Olympus 12-40mm f/2.8 lens to be announced along with the high-end E-M1 micro four thirds camera. The name of the lens is clear and it will be called Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 12-40mm F2.8 PRO lens for micro four thirds system cameras.
The announcement of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 is expected to be on September 10-11 and the first f/2.8 constant aperture zoom “Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 12-40mm F2.8 PRO” lens is also coming on that day.
The new Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 12-40mm F2.8 PRO lens filter size will be 62mm and also has the L-Fn (Lens Function) button. The color of the Olympus 12-40mm f/2.8 lens barrel is Black.
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 12-40mm F2.8 PRO Lens More Specs
The upcoming Olympus 12-40mm f/2.8 will bigger and is also said to be of higher quality than the 12-35mm X lens from Panasonic. Panasonic 12-35mm X lens has a 58mm filter size. The quality of the new f/2.8 constant aperture Olympus zoom lens is as high as the glorious Zuiko 14-35mm f/2.0.
The price of the Olympus 12-40mm f/2.8 lens is not clear at the moment but the new lens could be expensive than the Panasonic 12-35mm X lens, which is currently priced for $1,139.