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  1. snaimpally

    snaimpally Mu-43 Top Veteran

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    Dec 31, 2012
    BH Photo has the silver version on sale for $419:
    Rokinon 50mm f/1.2 Lens for Micro Four Thirds RK50M-MFT-SIL B&H

    This is a manual everything lens (e.g., no electrical contacts). Reviews have been very favorable with reviewers indicating it is sharp and has nice bokeh:
    DustinAbbott.net
    Samyang 50mm f/1.2 AS UMC CS Lens Review
    Samyang 50mm F1.2 AS UMC CS Review | PhotographyBLOG
    Review: Samyang 50mm f1.2 (Fujifilm X Mount)
    Samyang 50mm f/1.2 AS UMC CS review - What Digital Camera

    On the other hand, the Oly 45mm f1.8 and the Panny 42.5 f1.7, while a smidgen slower, are also cheaper and have full autofocus etc.