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Re: Panasonic 100-400

Originally Posted by Phill D View Post
Don't see any lens comments there Ross unless I've missed it?
The first link contained this.
Simon > Ross • 4 months ago
Hi Ross ,
the good thing about the sale of the EM 1 MK III in March 2019 is that Olympus is also announcing a real top lens. Yes, unfortunately only announced. They will announce the 150 - 400 F4 - F5.6 and deliver the lens (as planned) at the end of 2019.
And as far as I have heard, the PEN F II is also coming, as it sells much better in Japan than in Europe, especially for the Japanese market. But also in Europe and US later. But I was also told that currently no EM 5 MK III will come.

Look forward to the new sensor. The megapixel specialists will be disappointed :-). Me Not

Also here he mentions it again.
Simon • 3 months ago
Good morning, all,

believe it or not, Olympus has made a trend-setting decision for the camera sector by merging its development department of medicine and imaging. They have 21 developers in the field of sensor technology. How many camera manufacturers can access on 21 senesor competence headcounts ? very few. The boys are real geniuses. They develop sensors " to get inside the body where it's always dark :-) to shoot perfect shots. And as a kind of "waste product", there is a top sensor for the EM1 MK III, so look forward to it, because there is no reason to buy an FF camera anymore. Unless you need pictures for big posters.
The only question is, who is gonne produce the sensor , TowerJazz or Sony ?

Well, the camera's gonna cost a little more. Unfortunately. But in addition to the camera, the MC-20 will be added in Q1 2019, which, in conjunction with the 150-400, is unique in the market.

The 6. axis is a "virtual" one. Olympus is still working on how to patent it. Bring a real step forward in stabilization for C-AF for photos and movies.

best regards
Simon (the real one) :-)
You can read his comments back in March too.

I fiddle with violins (when I'm not fiddling with a camera).
Cameras: OM-D E-M1 & Mk II, Olympus Stylus 1, OM-D E-M5.
Lenses: M.ZD7-14mm f2.8 PRO Lens, M.ZD12-40mm f2.8 PRO Lens, M.ZD40-150mm f2.8 PRO Lens, MC-14, MC-20, M.ZD12-50, M.ZD60 Macro, M.ZD75-300 Mk II, MMF-3, ZD14-54 II, Sigma 150mm F2.8 APO Macro DG HSM.
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