New OM System 40-150mm f/4 PRO Lens Reviews

Here are the first reviews of the OM SYSTEM M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/4 PRO Lens.

The OM System 40-150mm F4.0 PRO is a weather-sealed telephoto zoom lens that offers an 80-300mm full-frame equivalent field of view. The lens is IP53 rated for dust- and splash-resistance when paired with a weather sealed camera, such as OM System’s new OM-1 Micro Four Thirds camera. It’s constructed of 15 elements in nine groups, uses a seven-blade circular aperture diaphragm and has a minimum focusing distance of 70cm (27.5″). The lens’ autofocus (AF) is driven via OM Systems’ Movie & Still Compatible (MSC) system, which OM Systems claims ‘benefits both photo and video applications due to its smooth, quiet, and fast performance.’

New OM System 40-150mm f/4 PRO Lens Reviews can be found below :

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OM SYSTEM M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO II & 40-150mm f/4 PRO Lenses Announced

In addition to the new OM SYSTEM OM-1 mirrorless camera, OM Digital Solutions also announced two new OM System Micro Four Thirds lenses: the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12–40mm F2.8 PRO II and M.Zuiko Digital ED 40–150mm F4.0 PRO.

OM SYSTEM M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO II Lens $999 Available for Pre-Order

OM SYSTEM M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/4 PRO Lens $899 Available for Pre-Order

The M.Zuiko Digital ED 12–40mm F2.8 PRO II and M.Zuiko Digital ED 40–150mm F4.0 PRO are expected to be available early March 2022 for $1,000 USD / $1,299 CAD and $900 USD / $1,150 CAD, respectively. Both lenses come with a front and rear lens cap as well as a lens hood, cloth carrying case, instruction manual and warranty card.

Pre-order links:

OM SYSTEM OM-1 body: $2,199 at B&HAdorama.

OM SYSTEM OM-1 with 12-40mm f/2.8 Lens: $2,799 at B&HAdorama.

OM SYSTEM M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/4 PRO Lens: $899 at B&HAdorama.

OM SYSTEM M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO II Lens: $999 at B&HAdorama.

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OM System OM-1 Camera Announced : Priced $2,199, Available for Pre-Order

OM SYSTEM OM-1 flagship Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera is now officially announced.

The US price is $2,199 (body only), and it is now available for pre-order at B&H, Adorama. It is a new flagship camera using its new OM System brand, featuring 20.4MP Micro Four Thirds stacked CMOS sensor with 5-axis in-body image stabilization and two high-resolution modes capable of outputting 50MP and 80MP images in a special Tripod High Res mode.

This new camera costs $2,199, first available for pre-order at AmazonB&HAdorama. Shipping is scheduled to start in early March 2022.

OM SYSTEM M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-40mm f/2.8 PRO II Lens $999 Available for Pre-Order

OM SYSTEM M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/4 PRO Lens $899 Available for Pre-Order

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OM-1 Camera to be Announced on February 15th, 2022

New OM Digital OM-1 Flagship Camera to be Announced Soon. OM Digital confirmed there would be a new product announcement on February 15th, 2022. According to latest rumors, they will announce the new OM-1 !

Rumored specs of OM-1:

  • 20mp IMX472 sensor from Sony
  • 120fps 12-bit RAW DCI
  • 4K60P 10-bit 4:2:2
  • Improved AF tracking
  • astro tracking
  • price slightly above $2,000
  • shipment start in March

OM Digital to Announce the New Flagship Mirrorless Camera at CP+ Show 2022

According to a report from Photowebexpo, OM Digital will announce a new high-end flagship mirrorless camera in February at the CP+ show 2022. This new OM Digital flagship camera will be priced over $2,000.

“According to our information, the new camera from Olympus’ successor company OM Digital will be officially presented in February, at Japan’s CP+ 2022 or even earlier. The new flagship, dubbed the “WOW! Camera” by OM Digital Solutions top managers, will be the first under the OM System brand and will also receive a new index. There is also a big fly in the ointment: according to our data, the price of the novelty will be “more than $ 2,000″ , and in Russia – about 200,000 rubles, which is unlikely to please fans of the system …”

Olympus Announces the Development of 20mm F1.4, 40-150mm F4.0 PRO Lenses

OM Digital Solutions has announced the development of two new Micro Four Thirds lenses: M.Zuiko Digital ED 20mm f/1.4 PRO Lens and M.Zuiko Digital ED 40-150mm f/4.0 PRO Lens. The launch date and pricing have yet to be announced.

In addition to the development announcement, OM Digital Solutions also released the latest lens roadmap for the Olympus M.Zuiko lens range.

As for the updated lens roadmap, Olympus teases three more lenses with no specs:

  • One macro between 75–150mm focal length range
  • Two telephoto rooms in the 50–200mm lens range

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Venus Optics Announces Laowa 7.5mm f/2 MFT Lens with Automatic Aperture Control

Venus Optics has announced an updated version of its Laowa 7.5mm f/2 Micro Four Thirds (MFT) lens that has electronic aperture control.

This lens is currently the widest rectilinear lens available for Micro Four Thirds. It gives a field of view equivalent to a 15 mm lens on 35 mm sensors. This allows MFT users to enjoy an impressive 110° ultra wide angle of view for a broad range of shooting.

The new lens features the same optical construction as its fully-manual predecessor (13 elements in nine groups), but adds an electronically-controlled aperture at the cost of reducing the number of aperture blades to five.

Designed for the MFT system, Laowa 7.5mm f/2 lens with electronic aperture control costs $549. Venus Optics lenses are sold atAdorama and B&HYou can view a gallery of full-sized sample images on Venus Optics’ Flickr album.

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Olympus Unveils M.Zuiko 8-25mm F4 Pro Micro Four Thirds lens

Olympus unveiled a new wide-angle zoom lens to its ‘Pro’ lineup of high-end Micro Four Thirds lenses: the M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm F4 Pro.

This is Olympus’ first collapsable Pro lens, and its 411 gram (14.5 ounces) weight makes it easy to carry around.

The 8-25mm PRO has a 35mm-equivalent field of view of 16-50mm and an F8 equivalent aperture. The lens has numerous special elements, including a ‘DSA’ (dual super aspherical) element to reduce sagittal flare or comatic aberration (commonly referred to as ‘coma‘). A special ‘ZERO’ coating helps prevent flare and ghosting.

The 8-25mm PRO has a minimum focus distance of 23cm (9.1″) across its focal range, and a maximum magnification of 0.42x on its telephoto end. A clutch on the lens barrel makes it easy to switch between auto and manual focus.

Price and Availability

The M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm F4 Pro will be available in July for $1099.

Pre-orders are available at BHphotoAdorama. For an alternative here is the already popular 7-14mm f/2.8 lens which costs $1300 at B&H.

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Full Olympus 8-25mm f/4 PRO Lens Specs, Price to be $1,099

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.

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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm f/4 PRO Lens Specifications

Here are the first set of specifications of the upcoming Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 8-25mm f/4 PRO lens.

The wide-angle zoom lens will be officially announced along with the new Olympus PEN E-P7 camera on June 9, 2021. The US price of this lens will be $1099.99 (the LH-76E lens hood will be $34.99). Shipping is scheduled to start on June 25.

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.

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