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Yesterday Olympus unveiled the two new PRO lens specs and today these mockup lenses are being displayed at the CP+ show in Yokohama (more images at DC.watch). But we will have to wait until 2015 to see them in Store and as claimed by Olympus final design may change too! We have no clue about the price yet but below you can find the press text and before that a simple question to 43rumors readers:
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Official Olympus PRESS text:
Hamburg, February 12 2014 – Olympus is pleased to announce the development of two new lenses in the M.ZUIKO PRO series: the wide-angle zoom lens M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm 1:2.8 PRO and the super telephoto lens M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm 1:4 PRO.
Both lenses conform to the Micro Four Thirds system standard. Their mock-ups* will be shown at the Camera & Photo Imaging Show CP+ starting Thursday, February 13, 2014 in Japan. With to these two additional lenses the M.ZUIKO PRO series will cover the entire range from super wide angle to super telephoto.
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm 1:2.8 PRO lens
The new splash and dust-proof M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm F2.8 PRO is the first wide-angle zoom lens in the M.ZUIKO PRO series to cover 14-28mm**. Not only does the compact and lightweight design of the lens portray the well-known ZUIKO Quality. Its excellent depictive power and the superb clarity from the center of an image up into each corner of the picture are another highlight of this outstanding new Micro Four Thirds lens.
M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm 1:4 PRO lens
The M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm 1:4 PRO is the first fixed focus super telephoto lens in the M.ZUIKO PRO series with a 600mm** focal range. This mobile lens offers top-level image quality with a dust and splash-proof housing that makes it perfect even for professional use.
Availability of all four M.ZUIKO PRO lenses
The first interchangeable lens of this series, the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-40mm 1:2.8 PRO is already available while its successor, the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm 1:2.8 PRO, is scheduled to go on sale in the second half of 2014. The final two Olympus system lenses of this M.ZUIKO PRO quartet – that will cover everything from super wide angle to super telephoto – are currently under development. Both lenses are scheduled to be released from 2015 onwards. More details will be announced prior to the launch.
* The mock-ups will not necessarily show the final design.
** 35mm equivalent.