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Olympus 14-150 vs Panasonic 14-140

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by daveproctor, Feb 19, 2011.

  1. daveproctor

    daveproctor Mu-43 Regular

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    May 27, 2010
    Has anyone tried using both of these lenses and is able to give me some feedback as to how they compare IQ wise?

    I have the Panasonic lens which I can use on my newly acquired E-P2 body but it looks very heavy compared to the Olympus version. I also have a GH2 and realise the Olympus lens will not have any IS on the Panasonic body but I am tending to use the Olympus most of the time now due to the very compact size and the great EFV
     
  2. Ray Sachs

    Ray Sachs Super Moderator

    Apr 17, 2010
    Near Philadephila
    There's a thread comparing the two on here somewhere - do a search or check under native lenses. IQ wise they're very very close. Size and weight, they're not close - advantage Olympus. But the Panasonic is stabilized and is optimized for video, so it depends on what you're looking for...

    -Ray