Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III leaks: new processor, handheld 50MP, Feb reveal

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III leaks: new processor, handheld 50MP, Feb reveal
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The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III, the company's latest flagship camera, has been the subject of a number of leaks ahead of a purported February announcement. From the specs revealed thus far, the new camera will incorporate some of the features of the revised 2019 flagship, the E-M1X.

The manufacturer assured the camera industry last year that it was working hard on new camera bodies, with the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III set to kick off a busy 2020 for the Tokyo-based company. 

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.