Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 To Be Announced With E-M10

Olympus E-M10 micro four thirds camera coming with two new lenses. One of them is the previously rumored Olympus 25mm f/1.8 mft lens. The second lens is confirmed by digicame-info as it will be the new Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 lens.

The Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 is a compact zoom mft lens and will be available in Black and Silver colors. The new micro four thirds lens price is expected 35,000 Yen around $335 or 250 Euro. Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 lens will have a built-in lens cap.

Olympus EZ M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 ED lens will be priced around $300. Current Olympus 14-42mm lens costs $140 at Amazon.

Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 To Be Announced With E-M10


The Olympus  25mm f/1.8 lens will also compete against the Leica 25mm f/1.4. The pancake mft lens expected to be thicker than the current Panasonic 20mm f/1.7 , smaller and cheaper than the Leica 25mm f/1.4 lens.  The lens is solidly built and focuses fast on the new OMD-10 camera.

Overall, Olympus OM-D E-M10 micro four thirds camera announcement include two new mft lenses named “Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6” and “Olympus 25mm f/1.8 ” and there will be also a new lens cap (BCL-0980) in Black or White color and a new macro converter (MCON-PO2).

Official announcement expected before the Camera and Photo Imaging Show called CP+ 2014 which is going to happen at the end of January.

via DI