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Re: Olympus E-5 hands-on preview

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Originally Posted by AdrianF View Post
Thanks for the review Ian,
A conservative upgrade, I wonder if this will be offered as a package with any of the HG or SHG lenses? I'm sure the camera will be able to produce some lovely images..hopefully we'll some soon?
Hi Adrian,

Sorry for technical glitch with the product photos gallery - working to fix that at the moment.

I will be adding a video tour of the menus later this morning.

Basically the E-3 is fine camera body and Olympus has updated it. It should appeal to existing E-System users, but as you say, it's a conservative update and is unlikely to bring lots of new people to the E-System.

I did not do any image quality tests on the pre-production sample I had - ity was very early, didn't even have serial number.

But later samples are likely to be available at Photokina next week.

Ian
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