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Compare Olympus 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 vs Panasonic DG 25-50mm F1.7 vs Panasonic DG Nocticron 42.5mm F1.2

Reviews

Neo score
58%
86%
Pros
  • Exciting reach
  • Good price point
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • High maximum magnification
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Good rendering
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Optically stabilized
  • Comes with physical aperture ring
  • Well built
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture

Price

MSRP
1500 USD
1799 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 circular aperture diaphragms
9 blades, Circular aperture
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
MFT
Full-frame
MFT
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar
Physical aperture ring
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Motor
Linear Motor
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
21 elements
16 elements
14 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
15 groups
11 groups
11 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
4 ED, 2 Super HR, 2 HR elements groups
1 aspherical lens, 3 ED lenses, 1 UHR lens groups
2 aspherical elements, 1 ED glass element, 1 UHR glass element. Nano surface coating. groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
72 mm / 2.83 in
77 mm
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
86 mm / 3.39 in
87.6 mm
74 mm / 2.91 in
Size | Length
206 mm / 8.11 in
127.6 mm
77 mm / 3.03 in
Weight
1120 g / 39.58 oz
654 g
425 g / 15.02 oz

Function

Angle Of View
12.4° Diagonal | 10.3° Horizontal | 6.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 3.1° Diagonal | 2.6° Horizontal | 1.7° Vertical (tele)
47° ~ 24°
28.6° Diagonal | 23.9° Horizontal | 16.1° Vertical
Aperture
f/5–6.3 ~ f/22
F/1.7 ~ f/16
f/1.2 ~ f/16
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
2.0
2.0
Focal Length
100 mm ~ 400 mm
0.28 m / 0.92 ft @ 25mm, 0.31 m / 1.02 ft @ 50mm
42.5 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
200.0 mm ~ 800.0 mm
50-100 mm
85.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes (3 stops)
Yes
Operating Temperature
-10°C ~ 40°C
Weather Resistance
Yes
Dust, moisture
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.57x
0.21x @ 50mm
0.1x
Min Focus Distance
170 mm / 6.69 in
0.37 m
500 mm / 19.69 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2020-08-04
2021-07-08
2014-01-06
Model Name
H-X2550
H-NS043
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