We all expect a lot out of our gadgets, and http://olympusamerica.com/” target=”_blank”>Olympus‘ latest, the OM-D E-M1 attempts to do just that for us: providing just as much power as a professional DSLR, but with the agility and size of a compact. This model is being heralded as the new premium Micro Four Thirds flagship for the brand – a fact that was well-known even during http://freshnessmag.com/2012/02/08/olympus-om-d-e-m5-micro-four-thirds-digital-camera/” target=”_blank”>our first preview back in early 2012 – in place of the E-5 DSLR, coming with a revolutionary design to go with its advanced capabilities. Their claims are backed by a 16.3-megapixel Live MOS sensor, which has on-chip phase detection, which promises to help focus lenses as much faster speeds than previous Olympus models. It can also shoot quickly, at up to 1/8000s photos with a continuous speed of 10 frames per second, with the assistance of 5-axis in-body image stabilization. On the back, you’ll find a high-res 2.36-million dot electronic viewfinder and a 3-inch tilt touchscreen LCD packaged within a new body that provides better ergonomics and balance. Other features include 1080P video recording, an X-sync socket, focus peaking, an HDMI port, an external microphone jack, a hot shoe, 12 art filters, and built-in Wi-Fi connectivity. You can own one of these beginning in October for $1,400 for the body and $2,200 when paired with the lens kit.
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