Olympus M. Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.8 Lens Announced, Price, Specs

Olympus officially announced Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/1.8 wide angle prime lens with the PEN E-P5 micro four thirds camera. Along with the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm f/1.8 lens Olympus also released the black versions of Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 45mm f/1.8, Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 75mm f/1.8 lenses.

The M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 17mm f/1.8 lens is a bright, wide-angle, single focal length lens ideal for snapshot street shooting, landscape photography or capturing subjects in challenging low-light environments. The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.8 lens has nine elements in six groups to deliver sharp images of subjects.

Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/1.8 Lens

Olympus M. Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.8 Lens Price

Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/1.8 lens for micro four thirds system cameras price is $499.00. The Olympus 17mm f/1.8 lens is available to buy from the camera stores below.

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Amazon.com $499.00 Buy Now
Adorama.com $499.00 Buy Now

Olympus M. Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.8 Lens Specs

Focal Length 17mm (35mm equivalent focal length 34mm)
Compatible with Olympus PEN Cameras and Micro Four Third Cmmeras
Lens Construction 9 elements in 6 Groups – DSA lens, 2 Aspherical lenses, HR lens
Angle of View 65 degree
Closest Focusing Distance 9.8″ / 0.25m
Maximum Image Magnification 0.08x (35mm equivalent Maximum Image Magnification [0.16x])
Minimum Field Size 162x216mm (at Macro mode)
Aperture Range F1.8 – F22
Filter Size 46mm
Dimension Diameter 2.26 x 1.4″ / 57.5 x 35.5mm
Weight 4.2 oz / 120g

Here are the prices of the three lenses now at Adorama.

  • Olympus M. Zuiko Digital 17mm f/1.8 Lens – Silver price is $449.
  • Olympus M. Zuiko Digital 45mm f/1.8 Lens price is $349.
  • Olympus M. Zuiko Digital 75mm f/1.8 Lens price is $899.