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Compare Olympus 300mm F4 IS Pro vs Olympus 25mm F1.8 vs Olympus 12mm F2

Reviews

Neo score
39%
76%
58%
Pros
  • 600mm equivalent reach
  • Optically stabilized
  • Weather-sealed
  • Comes with a tripod collar
  • Good autofocus
  • Very sharp
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Good center sharpness
Cons
  • Large and heavy
  • Rather expensive
  • Not the sharpest normal lens
  • Not competitively priced
  • Lens hood not included
  • Low maximum magnification
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Rather expensive for what it is

Price

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

Construction

Aperture Blades
9 blades
7 blades, Circular aperture diaphragm
7 blades, Circular aperture diaphragm
Colors
Black
Black or Silver
Silver
Form Factor
Super Telephoto Prime Lens
Normal Prime Lens
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
MFT
MFT
MFT
Lens Barrel
Focus limiter, Tripod collar
Distance scale, DoF scale
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Material
Metal barrel, metal mount
Motor
Micro-type ultrasonic
Stepper motor
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
17 elements
9 elements
11 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
10 groups
7 groups
8 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
Three super ED, one extra-high refractive, three high refractive elements + ZERO nano coating groups
2 aspherical elements groups
ZERO (ZUIKO Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
77 mm / 3.03 in
46 mm / 1.81 in
46 mm / 1.81 in
Size | Diameter
93 mm / 3.66 in
56 mm / 2.20 in
56 mm / 2.20 in
Size | Length
227 mm / 8.94 in
41 mm / 1.61 in
43 mm / 1.69 in
Weight
1270 g / 44.88 oz
136 g / 4.81 oz
130 g / 4.59 oz

Function

Angle Of View
4.1° Diagonal | 3.4° Horizontal | 2.3° Vertical
46.8° Diagonal | 39.6° Horizontal | 27.0° Vertical
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical
Aperture
f/4 ~ f/22
f/1.8 ~ f/22
f/2 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
2.0
2.0
2.0
Focal Length
300 mm
25 mm
12 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
600.0 mm
50.0 mm
24.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
Yes
No
No
Weather Resistance
Yes
No

Performance

Max Magnification
0.24x
0.12x
0.08x
Min Focus Distance
1400 mm / 55.12 in
240 mm / 9.45 in
200 mm / 7.87 in

Production

Accessory
Lens hood included
Lens Hood: LH-49B (supplied)
Lens hood sold separately
Debut
2016-01-06
2014-01-29
2011-06-30
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