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Compare Olympus 17mm F1.8 vs Olympus 25mm F1.8 vs Olympus 12mm F2

Reviews

Neo score
76%
76%
58%
Pros
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Good IQ stopped down
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Good center sharpness
Cons
  • Low maximum magnification
  • Expensive for what it is
  • 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
500 USD
400 USD
800 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades, Circular aperture diaphragm
7 blades, Circular aperture diaphragm
7 blades, Circular aperture diaphragm
Colors
Silver, black
Black or Silver
Silver
Form Factor
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Normal Prime Lens
Wide-Angle Prime Lens
Image Size
MFT
MFT
MFT
Lens Barrel
Distance scale, DoF scale
Distance scale, DoF scale
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Material
Metal barrel, metal mount
Motor
Micromotor
Stepper motor
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
9 elements
9 elements
11 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
6 groups
7 groups
8 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 Aspherical, HR glass element groups
2 aspherical elements groups
ZERO (ZUIKO Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
46 mm / 1.81 in
46 mm / 1.81 in
46 mm / 1.81 in
Size | Diameter
58 mm / 2.28 in
56 mm / 2.20 in
56 mm / 2.20 in
Size | Length
36 mm / 1.42 in
41 mm / 1.61 in
43 mm / 1.69 in
Weight
120 g / 4.24 oz
136 g / 4.81 oz
130 g / 4.59 oz

Function

Angle Of View
65.0° Diagonal | 55.8° Horizontal | 38.9° Vertical
46.8° Diagonal | 39.6° Horizontal | 27.0° Vertical
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical
Aperture
f/1.8 ~ 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
17 mm
25 mm
12 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
34.0 mm
50.0 mm
24.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
No
Weather Resistance
No

Performance

Max Magnification
0.08x
0.12x
0.08x
Min Focus Distance
250 mm / 9.84 in
240 mm / 9.45 in
200 mm / 7.87 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: LH-49B (supplied)
Lens hood sold separately
Debut
2012-06-15
2014-01-29
2011-06-30
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