Olympus is rumored to announce a M.Zuiko 12-100mm f/4.0 PRO lens by this fall. It will be a standard zoom lens for mirrorless cameras with Micro Four Thirds image sensors.
Olympus 12-100mm f/4.0 PRO lens is expected to feature extremely high quality optics. Dust and splash-proof housing will sure make it perfect even for professional users.
The zoom lens provides a focal length from 24mm to 200mm in terms of 35mm equivalent. It also gives constant aperture of f/4 throughout the focal range.
Olympus 12-100mm f/4.0 PRO lens rumored for this fall
Photokina is the worlds biggest digital imaging event and photo enthusiasts welcome new products in the industry from all brands. The Japan-based company is rumored to announce the new Micro Four Thirds camera this year.
It will not be a big secret that the company might unveil this product at this event. Aimed at professional sports photographers, the Olympus E-M1 Mark II model is also rumored for this event. It is said to be capable of recording 4K videos with a new handheld high-resolution shooting mode. The rumor mill also claiming that the camera will include an electronic shutter of 1/32000s.
The M.Zuiko PRO line of lenses is built for the highest level of performance, incorporating fast apertures and weather sealing. We can also expect the Olympus 12-100mm f/4.0 PRO lens to be quite large and heavy. Considering the current PRO optics from the company, the price should stand between $1,500 and $2,000.
Stay tuned for more information.