Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO Lens Coming in a Few Weeks?

Olympus M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f/2.8 Pro will be the new mid-range zoom lens in the PRO series. The upcoming MFT lens is now rumored to be announced in a few weeks.

The rumor comes from a very trusted source at Digicame-info (translated). According to the Japanese source, Olympus will soon announce black version of ED 12mm F2 and M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO Lens.

They say the new Olympus products will come in a few weeks but not sure if Olympus announce these new lenses separately along with the rumored Olympus PEN E-PL7 mirrorless camera.

Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO Lens Coming in a Few Weeks?

Previously the Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens is rumored to be announced at Photokina 2014 which will happen in September. Rumor mill is also speculating that the announcement could be in late 2014 too.

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The price for the upcoming Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 lens previously rumored around $1,200 – $1,300 just like the 50-200mm f/2.8-3.5 SWD lens.  There is also a 1.4x teleconverter patent pending along with the 40-150mm f/2.8 lens.

The Olympus 7-14mm f/2.8 and 300mm f/4 PRO lenses are also the lenses to be added in the Olympus PRO-series. These lenses are rumored to be released in early 2015 too.

Olympus PRO series will be much stronger after the first 12-40 f/2.8 PRO lens. As we all know the new PRO series lenses are freezeproof, splashproof, and dustproof.

via Digicame-info