E-PL1s announced

qball

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Doesn't look like they changed much. Slightly more sensitive and different batter? Or am I missing something else.
 

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the epl-1 will get a simple firmware and will have the same specs as the epl1s. All it is, is a iso expansion. Not a new sensor. And the lens, is the lens, simple to change if it is something you want.

I hated the plastic mount on the epl-1 kit lens, so I got the silver metal mount lens instead. Simple fix if you want a faster lens.
 

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Maybe E-PLs will have dramatic art filter from E-5, and better af in-body !? that would be a change, and the lens - i will wait to see is it sharp as mkI or is it a compensation to faster AF, because 17mm is not nearly as sharp as 14-42, not to mention the 14-150 and its well-known problems with CA
 

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From that japanese press release, except for the iso unlock to 6400iso which that sensor was able to do, and the new kit lens. It is pretty much the same features as the epl-1

The new battery is to meet new battery regs, and is interchangeable with the epl-1 battery.
 

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PS

optically the 14-42 was not a great lens, it is good because of the lens correction. I see the new lens to be about the same optically, and get the correction treatment to get similar results.
 

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The red is a nice color!

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I hope this bumps down the price the on old e-pL1.
So now we have three versiuons of the m4/3rds 14-42 ?
Metal-mount, plastic-mount and MkII, never mind the different colours...

If it has processor improvements and the 'dramatic' filter it'll suit very well those who will not afford the e-5.
 

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It now goes to ISO6400 and comes with a smaller, lighter and faster focusing lens, but is that it? Is this enough of an update to warrant replacing your e-pl1? Would you buy the lens if it is available?
Nope and nope! :smile:
 

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My wife and daughter looked at my black GF1 when I bought it and said "That's nice" and ignored it.

Picked up a used red G1 and they both loved it. And want it.

The Model T approach to selling cameras is gone.
 

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The red camera has always been available in the UK, wonder if this means the USA blue will be available over here?

I'm a bit of a EPL-1 newbie, but wondering will this "new" EPL-1 be more expensive?
and when will it be available in shops?
I have an EPL-1 on my christmas list, so wonder if I should specify this "new" version?

thanks
 

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Depending on how much lighter/smaller/faster the kit lens is, I might be interested in getting the kit lens for the E-P1, assuming the focus is the same for it as it is the new camera.
 

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I hated the plastic mount on the epl-1 kit lens, so I got the silver metal mount lens instead. Simple fix if you want a faster lens.
In what way is the silver mount lens faster than the e-pl1 kit lens? AF speed?
 

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Bad sentance structure. I meant to say, if you want a fast AF lens, just upgrade the lens. Like I did not like the plastic lens, so I traded in the plastic one and brought the metal mount.

So if you want the faster lens, just sell the kit lens of the epl1 and get the new lens.
 

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also, wondering as someone said the batteries are interchangeable, will the new batteries work in old EPL1, or will the interchangeability only work one way??
 
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