OM Digital will announce the new E-P7 camera and the 8-25mm f/4.0 PRO lens. The official announcement is expected to happen on June 9 and the 8-25mm lens will be released on June 25. When it comes to the price, the wide-angle zoom Micro Four Thirds lens will cost around $1099.99 (the LH-76E lens hood will be $34.99).
Olympus 8-25mm f/4 lens designed for Micro Four Thirds system mirrorless cameras. The focal length of 8-25mm and constant aperture of f/4 is intended for the most important range of wide angle shots. For an alternative here is the already popular 7-14mm f/2.8 lens which costs $1300 at B&H.
Here are the detailed Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 8-25mm f/4 PRO Lens specifications:
Focal Length 8-25mm
35mm Equivalent Focal Length 16-50mm
Lens Construction 16 elements in 10 groups (1 DSA lens, 2 Aspherical ED lenses, 1 Super ED lens, 1 ED lens, 1 Super HR lens, 1 HR lens, 1 HD lens)
Dust & Drip Proof IEC Standard publication 60529 IPX1 (applies when the lens is used with Olympus splashproof Body) / Dustproof construction
Focusing System High-speed Imager AF (MSC)
Angle of View 107 degrees (Wide) – 47 degrees (Tele)
Closest Focusing Distance 0.23m (at all focal lengths)
Maximum Image Magnification 0.07x (Wide)/ 0.21x (Tele)
35mm Equivalent Max. Image Magnification 0.14x (Wide)/ 0.42x (Tele)
Minimum Field Size. 241.9 ×181.8mm(Wide)/ 83.0 × 62.4mm (Tele)
Number of Blades 7 (Circular aperture diaphragm)
Maximum Aperture F4
Minimum Aperture F22
Filter Size Diameter 72 mm
Lens hood LH-76E Lens Hood
Weight 411g (without Lens Cap, Lens Rear Cap and Lens Hood)
Box Contents LC-72C Lens Cap, LR-2 Lens Rear Cap, LH-76E Lens Hood, CS-53 Wrapping Cloth, Instruction Manual, Olympus Local Warranty Card
Related Accessories PRF-ZD72 PRO Protection Filter, LSC-0914 Lens Case
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