The first image of the final version of the upcoming M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 PRO telephoto prime lens has been spotted online.
From the leaked image below we can see the new IS on/off switch which also means that Olympus added in lens stabilization into the lens.
According to previous Olympus rumors, the 300mm f/4 PRO lens already registered in Russia and the official announcement expected for Consumer Electronics Show CES 2016 in early January or the CP+ Photo Imaging Event in early February.
First Olympus 300mm f/4 PRO Lens Image Spotted Online
Olympus 300mm f/4 PRO MFT lens will feature dust- and splash-proof construction and looks to be roughly the same size as the 40-150mm f/2.8 PRO and feature extremely high quality optics. The super telephoto prime lens provides a 35mm focal length equivalent of 600mm and also gives constant aperture of f/4.
Olympus 300mm f/4 PRO Lens Rumored Specs:
- Dust- and splash-proof construction
- IS on/off switch (in lens stabilization)
- Minimum focus distance: 1.4m
- Focus limiter switch
- Shipping will start in Spring 2016
The M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 PRO lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras is in talks for a long time and currently listed at B&H Photo with a coming soon tag.
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 300mm f/4 PRO telephoto prime lens for Micro Four Thirds cameras price also rumored before as it is expected to be around $2,000 price tag in US.