised minimum of 15%—that's using any lens you like. » 4/15/10 2:00am 4/15/10 2:00am

Panasonic So Excited About Lumix GF1 Micro Four Thirds Camera They Show…

Panasonic's so excited about the yet-unannounced Lumix GF1 camera—us too—that they apparently can't help but spread the good word via advertisement on DPReview. It's not as retro-beautiful as the E-P1—and still no viewfinder—but we'll take it. [Thanks P!] » 9/01/09 6:39pm 9/01/09 6:39pm

Olympus Stop Motion E-P1 Ad Concept Is Clever (Also, Stolen)

The Olympus Pen E-P1 is a beautiful Micro Four Thirds tribute the famous Pen half-frame SLR of the 1960s, so it's only appropriate that the most distinctive part of their advertising campaign is, well, inspired by a previous work. » 7/10/09 5:40am 7/10/09 5:40am

Retrolicious Olympus E-P1 Micro Four Thirds Camera Unboxed, Goosed in UK

The wonderfully retro Olympus E-P1, recently fondled by the hands of beautiful Chinese models, has been subsequently unboxed and fondled by the rough hands of some lucky guy in the U.K. » 6/28/09 3:00pm 6/28/09 3:00pm

Olympus E-P1 4/3 Compact Camera Fondled On Video

I was really excited about the beeeuteeefuuul Olympus E-P1, thinking it was going to be more or less small. After watching these scantly dressed girls playfully groping it on video, I'm not so convinced anymore. » 6/17/09 11:10am 6/17/09 11:10am

Olympus E-P1 HD Video Samples Look Almost As Good As The Camera Itself

The first samples of HD video shot with the Olympus E-P1 have made it online, and it certainly looks like this camera has some skills. » 6/17/09 7:12am 6/17/09 7:12am

Olympus E-P1 Micro Four Thirds Camera Goes Legit With 12.3MP, 720p Video

After getting us all hot-and-bothered pre-release the Olympus E-P1 Micro Four Thirds rangefinder-esque camera has now been officially revealed. » 6/16/09 4:24am 6/16/09 4:24am

Olympus E-P1 Gets a Face-Forward Reveal; Official Announcement Tomorrow

The Olympus E-P1 Micro Four Thirds rangefinder-style camera (and Gizmodo lust object) has revealed itself in an official, full-frontal shot, accompanied by some iffy specs. » 6/15/09 6:48am 6/15/09 6:48am

Olympus E-P1 Is the Micro Four Thirds Camera We've Been Waiting For

The Micro Four Thirds lens standard has birthed some decent mini-DSLR-style cameras, but its true, unfulfilled potential lies with compact, Rangefinder-esque hardware. The E-P1, Olympus's modern take on its classic Pen SLR, is exactly what we had in mind. » 6/08/09 6:29am 6/08/09 6:29am