Olympus have announced the new Olympus EVOLT E-620 – it fits in between the E-520, and the E-420 in size measuring 130 x 94.0 x 60 mm – and is the smallest DSLR with anti-shake sensor, it features a 12 megapixel sensor, a 2.7″ swivel screen, 7 point AF, dust reduction, backlit buttons, ISO3200, and art filters. It will be available in May priced between the E-520 and E-30:
“The world’s smallest and lightest creative D-SLR with built-in image stabilisation has finally arrived! The new Olympus E-620 combines the technical sophistication required by pros with easy-to-use functions desired by hobbyists. As a result, ambitious photographers everywhere can now take creativity to a whole new level. Outfitted with a custom 7-point Twin autofocus system, the E-620 provides consistent focus, as well as a generous 12.3 Megapixel High-Speed Live MOS. Additionally, the Live View technology as well as the 6.9cm/2.7” free-angle HyperCrystal III LCD make framing every shot a cinch. In-camera Art Filters entice users to be artistic by allowing them to apply stylish effects at the touch of a button. Indeed, the E-620 is everything that makes Olympus Four Thirds Standard D-SLR cameras great. The latest addition to the E-System range offers creative and technological power – all rolled into one. The new model will be available for purchase at the end of April 2009.”
“E-600 range: Popular cameras that offer the high mobility of the E-400 series when a pancake lens is used and the power of the E-500 series when a telephoto lens is used.”
The Olympus EVOLT E-620 demonstrated at Focus on Imaging 2009 – click to enlarge – picture taken with the E-30. Picture courtesy of Olympus UK.