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Compare Olympus 300mm F4 IS Pro vs Panasonic DG 12mm F1.4 vs Panasonic DG Nocticron 42.5mm F1.2

Reviews

Neo score
39%
78%
86%
Pros
  • 600mm equivalent reach
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Good autofocus
  • Very sharp
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with physical aperture ring
  • Good rendering
  • Bright maximum aperture
  • Optically stabilized
  • Comes with physical aperture ring
  • Well built
Cons
  • Large and heavy
  • Rather expensive
  • Rather expensive

Price

MSRP
2900 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
9 blades
9 blades, Circular aperture
Colors
Black
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Image Size
MFT
MFT
MFT
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar
Physical aperture ring
Physical aperture ring
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Motor
Micro-type ultrasonic
Stepper motor
Stepper motor
Optical Formula | Elements
17 elements
15 elements
14 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
12 groups
11 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Three super ED, one extra-high refractive, three high refractive elements + ZERO nano coating groups
2 aspherical lenses, 1 ED lens, 2 UED lenses groups
2 aspherical elements, 1 ED glass element, 1 UHR glass element. Nano surface coating. groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
62 mm / 2.44 in
67 mm / 2.64 in
Size | Diameter
93 mm / 3.66 in
70 mm / 2.76 in
74 mm / 2.91 in
Size | Length
227 mm / 8.94 in
70 mm / 2.76 in
77 mm / 3.03 in
Weight
1270 g / 44.88 oz
335 g / 11.84 oz
425 g / 15.02 oz

Function

Angle Of View
4.1° Diagonal | 3.4° Horizontal | 2.3° Vertical
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical
28.6° Diagonal | 23.9° Horizontal | 16.1° Vertical
Aperture
f/4 ~ f/22
f/1.4 ~ f/16
f/1.2 ~ f/16
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
2.0
2.0
2.0
Focal Length
300 mm
12 mm
42.5 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
600.0 mm
24.0 mm
85.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
Yes
Yes

Performance

Max Magnification
0.24x
0.1x
0.1x
Min Focus Distance
1400 mm / 55.12 in
200 mm / 7.87 in
500 mm / 19.69 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Lens hood included
Debut
2016-01-06
2016-06-15
2014-01-06
Model Name
H-X012
H-NS043
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