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Olympus to develop new Compact with built-in Zuiko lens

Olympus has announced that it will be developing a new flagship compact camera, its first digital compact camera with a built-in Zuiko lens. Like the PEN E-P2 and E-PL1 cameras, the new camera will include an accessory port so you will be able to attach accessories like the SEMA-1 external microphone adapter set. A prototype of the camera will be displayed this week at Photokina and will also be on display from October 28-30 at the PDN PhotoPlus Expo. Olympus expects to introduce the camera in the first quarter of next year...
Olympus to develop new Compact with built-in Zuiko lens - digital camera and photography news

PRESS SUMMARY

Olympus Imaging Corporation is developing a new flagship compact digital camera, first to incorporate a critically acclaimed Olympus ZUIKO lens. The new camera is expected to be introduced in the first quarter of the year 2011. From September 21 through 26, a concept mock-up of the camera will be exhibited at "Photokina 2010", the world's biggest trade fair for the photographic and imaging industries held at Köln Messe, Cologne, Germany.

Outline of Developed Product:

1.Incorporates a critically acclaimed Olympus ZUIKO lens.
2.Equipped with an accessory port same as OLYMPUS PEN E-P2 and OLYMPUS PEN E-PL1.
3.Expected to be go on sale in first quarter of 2011.  

Specifications and price are not determined.
September 25, 2010
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