Olympus will hold a major product launch event tomorrow on September 15. The announcement is expected to include the 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO mid-range zoom lens, the silver version E-M1 camera which will also include the new firmware update and the 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14.
The trusted Japanese source Digicame-info, today posted the first set of specifications of the ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO lens and the 1.4x Teleconverter MC-14 ahead of the official announcement. You can see the specs list translated below.
Olympus M.Zuiko ED 40-150mm f/2.8 Pro will be the new mid-range zoom lens and become the second lens in the PRO series after 12-40 f/2.8 PRO. The price for the upcoming Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens expected around $1,500 for US.
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Olympus 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO Lens and MC-14 1.4x Teleconverter Specs Detailed
Olympus ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO Specifications
- Optical performance that exceeds the SHG Four Thirds
- The use Super ED lens, ED lens, HD lens, the lens EDA
- ZERO coating
- Powerful dust and water performance
- Equipped with an evolved version of the MSC “DUAL VCM focus system”
- AF motor, use a linear motor of two
- Focusing floating method
- Minimum focusing distance 70cm throughout the entire zoom range
- Manual focus clutch mechanism
- Equipped with function button “L-Fn”. Can be assigned various functions such as AF stop
- Exclusive hood that can slide storage is included.
1.4x Teleconverter MC-14 Specifications
- As “ED40-150mm F2.8 PRO”, “ED300mm F4 PRO” dedicated
- 14.7mm thin
- The barrel is made of metal
- Lens configuration (one HR lens) six three groups
- Dust and water resistance to low temperature
You can also see the price information of the upcoming Olympus products posted earlier.
- Silver Olympus OM-D E-M1 – JPY 150,000 – around $1,300
- ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens – JPY 160,000 – around $1,500
- ED 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO lens with MC-14 1.4x Teleconverter – JPY 180,000 – around $1,700
- MC-14 1.4x Teleconverter – JPY 30,000 – around $200