Alongside the OM-D E-M10, Olympus has also announced three lenses. First up is the M.Zuiko Digital 25mm F1.8, a relatively inexpensive fast normal prime, that looks specifically designed to complement the much-loved 45mm F1.8. Second is the 9mm F8 Fish-Eye Body Cap Lens (which Olympus technically considers an 'accessory'); this offers a 140° angle of view in a tiny plastic body. Finally there's a new 'pancake' kit zoom for the E-M10, the M.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ, which features an electronic zoom.

Pricing for the new electronic zoom 14-42mm lens is $349 / £299 / €399. The 25mm F1.8 will sell for $399 / £369 / €399. Olympus hasn't really said very much about these lenses - just little snippets in the press release for the E-M10 - but here's a quick summary.

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We've also shot a sample gallery on the E-M10 using the new 25mm F1.8 and 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ lenses. Click the link below to view the samples.

Olympus OM-D E-M10 preview samples gallery shot with the 25mm F1.8 and 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ

Olympus m.Zuiko Digital 25mm F1.8

Olympus m.Zuiko Digital 25mm F1.8 on OM-D E-M10

Olympus says: "The super-bright, lightweight, high-performance M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 25mm 1:1.8 lens has a fixed focal length and is ideal for capturing portraits or close-ups from as little as 25cm. It will be available from March, priced at £369.99."

 Black version  Silver version 

Olympus m.Zuiko Digital 25mm F1.8 specifications

Principal specifications
Lens typePrime lens
Max Format sizeFourThirds
Focal length25 mm
Image stabilisationNo
Lens mountMicro Four Thirds
Aperture
Maximum apertureF1.8
Minimum apertureF22.0
Number of diaphragm blades7
Aperture notesCircular aperture diaphragm
Optics
Elements9
Groups7
Special elements / coatings2 aspherical elements
Focus
Minimum focus0.24 m (9.45)
Maximum magnification0.12×
AutofocusYes
Motor typeStepper motor
Full time manualUnknown
Focus methodInternal
Physical
Weight136 g (0.30 lb)
Diameter56 mm (2.2)
Length41 mm (1.61)
ColourBlack or Silver
Filter thread46 mm
Hood suppliedYes
Hood product codeLH-49B

Olympus m.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ

Olympus m.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ on OM-D E-M10, powered on with lens extended.

Olympus says: "The super-slim M.ZUIKO DIGITAL 14-42mm 1:3.5-5.6 EZ pancake zoom lens measures just 22.5mm deep, making it the world’s slimmest standard zoom kit lens*. It has a smooth electric zoom that is suitable for shooting movies. It will be available from March, priced £299.99."

*As of January 29, 2014. Shortest distance between the mount and the front end of the lens, when retracted.

The matched LC-37C is billed as a "stylish automatic lens cap for fast shooting and protecting lenses from dust and scratches". It's priced at £39.99, which seems a bit steep for a lens cap (however clever it may be).

 Black version  Silver lens
With LC-37C automatic lens cap, open   With LC-37C automatic lens cap, closed

Olympus m.Zuiko Digital 14-42mm F3.5-5.6 EZ specifications

Principal specifications
Lens typeZoom lens
Max Format sizeFourThirds
Focal length14–42 mm
Image stabilisationNo
Lens mountMicro Four Thirds
Aperture
Maximum apertureF3.5 - F5.6
Minimum apertureF22.0
Aperture ringNo
Number of diaphragm blades5
Aperture notesCircular aperture diaphragm
Optics
Elements8
Groups7
Special elements / coatings3 Aspherical elements, 1 ED glass element, 1 S-HR glass element
Focus
Minimum focus0.25 m (9.84)
Maximum magnification0.23×
AutofocusYes
Motor typeStepper motor
Full time manualUnknown
Focus methodInternal
Physical
Weight91 g (0.20 lb)
Diameter61 mm (2.4)
Length23 mm (0.91)
ColourBlack, silver
Zoom methodRotary (extending)
Power zoomYes
Filter thread37 mm
Hood suppliedNo
Hood product codeNo 'official' hood
Optional accessoriesLC-37C automatic lens cap
Other
NotesCompact retracting design with electronic power zoom

Olympus 9mm F8 Fish-Eye Body Cap Lens

Olympus 9mm F8 Fish-Eye Body Cap Lens on OM-D E-M10

Olympus says: "A host of new Micro Four Thirds accessories join the Olympus Micro Four Thirds line-up, including the  fixed-aperture F8.0 Fish Eye Body Cap lens with a focal length of 9mm (35mm equivalent: 18mm). It’s an ultra-slim accessory for creative wide-angle shooting through its 5-element, 4-group lens construction. The multi-use lens barrier MF lever switches from pan focus shooting to close up 8-inch shooting with a single press of the lever." Its UK RRP is £89.99.

Olympus 9mm F8 Fish-Eye Body Cap Lens specifications

Principal specifications
Lens typePrime lens
Max Format sizeFourThirds
Focal length9 mm
Lens mountMicro Four Thirds
Aperture
Maximum apertureF8.0
Minimum apertureF8.0
Aperture notesFixed F8 aperture
Optics
Elements5
Groups4
Special elements / coatings2 aspherical elements
Focus
Minimum focus0.20 m (7.87)
Maximum magnification0.046×
AutofocusNo
Full time manualUnknown
Focus methodInternal
Physical
Weight30 g (0.07 lb)
Diameter56 mm (2.2)
Length13 mm (0.51)
MaterialsPlastic
Hood suppliedNo