Pana 20/1.7 (version II) vs Oly 17/1.8?? Need help deciding.

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Ulric
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Re: Pana 20/1.7 (version II) vs Oly 17/1.8?? Need help deciding.
In reply to rgs_45, 6 months ago

The 20 is sharper.

The 17 allegedly focuses faster. I don't have one, so can't say.

The 20 occasionally causes banding on the sensor used in the Olympus E-PM2, E-PL5, E-M5, E-P5 and the Panasonic GH3.

The 17 has field curvature.

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