What's the verdict on the 14-42X?

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Chuck A
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What's the verdict on the 14-42X?
Feb 21, 2012

Hey All,

I was really primed to get this lens. On size and based on early optical reviews it looked like a winner. Now am not so sure. There are so many mixed reviews.

So do those of you that have this lens like it? Is the problem with soft images an overall design problem or quality control.

I have the 14-45 and it performs well for a kit zoom. But it is large. I would love to have the smaller zoom but not lose too much in image quality.
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Chuck
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