DPreview this week, though, the unveiling will take place Oct. 17., Nikon, Canon and Panasonic have unveiled a gaggle of new SLRs, but Olympus has yet to show off its promised top-end model, at least to most of the world. According to
"We have just received official word that Olympus will reveal the successor to their top-of-the-range E-1 digital SLR...on 17th October," the site said.
The camera initially looked like it might be called the, but more recent evidence suggests the name . Some specifications from an anonymously released and unconfirmed document included the following: 5 frames per second shooting, a 10-megapixel sensor, 11-point autofocus, sensor-shift image stabilization, a swiveling LCD, wireless flash control and a dust-reduction system.