Extra pictures of the upcoming Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm f/4 Professional lens have leaked, together with the entire specs. As anticipated, the brand new OM Digital lens will carry the Olympus branding. OM Digital has stated that they’ve secured the use of the name for the following few years, however precisely how lengthy which may final is unknown.
It’s anticipated to be introduced alongside the Olympus PEN E-P7 Micro 4 Thirds mirrorless digicam, for which pictures had been additionally just lately leaked. There’s no specs for the digicam but, though the entire specs for lens have been leaked, together with an anticipated price ticket of $1,099.
After I first heard of this lens being on the way in which, I believed “Nice, a pleasant little vlogging lens. A less expensive various to one thing just like the Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8 II“, however no. At $1,099, this f/4 zoom is $300 dearer than the present Panasonic 12-35mm f/2.8 II worth on Amazon. It’s good that the upcoming Olympus lens goes a little bit wider, though the worth does appear considerably extreme for an f/4 zoom, even when it does have the “Professional” moniker.
|Lens Mount||Micro 4 Thirds|
|Format Compatibility||Micro 4 Thirds|
|Optics||16 parts in 10 teams|
|Minimal focus distance||23cm (in any respect focal lengths)|
|Angle of view||107° @ 8mm – 47° @ 25mm|
|Magnification||0.07x (8mm) / 0.21x (25mm)|
|Stabilisation||Lens IS VCM (Voice Coil Motor)|
|Dimensions||77 x 88.5mm|
It has the “Professional” construct high quality, although, trying on the on-paper specs. It has 16 parts in 10 teams together with 1 DSA, 1 Aspherical ED, 1 Tremendous ED, 1 ED, 1 Tremendous HD, 1 HR and 1 HD aspect. It’s IPX1 rated, so that you in all probability received’t be utilizing this in all climate circumstances, however can deal with a number of drips – when additionally used on a mud and splashproof physique.
An official announcement concerning the lens is predicted to return on or round June ninth, the place it’s rumoured to have a worth of $1,099 with transport starting on June twenty fifth. There are extra leaked pictures over on Photo Rumors.
[via Photo Rumors]