Olympus has factual announced the launch of a novel lens, the M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/three.5-6.three (35mm equivalent 24-Four hundred mm). It aspects the top vary of zoom of any lens available for mirrorless techniques, giving users more than 16 instances magnification. At factual $899, it goes on sale at the tip of March.
The lens gives a 35mm equivalent focal dimension of 24-400mm and, being designed for Olympus’s Micro Four Thirds our bodies, it’s minute. Weighing a mere 455 grams (a shade over 16 oz.), this lens is factual 10 centimeters long (three.9 inches) when no longer prolonged (i.e., at its widest perspective) and with its weatherproof sealing, it is a ways designed to be used in sophisticated stipulations.
Olympus has long been famed for constructing light-weight, incredibly portable techniques and the Japanese manufacturer looks to trust produced something distinctive when it comes to dimension and flexibility with this lens. Whereas indubitably no longer the quickest, this miniature beast is smaller than many full-physique high lenses and could possibly possibly furthermore simply restful compose a fabulous crawl companion.
Totally different aspects embody its ability to shut center of attention on themes which could possibly possibly be 10 centimeters (three.9 inches) from the lens, and Olympus are engaging to emphasise its suitability for video shooters, claiming restful, lickety-split, easy autofocus as a results of their MSC (Film and Peaceful Like minded) mechanism.
The Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 12-200mm f/three.5-6.three is accessible to preorder now.