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

Reviews

Neo score
67%
39%
Pros
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Smooth rendering
  • Light in the hand
  • Very affordable
  • Useful reach
Cons
  • 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
400 USD
200 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Construction

Aperture Blades
7 blades, Circular aperture diaphragm
7 blades, Circular aperture diaphragm
Colors
Silver, Black
Black or Silver
Form Factor
Short Telephoto Prime Lens
Telephoto Zoom Lens
Image Size
MFT
MFT
Lens Mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Micro Four Thirds-mount
Material
Plastic barrel, metal mount
Motor
Micromotor
Micromotor
Optical Formula | Elements
9 elements
13 elements
Optical Formula | Groups
8 groups
10 groups
Optical Formula | Special Glass
2 E-HR glass elements groups
1 ED glass element groups

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
37 mm / 1.46 in
58 mm / 2.28 in
Size | Diameter
56 mm / 2.20 in
64 mm / 2.52 in
Size | Length
46 mm / 1.81 in
86 mm / 3.39 in
Weight
116 g / 4.10 oz
190 g / 6.71 oz

Function

Angle Of View
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/1.8 ~ f/22
f/4–5.6 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
2.0
2.0
Focal Length
45 mm
40 mm ~ 150 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
90.0 mm
80.0 mm ~ 300.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
No
Zoom Type
External zoom

Performance

Max Magnification
0.11x
0.16x
Min Focus Distance
500 mm / 19.69 in
900 mm / 35.43 in

Production

Accessory
Lens Hood: LH-40B (sold separately), Lens Hood LH-40B
Lens hood sold separately
Debut
2011-06-30
2011-06-30
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