Olympus launches new digital camera
Jeddah, April 1, 2008
Olympus Imaging Corporation and Samir Photographing Supplies have launched the eagerly awaited “E-3” professional digital camera in Saudi Arabia.
The new flagship Olympus E-System digital SLR cameras are for professionals and serious amateurs.
The new camera is full of the high technical features such as, high-speed performance thanks to the world’s fastest AF with 11-point-full twin cross censoring, high-speed sequential shooting at 5 frames/sec, and high-speed shutter up to 1/8000 sec, said an official spokesman.
It has expanded shooting possibilities thanks to Free-Angle Live View that uses a dual-axis flexible-angle Hyper Crystal LCD monitor with free horizontal/vertical swiveling.
“As the new flagship model of Olympus’s E Series - the world’s leading line of compact, high-performance digital interchangeable-lens SLR cameras, the E-3 has been carefully designed to offer demanding professionals the highest possible levels of picture quality, mobility and reliability,” said marketing director of Samir Photographic Supplies, SPS, Omar Hindi.
“Ruggedly constructed from lightweight, rigid magnesium alloy to withstand the most severe operating conditions, the dust- and splash-proof E-3 boasts substantial improvements in performance that include the world’s fastest AF1 with an 11-point-full twin cross AF sensor system, high-speed sequential shooting capability at 5 frames/sec., and a high-speed shutter up to 1/8000 sec,” he added.
Made of a lightweight, rigid magnesium alloy and sealed to keep out dust and splashes, the E-3 incorporates a powerful Dust Reduction System that effectively removes any dust that gets inside the camera and a durable shutter tested to 150,000 releases. – TradeArabia News Service