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Compare Olympus 100-400mm F5.0-6.3 vs Olympus 300mm F4 IS Pro vs Olympus 45mm F1.8

Reviews

Neo score
58%
39%
67%
Pros
  • Exciting reach
  • Good price point
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • High maximum magnification
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • 600mm equivalent reach
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Good autofocus
  • Very sharp
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Smooth rendering
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • Large and heavy
  • Rather expensive
  • Lens hood not included
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Not the best build from Olympus

Price

MSRP
1500 USD
2900 USD
400 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 blades
7 blades, Circular aperture diaphragm
Colors
Black
Black
Silver, Black
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
MFT
MFT
MFT
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar
Focus limiter, Tripod collar
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Material
Magnesium alloy
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Motor
Linear Motor
Micro-type ultrasonic
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
21 elements
17 elements
9 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
15 groups
10 groups
8 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
4 ED, 2 Super HR, 2 HR elements groups
Three super ED, one extra-high refractive, three high refractive elements + ZERO nano coating groups
2 E-HR glass elements groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
72 mm / 2.83 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
37 mm / 1.46 in
Size | Diameter
86 mm / 3.39 in
93 mm / 3.66 in
56 mm / 2.20 in
Size | Length
206 mm / 8.11 in
227 mm / 8.94 in
46 mm / 1.81 in
Weight
1120 g / 39.58 oz
1270 g / 44.88 oz
116 g / 4.10 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)
4.1° Diagonal | 3.4° Horizontal | 2.3° Vertical
27.1° Diagonal | 22.6° Horizontal | 15.2° Vertical
Aperture
f/5–6.3 ~ f/22
f/4 ~ f/22
f/1.8 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
2.0
2.0
2.0
Focal Length
100 mm ~ 400 mm
300 mm
45 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
200.0 mm ~ 800.0 mm
600.0 mm
90.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes (3 stops)
Yes
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
No
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.57x
0.24x
0.11x
Min Focus Distance
170 mm / 6.69 in
1400 mm / 55.12 in
500 mm / 19.69 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: LH-40B (sold separately), Lens Hood LH-40B
Debut
2020-08-04
2016-01-06
2011-06-30
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