Latest News from Olympus
– Olympus Unveils the Latest M.Zuiko Digital Lens Roadmap
– Updates on the Development of M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO
– Posted by Melody Tan
02nd July 2020, Singapore – Olympus Singapore is pleased to announce the latest lens roadmap for M.Zuiko Digital lenses that conform to the Micro Four Thirds System standard, and provide an update on the development of the M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens of which the development was announced in January 2019.
The development of the M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO lens was
announced in January 2019. The development of this lens continues with an estimated
scheduled release of this winter. The final image design of the product is now available.
Furthermore, to make super-telephoto shooting more convenient, the development is
underway to add Bird detection to Intelligent Subject Detection AF on the Olympus OM-D EM1X. The firmware is scheduled for release this winter.
Olympus will continue enhancing the lens lineup to make full use of the unrivaled portability made possible by the compact, lightweight, high image quality of the Micro Four Thirds System.
The latest lens roadmap for Olympus M.Zuiko Digital Lens
▪M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm F4.0 PRO is updated
▪Macro Lens is added
More information avaliable on https://cameras.olympus.com/zuiko/en/
Updated information of M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO
Development on the high-resolution M.Zuiko Digital ED 150-400mm F4.5 TC1.25x IS PRO supertelephoto zoom lens with a built-in 1.25x teleconverter was announced January 2019 and is currently moving toward the scheduled release of this winter. Furthermore, the final image design of the product is now available.
Lastly, Development of future firmware upgrade to support Bird detection AF
Development is underway to add Bird detection to Intelligent Subject Detection AF on the Olympus OM-D E-M1X. The firmware is scheduled for release this winter.
Many Olympus Fans were baffled recently over the news of Olympus selling the camera business to another funds management company. But many did not read the content of the announcement and only read the headlines which was misleading. Look at it as Olympus is getting a Fund Boost in view of the current economy that was almost destroyed by the Covid-19 pandemic. Olympus with 100 years of legacy, will continue to lives on. The newly announced road map and development news just serves to assure all Olympus users that Olympus is here to stay. Good job Olympus!
– Editor AL
Contributing Editor – Melody Tan
Loves quiet walks along beaches, has a mind of her own and decides everything in life in either black or white with nothing in between. Her priority these days revolves around her 2 lovely kids & teaching them music or photography. A lover of yoga and an avid traveler, Melody aims to visit at least 30 countries before she reach 40 years old – from what we know, she had completed 27 as of 2018.
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