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Old 5th August 2008
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Re: Micro Four Thirds system announced

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Originally Posted by CaptainD View Post
What a surprise to find Olympus news on all my bookmarked sites upon my return home from work. I certainly did not see the news of a new format coming, but at least we now know what Ian saw on his recent trip. I will have to have another good read of all the information to digest the news. Like others, my first worry was that this new format might have big implications for the current four thirds format.

It will be very interesting to discover how well the new smaller sensors perform given the press perception of noise problems assoiciated with the current four thirds format.

Interesting times!

Chris
Chris, I don't know if I misinterpreted you, but the Micro Four Thirds platform shares the same size sensor as the existing Four Thirds system.

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