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Olympus announces limited edition Olympus Titanium OM-D E-M5 Mark II, firmware updates for E-M5 Mark II and E-M1, and underwater housing for E-M1

Olympus announces limited edition Olympus Titanium OM-D E-M5 Mark II, firmware updates for E-M5 Mark II and E-M1, and underwater housing for E-M1
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News / 05/12/2015
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After introducing the promising Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II at the start of February, Olympus announced today that at the start of June it will produce a new version of this model in a limited edition, strengthened with nothing but titanium - Olympus Titanium OM-D E-M5 Mark II. Moreover, Olympus announced a firmware update for Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II (ersion 1.2) and Olympus OM-D E-M1 (Version 3.1), as well as an underwater housing for the latter.

 

Olympus announces limited edition Olympus Titanium OM-D E-M5 Mark II, firmware updates for E-M5 Mark II and E-M1, and underwater housing for E-M1

 

Although not many details have been provided, based on what is available to the public, the revolutionary Olympus Titanium OM-D E-M5 Mark II will be released in 7000 units worldwide. The Titanium E-M5 Mark II will inherit all the characteristics and specifications from its twins Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II and Olympus OM-D E-M5, which are composed "only" of magnesium alloy, while the innovation will include the following: the top and bottom plates of the Titanium model will be substituted for dark metallic ones, which are found on the legendary Olympus OM-3 Ti from 1994.

 

Olympus announces limited edition Olympus Titanium OM-D E-M5 Mark II, firmware updates for E-M5 Mark II and E-M1, and underwater housing for E-M1

 

The models Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II and Olympus OM-D E-M1 will get improved functions thanks to the firmware updates. Both cameras will boast the new Underwater Picture Mode, while the E-M1 will also get the LV Boost II function, which brightens the Live View screen when shooting in the Live View mode, and which is already found on the OM-D E-M5 Mark II. With the Underwater Picture Mode and the incoming underwater housing, the Olympus OM-D E-M1 shapes up to be a serious machine for exploring the dark depths of the sea.

 

Olympus announces limited edition Olympus Titanium OM-D E-M5 Mark II, firmware updates for E-M5 Mark II and E-M1, and underwater housing for E-M1

 

The new firmware versions for the Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II and the Olympus OM-D E-M1, the underwater housing for E-M1, as well as the special Olympus Titanium OM-D E-M5 Mark II will become available in June, while the titanium-strengthened Olympus MILC camera will be priced at $1199.99.

 

 

 

The news was taken from OLYMPUS.