- 1:1.8 Maximum aperture
- 37mm filter diamater
- ZERO (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating for low-reflectivity
- 9 elements / 7 groups
- Proprietary in‑body image stabilisation technology
- 0.12x (Micro Four Thirds) / 0.24x (35mm format) magnification
- High-speed and silent AF with MSC technology
- Metallic Outer Housing
- Interchangeable decoration rings
- 2 Years Genuine Warranty with Olympus Australia
The M.Zuiko ED 12-40mm f2.8 Lens is a performance lens that gives beautiful shots at open apertures and close-ups. With a 0.12x (Micro Four Thirds) / 0.24x (35mm format) magnification system, it's lightweight and is most suitable for low light situations even without flash and renders an excellent portrait shot for that professional feel. This lens has a 1:1.8 Maximum aperture that's very fast, bright and delivers SLR-like quality of images. Crystal-clear images are produced, thanks to its lens construction of 9 elements in 7 groups. For satisfactory photography, it has a prorietary in body image stabilisation technology that reduces shake for those long-exposure shots. For that optical performance, it has an Autofocus with a High-speed and silent AF with MSC technology that's silent and fast. Let's not forget its ZERO (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating for low-reflectivity that helps you have a clear imaging photography even on harsh conditions. And for the best light control it has a 37mm diameter filter. The M.Zuiko ED 12-40mm f2.8 Lens has a Metallic Housing so you'll look good as well while delivering those perfect shots. To complement you camera this lens also has interchangeable rings.
So when you're up to having great photos get the M.Zuiko ED 12-40mm f2.8 Lens and experience the best ways of capturing moments.
Product Features in Detail
Get exceptional imaging performance in a compact size lens
The M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 25mm 1:1.8 is packed with high performance of a bigger lens into a sleek, compact design. This high-grade lens has an impressively high refractive index, ensuring exceptional spherical aberration correction capability. Despite the lens's compact design, outstanding resolving power offers stunning image quality with high contrast and high precision across the whole image area from the open aperture of 1:1.8.
With fast 1:1.8 aperture for attractive bokeh and low light excellence
The fast aperture of the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 25mm 1:1.8 offers you total control of depth of field and is an outstanding lens to create images with beautiful bokeh. Whatever subjects you shoot, discover what the depth of field control of this lens can do for your photography. We’ve all experienced how difficult it is to take blur-free pictures when shooting under dimly-lit conditions without a tripod and flash. With the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 25mm 1:1.8, however, you can enjoy extended low-light shooting capabilities thanks to the fast 1:1.8 aperture coupled with Olympus’ in-body IS systems for tack-sharp images with minimal camera shake at low shutter speeds . Capture the atmosphere of available low-light conditions with all the freedom and creativity of hand-held shooting. Travel light without the burden of a tripod and shoot freely.
High speed AF with MSC technology
What's more it isn't overly complicated for anyone to create such attention-drawing effects, and the Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 25mm 1:1.8 will undoubtedly hold appeal for people wanting to achieve more professional looking photographs of everything. The lens also delivers high speed auto focusing, which will delight both stills photographers and videographers or movie-makers equally thanks to the movie and still compatible ('MSC') AF mechanism. The AF benefits from the internal focusing mechanism used for conventional interchangeable lenses being improved by incorporating a screw drive mechanism – a metal shaft finished with sub-micron precision – instead of gears that cause noise. High precision plastics also ensure a quick, smooth, silent and moreover accurate AF drive. The MSC mechanism is therefore ideal when tracking a moving child or pet.
Great results at any conditions and situations
The Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 25mm 1:1.8 isn’t just the ideal lens to fit for low light shooting as well as being very convenient to carry; it’s truly multipurpose, coming up trumps in a variety of shooting conditions – good and bad. This is because the lens design thoroughly eliminates chromatic aberration, ghosting and flare so users won’t get unwanted reflections even when shooting in sunnier climes.
ZERO (Zuiko Extra-low Reflection Optical) coating for low-reflectivity
The lens surfaces of the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 25mm 1:1.8 are coated with Olympus's ZERO coating, which cuts the reflectance of wavelengths between 450 and 650 nm by 50%. This ensures clear imaging performance even under challenging conditions, such as shooting against the light. The ZERO coating is a result of optical control technology that Olympus originally developed for microscopes. As well as achieving clear images, this technology also helps prevent scratches and degradation to the lens due to the enhanced strength and durability made possible by vacuum deposition.
Stylish housing with a textured metallic finish
This lens looks and feels as good as it performs optically. The quality metallic outer finish provides a comfortable, pleasing texture and the feeling of long-lasting solidity and a classic look appropriate for a true precision instrument.
Close-up performance and autofocus
This lens has been designed to get you even closer to the action: the minimum focus distance is just 25cm. By using the macro converter MCON-P02 you can shoot a mere 17cm from your subject - ideal for still-life and close-up photography. The MSC (Movie and Still Compatible) mechanism inside the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 25mm 1:1.8 is the result of optical design technology developed to enable fast, quiet AF. Using a high-precision metallic shaft and feed screw instead of a gear, this mechanism ensures a silent operation and a rapid, smooth and above all highly accurate autofocus, giving you stress-free shooting without noise of lens mechanics for improved sound quality when shooting HD movies.Taking still images is quiet too, enabling you to get closer to the action without disturbing your subject.
Perfect for Everyday Photography
The new M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 25mm f1.8 standard high-image quality lens features a bright aperture value of F1.8, and focal length of 50mm (35mm equivalent) in a compact, lightweight form. Because this lens provides an angle of view that is close to a natural field of view seen by the naked eye, this is the perfect everyday lens for snapshots, portraits, and landscapes. The large F1.8 aperture of this lens will offer beautiful defocusing effects, as well as reducing subject blur in dark indoor shots for more enjoyable shooting, making this the perfect first interchangeable lens.
Included in the BoxOlympus M.Zuiko 25mm f1.8 Prime LensLH‑49BLens CapMicro Four Thirds lens rear cap (LR-2)Operating Instructions12 Months Warranty from Olympus Australia
Warranty InformationThis Olympus M.Zuiko 25mm f1.8 Prime Lens comes with 12 Months Warranty from Olympus Australia.Our products are sourced from authorised Australian suppliers and therefore come with genuine Australian warranty.Camera Warehouse does not participate in 'Grey Market' or 'Parallel Import' activities.
Model M.Zuiko 25mm f1.8 Prime Lens Focal Length 25 Angle of view 47 Closest focusing distance 0.25m Aspherical glass elements 2 Lens configuration 9 elements / 7 groups Maximum image magnification 0.12x (Micro Four Thirds) / 0.24x (35mm format) Maximum aperture 01:01.8 Minimum aperture 1:22 Number of aperture blades 7 Circular aperture diaphragm for natural background blurring Dimensions 57.8mm Ø, 42mm Filter diamater 46mm Housing material Plastic Weight 137g Lens Cap LC‑46 Lens Hood included