Olympus has announced the new Olympus E-5 Digital SLR, with a weather sealed magnesium alloy body, it shouldn’t leak, and features a 12.3 megapixel Live MOS sensor, 3″ 920k pixel swivel screen, 720p, 30fps HD video recording, ISO100-6400, SD / SDHC / SDXC support as well as Compact Flash support, top LCD screen, level gauge, 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios, 10 art filters, dust protection sensor, HDMI and stereo mic support. The E-5 offers a new dramatic tone art filter, multiple exposures, 100% viewfinder, and the world’s fastest AF system.
“This is the coming together of the best technical components and engineering skills of the Four Thirds Standard Olympus E – System to form a unique high performance professional camera. Splash-proof and dust-proof, this tool will satisfy the most stringent demands of D-SLR photography. It is the ultimate in reliability and provides the highest grades of speed and image quality plus Live View function whether for stills or movies.”