Olympus' cylindrical, interchangeable lens camera, the "Air A01," will be available for sale on March 25. It's an open platform camera. Olympus' take is to use an open platform camera that's friendly to app vendors and whatever they can come up with.
Olympus's new mirrorless camera "OM-D E-M5 Mark II" features the 40MP Hi-Res Shot mode, which shifts the sensor in half-pixel steps, captures eight 16MP images over a period of one second, and acquires 40MP images based on the data.
Olympus just announced that they are going to release a compact digital camera specialized for taking photos at construction sites - OLYMPUS STYLUS TG-3 工一郎 (pronounced as Koichiro in Japanese) - sometime in July.
Olympus is going to release the latest flagship model of their rugged compact digital camera series - OLYMPUS STYLUS TG-3 Tough - for about ¥48,000 in the beginning of July.
The new model adds a macro photography mode that enables an approach of as close as 10mm to an object from its lens. In that mode, it can zoom up to 6.9X when the focal distance is 100mm (35mm equivalent), and when used in conjunction with super-resolution zoom, it is able to shoot the object in 13.8X zoom.