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Olympus Zuiko ED 18-180mm f/3.5-6.3

Olympus Zuiko ED 18-180mm f/3.5-6.3
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Aug, 2014

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Olympus Zuiko ED 18-180mm f/3.5-6.3

 

Zoom lenses with a ratio of 10:1 or greater have become known as Superzooms and to some are the Holy Grail of interchangeable lenses. The reality is that they need a number of compromises to achieve their range and make a ‘Jack of all Trades' rather...

Good focal range (although not as wide on a 2x crop); Compact size and weight; Appears well built

Not the cheapest available

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REVIEW: Olympus Zuiko ED 18-180mm f/3.5-6.3

 

Zoom lenses with a ratio of 10:1 or greater have become known as Superzooms and to some are the Holy Grail of interchangeable lenses. The reality is that they need a number of compromises to achieve their range and make a ‘Jack of all Trades' rather...

Good focal range (although not as wide on a 2x crop); Compact size and weight; Appears well built

Results not stunning; CA towards the edges; MF electronically controlled; Not the cheapest available

Olympus are putting a lot of effort into the 4/3rds system and the build and feel of this lens is on the good side, not appearing too light or plasticy. Having said that, I do wonder if the wholly electronic nature of these lenses is prone to letting...

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