What Digital Camera

lenses compared:

Micro Four Thirds lenses

What was tested? Six Micro Four Thirds lenses were reviewed and rated on features, design, performance, image quality and value. Order back issues , Go to magazine

Results of this test:

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1

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 7-14mm f/4.0

94% – Gold Award

Value for money: 17 out of 20 points

"Likes: Ultra-wide angle-of-view.
Dislikes: Very high price." more ... (8 reviews & 8 opinions)

   
Lumix G Vario 14-45mm 1:3.5-5.6 Asph. / Mega O.I.S.
2

Panasonic Lumix G Vario 14-45mm f/3.5-5.6 Asph. / Mega O.I.S.

93% – Gold Award

Value for money: 18 out of 20 points

"Likes: Great all-rounder.
Dislikes: Nothing really." more ... (6 reviews & 9 opinions)

   
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3

Panasonic Leica DG Macro-Elmarit 45mm f/2.8 ASPH OIS

91% – Gold Award

Value for money: 16 out of 20 points

"Likes: Great for AF macro work.
Dislikes: High price." more ... (5 reviews & 8 opinions)

   
Lumix G 20mm f/1.7 Asph.
4

Panasonic Lumix G 20mm f/1.7

89% – Recommended

Value for money: 16 out of 20 points

"Likes: F/1.7 fast aperture.
Dislikes: Slightly noisy AF." more ... (6 reviews & 78 opinions)

   
Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6
5

Olympus Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6

88% – Recommended

Value for money: 17 out of 20 points

"Likes: Clever lens 'parking'.
Dislikes: Chromatic aberration." more ... (4 reviews & 1 opinion)

   
Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm 1:2.8 Pancake
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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital 17mm 1:2.8 Pancake

87% – Recommended

Value for money: 16 out of 20 points

"Likes: Compact design.
Dislikes: Slight MTF weakness." more ... (3 reviews & 5 opinions)