The Olympus OM-D E-M5 is already shipping in Asia and we’ve seen the first unboxing photos here. We had high hopes that the rest of the world would be receiving their new Micro Four Thirds wonders soon as Amazon UK had been listing the E-M5’s shipping date as April 1st.
Well, April 1st is now history and Amazon UK has been sending emails to early pre-orderers letting them know that the new shipping date is now April 23rd — unfortunately that’s no April Fool’s. We’ve received the below email from Amazon:
We would guess that the delay will not only affect the UK but Europe as a whole. Now for the US it’s anyones guess, B&H Photo Video still lists the camera with expected availability of April 16.
- May 02 2012 The Olympus OM-D E-M5 is here: first impressions
- Apr 01 2012 First unboxing photos of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 MFT camera
- Mar 26 2012 Olympus OM-D E-M5 going for a dive, PT-E08 underwater housing to be released July 2012
- Feb 24 2012 PSA: Olympus OM-D E-M5 now up for pre-order from Amazon UK with free battery grip; shipping April 1st
- Feb 22 2012 Gadget lust: five new official videos on the Olympus OM-D E-M5
- Feb 20 2012 Olympus E-M5 destroys the PEN E-P3 in high-ISO tests
- Feb 18 2012 Olympus OM-D E-M5 size comparison to the Sony NEX-7, Panasonic GX1 and Fujifilm X-Pro1
- Feb 13 2012 First high ISO test images from the Olympus OM-D E-M5 digital camera
- Feb 09 2012 Olympus E-M5 vs. Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs. Panasonic GX1 vs. Sony NEX-7 comparison
- Feb 08 2012 Olympus OM-D E-M5 weather-sealed Micro Four Thirds camera announced for $999.99 (specs, pictures, video)
- Feb 04 2012 Full image of the Olympus OM-D E-M5, Amazon Japan listing points to March 30th release date
- Feb 03 2012 Olympus OM-D E-M5 mirrorless camera to be announced February 8th?
- Feb 03 2012 Leaked Olympus OM-D E-M5 brochure shows us the pro-level MFT camera in all its black beauty
- Jan 20 2012 First leaked image of the Olympus OM-D E-M5 MFT camera
- Jan 17 2012 First rumored specs for the Olympus OM-D E-M5 camera: Micro Four Thirds, EVF and weather sealed body
- Jan 15 2012 Olympus starts teaser campaign for OM camera system, registers Olympus OM-D trademark