M1 release date

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by lakota, Sep 17, 2013.

  1. lakota

    lakota Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 29, 2013
    There does not seem to be any release date for the M1 or when it will be available noticed it was said first week in october and 2nd week and now I see that olympus have said it will be available from november??
  2. sagar

    sagar Mu-43 Regular

    Jun 7, 2012
    Where do you see Olympus statement about November availability?

    I checked with B&H today and the guy confirmed it should be available around 4th Oct as planned. Based on different dates published on sites from Amazon/B&H, looks like there may be a different delivery date for different dealers.
  3. jeffg53

    jeffg53 Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

    Aug 22, 2012
    Sydney, Australia
    Jeff Grant
    I ordered mine in Sydney two days ago, and was told about three weeks.
  4. monk3y

    monk3y Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    May 14, 2013
    in The Cloud...
    In Japan

    E-M1 body will become available starting October 5.
    E-M1+ 12-40mm f/2.8 end of October.
    12-40mm f/2.8 only end of November.

    There's an E-M1 with 12-50mm kit as well. Not sure when is the release date.

    Sent from my GT-N7100 using Mu-43 mobile app
  5. Clint

    Clint Mu-43 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Apr 22, 2013
    San Diego area, CA
    Olympus UK has "Available from November"

    They also now have a E-M1 12-40 kit that in the shopping cart states, available soon! While another page has Available from November. And the cost is £ 1,949.99

    While Amazon UK has a release date of October 14th!
  6. JYPfoto

    JYPfoto Mu-43 Veteran

    Aug 27, 2013
    B&H lists October 4th, Amazon lists October 14th, Olympus lists early October. Ordered from all 3, will keep the one that ships first, will cancel the other 2.
  7. C6REW

    C6REW Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 3, 2013
    Devizes, Wiltshire, UK
    Chris Grew
    After ordering on the 11th Sept it stated the following:

    Delivery times
    The product will be available again in 14 days. We seek to deliver it within 2-5 business days afterwards. If we anticipate a delay in delivering the product to you, we will notify you by email of the estimated delivery date (s). We will give you the option to continue with your order or request a full refund.

    Best regards

  8. lakota

    lakota Mu-43 Regular

    Jul 29, 2013
    it says on the uk olympus website november
  9. dcisive

    dcisive Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 19, 2010
    Salt Lake City, Utah
    1st week of October for beginning arrivals of stock on the EM1 body only. The lens is supposed to follow availability no earlier than late November, early December. FORGET about kit as they are NOT offered any further at this time. There is NO projected availability time frame for them so if anyone is telling you otherwise they are leading you on. It's NOT gonna happen. Olympus IS however offering a $200 rebate to those that order the body and 12-40 lens at the same time to defray the pain I suppose. This is directly from my dealer who is quite reputable and has delivered in the past for me. (********** NY).
  10. C6REW

    C6REW Mu-43 Regular

    Feb 3, 2013
    Devizes, Wiltshire, UK
    Chris Grew
    Spoke to Olympus on Friday at their event in London.

    Body only for those who pre ordered early on will ship mid Oct!


  11. giofi

    giofi New to Mu-43

    Mar 21, 2013
    I spoke with an Olympus representative at the e-m1 launch at a local dealer here in Finland. He said that there is a good number of bodies and kits with the 12-40 lens that will be available in early October. The 12-40 lens alone will be available later.
  12. Lindsay D

    Lindsay D Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 2, 2013
    West Sussex, England
    I was told first week in October for UK body-only stock.
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