There's not exactly much in the way of specifics on either of these just yet, but the usually-reliable French magazine, Chasseur d'Image, has seemingly revealed in its latest issue that Olympus will be rolling out its E-P1 followup, the E-P2, before the end of the year, and that Leica will be releasing its M8 successor, the M9, as soon as September. The real kicker is that the E-P2 is said to be bringing with it an oft-desired viewfinder, while the M9 will reportedly be a full-frame camera, and presumably cost more than a small car. Of course, neither are anywhere close to being official, but it may not be the worst idea to stick with your current gear a little while longer to see how things shake out.

Read - Photo Rumors, "Chasseur d'Image magazine: Leica M9 in September"
Read - Leica rumors, "Olympus EP-2: released before the end of the year, with a viewfinder"

[Thanks, Tony]

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Magazine hints at Olympus E-P2 before year's end, Leica M9 for September