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Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega OIS vs Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 EZ

Looking to find more information regarding these two camera lenses? Check out our side by side comparison of the Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega OIS vs Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 EZto review specs, pros and cons, and which is right for you.

Panasonic 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II OIS Top Features

  • 14-42mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F5.6 Max Aperture
  • Image Stabilization
  • Filter Thread: 46mm
  • Max Format: FourThirds
  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • Weight: 110g.
  • Diameter: 56mm
  • Length: 49mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.2m
  • Max Magnification:0.17x

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega OIS

Olympus ED 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 EZ Top Features

  • 12-50mm Focal Range
  • F3.5 – F6.3 Max Aperture
  • Weather Sealed
  • Filter Thread: 52mm
  • Max Format:
  • Micro Four Thirds Mount
  • Weight: 211g.
  • Diameter: 57mm
  • Length: 83mm
  • Min Focus Distance:0.2m
  • Max Magnification:0.36x

Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 EZ

Our Winner: Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega OIS over Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 EZ

Image Stabilization Yes vs No
Max Aperture – Tele 5.6 vs 6.3
Diaphgragm Blades 7 vs 5
Weight 110g vs 211g
Diameter 56mm vs 57mm
Length 49mm vs 83mm
Filter Thread 46mm vs 52mm

Pros Of Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 EZ over Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega OIS
Focal Length – Wide 12mm vs 14mm
Focal Length – Tele 50mm vs 42mm
Optical Zoom 4.20x vs 3.00x
Weather Sealing Yes vs No
Max Magnification 0.36x vs 0.17x

Cons Of Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II ASPH Mega OIS and Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 EZ
Distance Scale No vs No

Panasonic 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II OIS vs Olympus ED 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 EZ All Features

General Panasonic 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II OIS Olympus ED 12-50mm f3.5-6.3 EZ
Brand Panasonic 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 12-50mm
Image Stabilization Yes No
Colour Black and silver Black
Zoom Method No Zoom Rotary (internal)
Power Zoom No
Zoom Lock No
Zoom Ratio 3.0X 4.2X
Aperture
Max Aperture F3.5 – F5.6 F3.5 – F6.3
Min Aperture F22.0 F22.0
Aperture Ring No No
Diaphragm Blades 7 5
Optics
Optical Elements 9 10
Optical Groups 8 9
Special Elements 2 aspherical lenses 2 Aspherical glass elements
Focusing
Min Focus Distance 0.2m 0.2m
Max Magnification 0.17X 0.36X
Autofocus Yes Yes
AF Motor Type Stepper motor Stepper motor
Full Time Manual Yes Yes
Focus Method Internal Internal
Distance Scale No No
DoF Scale No No
Distance Scale No No
Focus Distance Limiter Unknown Unknown
Physical Specs
Weight 110g 211g
Diameter 56mm 57mm
Length 49mm 83mm
Materials Unknown Unknown
Weather Sealing No Yes
Filter Thread 46mm 52mm
Filter Notes Does not rotate on focusing
Hood Supplied Yes No
Hood Code n/a Unknown
Tripod Collar No No
Optional Accessories
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