How's this for an option: B&H is buying the old 14-42 kit lens for $75. The kit lens gets average reviews. Butthis new PZ 14-42mm X lens gives you a small sized lens that promises excellent IQ compared to the old one, with power zoom to boot. I have a G3 and have been using the 14-140mm with unexpectedly good results. It only gets better with the new X lens. Betcha I'm not the only one to be selling the old 14-42 while I can. There will come a point where B&H and others won't want any more of the old ones at any price. Then you're stuck with it.