Olympus has announced the new Olympus EVOLT E-450 – an update to the E-420 – the camera features a 10 megapixel sensor, 3.5fps shooting (upto 8 RAW shots), three new art filters, improved live view 2.7″ screen, perfect shot preview, TruPic III+ image processor, ISO1600, depth of field preview, and compact flash / XD card support. It will be available in May priced at £450 with kit lens.
“31 March 2009 – Building on the success of the popular E-420, the new E-450 is packed with features that encourage new comers to DSLR to have fun and explore their creative potential. Three in-camera Art Filters apply stylish effects to any image at the touch of a button. Image composition is simplified via Live View on the bright LCD. Packed with features yet easy to use straight out of the box, this latest addition to the Olympus E-System range is not only one of the smallest and lightest models on the market*, it also boasts all the benefits of the Four Thirds Standard at an affordable price. The E-450 has a full range of Olympus’ innovative E-System technology on board and will be available in stores from May 2009 at a recommended retail price of around £450 for the standard lens kit.”