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Any opinions on Pany 45-175?

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by Kiwi Paul, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. Kiwi Paul

    Kiwi Paul Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Aug 15, 2011
    Aberdeen Scotland
    Has anyone used it or are there any reviews anywhere, hows it compare to the Oly 40-150 or Pany 45-200?
    Being an "X" lens is the IQ meant to be superior to the other lenses?

    Paul
     
  2. ggibson

    ggibson Mu-43 Regular

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    Jul 9, 2011
    From what I've seen, IQ is nearly identical to the 45-200mm. I'm sure there are comparisons if you search around. The "X" is for power zoom.
     
  3. troll

    troll Mu-43 Veteran

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    Jan 25, 2012
  4. p.h

    p.h Mu-43 Regular

    38
    Apr 5, 2012
    I've had one for a month and so far like it. The image quality isn't exceptional in any way, but pretty decent in most respects. It focuses fast, the power zoom is growing on me, I started out not using it at all and now use it almost exclusively. What really sells it for me is the size and weight, it's a good match for the GX1, easy to carry round all day, the whole point of mu-43 for me.