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Just saw this on one of my feeds.

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by BigdaddyT, Aug 25, 2013.

  1. Matero

    Matero Mu-43 Veteran

    455
    Jun 22, 2013
    Finland
    Well, if these prices are correct, then the zoom lens is not SO expensive (this said not knowing anything of the quality it has) but the body, tjaah, maybe a little bit more I thought it would be. Anyway combo with the constant aperture zoom seems tempting...
     
  2. Mix

    Mix Mu-43 Top Veteran

    731
    Jul 8, 2013
    Wow! Fuel the GAS...

    Olympus E-M1 Camera Body Only (with BCL-1580) – JPY ¥145,000 – USD $1,450
    Olympus E-M1 Camera Body with 12-50mm F3.5-6.3 Lens – JPY ¥170,000 – USD $1,700
    Olympus E-M1 Camera Body with 12-40mm F2.8 Lens – JPY ¥220,000 – USD $2,200
    HLD-7 Battery Grip – JPY ¥20,000 – USD $200
    PT-EP11 underwater housing – JPY ¥100,000 – USD $1,000
    Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO lens – JPY ¥90,000 – USD $900

    Prices are very competitive! Time to save...:horse:
     
  3. kevinparis

    kevinparis Cantankerous Scotsman

    Feb 12, 2010
    Gent, Belgium
    sounds plausible... though the inclusion of the body cap lens with the body only package seems curious

    K
     
  4. snkenai

    snkenai Mu-43 Top Veteran

    523
    Sep 5, 2010
    Guess I won't be in the market for these any time soon, like a few years!
     
  5. didole

    didole New to Mu-43

    9
    Jun 27, 2012
    Very competitive - with a Nikon D600 indeed!

    But more seriously: I think the price for the body is crazy. Completely out of range.
     
  6. uscrx

    uscrx Mu-43 Veteran

    440
    Aug 26, 2011
    Shasta Cascade
    I will be all over that lens for $900.

    used 12-35mm will take a hit.

    Oh the demise.....
     
  7. uscrx

    uscrx Mu-43 Veteran

    440
    Aug 26, 2011
    Shasta Cascade
    Don't worry...2.5 years when e-m2 is released with 21mp 12fps body, m1 will sell for $500 used.:thumbup:
     
  8. rklepper

    rklepper Mu-43 Top Veteran

    733
    Dec 19, 2012
    Iowa, USA
    Robert
    It is great to see it will be competitive. That will be good for the format.
     
  9. MajorMagee

    MajorMagee Mu-43 All-Pro

    Feb 24, 2011
    Dayton, OH
    That seems about right relative to the recently released E-P5.