Olympus is rumored to announce a new M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 8-25mm f/4 PRO lens. The official announcement is expected to happen on June 9 and the 8-25mm lens will be released on June 25. When it comes to the price, the wide-angle zoom Micro Four Thirds lens will cost around $1099.99 (the LH-76E lens hood will be $34.99).
Olympus 8-25mm f/4 lens designed for Micro Four Thirds system mirrorless cameras. The focal length of 8-25mm and constant aperture of f/4 is intended for the most important range of wide angle shots. For an alternative here is the already popular 7-14mm f/2.8 lens which costs $1300 at B&H.
Here are the detailed Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 8-25mm f/4 PRO Lens specifications:
Rumored Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 8-25mm f/4 PRO Lens Specs
35mm Equivalent Focal Length
16 elements in 10 groups (1 DSA lens, 2 Aspherical ED lenses, 1 Super ED lens, 1 ED lens, 1 Super HR lens, 1 HR lens, 1 HD lens)
Dust & Drip Proof
IEC Standard publication 60529 IPX1
(applies when the lens is used with Olympus splashproof Body) / Dustproof construction
High-speed Imager AF (MSC)
Angle of View
107 degrees (Wide) – 47 degrees (Tele)
Closest Focusing Distance
0.23m (at all focal lengths)
Maximum Image Magnification
0.07x （Wide）/ 0.21x （Tele）
35mm Equivalent Max. Image Magnification
0.14x （Wide）/ 0.42x （Tele）
Minimum Field Size
241.9 ×181.8mm（Wide）/ 83.0 × 62.4mm (Tele)
Number of Blades
7 (Circular aperture diaphragm)
Lens IS Mechanism
VCM (voice coil motor)
Diameter 72 mm
LH-76E Lens Hood
411g (without Lens Cap, Lens Rear Cap and Lens Hood)
LC-72C Lens Cap, LR-2 Lens Rear Cap, LH-76E Lens Hood, CS-53 Wrapping Cloth, Instruction Manual, Olympus Local Warranty Card
PRF-ZD72 PRO Protection Filter, LSC-0914 Lens Case
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