Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/1.8 Review

4.5
July 24, 2013 | Zoltan Arva-Toth |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/1.8.

Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/2.8

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The M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/2.8 was the first Olympus lens for the Micro Four Thirds system when it was launched alongside the E-P1 back in 2009. Offering a 34mm focal length and a relatively bright maximum aperture of f/2.8, this moderate wide-angle lens is still sold in kits with Olympus' more recent MTF bodies. Read our Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital 17mm f/2.8 review to find out if this tiny lens justifies a place in your camera bag.

Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 12mm f/2

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The M.ZUIKO Digital ED 12mm f/2 is a new wide-angle lens from Olympus for the Micro Four Thirds system. Offering a 24mm focal length, fast and near-silent focusing and a bright maximum aperture of f/2, this all-metal lens makes the perfect wide-angle partner for the E-P3. Read our in-depth Olympus M.ZUIKO Digital ED 12mm f/2 review.

Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm F2.8 ASPH

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The Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm F2.8 ASPH is a new premium standard zoom lens for the Micro Four Thirds system of interchangeable lens cameras. Offering an effective focal range of 24-70mm in 35mm terms, the Panasonic 12-35mm lens boasts a fast constant aperture of F2.8, fast and quiet auto-focusing, quality construction and weather sealing. Read our in-depth Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO 12-35mm F2.8 ASPH review, complete with 60 sample images, to find out if it's a must-have lens for Micro Four Thirds photographers.

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