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(FT2) New Olympus 25mm f/1.8 and 12-60mm lens coming at Photokina?


[shoplink 23681 ebay][/shoplink] Image on top: The popular [shoplink 23681 ebay]Four Thirds 12-60mm[/shoplink] lens which so many wish to see in a native m43 version.

Mu-43 reports that Olympus may introduce a new 25mm f/1.8 and 12-60mm zoom lens.
The 25mm f/1.8 lens is a bit larger than the [shoplink 14798 ebay]17mm pancake[/shoplink] and built like the [shoplink 23577]45mm lens[/shoplink]. Price is very low and between $200 and $250 like the Four Thirds 25mm lens (here at Amazon).
The 12-60mm f/ lens is weather sealed and a bit larger than the [shoplink 27977]12-50mm lens[/shoplink]. Price will be around $800-$900. A bit less than the popular [shoplink 23681 ebay]Four Thirds version[/shoplink].

The rumor hasn’t been confirmed by my trusted sources yet and even mu-43 doesn’t know the source. I hope it’s not a wishful thinking of someone so I posted it with a low FT2 rating (and probably I was too generous). Anyway, let’s imagine for a moment that this is a real thing:

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Rumors classification explained (FT= FourThirds):
FT1=1-20% chance the rumor is correct
FT2=21-40% chance the rumor is correct
FT3=41-60% chance the rumor is correct
FT4=61-80% chance the rumor is correct
FT5=81-99% chance the rumor is correct

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