Olympus shows off lens-swapping 'Pen' camera
Not a DSLR, not a compact, somewhere in between
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Holy sticker-shock, Batman!
I saw these at a camera show on the weekend. Full details are here, and yes, you can have an optical view finder:
But AUD $1499 for the body and a single focus lens?!
So this is their version of the Lumix G1. Its a micro four thirds camera. It is a dSLR (we sort of...). I really don't understand the reasoning behind leaving out a EVF. Its the one big area thats going to make me go to the Lumix camera over the Olmpus one. Especially as the lenses will work on both manufacturers bodies...
Didn't Olympus work with Panasonic on the micro slr format? So why this?
Great product advert - how about costs / example photographs? Tell you what, how about a review of the camera rather than just the Marketing droid peddling their bovine excrement?
Remeber the Minolta Vectis S1 SLR type thing?
That didn't sell well either.
People want an all in one point and shoot, or the folks who are in to photography want a decent SLR. These hybrid models don't seem to cut the mustard with either camp.