The F2.8 choice, 12-40mm vs 12-35mm

Started Sep 9, 2013 | Discussions thread
GlennAA11
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Re: Two reasons why I'll probably buy the 12-35mm
In reply to NZ Scott, Sep 10, 2013

NZ Scott wrote:

GlennAA11 wrote:

Does the Oly have an on-sale date yet?

Yes - late November.

Has it even been officially announced?

It will be officially announced later today (Tuesday, 6am, London time).

And is this 40-150mm f2.8 talk substantiated somewhere or just wishful thinking?

It is "substantiated" in terms of being confirmed by 43rumours.com. Make of that what you will, but they seem pretty sure of themselves about this one. Supposedly, it will ship (or at the very least be announced) by the end of March.

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Thanks.

Bummer it's not going to be out until then. I am headed to Asia in about 6 weeks so now I am in a bit of a quandry. I was heading towards the Panny 35-100 2.8 and considering the 12-35 2.8 as a nice travel kit with my OM-D. But it's a lot of cash to lay out if the Olympus options will be out in the medium term....

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