Next detailed Olympus 9-18mm review on quesabesde


The spanish website quesabesde tested the new Olympus 9-18mm lens (google english translation).

Their sentences in short:
– surprised by the smallness of their size, both length and diameter (but it becomes very long when you are at 9mm)
– fast autofocus (compared with older Olympus MFT lenses)
– 9 mm shows a significant distortion
– best results working with an aperture of f/8
– almost no vignetting
– moderate CA (Chromatic aberration)

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  • don

    DPR recently also published a review on the 9-18 lens. DPR’s picture and test at 9mm also showed a hgh degree of barrel distorsion at the 9mm end and noted relatively high CA throughout? But overall very good marks & impression.

    Give me a reasonable wide angle prime with no distorsion at a lower price and that would be my choice anyday.

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