London, 01/24/2019 | Press release | Camera & audio Olympus announces silver edition of their revolutionary OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera

Limited 2,000 units available worldwide in commemoration of Olympus 100th Anniversary

In commemoration of Olympus 100th Anniversary in 2019, the company will launch a special silver edition of their Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera to go on sale in late February 2019 for the same RRP1 as the black body: 1.699 EUR. The silver version will be released in a limited edition of only 2,000 units worldwide and feature the same functionalities as the black E-M1 Mark II.

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In the camera business, Olympus’ philosophy has always been to focus on the personal mobility of their customers with products that feature a compact and lightweight design.

In 2019, the Olympus company not only celebrates its 100th company anniversary, but also the 10th birthday of their first digital camera model with a Micro Four Thirds sensor (Olympus PEN E-P1) – a format that still provides the best basis to offer the most compact and lightweight camera system with image quality that satisfies professional photographers.

To commemorate these special anniversaries, Olympus will release a special silver edition of their revolutionary OM-D E-M1 Mark II camera with a limitation of only 2,000 units worldwide. Olympus’ President Hiroyuki Sasa comments: “We are sincerely grateful to all customers and other stakeholders who have supported Olympus since its founding 100 years ago. Being true to Our Purpose of “Making people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling”, we shall continue to contribute to photographic culture and deliver the joy of capturing and expressing special moments to photography lovers worldwide.”

OM-D E-M1 Mark II Limited Silver Edition: The same revolutionary camera but boasting a classic, quality camera look

The OM-D E-M1 Mark II is a dependable camera that meets professional needs and is capable of shooting in various environments – delivering high-class image quality combined with high-speed performance in a compact but rugged body. While the original black body embraces functional beauty, the new silver body features a classic, quality camera look.

Main Features

Please see original E-M1 Mark II press release and the Olympus website at for detailed functionalities.

  1. Unrivaled compact and lightweight system design with dust-, splash- and freezeproof (-10°C) performance
  2. Built-in 5-axis image stabilization with up to 6.5 shutter speed steps of compensation performance2
  3. High-speed sequential shooting for capturing split-second moments, and 18 fps sequential shooting performance in AF/AE tracking
  4. Excellent image quality through the interplay of a high-speed TruePic VIII image processor, a 20.4 Megapixel Live MOS sensor and Olympus’ acclaimed line-up of high-resolution M.Zuiko lenses

Availability & pricing

The OM-D E-M1 Mark II will go on sale with a limitation of only 2,000 units worldwide from late February 2019 at an RRP1 of EUR 1.699.

Like every Olympus camera and lens, the E-M1 Mark II Silver Edition comes with a free six-month warranty extension3 when registered via the MyOlympus platform at

Product specifications are subject to change without notice. Please check the Olympus website at for the latest specifications.

1Recommended retail price

2With Sync IS using the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-100mm F4.0 IS PRO lens, focal length: 100mm (35mm equivalent: 200mm), halfway release image stabilization: off, CIPA standard compliant, when correction is carried out on two axes (Yaw/Pitch).

3Six months on top of the statutory warranty in the country of purchase.

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