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Compare Olympus 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ vs Sony FE 24-240mm F3.5-6.3 vs Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 DC Macro OS HSM

Reviews

Neo score
67%
52%
55%
Pros
  • Compact and lightweight pancake form factor
  • Power zoom for smooth zoom pools in video
  • Optically stabilized
  • Very versatile zoom range
  • OK center sharpness
  • Optically stabilized
  • Zoom lock prevents zoom creep
  • Superb build quality
  • Very useful focal range
Cons
  • Lens hood not included
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Expensive for a non-G lens
  • All-in-one lenses tend to offer lower IQ

Price

MSRP
300 USD
1050 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
5 blades, Circular aperture diaphragm
7 blades
7 blades, Rounded diaphragm
Colors
Black, silver
Black
Form Factor
Standard Zoom Lens
All-in-One Zoom Lens
All-in-One Zoom Lens
Image Size
MFT
Full-Frame
APS-C
Lens Barrel
Distance scale
Distance scale
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Sony E-mount
Canon EF-mount, Nikon F-mount, Pentax K-mount, Sigma SA-mount, Sony A-mount
Motor
Stepper motor
Piezoelectric
Ultrasonic
Optical Formula | Elements
8 elements
17 elements
16 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
7 groups
12 groups
13 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
3 Aspherical elements, 1 ED glass element, 1 S-HR glass element groups
5 aspherical and 1 ED elements groups
SLD glass elements, Double-sided aspheric lenses groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
37 mm / 1.46 in
72 mm / 2.83 in
62 mm / 2.44 in
Size | Diameter
61 mm / 2.40 in
81 mm / 3.19 in
71 mm / 2.80 in
Size | Length
23 mm / 0.91 in
119 mm / 4.69 in
86 mm / 3.39 in
Weight
91 g / 3.22 oz
780 g / 27.56 oz
430 g / 15.19 oz

Function

Angle Of View
75.4° Diagonal | 65.5° Horizontal | 46.4° Vertical (wide) ~ 28.9° Diagonal | 24.2° Horizontal | 16.3° Vertical (tele)
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical (wide) ~ 10.3° Diagonal | 8.6° Horizontal | 5.7° Vertical (tele)
77.4° Diagonal | 67.4° Horizontal | 47.9° Vertical (wide) ~ 8.3° Diagonal | 6.9° Horizontal | 4.6° Vertical (tele)
Aperture
f/3.5–5.6 ~ f/22
f/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22–40
f/3.5–6.3 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
2.0
1.5
Focal Length
14 mm ~ 42 mm
24 mm ~ 240 mm
18 mm ~ 200 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
28.0 mm ~ 84.0 mm
27.0 mm ~ 300.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Extending front
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
Yes
Yes
Weather Resistance
No
Zoom Type
External zoom, Power-zoom enabled
External zoom (zoom lock available)

Performance

Max Magnification
0.23x
0.27x
0.33x
Min Focus Distance
250 mm / 9.84 in
500 mm / 19.69 in
390 mm / 15.35 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: No 'official' hood (sold separately), LC-37C automatic lens cap
Lens Hood: ALC-SH136 (supplied)
Debut
2014-01-29
2015-03-04
2014-01-06
Made In
Japan
Model Name
SEL24240
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