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Compare Olympus 150-400mm F4.5 vs Panasonic DG 100-400mm F4.0-6.3 vs Panasonic DG Nocticron 42.5mm F1.2

Reviews

Neo score
48%
50%
86%
Pros
  • Built-in 1.25x teleconverter
  • Optically stabilized
  • Superb autofocus
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • High maximum magnification
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Amazing 800mm equivalent reach
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Superb sharpness
  • Good rendering
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Optically stabilized
  • Comes with physical aperture ring
  • Well built
Cons
  • Large and heavy for MFT
  • Priced too high
  • Dark maximum aperture

Price

MSRP
7500 USD
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Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 blades, Circular blades
9 blades, Circular aperture
Colors
White
Black
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
MFT
MFT
MFT
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar
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
Stepper motor
Micromotor
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
28 elements
20 elements
14 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
18 groups
13 groups
11 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 EDA + 4 super ED + 2 ED + 2 HR + 1 HD elements, Z Nano Coating groups
1 aspherical ED, 1 UED, 2 ED elements groups
2 aspherical elements, 1 ED glass element, 1 UHR glass element. Nano surface coating. groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
95 mm / 3.74 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
116 mm / 4.57 in
83 mm / 3.27 in
74 mm / 2.91 in
Size | Length
214 mm / 8.43 in
172 mm / 6.77 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
Weight
1875 g / 66.25 oz
985 g / 34.81 oz
425 g / 15.02 oz

Function

Angle Of View
8.3° Diagonal | 6.9° Horizontal | 4.6° Vertical (wide) ~ 3.1° Diagonal | 2.6° Horizontal | 1.7° Vertical (tele)
12.4° Diagonal | 10.3° Horizontal | 6.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 3.1° Diagonal | 2.6° Horizontal | 1.7° Vertical (tele)
28.6° Diagonal | 23.9° Horizontal | 16.1° Vertical
Aperture
f/4.5 ~ f/22 / f/5.6 ~ f/29 with built-in teleconverter
f/4–6.3 ~ f/22
f/1.2 ~ f/16
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
2.0
2.0
2.0
Focal Length
150 mm ~ 400 mm / 187.5 mm ~ 500 mm with built-in teleconverter
100 mm ~ 400 mm
42.5 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
300.0 mm ~ 800.0 mm / 375 mm ~ 1000 mm with built-in teleconverter
200.0 mm ~ 800.0 mm
85.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Extending front
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes (4.5 stops)
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.71x
0.25x
0.1x
Min Focus Distance
1300 mm / 51.18 in
1300 mm / 51.18 in
500 mm / 19.69 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2019-01-24
2016-01-05
2014-01-06
Model Name
H-RS100400
H-NS043
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