16-55 and 55-140/2.8

Started Mar 27, 2014 | Discussions thread
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forpetessake
forpetessake Senior Member • Posts: 4,892
makes no sense
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ryan2007 wrote:

Starred wrote:

I wonder what these lenses will weight.
Does someone have an educated quess?

I would compare them to the Panasonic 12-35 and 35-100 mm 2.8 and add half a pound to account for the larger sensor it needs to cover.

I think cost will be equal to the Micro Four Thirds lenses.

Makes no sense. Those are very different lenses for very different systems. The Panasonic lenses in APS-C equivalent are: 16-47mm f/3.7 and 47-133mm f/3.7 -- almost a stop dimmer! All things being equal the weight and price increase as square to cube of the f-stop.

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