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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 II vs Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 II vs Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Olympus M 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 II Top Features

  • 14-42mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 37mm
  • Max Format: FourThirds
  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • Weight: 112g.
  • Diameter: 57mm
  • Length: 50mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.25m
  • Max Magnification:0.19x

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 II

Olympus ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ Top Features

  • 14-42mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Filter Thread: 37mm
  • Max Format:
  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • Weight: 91g.
  • Diameter: 61mm
  • Length: 23mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.25m
  • Max Magnification:0.23x

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ

Our Winner: Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 II over Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ

Diaphgragm Blades 7 vs 5
Diameter 57mm vs 61mm

Pros Of Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ over Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 II
Weight 91g vs 112g
Length 23mm vs 50mm
Max Magnification 0.23x vs 0.19x

Cons Of Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 II and Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ
Image Stabilization No vs No
Internal Zoom No vs No
Weather Sealing No vs No

Olympus M 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 II vs Olympus ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ All Features

General Olympus M 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 II Olympus ED 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ
Brand Olympus Olympus
Lens Type Zoom Zoom
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Lens Type Standard Zoom Standard Zoom
Lens Mount Micro Four Thirds Micro Four Thirds
Max Format FourThirds FourThirds
Focal Range 14-42mm 14-42mm
Image Stabilization No No
Colour Black and silver Black, silver
Zoom Method Rotary (extending) Rotary (extending)
Power Zoom Yes
Zoom Lock
Zoom Ratio 3.0X 3.0X
Aperture
Max Aperture F3.5 – F5.6 F3.5 – F5.6
Min Aperture F22.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 7 5
Optics
Optical Elements 8 8
Optical Groups 7 7
Special Elements 3 Aspherical glass elements 3 Aspherical elements, 1 ED glass element, 1 S-HR glass element
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.25m 0.25m
Max Magnification 0.19X 0.23X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Micromotor Stepper motor
Full Time Manual Yes
Focus Method Internal Internal
Distance Scale No Unknown
DoF Scale No Unknown
Distance Scale No Unknown
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 112g 91g
Diameter 57mm 61mm
Length 50mm 23mm
Materials Unknown Unknown
Weather Sealing No Unknown
Filter Thread 37mm 37mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focusing
Hood Supplied Yes No
Hood Code LH-40 No ‘official’ hood
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories LC-37C automatic lens cap
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