Olympus Shows Prototype of Flagship Compact with Built-in Zuiko Lens at photokina

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Olympus ZuikoCenter Valley, PA—Olympus is developing a new flagship compact camera that will be the company’s first digital compact camera with a built-in Zuiko lens. Olympus expects to introduce the camera in the first quarter of 2011.

Like the Olympus Pen E-P2 and E-PL1 models, the new camera will include an accessory port so photographers can attach optional accessories, like the SEMA-1 external microphone adapter set.

A prototype of the camera is on displayed this week at photokina 2010 in Cologne, Germany, and will be on exhibit at the 2010 PhotoPlus Expo at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City, October 28-30.

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