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Compare Olympus 150-400mm F4.5 vs Olympus 45mm F1.8 vs Olympus 40-150mm F4-5.6 R

Reviews

Neo score
48%
67%
39%
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
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Smooth rendering
  • Light in the hand
  • Very affordable
  • Useful reach
Cons
  • Large and heavy for MFT
  • Priced too high
  • 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
7500 USD
400 USD
200 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
7 blades, Circular aperture diaphragm
7 blades, Circular aperture diaphragm
Colors
White
Silver, Black
Black or Silver
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Image Size
MFT
MFT
MFT
Lens Barrel
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
Stepper motor
Micromotor
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
28 elements
9 elements
13 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
18 groups
8 groups
10 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
1 EDA + 4 super ED + 2 ED + 2 HR + 1 HD elements, Z Nano Coating groups
2 E-HR glass elements groups
1 ED glass element groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
95 mm / 3.74 in
37 mm / 1.46 in
58 mm / 2.28 in
Size | Diameter
116 mm / 4.57 in
56 mm / 2.20 in
64 mm / 2.52 in
Size | Length
214 mm / 8.43 in
46 mm / 1.81 in
86 mm / 3.39 in
Weight
1875 g / 66.25 oz
116 g / 4.10 oz
190 g / 6.71 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)
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/4.5 ~ f/22 / f/5.6 ~ f/29 with built-in teleconverter
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
150 mm ~ 400 mm / 187.5 mm ~ 500 mm with built-in teleconverter
45 mm
40 mm ~ 150 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
300.0 mm ~ 800.0 mm / 375 mm ~ 1000 mm with built-in teleconverter
90.0 mm
80.0 mm ~ 300.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes (4.5 stops)
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
No
No
Zoom Type
External zoom (zoom lock available)
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.71x
0.11x
0.16x
Min Focus Distance
1300 mm / 51.18 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
2019-01-24
2011-06-30
2011-06-30
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