The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II, the successor to Olympus’ pro-amount micro four thirds camera human body, will go on sale from the finish of December 2016, the business disclosed today. The E-M1 Mark II will be priced at $1999.ninety nine in the U.S., and $two,499.ninety nine in Canada. Olympus also introduced a couple of new equipment today, which includes the STF-8 Macro Flash, and a new initially-bash Olympus camera backpack for all your equipment.

The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II is a worthy successor the authentic, which is alone even now a very able and versatile compact method camera solution. I got the chance to check out out a pre-generation model of the E-M1 Mark II early in October, and the camera amazed in the limited time I was capable to shell out with it. The redesigned human body is additional comfy to grip and use, and the functions like the camera’s blazing fast burst charge, lens and human body optical stabilization combo, and 4K video recording all bode properly for how this camera will execute in the authentic planet.

Olympus’ new Macro flash is weatherproofed, with projection against dust, splashes and freezing, to match the OM-D E-M1 Mark II’s environmental protections, and it is set to get there in January 2017. The backpack will go on sale at the finish of December, probable in time for the EM-1 Mark II’s launch.

We’ll have a whole review of the OM-D E-M1 Mark II when it results in being accessible, but the camera body’s amazing record of abilities, combined with new lens choices from Olympus like the exceptionally functional F/four 12-100mm (24-200mm equal on 35mm) make it a powerful contender for a remedy that presents good performance in a very extensive selection of capturing circumstances.