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Compare Olympus 12-45mm F4 Pro vs Olympus 45mm F1.8 vs Olympus 40-150mm F4-5.6 R

Reviews

Neo score
48%
67%
39%
Pros
  • Weather-sealed
  • Useful focal range
  • Useful 1:2 reproduction ratio
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Smooth rendering
  • Light in the hand
  • Very affordable
  • Useful reach
Cons
  • Dark maximum aperture
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Not the best rendering
  • Lens hood not included
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Not the best build from Olympus
  • Dark and variable maximum aperture
  • External zoom without zoom lock
  • Lens hood not included
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

MSRP
650 USD
400 USD
200 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades
7 blades, Circular aperture diaphragm
7 blades, Circular aperture diaphragm
Colors
Black
Silver, Black
Black or Silver
Form Factor
Zoom Lens
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Image Size
MFT
MFT
MFT
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Material
Metal
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Motor
Micromotor
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
12 elements
9 elements
13 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
9 groups
8 groups
10 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 DSA, 1 Super HR, 2 HR, 2 aspherical, 2 ED elements + ZERO coating groups
2 E-HR glass elements groups
1 ED glass element groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
58 mm / 2.28 in
37 mm / 1.46 in
58 mm / 2.28 in
Size | Diameter
63 mm / 2.48 in
56 mm / 2.20 in
64 mm / 2.52 in
Size | Length
70 mm / 2.76 in
46 mm / 1.81 in
86 mm / 3.39 in
Weight
254 g / 8.98 oz
116 g / 4.10 oz
190 g / 6.71 oz

Function

Angle Of View
48.6° Diagonal | 41.1° Horizontal | 28.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 13.7° Diagonal | 11.4° Horizontal | 7.6° Vertical (tele)
27.1° Diagonal | 22.6° Horizontal | 15.2° Vertical
30.3° Diagonal | 25.4° Horizontal | 17.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 8.3° Diagonal | 6.9° Horizontal | 4.6° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/4 ~ f/22
f/1.8 ~ f/22
f/4–5.6 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
2.0
2.0
2.0
Focal Length
24 mm ~ 90 mm
45 mm
40 mm ~ 150 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
48.0 mm ~ 180.0 mm
90.0 mm
80.0 mm ~ 300.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
No
No
Zoom Type
External zoom
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.5x
0.11x
0.16x
Min Focus Distance
120 mm / 4.72 in
500 mm / 19.69 in
900 mm / 35.43 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: LH-40B (sold separately), Lens Hood LH-40B
Lens hood sold separately
Debut
2020-02-12
2011-06-30
2011-06-30
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