Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO lens is a high-end standard zoom lens to match the newly announced OM-D E-M1 mft camera. CameraStuffReview posted their test results for the Olympus 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO lens. This is another detailed test after the DxOMark tests for this lens.
Their review for the 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO lens includes construction, image stabilization, resolution, vignetting, distortion, bokeh and flare. See their conclusion below.
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO Lens Test Results
From CameraStuffReview review :
The Olympus 12-40 mm f/2.8 is such a good lens that shows that you can make professional-quality pictures with the micro-43 system. The sharpness starting at f/2.8 is already very high from center to the extreme corners. The bokeh is a little less woolly, but that’s to be weighed against a great insensitivity to flare, low chromatic aberration and high sharpness in the corners at full aperture. The high purchase price should not be a barrier for so much photo enjoyment.
Olympus 12-40mm F2.8 PRO Lens Price
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO lens for micro four thirds cameras price is $999.00. The new Olympus 12-40mm F2.8 PRO is available to buy from the camera stores below.
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The Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm F2.8 PRO lens offers a 24-80mm equivalent range, is dust-, splash- and freeze-proof, and uses a manual focus clutch design similar to the 12mm F2 and 17mm F1.8 primes.