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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6
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Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6

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Overall 7
7.2
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 7
6.5
Picture quality 8
7.5
Ergonomics 8
7.5
Build quality 7
6.5

Expert Review

DP Review
7 April 2008
  • Conclusion: When Olympus unveiled the Four Thirds standard as the first purely 'designed for digital' DSLR system, one of their promises was that it would allow smaller and lighter cameras and lenses, enabled by the relatively small sensor size (for those who still think in terms of film, the 17.3 x 13mm frame...
  • Pros: Small size and light weight, perfectly matching Olympus's compact dSLRs, Proper manual focus ring and non-rotating front element, Deep petal-type lens hood included as standard, Consistently good image quality across all focal lengths, even wide open
  • Cons: Some chromatic aberration wide open at the telephoto end, Limited control over depth of field
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