In addition to a barrage of other products launched earlier today, Olympus has also unveiled a limited edition Silver OM-D E-M1 Mark II to commemorate Olympus' 100th anniversary.
As tends to be the case with many limited edition cameras, nothing changes on the inside. This special edition OM-D E-M1 Mark II still features the same 20.4-megapixel MOS sensor with Olympus' TruePic VIII image processor to power it all. Also identical to the standard version is the 5-axis image stabilization.
The special edition OM-D E-M1 Mark II will be limited to only 2,000 units worldwide and is set to ship in February 2019 for $1.699.99 USD and $1,999.99 CAD.
OLYMPUS ANNOUNCES LIMITED EDITIONOM-D® E-M1 MARK II SILVER
2,000 Units Available Worldwide in Commemoration of Olympus’ 100th Anniversary
CENTER VALLEY, PA., January 24, 2019 – Olympus is pleased to announce a special edition of the OM-D E-M1 Mark II, the OM-D E-M1 Mark II Silver. This limited edition model, of which only 2,000 units will be available worldwide, will be available at the end of February 2019, in commemoration of Olympus’ 100th anniversary.
From Olympus President Hiroyuki Sasa:
We are sincerely grateful to all customers and other stakeholders who have supported Olympus since its founding 100 years ago. Being true to our purpose of “making people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling,” we shall continue to contribute to photographic culture and deliver the joy of capturing and expressing special moments to photography lovers worldwide.
TruePic VIII Image Processor and 20.4 Megapixel Live MOS Sensor
The OM-D E-M1 Mark II features the TruePic VIII Image Processor, which makes it possible to capture images with minimal noise while retaining details. Furthermore, the 20.4 Megapixel Live MOS sensor with 121 points of cross-type on-chip phase detection improves resolution without the need for a low-pass filter. This synergy maintains the full 20.4 Megapixel image while offering up to 18 fps high-speed sequential shooting performance in AF/AE tracking. It also enhances gradation through pixel characteristic improvement for a wide dynamic range that rivals that of cameras with larger sized APS-C sensors. Pro Capture Mode is also included and allows lag-free shooting of split-second moments as full resolution images, attaining both high-speed and excellent image quality.
In-Body 5-Axis Image Stabilization
The OM-D E-M1 Mark II is equipped with built-in 5-Axis Image Stabilization to compensate for camera shake. Through an optimized correction algorithm, this model boasts 5.5 shutter speed steps of compensation performance. Furthermore, when combined with an M.Zuiko lens containing in-lens image stabilization2, 5-Axis Sync IS provides up to 6.5 shutter speed steps of compensation performance for hand-held shooting capabilities.
A Compact, Lightweight, Durable System Offering Unparalleled Reliability
The OM-D E-M1 Mark II features sealing throughout the camera for a highly reliable dustproof, splashproof and freezeproof (14°F / -10°C) design so that the camera performs even in the harshest outdoor conditions, such as snow or rain.
Premium Silver Body
The OM-D E-M1 Mark II is a dependable camera that meets the needs of the professional photographer and is capable of shooting in the harshest of environments. The black body embraces functional beauty while the new silver body provides a classic, quality camera look.
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