Olympus 14-42mm IIR vs Panny 14-42 X Vario

Discussion in 'Native Lenses' started by FlyPenFly, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. FlyPenFly

    FlyPenFly Mu-43 Veteran

    Feb 15, 2011
    Both are sharp lenses, one is significantly smaller.

    On the SLRGear charts, the Oly appears far sharper at both the short and long ends yet the X Vario 14-42 is reputed to possibly be sharper than the legendary 14-45mm Panasonic kit lens from the start of MFT.