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June 30, 2015 13:00 ET

Olympus Announces Air A01 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Lens-Style Digital Camera, More Info: B&H

Photography News: Olympus Introduces a Lens-Style Micro Four Thirds Camera for Expanded Mobile Photography Versatility

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - June 30, 2015) - Take your smartphone photography to the next level with Olympus' Air A01 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Lens-Style Digital Camera Body, which brings a larger sensor size and the versatility of an interchangeable lens system to mobile photography. Housing the imaging components, the Air A01 connects wirelessly to a mobile device running the OA Central app via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth to provide an intuitive interface for live view monitoring, settings control, and image saving. The physical design incorporates a clip for attaching to a smartphone; a shutter-release button permits uncoupled, remote use for working at unique angles.

Read all about the Olympus Air A01 Mirrorless lens-style digital camera

Olympus Air A01 lens-style Mirrorless digital camera highlights

  • Clips to Smartphone and Shoots Uncoupled
  • 16.05 MP Digital Live MOS Sensor
  • TruePic VII Image Processor
  • Micro Four Thirds System
  • Electronic Shutter up to 1/16000 sec
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
  • OA Central App for iOS & Android
  • Built-In Wi-Fi & Bluetooth Connectivity
  • FAST AF System and 10 fps Shooting
  • Accepts microSD Cards; Built-In Battery

As part of the Micro Four Thirds system, this Air A01 lens-style camera is fully compatible with all lenses designed for MFT, and can accept adapters to expand your options. Users can capture high-quality images with the power of a 16.05-megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor paired with the TruePic VII image processor, to enable sensitivity to ISO 12800, 10 fps shooting, a top shutter speed of 1/16000 second, and full HD 1080p/30 video recording. The FAST AF system employs 81 contrast-detection areas for quick, accurate focus, and its sleek design also features a built-in lithium-ion battery, as well as a microSD memory card slot.

The Olympus Air A01 lens-style camera is available in:



Olympus Air A01 lens-style camera is also available as a bundle with the M.ZUIKO Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ lens



Other Olympus Air A01 Mirrorless digital camera features

  • Built-in rechargeable Li-ion battery is rated for up to 320 shots on a single charge.
  • Accepts microSD cards for on-board storage.
  • Auto, Sunny, Shadow, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, and Underwater WB settings.
  • Picture Modes: iAuto, i-FINISH, Vivid, Flat, Portrait, Monotone, e-Portrait.
  • Micro-USB connection for charging and transferring data.
  • Multi-Aspect Ratio settings for 4:3, 4:2, 16:9, and 1:1.

Olympus OA Central App

This app is available for iOS and Android devices and enables the full potential of the Air A01 with a host of features:

  • Initial setup instructions.
  • General shooting and playback operations.
  • Direct to Cloud Upload including Amazon Cloud Drive.
  • Art Filter enables 14 filter options and 9 effects for creating unique imagery.
  • ColorCreator allows for fine control over color, saturation, and brightness using a Color Ring and Tone Curve interface.
  • Photostory lets users combine multiple viewpoints to a single scene with 4 different options.
  • Clips takes multiple short movies and links them together as well as giving users the ability to add effects and background music to create a single movie.
  • Genius applies the optimal framing, color, brightness, effect, and combination for the subject automatically and generates 6 different versions of the photo.

See all information on the camera features here:

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