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Olympus 12-40 size comparison

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by Photodan1, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. Photodan1

    Photodan1 Mu-43 Regular

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    Jun 26, 2012
    Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Dan
    I saw somewhere in the last few days a link comparing the size on the 12-40 to other lenses. It seems like it was on the camera size comparison site I usually use but I went back there and the lens is not offered yet for comparison. I did a search on the forums and google and couldn't find it there either. Does anyone have that link?
     
  2. DWhite

    DWhite Mu-43 Regular

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    Jun 23, 2013
    David
    Coincidentally, the new Oly Pro 12-40 lens has exactly the same dimensions as the first generation Pana 14-140 lens (make sure you pick the "HD" version, not the newer one).

    Whichever site you were on should have that lens in it's database.
     
  3. BlueDevil

    BlueDevil Mu-43 Regular

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    Jul 8, 2013
    Australia
    I got my hands on an EM-1 today with the 12-40 lens. Very nice I must say.

    The camera is bigger than the EM-5 but not greatly so. However the 12-40 lens is reasonably big. I would have to think twice before getting one for travel purposes. You would start to lose the size advantage over DSLRs. But on the other hand I guess you have to expect Pro quality lenses are going to be bigger than kit lenses.

    I think it is likely that I will end up getting an EM-1 sometime in the next 6 months.