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E7 and E-M7 rumours

Latest rumour from Nippon Camera via Pentax Forums indicate that the E7 and E-M7 announcement(?) will be out in August/September - at the same time as the 24mpx Canon 7DII:

http://www.pentaxforums.com/forums/p...as-2013-a.html


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Re: E7 and E-M7 rumours

The camera model I am expecting before those is an E-P5.

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Re: E7 and E-M7 rumours

I'm afraid there's nothing new there, David, just existing rumours recycled. You can only hope.
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Re: E7 and E-M7 rumours

Is there anyone still expecting an E-7? Certainly not me.
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Re: E7 and E-M7 rumours

I'm not expecting an E-7. I'm thinking about picking up an E-M5 for the sensor rather than an E-5 for the build. Then I could pick up some of the fast, manual focus primes now available for m4/3.
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Re: E7 and E-M7 rumours

So am I right I thinking that Olympus are going to cut out their 4/3 range completely in the near future?
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Re: E7 and E-M7 rumours

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So am I right I thinking that Olympus are going to cut out their 4/3 range completely in the near future?
See this recent thread. http://e-group.uk.net/forum/showthread.php?t=25445
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Re: E7 and E-M7 rumours

Does anyone else see the GH5 listed there?
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Re: E7 and E-M7 rumours

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Is there anyone still expecting an E-7? Certainly not me.
I am waiting for it. Maybe in one day it will replace my E-5.

Except the new sensor, I do not see any reason to switch to m4/3 : no professional tele lenses, not so many macro lenses, very high prices for the lens and accesories.

Even If I pay a higher price for E-7, then I can buy very cheap used PRO lenses. At the end I will have a 4/3 combo wich destroys any m4/3 combo.

As an wildlife shooter, I am using now E-5, 70-300, 50-200, EC-20 and looking to buy Sigma 50-500, maybe 150 F/2.0.
Switching to E-M5 + 75-300 will be downgrade for me. No other telelenses to buy.
And E-M5 is still not good as E-5 for fast moving objects (by example BIFs).

In this moment M4/3 is not yet a real professional system. Maybe it will be in 3-5 years, if they start building professional lenses and cameras. Also prices has to be lowered a bit.
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Re: E7 and E-M7 rumours

See Nikon have yet another new launch today. D7100.
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Re: E7 and E-M7 rumours

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In this moment M4/3 is not yet a real professional system. Maybe it will be in 3-5 years, if they start building professional lenses and cameras. Also prices has to be lowered a bit.
Ah, but the more professional the system becomes, the higher the prices will be, not likely the other way around.
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Re: E7 and E-M7 rumours

if there is no news come April (new tax year) I'll be dipping am expensive toe into Nikon waters.
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Re: E7 and E-M7 rumours

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The camera model I am expecting before those is an E-P5.

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As does the table in the original post (if I understand it properly)....
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Re: E7 and E-M7 rumours

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In this moment M4/3 is not yet a real professional system. Maybe it will be in 3-5 years, if they start building professional lenses and cameras. Also prices has to be lowered a bit.
It depends on your usage whether you consider it up to the task or not. What constitutes a 'professional' system anyway?
I read of more and more professional photographers turning to m4/3rds in preference to their heavier mirror box cameras and lenses
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Re: E7 and E-M7 rumours

Read this snippet with a smile

Nikon goes Four Thirds
http://www.43rumors.com/
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