OLYMPUS Announces the Development of Two M.ZUIKO Pro Series Lenses
Olympus developing Two New Powerful Micro Four Thirds®Lenses that Will Extend
the OM-D®and PEN®System for the Professional User
CENTER VALLEY, Pa., February 12, 2014 -- Olympus announces the development of two new M.ZUIKO lenses, adding to its award-winning PRO series line-up, the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm F2.8 PRO (14mm-28mm 35mm equivalent) and M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm F4 PRO (600mm 35mm equivalent). Both Olympus lenses deliver first-of-its kind performance to the M.ZUIKO PRO series and are scheduled to launch in 2015.
The M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm F2.8 PRO is the first-ever wide-angle
zoom lens in the M.ZUIKO PRO series. This compact and lightweight lens
maintains a dustproof and splashproof design to compliment the rugged
durability of the Olympus OM-D® E-M1 and E-M5. True to ZUIKO standards,
the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 7-14mm F2.8 PRO features sharpness to the edges
of the image and excellent performance for professional use.
The M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 300mm F4.0 PRO lens is the first
single-focal-length super telephoto lens in the M.ZUIKO PRO series. Like
other lenses in the PRO series, this new lens will deliver superb
performance, complimented by compact, dustproof and splashproof
When combined with the available M ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 12-40mm F2.8
PRO, and the M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40-150mm F2.8 PRO, expected to reach
store shelves in the second half of 2014, the M.ZUIKO PRO series will
feature four different lenses that cover everything from super
wide-angle to super telephoto zoom.