Went to the photo exhibition, tried on the Oly with the two lenses. I must say that the LCD has no problem whatsoever. Since some people worry that it doesn't have that much resolution on the paper, but I must say everything is clear, you don't feel like it's not detailed enough.
The people from Olympus is not that dumb to release a camera that has a crappy LCD. They must at least had a look at the prototype and thought the LCD was okay before releasing it.
Focus was okay too. I mean it's not a Nikon+AFS fast, but for example, when you focus at close distance and then you focus back to infinity, it has a delay but it's not slow at all. All in all the camera is very responsive, and I really couldn't find any fault in operating the camera (with day to day general usage in mind).
Switching focus between short and infinity, there is a delay but it's not slow enough to annoy you. Rough guess, I think it's less than 1/2 second.
Also tried the optical viewfinder (the one attached to hotshoe). It doesn't cover the whole actual image, and I think it's only useful if you do a large DOF work and just operate it like when you do street photography when everything is pretty much in focus.
It's just a screen attached to the camera to let you know what are you looking at, no focus confirmation, electronic focus point, etc.
Out of the two lenses, I much much prefer the 17mm one. Many people will find the zoom is more useful, but for me personally, this camera with 17mm will be a perfect street camera and probably the closest thing you can relate to a rangefinder camera.
With 17mm the camera is still considered compact, but the zoom is quite thick considering the slimness of the body.
The only thing I kinda wish was that the body of the 17mm lens is made of metal. I think the mount is metal, but body is plastic or something like the usual standard non-pro primes these days.
This camera has this weird thing that makes you wanna buy it once you play around with it, I don't know why.