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Compare Olympus 45mm F1.8 vs Olympus 12mm F2

Reviews

Neo score
67%
58%
Pros
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Smooth rendering
  • Compact and lightweight
  • Good center sharpness
Cons
  • Lens hood not included
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Not the best build from Olympus
  • Lens hood not included
  • Low maximum magnification
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Rather expensive for what it is

Price

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

Construction

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

Dimensions

Filter Diameter
37 mm / 1.46 in
46 mm / 1.81 in
Size | Diameter
56 mm / 2.20 in
56 mm / 2.20 in
Size | Length
46 mm / 1.81 in
43 mm / 1.69 in
Weight
116 g / 4.10 oz
130 g / 4.59 oz

Function

Angle Of View
27.1° Diagonal | 22.6° Horizontal | 15.2° Vertical
84.1° Diagonal | 73.7° Horizontal | 53.1° Vertical
Aperture
f/1.8 ~ f/22
f/2 ~ f/22
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Crop Factor
2.0
2.0
Focal Length
45 mm
12 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
90.0 mm
24.0 mm
Focus Type
Internal
Internal
Image Stabilization
No
No
Weather Resistance
No
No

Performance

Max Magnification
0.11x
0.08x
Min Focus Distance
500 mm / 19.69 in
200 mm / 7.87 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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