This lens is interesting: - splash proof - nice coatings - revised use of special lens elements (I think) - good price Panasonic snatched the high ground with their revamped 14-140 a year or 2 ago. It was a step ahead optically. Pairing it in kits with the new M5 II, as a splash-proof unit, is a nice idea by Oly, if the Mk II is optically satisfying and competitive. Has Olympus or anyone posted anything about Mk II's optical prowess? e.g. MTF?