M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 [28-84mm (35mm camera equivalent)]

With the world's first* retractable mechanism design, this standard 3X zoom lens is extremely compact with an overall length of just 43.5mm. Covering wide-angle to a moderate telephoto suitable to portrait shooting, this lens is suitable for a wide range of applications, including day-to-day shooting and traveling. With a digital-dedicated design as well as multi-coating on all lens surfaces, this Micro Four Thirds lens boasts very high imaging performance.

* Among interchangeable lens type digital cameras.

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M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 [28-84mm (35mm camera equivalent)]

Sample Images

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Sample 01

Sample 01
Camera E-P1
Shutter speed 1/500 sec.
Aperture value F11
Image size 4032 x 3024
File size 5.83 MB

Sample 02

Sample 02
Camera E-P1
Shutter speed 1/160 sec.
Aperture value F7.1
Image size 3024 x 4032
File size 5.44 MB

Sample 03

Sample 02
Camera E-P1
Shutter speed 1/50 sec.
Aperture value F8
Image size 3024 x 4032
File size 3.73 MB

Lens Architecture / MTF Chart

Lens Architecture
MTF Chart


Focal Length 14-42mm (35mm equivalent focal length 28-84mm)
Lens construction 9 Elements in 8 Groups, including ED lens, HR lens & 2 Aspherical lenses
Angle of View 75 - 29 Degree
Closest Focusing Distance 0.25m
Maximum Image Magnification 0.24x (35mm equivalent Maximum Image Magnification 0.48x)
Minimum Field Size 51.4 x 68.5mm
Number of Blades 7 (Circular Aperture Diaphragm)
Maximum Aperture F3.5 (14mm) - F5.6 (42mm)
Minimum Aperture F22
Filter Size Diameter 40.5mm
Dimension Diameter 62 x 43.5mm
Weight 150g
Box Contents Lens Cap(LC-40.5), Lens Rear Cap(LR-2) , Instruction Manual, Olympus Worldwide Warranty Card

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