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Olympus LCD Screen Patent Appears to Show Medium Format Digital Camera

Olympus recently filed a patent in Japan for a vari-angle LCD screen. While that’s not exactly groundbreaking, the illustrations in the patent appears to show some kind of medium format digital camera. What’s more, it looks nearly identical to the Samsung digital medium format prototypes that emerged earlier this year.

Here’s what the Samsung prototype cameras looked like:

Perhaps Olympus is trying to become the first company to release an affordable digital medium format camera.

(via egami via 43 Rumors)