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8.5 out of 10

Olympus Zuiko Digital 25mm F2.8 Pancake

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Reviews and Problems with Olympus Zuiko Digital 25mm F2.8 Pancake

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Overall 8
8.0

Great lens...

SJ, Amazon
11 February 2013
  • Summary: Took thousands of great pictures with it.. and still working.. Perfect match for the Olympus Evolt camera .. Recommended ..
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Overall 8
8.0

small and handy

John Murdock, Amazon
26 December 2012
  • Summary: It is nice to have a prime lens that does not take up extra space in my bag. I can take it anywhere and it is very useful.
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Overall 8
8.0

not to bad...

MrMizo, B&H Photo
10 May 2012
  • Excerpt: I like the compact design of this lens. It's not the best in low light but certainly not the worse. One thing I'm not a fan of is the screw on front lens cover. But overall its a decent lens. I'm not excited about it but definitely not unhappy about it.
  • Pros: Durable, Lightweight
  • Cons: Slow Focus, Tough To Attach
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Overall 8
8.0

A Worthwhile Purchase for Me

choetzl, Ebay
5 February 2012
  • Summary: I wanted this lens because it duplicates the "normal" lens for 35mm photography. Unless it breaks or I lose it, I will not buy another one. Other lenses by other manufacturers in this approximate focal length are formulated as wide angle lenses.
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Overall 8
8.0

A good lens for the price

Michael Geary, Adorama
18 January 2012
  • Excerpt: A good lens for our needs(close up work).Suposedly<br />it is as near to the naked eye,but at a fixed 2.8<br />apearture. We wonder if thats true!Beware, do not<br />buy the chaeper models as the are for the older<br />camaras and they will not fit!The olympus lens<br />hood is a joke.We cannot see any use for it.<br />All in all,a nice well made lens for the price &amp;<br />might even be good for general use too!
  • Pros: Clean focus up close, Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Good reason to show brand loyalty

Wilson, B&H Photo
8 December 2011
  • Excerpt: A valuable lense to have in one's arsenal being a photography enthusiast. It is great for low to medium range shots, including portraits of objects and people where telefoto, wide-angles and zooms are not essential, saving their adjustments and time to change. It is also light and flat making the camera-lense unit a little more maneuverable. Some say it absorbs a little too much light.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Fast / accurate auto-focus, Lightweight
  • Cons: Poor in Low Light
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Overall 8
8.0

size does matter

tetzu, B&H Photo
22 October 2011
  • Excerpt: love the size it's really small and lightweight, nice construction, metal mount, good IQ better than kit lens. the only reason why i ranked it 1 star short is because in low light situations f2.8 comes a little short for me as i dont want to bump ISO more than 1600, but again for the price of 200+ this lens cant be beat.
  • Pros: Lightweight, Nice Bokeh, Size, Strong Construction
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Overall 8
8.0

Great small lens, good cost-benefit ratio.

campinni, Ebay
21 June 2011
  • Summary: Even though is a small lens it works great. You can take advantage of the DOF in your photos, and create beautiful images (portrait or landscapes). In my case, it's a second hand lens, handled with care so I got myself a very nice cost-benefit deal.
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Overall 8
8.0

Useful ultra-compact Olympus prime

Googlyelmo, Adorama
2 June 2011
  • Excerpt: Primes for DSLRs are getting rare as hen's teeth. While this Olympus normal lens is not as fast as the Sigma 30mm f/1.4 or as sharp and contrasty as the Leica (exact length and speed escapes me just now, but faster than 2.8 and 46-49&ordm; AOV), it is a winning performer, on price, compactness, and general utility. It is probably the smallest and lightest lens I have ever had for either a DSLR or 35mm.
  • Pros: Durable, Easily Interchangeable, Lightweight, Nice Bokeh
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Overall 8
8.0

wanna go light ? go for it !

Jolly Oly, B&H Photo
23 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Excellent companion to E-4xx/5xx/6xx bodies. Very good quality for the price. Optically better then expected.
  • Pros: Consistent Output, Durable, Lightweight
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