Olympus is Ditching Entry-Level SLRs for Micro Four Thirds Cameras

While an entry-level DSLR has its time and place, Olympus is focusing its attentions on its PEN series of micro four thirds camera instead, according to Toshiyuki Terada, the product manager at SLR Olympus Planning department. "We do not have concrete plans to replace the E-620 and other recent SLRs. The entry level SLR … » 10/12/10 7:11am 10/12/10 7:11am

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

Swank Olympus Micro Four Thirds Is Due this Summer

We have no more technical details regarding Olympus' subtly retro Micro Four Thirds camera that was first spotted back in September, but we now know to expect a release this summer. Whether that means early "ahh, summer is so refreshing" summer or late "my thighs are chaffing in the humidity" summer, we do not know. [CNET] » 3/04/09 8:48am 3/04/09 8:48am