Olympus has confirmed that the E-P1 will be the first in a new camera system when it hits UK stores next month.

The E-P1 will be available in silver or white colour options and cost £699 with a new 14-42mm f/3.5 lens. It will also be available with a 17mm f/2.8 pancake lens, plus an external viewfinder, in a kit costing £749.

A twin lens kit will also go on sale at a price yet to be confirmed to AP by Olympus UK.

The price of the camera case and strap is yet to be released.

Olympus E-P1 image and case