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Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R
8.2 out of 10

Olympus M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 II R

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Overall 10
10

Essential

MS13, B&H Photo
7 days ago
  • Excerpt: It's lightweight, compact, smooth, comes with basic lens cap--I've got no complaints--seems like a solid lens and the 14-42 mm is nice essential to have. Plus it look great on the Olympus camera, so that's a nice bonus.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
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Overall 10
10

Well designed and well made

MeMeMe, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: I bought this lens as a companion for the Olymus 40–150mm. I use both on my Panasonic GX7. This lens is compact, well made, and operates smoothly. It works physically, electrically and software wise perfectly with the micro 4/3 Lumix camera.
  • Pros: Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Operates Smoothly, Well Made
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Overall 10
10

This is a perfect walk around lens for my Olympus OM-D 5 Mark ...

ndtechie05, Amazon
26 August 2015
  • Summary: This is a perfect walk around lens for my Olympus OM-D 5 Mark ii. Can get a little iffy in low light but during the day it is absolutely amazing!
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Overall 10
10

Good value for money lens

ppp_us, B&H Photo
12 August 2015
  • Excerpt: I bought this along with my olympus omd em5 mark ii. For the price, this basic zoom lens covers a nice angle and gives sharp pictures and good colors. Might have been better if this was 12mm-42mm and one stop faster at the long end.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Small
  • Cons: Plastic, Slow Aperture At Long End
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Overall 10
10

Great lens value for money

ppp_us, B&H Photo
5 August 2015
  • Excerpt: Got this lens along with my olympus em5 mark ii camera. Bundled savings price was $. For that price image quality, AF speed is great. The lens is also light weight. The only issue is olympus dont supply lens hood along with lens like others and lens hood is expensive also.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
  • Cons: No lens hood, Plastic Feeling
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Overall 10
10

Best kit lens available

Dana, olympusamerica.com
23 June 2015
  • Summary: This is my standard go-to lens for micro four thirds. It gets the job done in most areas. Sure, there are better, faster lenses in various focal lengths that this lens covers, but this lens covers a good range, and you have the convenience of one lens-- no changing!
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Overall 10
10

Great kit Lens

BnKSy, olympusamerica.com
15 May 2015
  • Summary: Great little kit lens. Very lightweight, compact lens, offering exceptionally fast & sharp auto focus. Super macro to telephoto shots are very sharp and well focused. I have shots of ladybugs on roses, to my sheltie 100 feet away; all have been exceptional.
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Overall 10
10

Surprisingly good kit lens

Ray, olympusamerica.com
3 April 2015
  • Summary: Lenses that come packaged as part of a camera kit are notorious for sub-par performance and build, but the Zuiko Micro Four Thirds (MTF) 14-42mm IIR is a pleasant surprise. From the limited photos I have taken since receiving the lens, pictures seem to come out crisp, with resolution fairly uniform...
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Overall 10
10

GREAT LENS $for$

INDYSTEVE, Amazon
7 January 2015
  • Summary: this one in particular is a wonderful little lens. i have owned all the versions of this lens and they are all great lenses for their price point. they all have the ability to deliver super sharp images in the right hands. one would be hard pressed to find a low dollar lens any better.
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Overall 10
10

Working great so far

MDragon, Amazon
27 December 2014
  • Summary: This replaced the broken version I lens. Working great so far.
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